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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 September 12, 2013.

DATES:

Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as a commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on September 12, 2013. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for September 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, 1404 Joliet Road, Suite G, Romeoville, IL 60446, 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):

API chaptersTitle
3Tank gauging.
7Temperature determination.
8Sampling.
12Calculations.
17Marine 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).
27-03ASTM D 4006Standard Test Method for Water in Crude Oil by Distillation.
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.
27-13ASTM D 4294Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy-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 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: February 27, 2014.

Ira S. Reese,

Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.

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[FR Doc. 2014-05113 Filed 3-7-14; 8:45 am]

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