Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, 66670-66671 [2016-23467]

Download as PDF 66670 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 188 / Wednesday, September 28, 2016 / Notices CBPL No. ASTM Title 27–06 ............. 27–11 ............. 27–13 ............. D 473 ... D 445 ... D 4294 27–14 ............. D 2622 27–46 ............. D 5002 D 4007 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 Sulfur in Petroleum Products by Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Crude Oils by Digital Density Analyzer. Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Crude Oil by the Centrifuge Method (Laboratory Procedure). 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: September 21, 2016. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. [FR Doc. 2016–23466 Filed 9–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P CBPL No. ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ASTM ASTM ASTM ASTM ASTM ASTM D4006 D95 D4928 D473 D445 D4294 ASTM ASTM ASTM ASTM ASTM ASTM ASTM D5002 D4052 D1796 D482 D4007 D5705 D6352 Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc., has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of January 14, 2016. DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of SGS North America, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on January 14, 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 SUMMARY: 18:04 Sep 27, 2016 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 SGS North America, Inc., 20535 Belshaw Ave., Carson, CA 90746, 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. SGS North America, 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. 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): Title 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. Density of Crude Oils by Digital Density Meter. Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter. Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Fuel Oils by the Centrifuge Method. Standard Test Method for Ash from Petroleum Products. Standard test method for water and sediment in crude oil by the centrifuge method (Laboratory procedure). Standard Test Method for Measurement of Hydrogen Sulfide in the Vapor Phase Above Residual Fuel Oils. Standard Test Method for Boiling Range Distribution of Petroleum Distillates in Boiling Range from 174 °C to 700 °C by Gas Chromatography. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the VerDate Sep<11>2014 U.S. Customs and Border Protection Std. method 27–46 ........... 27–48 ........... 27–54 ........... N/A ............... N/A ............... N/A ............... 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[FR Doc. 2016–23467 Filed 9–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of Viswa Lab as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: Notice of accreditation and approval of Viswa Lab as a commercial gauger and laboratory. ACTION: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Viswa Lab 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 August 26, 2015. DATES: The accreditation and approval of Viswa Lab as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on August 26, 2015. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for August 2018. 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 SUMMARY: and 19 CFR 151.13, that Viswa Lab, 12140 Almeda Rd., Houston, TX 77045, 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. Viswa Lab is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API): API chapters 3 ............... 7 ............... 8 ............... 11 ............. 12 ............. 17 ............. Title Tank Gauging. Temperature Determination. Sampling. Physical Properties. Calculations. Marine Measurement. ASTM Title 27–04 .................................. D 95 ................................... 27–05 .................................. 27–08 .................................. D 4928 ............................... D 86 ................................... 27–11 .................................. 27–13 .................................. D 445 ................................. D 4294 ............................... 27–46 .................................. D 5002 ............................... 27–48 .................................. D 4052 ............................... 27–50 .................................. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES CBPL No. D 93 ................................... 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 Distillation of Petroleum Products at Atmospheric Pressure. Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids. Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by EnergyDispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Crude Oils by Digital Density Meter. 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. Viswa Lab 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): 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:04 Sep 27, 2016 Jkt 238001 a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labsscientific/commercial-gaugers-andlaboratories. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Dated: September 21, 2016. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. RIN 1652–ZA20 [FR Doc. 2016–23468 Filed 9–27–16; 8:45 am] AGENCY: BILLING CODE 9111–14–P PO 00000 Transportation Security Administration [Docket No. TSA–2016–0001] Legal Interpretation of ‘‘Field of Transportation’’ Transportation Security Administration, DHS. ACTION: Notice of availability. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is providing notice that it has issued a legal interpretation of the phrase ‘‘field of transportation’’ that is referenced in the statute requiring TSA to charge fees to recover the cost of its vetting services. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 188 (Wednesday, September 28, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 66670-66671]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-23467]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, 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 SGS North America, 
Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS 
North America, Inc., has been approved to gauge and accredited to test 
petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next 
three years as of January 14, 2016.

DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of SGS North 
America, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on 
January 14, 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 SGS North America, Inc., 20535 Belshaw 
Ave., Carson, CA 90746, 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. SGS 
North America, 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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    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.           Std. method                   Title
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27-03.............  ASTM D4006           Standard Test Method for Water
                                          in Crude Oil by Distillation.
27-04.............  ASTM D95             Standard Test Method for Water
                                          in Petroleum Products and
                                          Bituminous Materials by
                                          Distillation.
27-05.............  ASTM D4928           Standard Test Method for Water
                                          in Crude Oils by Coulometric
                                          Karl Fischer Titration.
27-06.............  ASTM D473            Standard Test Method for
                                          Sediment in Crude Oils and
                                          Fuel Oils by the Extraction
                                          Method.
27-11.............  ASTM D445            Standard Test Method for
                                          Kinematic Viscosity of
                                          Transparent and Opaque
                                          Liquids.
27-13.............  ASTM D4294           Standard Test Method for Sulfur
                                          in Petroleum and Petroleum
                                          Products by Energy-Dispersive
                                          X-ray Fluorescence
                                          Spectrometry.
27-46.............  ASTM D5002           Density of Crude Oils by
                                          Digital Density Meter.
27-48.............  ASTM D4052           Standard Test Method for
                                          Density and Relative Density
                                          of Liquids by Digital Density
                                          Meter.
27-54.............  ASTM D1796           Standard Test Method for Water
                                          and Sediment in Fuel Oils by
                                          the Centrifuge Method.
N/A...............  ASTM D482            Standard Test Method for Ash
                                          from Petroleum Products.
N/A...............  ASTM D4007           Standard test method for water
                                          and sediment in crude oil by
                                          the centrifuge method
                                          (Laboratory procedure).
N/A...............  ASTM D5705           Standard Test Method for
                                          Measurement of Hydrogen
                                          Sulfide in the Vapor Phase
                                          Above Residual Fuel Oils.
N/A...............  ASTM D6352           Standard Test Method for
                                          Boiling Range Distribution of
                                          Petroleum Distillates in
                                          Boiling Range from 174 [deg]C
                                          to 700 [deg]C by Gas
                                          Chromatography.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    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

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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/about/labs-scientific/commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories.

    Dated: September 22, 2016.
Ira S. Reese,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.
[FR Doc. 2016-23467 Filed 9-27-16; 8:45 am]
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