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Approved EO 4 Specification: Hydraulic Oil, High Detergent

Hydraulic Oil, High Detergent



Covered Products

Hydraulic Oil is a high performance all temperature oil used in hydraulic systems and highway maintenance equipment.



Recycled Content:

Hydraulic oil shall be derived from re-refined stock and meet or exceed a minimum of 55% recycled oil by volume.

Upon request, the supplier shall obtain a statement from the manufacturer certifying the actual percentages of recycled material in the product furnished for the contract.


In accordance with Environmental Conservation Law section 37-0205, packaging shall not contain inks, dyes, pigments, adhesives, stabilizers, or any other additives to which any lead, cadmium, mercury or hexavalent chromium has been included as an element during manufacture or distribution in such a way that the sum of the concentrations levels of such lead, cadmium, mercury or hexavalent chromium exceed the following concentration level: 100 parts per million by weight (0.01%).

All bidders are encouraged to offer packaging which minimizes or eliminates the use of disposable containers; is made from recycled content; contains a minimum of 25% by weight of post-consumer materials; and/or meets or exceeds the minimum post-consumer content level for respective packaging in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines.

All drums shall remain the property of the supplier. Empty drums shall not become the property of the affected state entity under any circumstance or condition. All empty drums, including their respective caps, plugs, or bungs, shall be collected by the supplier within a reasonable time frame specified by the affected state entity for reuse or recycling via the most reasonable transport method.