BY JEFF LAMM
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
The New Jersey Office of Weights and Measures today issued a statewide ban on 19 motor oil products, bearing the brand names â€śAuto Club Motor Oil,â€ť â€śBlack Knight Motor Oil,â€ť â€śLube State Motor Oil,â€ť â€śMaxiGuard MG,â€ť â€śOrbit Motor Oil,â€ť â€śTruStar Motor Oil,â€ť â€śU.S. Economy Motor Oil,â€ť and â€śU.S. Spirit Motor Oil.â€ť
The banned products may no longer be sold in New Jersey. Retail establishments that continue to sell them will be subject to a civil penalty of at least $100 per package or container of the banned product â€“ a penalty far in excess of the approximately $3 to $4 per quart bottle for which many of these products have been sold. A full list of the banned products, with photos, can be found on the State Office of Weights and Measures website.