Accreditation and Approval of Certispec Services USA, Inc. (Texas City, TX) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, 1484 [2019-00914]

Download as PDF 1484 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 23 / Monday, February 4, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of Certispec Services USA, Inc. (Texas City, TX) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Certispec Services USA, Inc. (Texas City, TX), as a commercial gauger and laboratory. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Certispec Services USA, Inc. (Texas City, TX), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test SUMMARY: CBPL No. petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Certispec Services USA, Inc. (Texas City, TX) is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API): API chapters 3 ................... 8 ................... Title Tank Gauging. Sampling. Certispec Services USA, Inc. (Texas City, TX) 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): ASTM Title .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. D287 D4006 D95 D4928 D473 D86 D445 27–13 .............. D4294 27–48 .............. 27–50 .............. 27–57 .............. D4052 D93 D7039 Standard Test Method for API Gravity of Crude Petroleum 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 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 and Petroleum Products by Energy-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. 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. Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Gasoline and Diesel Fuel by Monochromatic Wavelength Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. 27–01 27–03 27–04 27–05 27–06 27–08 27–11 amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of April 3, 2017. DATES: Certispec Services USA, Inc. (Texas City, TX) was approved and accredited as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of April 3, 2017. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for April 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Justin Shey, 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 Certispec Services USA, Inc., 1448 Texas Ave, Texas City, TX 77590, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain 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 website listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labsscientific/commercial-gaugers-andlaboratories. Dated: December 20, 2018. Patricia Hawes Coleman, Acting Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. 2019–00914 Filed 2–1–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc. (Texas City, TX) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Intertek USA, Inc. (Texas City, TX), as a commercial gauger and laboratory. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Intertek USA, Inc. (Texas City, TX), has SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Feb 01, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 February 28, 2018. DATES: Intertek USA, Inc. (Texas City, TX) was approved and accredited as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of February 28, 2018. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for February 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melanie A. Glass, 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 Intertek USA, Inc., 728 4th Avenue South, Texas City, TX 77590, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum E:\FR\FM\04FEN1.SGM 04FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation and Approval of Certispec Services USA, Inc. (Texas 
City, TX) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

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

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Certispec Services USA, 
Inc. (Texas City, TX), as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
Certispec Services USA, Inc. (Texas City, TX), 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 April 3, 2017.

DATES: Certispec Services USA, Inc. (Texas City, TX) was approved and 
accredited as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of April 3, 2017. 
The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for April 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Justin Shey, 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 Certispec Services USA, Inc., 1448 Texas 
Ave, Texas City, TX 77590, 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. Certispec Services USA, 
Inc. (Texas City, TX) 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.
8...................................  Sampling.
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    Certispec Services USA, Inc. (Texas City, TX) 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..............  D287       Standard Test Method for API Gravity of
                                 Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products
                                 (Hydrometer Method).
27-03..............  D4006      Standard Test Method for Water in Crude
                                 Oil by Distillation.
27-04..............  D95        Standard Test Method for Water in
                                 Petroleum Products and Bituminous
                                 Materials by Distillation.
27-05..............  D4928      Standard Test Method for Water in Crude
                                 Oils by Coulometric Karl Fischer
                                 Titration.
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 at Atmospheric
                                 Pressure.
27-11..............  D445       Standard Test Method for Kinematic
                                 Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque
                                 Liquids (and Calculation of Dynamic
                                 Viscosity).
27-13..............  D4294      Standard Test Method for Sulfur in
                                 Petroleum and Petroleum Products by
                                 Energy-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence
                                 Spectrometry.
27-48..............  D4052      Standard Test Method for Density and
                                 Relative Density of Liquids by Digital
                                 Density Meter.
27-50..............  D93        Standard Test Methods for Flash-Point by
                                 Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester.
27-57..............  D7039      Standard Test Method for Sulfur in
                                 Gasoline and Diesel Fuel by
                                 Monochromatic Wavelength Dispersive X-
                                 Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry.
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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 website 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: December 20, 2018.
Patricia Hawes Coleman,
Acting Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.
[FR Doc. 2019-00914 Filed 2-1-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9111-14-P