Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, 87945 [2016-29154]

Download as PDF 87945 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 234 / Tuesday, December 6, 2016 / Notices CBPL No. ASTM Title 27–53 .............. 27–54 .............. 27–58 .............. D2709 ............ D1796 ............ D5191 ............ Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Middle Distillate Fuels by Centrifuge. Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Fuel Oils by the Centrifuge Method. Standard Test Method For Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products. 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: November 29, 2016. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. [FR Doc. 2016–29157 Filed 12–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P CBPL No. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. D95 D473 D86 D445 D4294 27–14 27–48 27–54 27–58 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202– 344–1060. U.S. Customs and Border Protection SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 June 9, 2016. DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of SGS North America, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on June 9, 2016. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for June 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 SUMMARY: ASTM 27–04 27–06 27–08 27–11 27–13 .............. .............. .............. .............. D2622 D4052 D1796 D5191 Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that SGS North America, Inc., 8985 Columbia Rd., Port Canaveral, FL 32920, 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 ................... 9 ................... 12 ................. 17 ................. Title Tank gauging. Temperature Determination. Sampling. Density Determination. 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 Petroleum Products and Bituminous Materials by Distillation. 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. 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. 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 Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 17:39 Dec 05, 2016 Jkt 241001 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. PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Dated: November 29, 2016. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. [FR Doc. 2016–29154 Filed 12–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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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 June 9, 2016.

DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of SGS North 
America, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on 
June 9, 2016. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for 
June 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., 8985 Columbia 
Rd., Port Canaveral, FL 32920, 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.
9................................  Density Determination.
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.              ASTM                    Title
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27-04.................  D95            Standard Test Method for Water in
                                        Petroleum Products and
                                        Bituminous Materials by
                                        Distillation.
27-06.................  D473           Standard Test Method for Sediment
                                        in Crude Oils and Fuel Oils by
                                        the Extraction Method.
27-08.................  D86            Standard Test Method for
                                        Distillation of Petroleum
                                        Products.
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.
27-14.................  D2622          Standard Test Method for Sulfur
                                        in Petroleum Products.
27-48.................  D4052          Standard Test Method for Density
                                        and Relative Density of Liquids
                                        by Digital Density Meter.
27-54.................  D1796          Standard Test Method for Water
                                        and Sediment in Fuel Oils by the
                                        Centrifuge Method.
27-58.................  D5191          Standard Test Method For Vapor
                                        Pressure of Petroleum Products.
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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/about/labs-scientific/commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories.

    Dated: November 29, 2016.
Ira S. Reese,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.
[FR Doc. 2016-29154 Filed 12-5-16; 8:45 am]
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