U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.
Notice of accreditation and approval of Columbia Inspection, Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory.
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Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Columbia Inspection, Inc. 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 11, 2014.
Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of Columbia Inspection, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on April 11, 2014. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for April 2017.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Approved Gauger and Accredited Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202-344-1060.
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Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that Columbia Inspection, Inc., 845 Marina Bay Parkway, Suite #8, Richmond, CA 94804, 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. Columbia Inspection, Inc. is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products per the American Petroleum Institute (API) Measurement Standards:
Columbia Inspection, 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):
|27-06||ASTM D 473||Standard Test Method for Sediment in Crude Oils and Fuel Oils by the Extraction Method.|
|27-13||ASTM D 4294||Standard test method for sulfur in petroleum and petroleum products by energy-dispersive x-ray fluorescence spectrometry.|
|27-48||ASTM D 4052||Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter.|
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/gaulist_3.pdf
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Dated: September 4, 2014.
Ira S. Reese,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.
[FR Doc. 2014-22249 Filed 9-17-14; 8:45 am]
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