3 Types Of City Star Motor Oil Pulled From NC Shelves

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina officials have ordered three types of a brand of motor oil to be taken off store shelves over concerns about labeling and product test results.

The state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced Thursday that three types of City Star Motor Oil failed viscosity tests. The stop-sale order affects the 5W30, 10W30 and 10W40 types of oil.

The order applies to all bottles of those types without a date code, with an illegible date code or with a date of May 24 or earlier. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler says the bottles also aren't labeled as recycled from used motor oil, which is required.

The motor oil is distributed by City Petroleum in Dearborn, Mich. A message seeking comment was left with the company Thursday.
(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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