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Unauthorized Use of API Certification Marks


API has found motor oils in the marketplace (shown below) that are displaying the API engine oil certification marks without API's authorization. These oils have not been approved by API as meeting any API engine oil standard and are not eligible to display the API certification marks.

Marketer Brand Viscosity Region(s) Label 1 (tap to view) Label 2 (tap to view)
PETROLUBE OIL AND GREASE COMPANY LTD (PLOGCO) CAMEL 20W-50
Vietnam
EP2019-5747-LabelFront1-1 EP2019-5747-LabelBack1
PETROLUBE OIL AND GREASE COMPANY LTD (PLOGCO) CAMEL SUPER XT 15W-40
Vietnam
EP2019-5748-Label-Front EP2019-5748-Label-Back
UNLICENSED COMPANY: RAF OIL INDUSTRIES LLC UNLICENSED BRAND: RAF ORION X 5W-30
Vietnam
EP2019-5960-LabelFront EP2019-5960-LabelBack
UNLICENSED COMPANY: RAF OIL INDUSTRIES LLC UNLICENSED BRAND: RAF ORION X 10w-40
Vietnam
EP2019-5961-LabelFront EP2019-5961-LabelBack
WHOLESALE CLUB SAMS1 FULL SYN 5W-20
USA
EP2019-5674-LabelFront1 EP2019-5674-LabelBack
WHOLESALE CLUB SAMS1 FULL SYN 5W-20
USA
EP2018-5703-LabelFront1 EP2018-5703-LabelBack1
WHOLESALE CLUB SAMS1 SYNTHETIC BLEND 5W-20
USA
EP2017-4747-LabelFront1 EP2017-4747-LabelBack1
MidWest Petroleum Product Midwest PLUS Synthetic Blend 5W-30
USA
Midwest-Plus-LabelFront Midwest-Plus-LabelBack
MidWest Petroleum Product Midwest Guard 10W-40
USA
Midwest-Guard-LabelFront Midwest-Guard-LabelBack
Tip Top Tip Top Synto Racing 10W-30
Vietnam
Lable-Front-Synto Label-Back-Synto
Tip Top Tip Top Momento Racing 10W-40
Vietnam
Lable-Front-Momento Label-Back-Momento
INUS International USA V60 Motorbike 10W-40
Vietnam
10W-40 V60-Front 10W-40 V60-Back
INUS International USA V80 Motorbike 10W-40
Vietnam
10W-40-V80-Front 10W-40-V80-Back
Elba Lubrication Inc. Elba 1 10W-40
Vietnam
10W-40-Elba-Front2 10W-40-Elba-Back
Elba Lubrication Inc. Elba 1 Scooter 5W-40
Vietnam
5W-40-Elba-Front 5W-40-Elba-Back
Mapco Express, Inc. My Mart High Performance 10W-30
10W-40
Wheatley, AR
MyMart10W-30-LabelFront MyMart10W-30-LabelBack-2
Chi-Town Lubricants Platinum SuperXXX Premium 5W-20
Fort Wayne, IN
SuperXXX-LabelFront SuperXXX-LabelBack
Questron Packaging, LLC SAE ATF III Synthetic Blend Not Given Detroit, MI counterfeit questron oil SAE ATF 3 counterfeit questron oil SAE ATF 3
Questron Packaging, LLC U.S. OIL ATF MD III Motor Guard Not Given Detroit, MI questron counterfeit US OIL ATF MD III Motor Guard questron counterfeit US OIL ATF MD III Motor Guard
Questron Packaging, LLC U.S. OIL ATF MD III Motor Guard Not Given Detroit, MI questron counterfeit US OIL ATF MD III Motor Guard questron counterfeit US OIL ATF MD III Motor Guard
Questron Packaging, LLC Custom Motor Guard Synthetic Blend 5W-20
5W-30
10W-30
Elmwood, CT
Detroit, MI
questron counterfeit CUSTOM MOTOR GUARD SYNTHETIC BLEND questron counterfeit CUSTOM MOTOR GUARD SYNTHETIC BLEND
Questron Packaging, LLC U.S. Oil Motor Guard Full Synthetic 5W-20
5W-30
10W-30
10W-40
Elmwood, CT
Lisbon, CT
Northampton, MA
questron counterfeit US OIL MOTOR GUARD FULL SYNTHETIC questron counterfeit US OIL MOTOR GUARD FULL SYNTHETIC
Questron Packaging, LLC U.S. Oil Motor Guard Synthetic Blend 5W-20
5W-30
10W-30
15W-40
10W-40
Elmwood, CT
Lisbon, CT
Bernardston, MA
Detroit, MI
Hinsdale, NH
Buckland, MA
questron counterfeit U.S. Oil Motor Guard Synthetic Blend questron counterfeit U.S. Oil Motor Guard Synthetic Blend