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Wakefern Food Corp.

Company and Product Information

Corporate Office:
Wakefern Food Corp.
5000 Riverside Drive
Keasbey, NJ 08832


Wakefern Food Corp. buys, warehouses, merchandises and transports products for ShopRite stores and provides countless additional support services to ensure customer satisfaction. Today, 50 Wakefern cooperative members own and operate more than 250 ShopRite supermarkets across New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland. Additionally, ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Wakefern Food Corp. operates 33 stores in NY and NJ.
Source: wakefern.shoprite.com/retail/shoprite

Automatic Transmission Fluid


The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) is an independent resource for information and insights on the quality of lubricants in the marketplace. Our mission is to serve the consumer of lubricants by randomly sampling and independently testing lubricants taken from the field. Test results are posted along with the brand names on the PQIA website. This webpage provides an analysis on the brand detailed below.

The following are the test results for the sample examined.

Multi-Purpose ATF

Multi-Purpose ATF

Distributed By: Wakefern Food Corp., Keasbey, NJ

Purchased at: Edison, NJ

Date of purchase: 8/10/2016



Test Results and Assessment:

The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the requirements for Dexron III/Mercon.

bottle icon Physical Properties pass
Elemental Analysis pass
Labeling pass

Note: Although the laboratory tests conducted cannot alone be used to establish if an Automatic Transmission Fluid meets all of its labeled specifications, they can be used to determine if it doesn't.

PHYSICAL TESTS (click for test details) - a Standard ShopRite
Flash Point in ºC (ASTM D92) 170/177 Min-c 211
Viscosity @ 100ºC, cSt (ASTM D445) 6.8 Min 6.9
Viscosity @40ºC, cSt (ASTM D445) 32.7
Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270) 178
Brookfield Viscosity @-40ºC mPa s (cP) 20,000 Max 14,580
ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS (click for test details) - a, b
Calcium 71
Magnesium 1
Phosphorus, ppm 204
Zinc, ppm 2
Molybdenum,  ppm 0
Barium, ppm 1
Boron, ppm 102
Silicon, ppm 3
Potassium, ppm 0
Manganese, ppm 0
Titanium, ppm 0
Copper, ppm 0
Sodium, ppm 0
Vanadium, ppm 0
Silver, ppm 0
Aluminum, ppm 0
Chromium, ppm 0
Iron, ppm 0
Nickel, ppm 0
Lead, ppm 0
Antimony, ppm 0
Tin, ppm 0
  1. Standards, shown in yellow are established by API, SAE and others.
  2. Test Method for metal analysis is ASTM D5185.
  3. Dexron® III, 170°C minimum, Mercon®, 177 °C minimum.