On November 9, 2017, the API Lubricants Standards Group approved the adoption of SN PLUS, a new classification that may be used in conjunction with API SN and API SN with Resource Conserving. The user language and requirements for the new classification may befrom the EOLCS documents section.
API began licensing oils against the SN PLUS classification on May 1, 2018. As marketers consider developing oils that comply with the SN PLUS classification, they should keep the following points in mind:
- 营销人员可以识别符合标准所有要求的油，因为SN Plus或API SN与SN Plus和Resource保存的API SN会议，但可能不会陈述或暗示SN Plus的API认证或许可，而不第一次获得SN Plus许可API。
- Marketers that want API to license their oils as meeting API SN with SN PLUS and API SN with SN PLUS and Resource Conserving must apply for licensing through the on-line application system atmy.api.org.
- Licensed API SN with SN PLUS and API SN with SN PLUS and Resource Conserving oils will appear in the online API Directory of Licensees.
- API作为API SN许可的石油和SN Plus和资源节省和ILSAC GF-5有资格显示API认证标志Starburst。