Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Avenel, NJ) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, 30976-30977 [2020-10946]

Download as PDF 30976 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 99 / Thursday, May 21, 2020 / Notices Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202–344– 1060. complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labsscientific/commercial-gaugers-andlaboratories. Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, that AmSpec LLC, 6750 McLean Way, Suite A, Glen Burnie, MD 21060, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. AmSpec LLC (Glen Burnie, MD) is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API): Dated: April 30, 2020. Larry D. Fluty, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: API chapters 1 ................. 3 ................. 7 ................. 8 ................. 11 ............... 12 ............... 17 ............... Title Definitions. Tank Gauging. Temperature Determination. Sampling. Physical Properties Data. Calculations. Marine Measurement. [FR Doc. 2020–10948 Filed 5–20–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Avenel, NJ) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: Notice of accreditation and approval of AmSpec LLC (Avenel, NJ), as a commercial gauger and laboratory. ACTION: Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific gauger service this entity is 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 Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Avenel, NJ), 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 October 16, 2019. SUMMARY: AmSpec LLC (Avenel, NJ) was approved and accredited as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of October 16, 2019. The next triennial DATES: inspection date will be scheduled for October 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Eugene Bondoc, 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 AmSpec LLC, 36 Milweed Way, Avenel, NJ 07001, 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. AmSpec LLC (Avenel, NJ) is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API): API chapters Title 1 ..................... 3 ..................... 7 ..................... 8 ..................... 11 ................... 12 ................... 17 ................... Vocabulary. Tank Gauging. Temperature Determination. Sampling. Physical Properties Data. Calculations. Marine Measurement. AmSpec LLC (Avenel, NJ) 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): CBPL No. ASTM Title 27–01 .............. 27–02 .............. D 287 D 1298 27–03 27–04 27–05 27–06 27–08 27–13 D D D D D D Standard Test Method for API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products (Hydrometer Method). Standard Test Method for Density, Relative Density (Specific Gravity), or API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Products by 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 Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum Products by Wavelength 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 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 (Mini Method). .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. 4006 95 4928 473 86 4294 27–14 .............. D 2622 27–48 27–50 27–53 27–54 27–58 D D D D D .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. 4052 93 2709 1796 5191 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 May 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 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(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 23,230 annual burden hours. Dated: May 18, 2020. Scott Elmore, PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–10950 Filed 5–20–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–28–P PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30977 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration [Docket No. TSA–2004–19147] Exemption From Regulatory Requirements Limiting the Initiation of Flight Training to 180 Days or Less for Aliens Who Have an Approved Security Threat Assessment Transportation Security Administration (TSA), DHS. ACTION: Notice of temporary exemption. AGENCY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is granting a temporary exemption from certain requirements in 49 CFR part 1552 regarding the timeframe within which a flight school must initiate flight training for alien flight students (candidates) who have an approved TSA security threat assessment (STA). 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 99 (Thursday, May 21, 2020)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-10946]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Avenel, NJ) as a 
Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

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

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of AmSpec LLC (Avenel, 
NJ), as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
AmSpec LLC (Avenel, NJ), 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 
October 16, 2019.

DATES: AmSpec LLC (Avenel, NJ) was approved and accredited as a 
commercial gauger and laboratory as of October 16, 2019. The next 
triennial inspection date will be scheduled for October 2022.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Eugene Bondoc, 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 AmSpec LLC, 36 Milweed Way, Avenel, NJ 
07001, 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.
    AmSpec LLC (Avenel, NJ) 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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1....................................  Vocabulary.
3....................................  Tank Gauging.
7....................................  Temperature Determination.
8....................................  Sampling.
11...................................  Physical Properties Data.
12...................................  Calculations.
17...................................  Marine Measurement.
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    AmSpec LLC (Avenel, NJ) 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):

------------------------------------------------------------------------
         CBPL No.                 ASTM                   Title
------------------------------------------------------------------------
27-01....................  D 287              Standard Test Method for
                                               API Gravity of Crude
                                               Petroleum and Petroleum
                                               Products (Hydrometer
                                               Method).
27-02....................  D 1298             Standard Test Method for
                                               Density, Relative Density
                                               (Specific Gravity), or
                                               API Gravity of Crude
                                               Petroleum and Liquid
                                               Petroleum Products by
                                               Hydrometer Method.
27-03....................  D 4006             Standard Test Method for
                                               Water in Crude Oil by
                                               Distillation.
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.
27-06....................  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.
27-13....................  D 4294             Standard Test Method for
                                               Sulfur in Petroleum and
                                               Petroleum Products by
                                               Energy-Dispersive X-ray
                                               Fluorescence
                                               Spectrometry.
27-14....................  D 2622             Standard Test Method for
                                               Sulfur in Petroleum
                                               Products by Wavelength
                                               Dispersive X-Ray
                                               Fluorescence
                                               Spectrometry.
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.
27-53....................  D 2709             Standard Test Method for
                                               Water and Sediment in
                                               Middle Distillate Fuels
                                               by Centrifuge.
27-54....................  D 1796             Standard Test Method for
                                               Water and Sediment in
                                               Fuel Oils by the
                                               Centrifuge Method.
27-58....................  D 5191             Standard Test Method for
                                               Vapor Pressure of
                                               Petroleum Products (Mini
                                               Method).
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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 [email protected]. 
Please

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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: April 30, 2020.
Larry D. Fluty,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.
[FR Doc. 2020-10946 Filed 5-20-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9111-14-P