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Accreditation and Approval of Saybolt, LP, 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 Saybolt, LP, as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

SUMMARY:

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Saybolt, LP, 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 7, 2014.

DATES:

Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of Saybolt, LP, as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on August 7, 2014. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for August 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, 1300 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 Saybolt, LP, 2321 Burnett Blvd., Wilmington, NC 28401, 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. Saybolt, LP 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.
9Density Determination.
12Calculations.
17Maritime measurement.

Saybolt, LP 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
27-02D 1298Standard Test Method for Density, Relative Density (Specific Gravity), or API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Products by Hydrometer Method.
27-06D 473Standard Test Method for Sediment in Crude Oils and Fuel Oils by the Extraction Method.
27-08D 86Standard Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products at Atmospheric Pressure.
27-11D 445Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids (the Calculation of Dynamic Velocity).
27-13D 4294Standard test method for sulfur in petroleum and petroleum products by energy-dispersive x-ray fluorescence spectrometry.
27-48D 4052Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter.
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27-54D 1796Standard test method for water and sediment in fuel oils by the centrifuge method (Laboratory procedure).
29-02D 3798Standard Test Method for Analysis of p-Xylene by Gas Chromatography.
29-19D 4128Recommended Guidelines for the Analysis of Organic Chemicals and Mixtures by Gas Chromatography and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry.

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 Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories http://www.cbp.gov/​about/​labs-scientific/​commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories.

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Dated: April 2, 2015.

Ira S. Reese,

Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.

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[FR Doc. 2015-08189 Filed 4-10-15; 8:45 am]

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