Accreditation and Approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, 24369-24370 [2017-10810]

Download as PDF 24369 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 101 / Friday, May 26, 2017 / Notices CBPL No. ASTM 27–03 27–05 27–06 27–08 27–11 27–13 ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ D4006 D4928 D473 D86 D445 D4294 27–14 27–46 27–48 27–58 ............ ............ ............ ............ D2622 D5002 D4052 D5191 Title Standard Test Method for Water in Crude Oil 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. 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 Crude Oils by Digital Density Analyzer. Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter. Standard Test Method For Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products (Mini Method). 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: May 15, 2017. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. [FR Doc. 2017–10816 Filed 5–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P CBPL No. 27–01 27–06 27–08 27–11 ............ ............ ............ ............ U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Inspectorate America Corporation as a commercial gauger and laboratory. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Inspectorate America Corporation 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 May 25, 2016. DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of Inspectorate America Corporation as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on May 25, 2016. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for May 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Justin Shey, Approved Gauger and Accredited Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border SUMMARY: ASTM D D D D 287 473 86 445 27–14 ............ D 2622 27–50 ............ 27–58 ............ D 93 D 5191 D 1319 D 3606 VerDate Sep<11>2014 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 19:14 May 25, 2017 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 Inspectorate America Corporation, 2 Williams Street, Chelsea, MA 02150 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. Inspectorate America Corporation is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API): SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: API chapters 3 ............. 7 ............. 8 ............. 12 ........... 17 ........... Title Tank Gauging. Temperature Determination. Sampling. Calculations. Marine Measurement. Inspectorate America Corporation 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 API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products (Hydrometer Method). Standard Test Method for Sediment in Crude Oils and Fuel Oils by the Extraction Method. Standard Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products at Atmospheric Pressure. Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids (and Calculation of Dynamic Viscosity). Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum Products by Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. Standard Test Methods for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester. Standard Test Method for Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products (Mini Method). Standard Test Method for Hydrocarbon Types in Liquid Petroleum Products by Fluorescent Indicator Adsorption. Standard Test Method for Determination of Benzene and Toluene in Finished Motor and Aviation Gasoline by Gas Chromatography. Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1 24370 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 101 / Friday, May 26, 2017 / 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: May 12, 2017. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. [FR Doc. 2017–10810 Filed 5–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P ACTION: General notice. This notice advises the public that the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties will remain the same from the previous quarter. For the calendar quarter beginning April 1, 2017, the interest rates for overpayments will be 3 percent for corporations and 4 percent for noncorporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 4 percent for both corporations and non-corporations. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel. DATES: Effective Date: April 1, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shandy Plicka, Revenue Division, Collection and Refunds Branch, 6650 Telecom Drive, Suite #100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46278; telephone (317) 298–1717. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1505 and Treasury Decision 85–93, published in the Federal Register on May 29, 1985 (50 FR 21832), the interest rate paid on applicable overpayments or underpayments of customs duties must be in accordance with the Internal Revenue Code rate established under 26 U.S.C. 6621 and 6622. Section 6621 provides different interest rates applicable to overpayments: One for U.S. Customs and Border Protection Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. 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VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:14 May 25, 2017 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 corporations and one for noncorporations. The interest rates are based on the Federal short-term rate and determined by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on behalf of the Secretary of the Treasury on a quarterly basis. The rates effective for a quarter are determined during the first-month period of the previous quarter. In Revenue Ruling 2017–6, the IRS determined the rates of interest for the calendar quarter beginning April 1, 2017, and ending on June 30, 2017. The interest rate paid to the Treasury for underpayments will be the Federal short-term rate (1%) plus three percentage points (3%) for a total of four percent (4%) for both corporations and non-corporations. For corporate overpayments, the rate is the Federal short-term rate (1%) plus two percentage points (2%) for a total of three percent (3%). For overpayments made by non-corporations, the rate is the Federal short-term rate (1%) plus three percentage points (3%) for a total of four percent (4%). These interest rates are subject to change for the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2017, and ending September 30, 2017. For the convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel the following list of IRS interest rates used, covering the period from before July of 1974 to date, to calculate interest on overdue accounts and refunds of customs duties, is published in summary format. Underpayments (percent) 063075 013176 013178 013180 013182 123182 063083 123184 063085 123185 063086 123186 093087 123187 033188 093088 033189 093089 033191 123191 033192 093092 063094 093094 E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM Corporate over-payments (Eff. 1–1–99) (percent) Overpayments (percent) 6 9 7 6 12 20 16 11 13 11 10 9 9 10 11 10 11 12 11 10 9 8 7 8 26MYN1 6 9 7 6 12 20 16 11 13 11 10 9 8 9 10 9 10 11 10 9 8 7 6 7

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 101 (Friday, May 26, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24369-24370]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-10810]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation and Approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, 
as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

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

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Inspectorate America 
Corporation as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
Inspectorate America Corporation 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 May 25, 2016.

DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of Inspectorate 
America Corporation as commercial gauger and laboratory became 
effective on May 25, 2016. The next triennial inspection date will be 
scheduled for May 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Justin Shey, 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 Inspectorate America Corporation, 2 
Williams Street, Chelsea, MA 02150 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. Inspectorate America 
Corporation 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.
12................................  Calculations.
17................................  Marine Measurement.
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    Inspectorate America Corporation 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................  D 287                    Standard Test Method for
                                                 API Gravity of Crude
                                                 Petroleum and Petroleum
                                                 Products (Hydrometer
                                                 Method).
27-06................  D 473                    Standard Test Method for
                                                 Sediment in Crude Oils
                                                 and Fuel Oils by the
                                                 Extraction Method.
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 (and
                                                 Calculation of Dynamic
                                                 Viscosity).
27-14................  D 2622                   Standard Test Method for
                                                 Sulfur in Petroleum
                                                 Products by Wavelength
                                                 Dispersive X-ray
                                                 Fluorescence
                                                 Spectrometry.
27-50................  D 93                     Standard Test Methods
                                                 for Flash Point by
                                                 Pensky-Martens Closed
                                                 Cup Tester.
27-58................  D 5191                   Standard Test Method for
                                                 Vapor Pressure of
                                                 Petroleum Products
                                                 (Mini Method).
                       D 1319                   Standard Test Method for
                                                 Hydrocarbon Types in
                                                 Liquid Petroleum
                                                 Products by Fluorescent
                                                 Indicator Adsorption.
                       D 3606                   Standard Test Method for
                                                 Determination of
                                                 Benzene and Toluene in
                                                 Finished Motor and
                                                 Aviation Gasoline by
                                                 Gas Chromatography.
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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: May 12, 2017.
Ira S. Reese,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.
[FR Doc. 2017-10810 Filed 5-25-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9111-14-P