Device product code table

Version 1.2

The effective date of version 1.2 is September 15, 2020. This version supersedes all previous versions.


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Device product codes

Device product codes
Code Category Description
10 Petroleum products (excludes food grade) Distillates (diesel fuels, fuel oils, stove oils, bio-diesel and bio-diesel blends).
11 Petroleum products (excludes food grade) Gasolines (all grades of gasoline and alcohol blended gasoline) including denatured ethanol that is intended for use as fuel.
12 Petroleum products (excludes food grade) Aviation fuels
13 Petroleum products (excludes food grade) Lubricating oils
14 Petroleum products (excludes food grade) Heated products
15 Petroleum products (excludes food grade) Coke
16 Petroleum products (excludes food grade) Waxes
17 Chemical products Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF)
21 Solvents Solvents (acetone, naphtha, etc.)
22 Solvents Alcohols, glycols (methanol, isobutyl, windshield washer, anti-icing and de-icing fluids, etc.)
31 Compressed gases Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG / propane)
32 Compressed gases Anhydrous ammonia (NH3)
33 Compressed gases Butane
41 Agricultural products Fertilizers
42 Agricultural products Herbicides
43 Agricultural products Feeds
44 Agricultural products Grain
50 Water Water
51 Water Water-glycol mixture
60 Chemical products Chemical products
71 Food products Milk
79 Food products Food other than milk (includes food grade ethanol)


Version Effective date Revisions
1.2 September 15,  2020
  • Added type 51.
1.1 November 1, 2017
  • Updated departmental name and corporate signature.
  • Sorted table numerically.
  • Changed title of document.