Accreditation and Approval of Viswa Lab as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, 66671 [2016-23468]

Download as PDF 66671 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 188 / Wednesday, September 28, 2016 / Notices 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] 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 188 (Wednesday, September 28, 2016)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-23468]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation and Approval of Viswa Lab as a Commercial Gauger 
and Laboratory

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

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Viswa Lab as a 
commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: 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 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):

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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................................  Marine Measurement.
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          CBPL No.                  ASTM                 Title
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27-04.......................  D 95...........  Standard Test Method for
                                                Water in Petroleum
                                                Products and Bituminous
                                                Materials by
                                                Distillation.
27-05.......................  D 4928.........  Standard Test Method for
                                                Water in Crude Oils by
                                                Coulometric Karl Fischer
                                                Titration.
27-08.......................  D 86...........  Standard Test Method for
                                                Distillation of
                                                Petroleum Products at
                                                Atmospheric Pressure.
27-11.......................  D 445..........  Standard Test Method for
                                                Kinematic Viscosity of
                                                Transparent and Opaque
                                                Liquids.
27-13.......................  D 4294.........  Standard Test Method for
                                                Sulfur in Petroleum and
                                                Petroleum Products by
                                                Energy-Dispersive X-ray
                                                Fluorescence
                                                Spectrometry.
27-46.......................  D 5002.........  Standard Test Method for
                                                Density and Relative
                                                Density of Crude Oils by
                                                Digital Density Meter.
27-48.......................  D 4052.........  Standard Test Method for
                                                Density and Relative
                                                Density of Liquids by
                                                Digital Density Meter.
27-50.......................  D 93...........  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 a complete listing of 
CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labs-scientific/commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories.

    Dated: September 21, 2016.
Ira S. Reese,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.
[FR Doc. 2016-23468 Filed 9-27-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9111-14-P