Accreditation and Approval of Certispec Services USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, 35767 [2014-14666]

Download as PDF 35767 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 121 / Tuesday, June 24, 2014 / Notices the Coast Guard’s Web site at http:// www.uscg.mil/hq/cg5/nvic/2010s.asp. This notice is issued under authority of 33 U.S.C. 1223–1225, Department of Homeland Security Delegation Number 0170.1(70), 33 CFR 127.009, and 33 CFR 103.205. Dated: May 21, 2014. G.J. Paitl, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Port Arthur. [FR Doc. 2014–14634 Filed 6–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of Certispec Services USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Certispec Services USA, AGENCY: Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory. Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Certispec Services USA, Inc., has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of March 14, 2014. DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of Certispec Services USA, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on March 14, 2014. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for March 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Approved Gauger and Accredited Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, 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 and 19 CFR 151.13, that Certispec SUMMARY: Services USA, Inc., 1448 Texas Avenue, Texas City, TX 77590, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Certispec Services USA, Inc., is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the American Petroleum Institute (API): API Chapters 3 ....................... 7 ....................... 8 ....................... 12 ..................... 17 ..................... Title Tank gauging. Temperature Determination. Sampling. Calculations. Maritime Measurements. Certispec Services USA, 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): ASTM Title 27–01 .............................................. ASTM D–287 ................................. 27–03 .............................................. 27–04 .............................................. ASTM D–4006 ............................... ASTM D–95 ................................... 27–05 .............................................. ASTM D–4928 ............................... 27–06 .............................................. ASTM D–473 ................................. 27–08 .............................................. 27–11 .............................................. ASTM D–86 ................................... ASTM D–445 ................................. 27–13 .............................................. ASTM D–4294 ............................... 27–48 .............................................. ASTM D–4052 ............................... 27–50 .............................................. ASTM D–93 ................................... 27–57 .............................................. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES CBPL No. ASTM D–7039 ............................... Standard Test Method for API Gravity of crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products (Hydrometer Method). Standard Test Method for Water in Crude Oil by Distillation. 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 sediment in crude oils and fuel oils by the extraction method. Standard test method for distillation of petroleum products. Standard test method for kinematic viscosity of transparent and opaque liquids (and calculations of dynamic viscosity). Standard test method for sulfur in petroleum and petroleum products by energy-dispersive x-ray fluorescence spectrometry. Standard test method for density and relative density of liquids by digital density meter. Standard test methods for flash point by Penske-Martens Closed Cup Tester. Standard test method for Sulfur in gasoline and diesel fuel by monochromatic wavelength dispersive X-Ray fluorescence spectrometry. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 23:01 Jun 23, 2014 Jkt 232001 listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/ files/documents/gaulist_3.pdf DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Dated: June 16, 2014. Ira S. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation and Approval of Certispec Services USA, Inc., as a 
Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

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

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Certispec Services USA, 
Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
Certispec Services USA, Inc., has been approved to gauge and accredited 
to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the 
next three years as of March 14, 2014.

DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of Certispec 
Services USA, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became 
effective on March 14, 2014. The next triennial inspection date will be 
scheduled for March 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Approved Gauger and Accredited 
Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, 
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 and 19 CFR 151.13, that Certispec Services USA, Inc., 1448 Texas 
Avenue, Texas City, TX 77590, has been approved to gauge and accredited 
to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in 
accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. 
Certispec Services USA, Inc., is approved for the following gauging 
procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by 
the American Petroleum Institute (API):

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               API Chapters                             Title
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3.........................................  Tank gauging.
7.........................................  Temperature Determination.
8.........................................  Sampling.
12........................................  Calculations.
17........................................  Maritime Measurements.
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    Certispec Services USA, 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 and
                                                    Petroleum Products
                                                    (Hydrometer Method).
27-03.........................  ASTM D-4006......  Standard Test Method
                                                    for Water in Crude
                                                    Oil by Distillation.
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.
27-06.........................  ASTM D-473.......  Standard test method
                                                    for sediment in
                                                    crude oils and fuel
                                                    oils by the
                                                    extraction method.
27-08.........................  ASTM D-86........  Standard test method
                                                    for distillation of
                                                    petroleum products.
27-11.........................  ASTM D-445.......  Standard test method
                                                    for kinematic
                                                    viscosity of
                                                    transparent and
                                                    opaque liquids (and
                                                    calculations of
                                                    dynamic viscosity).
27-13.........................  ASTM D-4294......  Standard test method
                                                    for sulfur in
                                                    petroleum and
                                                    petroleum products
                                                    by energy-dispersive
                                                    x-ray fluorescence
                                                    spectrometry.
27-48.........................  ASTM D-4052......  Standard test method
                                                    for density and
                                                    relative density of
                                                    liquids by digital
                                                    density meter.
27-50.........................  ASTM D-93........  Standard test methods
                                                    for flash point by
                                                    Penske-Martens
                                                    Closed Cup Tester.
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 
and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from 
the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service 
requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or 
gauger service this entity is accredited or approved 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.
    http://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/gaulist_3.pdf

    Dated: June 16, 2014.
 Ira S. Reese,
 Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.
[FR Doc. 2014-14666 Filed 6-23-14; 8:45 am]
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