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Many regulations enforced by the division are nationally recognized standards which have been adopted by reference.

Logo for American Society for Testing and Materials Most of the petroleum quality regulations (2NCAC Chapter 42) are quality and testing standards developed by ASTM Committee D-2 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants.

Logo for National Conference on Weights and Measures The weights and measures regulations (2NCAC Chapter 38) are standards recommended by the National Conference on Weights and Measures, a national professional organization sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Logo for Southern Weights & Measures Association The Southern Weights & Measures Association is one of four regional weights and measures associations. Recommendations from the SWMA are sent to the National Conference on Weights and Measures for consideration as a national standard. Virtually all national weights and measures standards originate in one of the regional associations.

NFPA home page link The standards of the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) comprise most of the propane regulations (2NCAC Chapter 38 Section .0700) enforced by the
LP-Gas Section.

Logo for North Carolina Propane Gas Association The North Carolina Propane Gas Association (NCPGA) promotes the use of propane in North Carolina. NCPGA is a membership organization of many propane dealers and propane equipment and service suppliers in and around North Carolina.

NC Petroleum & Convenience Marketers Association logo The North Carolina Petroleum & Convenience Marketers Association is a trade organization composed of wholesale/retail petroleum marketers and convenience stores/service stations throughout North Carolina. The Association exists for the sole purpose of promoting the welfare and protecting the interest of those engaged in marketing and distribution of petroleum products in North Carolina.



NCDA&CS Standards Division, Stephen Benjamin, Director
Mailing Address:1050 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1050
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3225; FAX: (919) 715-0524