Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, 28508 [2017-13022]

Download as PDF 28508 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 119 / Thursday, June 22, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: Notice of accreditation and approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory. ACTION: 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, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for SUMMARY: CBPL No. ASTM 27–01 .............. 27–03 27–04 27–05 27–06 27–11 ASTM ASTM ASTM ASTM ASTM .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. D–4006 D–95 D–4928 D–473 D–445 ASTM D–4294 27–14 27–48 27–50 27–54 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 27–13 .............. ASTM ASTM ASTM ASTM .............. .............. .............. .............. D–2622 D–4052 D–93 D–1796 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): Standard test method for API Gravity of crude petroleum products and petroleum products (Hydrometer Method). 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 (and calculations of dynamic viscosity). 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 (X-Ray Spectrographic Methods). Standard test method for density and relative density of liquids by digital density meter. Standard test methods for flash point by Penske-Martens Closed Cup Tester. Standard test method for water and sediment in fuel oils 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 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: June 13, 2017. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. 2017–13022 Filed 6–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P 16:08 Jun 21, 2017 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): Title ASTM D–287 VerDate Sep<11>2014 customs purposes for the next three years as of January 14, 2017. DATES: The accreditation and approval of SGS North America, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on January 18, 2017. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for January 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Stephen Cassata, Laboratories and Scientific Services, 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., 4575 Jerry Ware Drive, Beaumont, TX 77705, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0033] Agency Information Collection Activities: Bonded Warehouse Proprietor’s Submission U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing collection of information. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 later than July 24, 2017) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to the CBP Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 90 K Street NE., 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, or via email CBP_PRA@ cbp.dhs.gov. Please note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking information about other CBP programs should contact the CBP National Customer Service Center E:\FR\FM\22JNN1.SGM 22JNN1

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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, organic chemicals and vegetable oils 
for customs purposes for the next three years as of January 14, 2017.

DATES: The accreditation and approval of SGS North America, Inc., as 
commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on January 18, 2017. 
The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for January 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Stephen Cassata, Laboratories and 
Scientific Services, 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., 4575 Jerry Ware 
Drive, Beaumont, TX 77705, 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.               ASTM                      Title
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27-01..............  ASTM D-287           Standard test method for API
                                           Gravity of crude petroleum
                                           products and petroleum
                                           products (Hydrometer Method).
27-03..............  ASTM D-4006          Standard test method for water
                                           in crude oil by distillation.
27-04..............  ASTM D-95            Standard test method for water
                                           in petroleum products and
                                           bituminous materials by
                                           distillation.
27-05..............  ASTM D-4928          Standard Test Method for Water
                                           in crude oils by Coulometric
                                           Karl Fischer Titration.
27-06..............  ASTM D-473           Standard test method for
                                           sediment in crude oils and
                                           fuel oils by the extraction
                                           method.
27-11..............  ASTM D-445           Standard test method for
                                           kinematic viscosity of
                                           transparent and opaque
                                           liquids (and calculations of
                                           dynamic viscosity).
27-13..............  ASTM D-4294          Standard test method for
                                           sulfur in petroleum and
                                           petroleum products by energy-
                                           dispersive x-ray fluorescence
                                           spectrometry.
27-14..............  ASTM D-2622          Standard Test Method for
                                           Sulfur in Petroleum Products
                                           (X-Ray Spectrographic
                                           Methods).
27-48..............  ASTM D-4052          Standard test method for
                                           density and relative density
                                           of liquids by digital density
                                           meter.
27-50..............  ASTM D-93            Standard test methods for
                                           flash point by Penske-Martens
                                           Closed Cup Tester.
27-54..............  ASTM D-1796          Standard test method for water
                                           and sediment in fuel oils by
                                           the centrifuge method
                                           (Laboratory procedure).
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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: June 13, 2017.
Ira S. Reese,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.
[FR Doc. 2017-13022 Filed 6-21-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9111-14-P