Consumers Have Limited Assurance That Octane Ratings Are Accurate

T-RCED-90-90A: Published: Jun 20, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1990.

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GAO provided a summary of its testimony on gasoline octane mislabelling. GAO found that: (1) responsible federal agencies had not established systems to prevent mislabelling; (2) the extent of mislabelling nationwide is unknown, and (3) not all motor fuels are covered by the applicable law.

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