Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, 48825 [2016-17578]

Download as PDF 48825 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 143 / Tuesday, July 26, 2016 / Notices U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: Notice of accreditation and approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a commercial gauger and laboratory. ACTION: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec Services, LLC, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of January 20, 2016. SUMMARY: CBPL No. Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on January 20, 2016. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for January 2019. DATES: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. AmSpec Services, LLC is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API): API chapters Title 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. 3 ............... 7 ............... 8 ............... 11 ............. 12 ............. 17 ............. Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that AmSpec Services, LLC, 1836 Miller Cut Off Rd., La Porte, TX 77571, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in AmSpec Services, LLC 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): Tank Gauging. Temperature Determination. Sampling. Physical Properties. Calculations. Maritime Measurement. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ASTM Title ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ D287 ................. D4006 ............... D95 ................... D4928 ............... D473 ................. D445 ................. D4294 ............... 27–48 ................ 27–50 ................ 27–54 ................ D4052 ............... D93 ................... D1796 ............... Standard Test Method for API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products. 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 Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids. 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 Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester. Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Fuel Oils by the Centrifuge Method. 27–01 27–03 27–04 27–05 27–06 27–11 27–13 srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 CBPGaugersLabs@cbp.dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labsscientific/commercial-gaugers-andlaboratories Dated: July 6, 2016. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. [FR Doc. 2016–17578 Filed 7–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:28 Jul 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for June 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Accreditation and Approval of Laboratory Service, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Laboratory Service, Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Laboratory Service, Inc., has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of June 17, 2015. DATES: The accreditation and approval of Laboratory Service, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on June 17, 2015. The SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that Laboratory Service, Inc., 85 Lafayette St., Carteret, NJ 07008, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Laboratory Service, Inc., is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API): SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a 
Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

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

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, 
as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
AmSpec Services, LLC, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain 
petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain 
petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of 
January 20, 2016.

DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of AmSpec 
Services, LLC, as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on 
January 20, 2016. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled 
for January 2019.

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 AmSpec Services, LLC, 1836 Miller Cut 
Off Rd., La Porte, TX 77571, has been approved to gauge petroleum and 
certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain 
petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the 
provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. AmSpec Services, LLC is 
approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain 
petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API):

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           API chapters                             Title
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3.................................  Tank Gauging.
7.................................  Temperature Determination.
8.................................  Sampling.
11................................  Physical Properties.
12................................  Calculations.
17................................  Maritime Measurement.
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    AmSpec Services, LLC 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..................  D287...................  Standard Test Method
                                                   for API Gravity of
                                                   Crude Petroleum and
                                                   Petroleum Products.
27-03..................  D4006..................  Standard Test Method
                                                   for Water in Crude
                                                   Oil by Distillation.
27-04..................  D95....................  Standard Test Method
                                                   for Water in
                                                   Petroleum Products
                                                   and Bituminous
                                                   Materials by
                                                   Distillation.
27-05..................  D4928..................  Standard Test Method
                                                   for Water in Crude
                                                   Oils by Coulometric
                                                   Karl Fischer
                                                   Titration.
27-06..................  D473...................  Standard Test Method
                                                   for Sediment in Crude
                                                   Oils and Fuel Oils by
                                                   the Extraction
                                                   Method.
27-11..................  D445...................  Standard Test Method
                                                   for Kinematic
                                                   Viscosity of
                                                   Transparent and
                                                   Opaque Liquids.
27-13..................  D4294..................  Standard Test Method
                                                   for Sulfur in
                                                   Petroleum and
                                                   Petroleum Products by
                                                   Energy-Dispersive X-
                                                   ray Fluorescence
                                                   Spectrometry.
27-48..................  D4052..................  Standard Test Method
                                                   for Density and
                                                   Relative Density of
                                                   Liquids by Digital
                                                   Density Meter.
27-50..................  D93....................  Standard Test Methods
                                                   for Flash-Point by
                                                   Pensky-Martens Closed
                                                   Cup Tester.
27-54..................  D1796..................  Standard Test Method
                                                   for Water and
                                                   Sediment in Fuel Oils
                                                   by the Centrifuge
                                                   Method.
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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 CBPGaugersLabs@cbp.dhs.gov. 
Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of 
CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories.

http://www.cbp.gov/about/labs-scientific/commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories

    Dated: July 6, 2016.
Ira S. Reese,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.
[FR Doc. 2016-17578 Filed 7-25-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9111-14-P