Forensic Molecular Markers
The strongest defense for petroleum products
Dow is committed to the continued improvement of fuel marking technology to enable authorities to protect essential fuel uses and the economic well-being of law-abiding citizens as well as the environment.
ACCUTRACE ™ Fuel Marker enables petroleum product identification with molecular marking technology highly resistant to known removal techniques. Principal uses include brand authentication, fuel laundering prevention, petroleum product tracking and legislative marker. ACCUTRACE™ S10, one of several molecular fuel markers in this innovative product family, has already been independently tested, reviewed, accepted and legislated by the governments of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
ACCUTRACE™ fuel marker products are:
- Cost effective solution for tax and brand ID programs – part per million level treat rates
- Comprised of C, H and O – elements commonly already found in petroleum and petroleum derivatives
- Unique, with molecular structures not naturally occurring in fuels and lubricants and are not fuel additives
Resistant to removal via common fuel laundering techniques
Via sophisticated 2D gas chromatography methods, in laboratory and field environments
Easy to Handle
Excellent solubility, pumpable and pourable even at low temperatures
Results admissible in a court of law
Colorless and Covert
Undetectable without target analytical methods
Dow Fuel Marking Solutions Portfolio
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Protecting People, Revenue, Property & Environment
Dow helps assure revenue protection, reduced crime and pollution for governments, as well as brand ID protection for oil companies. Our solutions are C,H, O based, the most environmentally friendly chemistry for fuels, and offer the strongest defense against traditional laundering methods and other illegal fuel practices.