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This Determination amends the Fuel Standard (Petrol) Determination 2001 to clarify the oxygen parameter, and to prescribe the test methods by which the amounts of other substances or parameters will be determined. The amendment also clarifies references to test methods developed by the Institute of Petroleum and the American Society for Testing and Materials.
Administered by: DEW
Registered 31 Aug 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Feb-2002
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2002
Gazetted 03 Oct 2001
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

I, ROBERT MURRAY HILL, Minister for the Environment and Heritage, make this Determination under section 21 of the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000.

Dated 22 September 2001

ROBERT HILL

Minister for the Environment and Heritage

 


1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Fuel Standard (Petrol) Amendment Determination 2001 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on 1 January 2002.

3              Amendment of Fuel Standard (Petrol) Determination 2001

                Schedule 1 amends the Fuel Standard (Petrol) Determination 2001.

 


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

  

[1]         Subsection 3 (1), table, item 6

omit

at least 10%

[2]         After section 3

insert

4              Testing methods

                To determine the amount of a substance mentioned in the following table that is contained in petrol, or a parameter mentioned in the table for petrol, an American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) or Institute of Petroleum (IP) testing method mentioned in the table for the substance or parameter must be used.

Item

Substance or parameter

Testing method

1

Aromatics

ASTM D1319

ASTM D5059

ASTM D5580

ASTM D5845

ASTM D6293

2

Lead

ASTM D3237

ASTM D5059

3

Olefins

ASTM D1319

ASTM D5845

ASTM D6293

ASTM D6296

ASTM D6550

4

Oxygen

ASTM D5622

5

MTBE (Methyl tertiary-butyl ether)

ASTM D1319

ASTM D4815

ASTM D5599

ASTM D5845

ASTM D5986

ASTM D6293

6

DIPE (Di-isopropropyl ether)

ASTM D1319

ASTM D4815

ASTM D5599

ASTM D5845

ASTM D5986

7

TBA (Tertiary butyl alcohol)

ASTM D1319

ASTM D4815

ASTM D5599

ASTM D5845

ASTM D5986

8

Sulfur

ASTM D1266

ASTM D2622

ASTM D4294

ASTM D5453

ASTM D6334

IP107

IP336

9

Phosphorus

ASTM D3231

10

Research octane number

ASTM D2699

IP237