5J-24.001. Performance Specifications and Standards for Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid  


Effective on Thursday, August 8, 2019
  • 1(1) The performance specifications and standards for brake fluid adopted by the United States Department of Transportation and contained in Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 116, Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid, revised October 1, 2017, as referenced in 3849 CFR 571.116, 41are hereby incorporated by reference as rules of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. 56Copies of this publication may be obtained from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office, 72732 N. Capitol Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20401, 80or at 82http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-1082484.

    85(a) The performance specification and standard for brake fluid is hereby incorporated by reference: SAE International J1703 “Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid,” revised July, 2016.

    110(b) The performance specification and standard for brake fluid is hereby incorporated by reference: SAE International J1704 “Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid Based Upon Glycols, Glycol Ethers and the Corresponding Borates,” revised July, 2016.

    144(2) 145Materials. Copies of the SAE publications referenced in this rule may be obtained at https://www.sae.org, and are also available for public inspection during regular business hours at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bureau of Standards, 3125 Conner Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1650. Posting of this material on the internet for purposes of public examination would violate federal copyright law.

    206(3) In accordance with section 211526.53(2)(a), F.S., 213any brake fluid brand/formula 217sold (as that term is referenced in section 225526.50(3), F.S.227) 228in violation of sections 526.50-526.56, F.S., or this rule chapter shall be placed under stop sale order by the department using FDACS-03206, Stop Sale Order, Rev. 02/17, as incorporated by reference in rule 5J-22.003, F.A.C., prohibiting the sale of the brake fluid brand/formula combination. Upon resolution of the violation, the brake fluid shall be released by the department, using FDACS-03209, Release, Rev. 02/17 as incorporated by reference in rule 5J-22.002, F.A.C.

    299Rulemaking Authority 301526.52302(3031304), 305526.53(4), 306570.07(23) 307FS. Law Implemented 5226.52, 311526.53(1), 312(2) FS. History–New 5-8-78, Formerly 5F-6.01, Amended 12-9-98, 12-9-02, 6-21-04, 2-26-14, 323Formerly 3245F-6.001, 325Amended 8-8-19327.