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

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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.

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 August 6, 2013.

DATES:

Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on August 6, 2013. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for August 2016.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Approved Gauger and Accredited Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202-344-1060.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that Inspectorate America Corporation, 22934 Lockness Avenue, Torrance, CA 90501, 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 per the American Petroleum Institute (API) Measurement Standards:

API ChaptersTitle
3Gauging.
7Temperature determination.
8Sampling.
12Calculations.
17Maritime 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):

CBPL No.ASTMTitle
27-01ASTM D 287Standard Test Method for API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products (Hydrometer Method).
27-05ASTM D 4928Standard Test Method for Water in Crude Oils by Coulometric Karl Fischer Titration.
27-06ASTM D 473Standard Test Method for Sediment in Crude Oils and Fuel Oils by the Extraction Method.
27-07ASTM D 4807Standard Test Method for Sediment in Crude Oil by Membrane Filtration.
27-08ASTM D 86Standard Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products at Atmospheric Pressure.
27-10ASTM D 323Standard Test Method for Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products (Reid Method).
27-11ASTM D 445Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids (the Calculation of Dynamic Velocity).
27-13ASTM D 4294Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry.
27-46ASTM D 5002Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Crude Oils by Digital Density Analyzer.
27-48ASTM D 4052Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter.
27-58ASTM D 5191Standard Test Method For Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products (Mini Method).
ASTM D 6730Standard Test Method for Determination of Individual Components in Spark Ignition Engine Fuels by 100-Metre Capillary (with Precolumn) High-Resolution Gas Chromatography.

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://cbp.gov/​linkhandler/​cgov/​trade/​basic_​trade/​labs_​scientific_​svcs/​commercial_​gaugers/​gaulist.ctt/​gaulist.pdf

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Dated: December 30, 2013.

Ira S. Reese,

Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.

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