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Get Ready for GF-7 With Additive Solutions from Lubrizol

July 8, 2024

Lubrizol’s additive solution and comprehensive support to meet new performance requirements will enable oil marketers to upgrade to ILSAC GF-7 with ease and simplicity.

WICKLIFFE, Ohio – Lubrizol has announced the launch of its new passenger car engine oil additive technology Lubrizol® PV1710 that will enable oil marketers to meet the performance requirements of ILSAC GF-7, the new passenger car engine oil specification that will go into effect on March 31, 2025.

Lubrizol® PV1710 offers customers a simple, purpose-built solution formulated to meet ILSAC GF-7 credentials and with a capability to reach dexos 1   specification. Core technology testing is complete and additional testing is underway to cover extensive industry requirements to provide maximum flexibility to customers. Lubrizol® PV1710 will be available well in advance of the first-license timeline, enabling oil marketers to fully prepare to go to market.

“In developing Lubrizol® PV1710, our goal was to simplify the process for our customers,” said Padu Sreenivas, Product Manager for Lubrizol. “This product is designed for coverage in a broad range of base stocks and viscosity grades, enabling customers to address of GF-7 market needs in a streamlined timeframe.”

Lubrizol’s Specification Readiness Program  grants customers access to technical expertise, testing capacity, portfolio management, and marketing support, enabling oil marketers to meet requirements with ease and confidence.

Lubrizol is an active participant in the development of GF-7  , working with a broad range of industry stakeholders to develop the parameters of the category   and to support the testing required for oil marketers to achieve a licensable position.

“We are well versed in the requirements of this important upgrade, and we’re applying those insights to help oil marketers upgrade the performance of their products in the easiest and most efficient way possible,” said Sarah Kipp, Director-Engine Oils for Lubrizol.  “Lubrizol is dedicated to supporting the entire industry and in ensuring that category upgrades deliver true value to all stakeholders.”

This new offering expands Lubrizol’s award-winning portfolio of breakthrough innovations which cater to the various requirements of the engine oils market, such as our new Heavy Duty lubricant technology Lubrizol® CV9660. This further strengthens Lubrizol’s position in the industry as a comprehensive solutions provider.

For more information about Lubrizol’s additive solutions, ILASC GF-7, or Lubrizol’s Specification Readiness Program, visit or contact your representative.

About The Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales and technical offices around the world and has more than 8,000 employees. For more information, visit

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