Division of Standards (DOS)

Division of Standards

The Division is responsible for enforcing the accuracy requirements and other standards relating to weighing and measuring devices and the use thereof in the sale of food, fuels and other products. DOS regulates the sale of gasoline and sets standards for lubricating oils and antifreeze, including the inspection of all fuel dispensing equipment for required markings pertaining to grade and brand. The Division also tests and approves coin operated devices, licenses auctioneers, transient vendors, promoters, peddlers, motor fuel and oil retailers and registers auto damage repair shops. In addition the Division enforces the item pricing law and unit pricing regulations and item pricing waivers to retail food stores.

Address

ONE ASHBURTON PLACE , ROOM 1115, BOSTON, MA 02108

Phone

OPEN M-F 9AM-4:30PM

Online

Division of Standards standards.mail@MassMail.State.MA.US

Fax

617-727-5705

FAX

Recent news & announcements

Press Release

Division of Standards Goes Statewide in Search of Skimming Devices in Gas Pumps 

6/13/2017 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

Press Release

Division of Standards Finds Satisfactory Seafood Weighing this Summer 

8/08/2017 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

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