The primary responsibility of this division is to maintain equity in the marketplace. This is accomplished by assuring the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices which are used commercially; monitoring the weighing and measuring practices of buyers and sellers alike to assure accuracy and fair dealing in the exchange of goods and services; establishing requirements for methods and tolerances for moisture-measuring devices; inspecting eggs to insure they meet proper grade standards for quality and size; prohibiting milk sales practices that unfairly divert trade from a competitor; establishing safety standards for handling and use of anhydrous ammonia, liquefied petroleum gases and petroleum products; and establishing quality standards for motor fuel. The division consists of four (4) programs to carry out these duties—Metrology Laboratory, Scale/ Egg/Milk Program, Petroleum/Propane/Anhydrous Ammonia Program and Grain Moisture Meter Program.

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