Accreditation of SGS North America, Inc., As a Commercial Laboratory, 28533-28534 [2014-11384]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 95 / Friday, May 16, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0027] Agency Information Collection Activities: Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments; extension of an existing collection of information. AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase (CBP Form 226). CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 15, 2014 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Attn: Tracey Denning, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 90 K Street NE., 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 90 K Street NE., 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229– 1177, at 202–325–0265. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3507). The comments should address: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the EMCDONALD on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimates of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden including the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology; and (e) the annual costs burden to respondents or record keepers from the collection of information (a total capital/startup costs and operations and maintenance costs). The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the CBP request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this document, CBP is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection: Title: Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase. OMB Number: 1651–0027. Form Number: CBP Form 226. Abstract: 19 U.S.C. 1466(a) provides for a 50 percent ad valorem duty assessed on a vessel master or owner for any repairs, purchases, or expenses incurred in a foreign country by a commercial vessel registered in the United States. CBP Form 226, Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase, is used by the master or owner of a vessel to declare and file entry on equipment, repairs, parts, or materials purchased for the vessel in a foreign country. This information enables CBP to assess duties on these foreign repairs, parts, or materials. CBP Form 226 is provided for by 19 CFR 4.7 and 4.14 and is accessible at: https:// www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/ documents/CBP%20Form%20226.pdf. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected on Form 226. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 11. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 1,100. Estimated Time per Response: 45 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 825. 28533 Dated: May 12, 2014. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2014–11289 Filed 5–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation of SGS North America, Inc., As a Commercial Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation of SGS North America, Inc., as a commercial laboratory. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc., has been accredited to test petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes for the next three years as of October 29, 2013. SUMMARY: Effective Dates: The accreditation of SGS North America, Inc., as commercial laboratory became effective on October 29, 2013. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for October 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Approved Gauger and Accredited Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202–344–1060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12, that SGS North America, Inc., 1201 W. 8th St., Deer Park, TX 77536, has been accredited to test petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12. SGS North America, Inc., is accredited for the following laboratory analysis procedures and methods for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory Methods (CBPL) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM): DATES: CBPL No. ASTM Title 27–01 ............. ASTM D–287 .......... 27–03 ............. 27–48 ............. ASTM D–4006 ........ ASTM D–4052 ........ Standard test method for API Gravity of crude petroleum products and petroleum products (Hydrometer Method). Standard test method for water in crude oil by distillation. Standard test method for density and relative density of liquids by digital density meter. VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:00 May 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1 28534 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 95 / Friday, May 16, 2014 / Notices CBPL No. ASTM Title 27–13 ............. ASTM D–4294 ........ 27–04 ............. 27–05 ............. 27–11 ............. ASTM D–95 ............ ASTM D–4928 ........ ASTM D–445 .......... 27–54 ............. ASTM D–1796 ........ 27–06 27–50 27–14 27–57 ASTM ASTM ASTM ASTM Standard test method for sulfur in petroleum and petroleum products by energy-dispersive x-ray fluorescence spectrometry. Standard test method for water in petroleum products and bituminous materials by distillation. Standard Test Method for Water in crude oils by Coulometric Karl Fischer Titration. Standard test method for kinematic viscosity of transparent and opaque liquids (and calculations of dynamic viscosity). Standard test method for water and sediment in fuel oils by the centrifuge method (Laboratory procedure). Standard test method for sediment in crude oils and fuel oils by the extraction method. Standard test methods for flash point by Penske-Martens Closed Cup Tester. Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum Products (X-Ray Spectrographic Methods). Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Gasoline and Diesel Fuel by Monochromatic Wavelength Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. ............. ............. ............. ............. D–473 .......... D–93 ............ D–2622 ........ D–7039 ........ Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test this entity is accredited to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. https://www.cbp.gov/sites/ default/files/documents/gaulist_3.pdf. Dated: May 13, 2014. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. 2014–11384 Filed 5–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P is to allow for 60 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: July 15, 2014. Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410–5000; telephone 202–402–3400 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5756–N–18] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Phase One Letters of Interest for the Homeowners Armed With Knowledge (HAWK) for New Homebuyers (Pilot Program) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice EMCDONALD on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:00 May 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@ hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Phase One Letters of Interest for the PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Homeowners Armed With Knowledge (HAWK) Pilot for New Homebuyers. OMB Approval Number: 2502—New. Type of Request: New. Form Number: None. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The HAWK for New Homebuyers pilot (HAWK Pilot), announced in a separate Federal Register notice will provide FHA insurance pricing incentives to first-time homebuyers who participate in a course of housing counseling and education. The notice also announced the process and criteria for selecting FHA-approved lenders and servicers and HUD-approved housing counseling agencies to participate in Phase One of the HAWK Pilot. Pending this approval, HUD requested that interested parties that meet the selection criteria notify HUD of their interest to participate in the pilot program. Parties must send their letters of interest to Attention: Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Office of Housing Counseling, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, or send electronically to housing.counseling@ hud.gov with the subject line reading ‘‘HAWK Pilot Phase One’’ to be considered for participation in Phase One. The information collected from interested FHA-approved lenders and servicers and HUD-approved housing counseling agencies will be used to select participants for Phase One of the HAWK for New Homebuyers pilot. Respondents (i.e. affected public): HUD-approved housing counseling agencies and FHA-approved lenders. Estimated Number of Respondents: 40. Estimated Number of Responses: 40. Frequency of Response: Once. Average Hours per Response: One hour. Total Estimated Burdens: 20 hours. E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 95 (Friday, May 16, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28533-28534]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-11384]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation of SGS North America, Inc., As a Commercial 
Laboratory

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice of accreditation of SGS North America, Inc., as a 
commercial laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS 
North America, Inc., has been accredited to test petroleum, petroleum 
products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes for 
the next three years as of October 29, 2013.

DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation of SGS North America, Inc., 
as commercial laboratory became effective on October 29, 2013. The next 
triennial inspection date will be scheduled for October 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Approved Gauger and Accredited 
Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 
1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202-344-1060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 
151.12, that SGS North America, Inc., 1201 W. 8th St., Deer Park, TX 
77536, has been accredited to test petroleum, petroleum products, 
organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in 
accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12. SGS North America, 
Inc., is accredited for the following laboratory analysis procedures 
and methods for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by 
the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory Methods (CBPL) and 
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM):

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         CBPL No.                    ASTM                                       Title
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27-01....................  ASTM D-287..............  Standard test method for API Gravity of crude petroleum
                                                      products and petroleum products (Hydrometer Method).
27-03....................  ASTM D-4006.............  Standard test method for water in crude oil by
                                                      distillation.
27-48....................  ASTM D-4052.............  Standard test method for density and relative density of
                                                      liquids by digital density meter.

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27-13....................  ASTM D-4294.............  Standard test method for sulfur in petroleum and petroleum
                                                      products by energy-dispersive x-ray fluorescence
                                                      spectrometry.
27-04....................  ASTM D-95...............  Standard test method for water in petroleum products and
                                                      bituminous materials by distillation.
27-05....................  ASTM D-4928.............  Standard Test Method for Water in crude oils by Coulometric
                                                      Karl Fischer Titration.
27-11....................  ASTM D-445..............  Standard test method for kinematic viscosity of transparent
                                                      and opaque liquids (and calculations of dynamic
                                                      viscosity).
27-54....................  ASTM D-1796.............  Standard test method for water and sediment in fuel oils by
                                                      the centrifuge method (Laboratory procedure).
27-06....................  ASTM D-473..............  Standard test method for sediment in crude oils and fuel
                                                      oils by the extraction method.
27-50....................  ASTM D-93...............  Standard test methods for flash point by Penske-Martens
                                                      Closed Cup Tester.
27-14....................  ASTM D-2622.............  Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum Products (X-
                                                      Ray Spectrographic Methods).
27-57....................  ASTM D-7039.............  Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Gasoline and Diesel Fuel
                                                      by Monochromatic Wavelength Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence
                                                      Spectrometry.
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    Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses 
should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it 
is accredited by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the 
specific test requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the 
specific test this entity is accredited to perform may be directed to 
the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The 
inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov.
    Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing 
of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. https://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/gaulist_3.pdf.

    Dated: May 13, 2014.
Ira S. Reese,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.
[FR Doc. 2014-11384 Filed 5-15-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9111-14-P