U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.
Notice of accreditation and approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory.
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc., has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 9, 2015.
Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of SGS North America, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on September 9, 2015. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for September 2018.
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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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Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that SGS North America, Inc., 7315 S. 76th Ave., Bridgeview, IL 60455, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. SGS North America, Inc., is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the American Petroleum Institute (API):Start Printed Page 46950
SGS North America, 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):
|27-08||ASTM D 86||Standard Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products at Atmospheric Pressure.|
|27-11||ASTM D 445||Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids (the Calculation of Dynamic Velocity).|
|27-48||ASTM D 4052||Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter.|
|27-50||ASTM D 93||Standard test methods for flash point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester.|
|27-53||ASTM D 2709||Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Middle Distillate Fuels by Centrifuge.|
|27-58||ASTM D 5191||Standard Test Method For Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products (Mini Method).|
|N/A||ASTM D5453||Standard Test Method for Determination of Total Sulfur in Light Hydrocarbons, Spark Ignition Engine Fuel, Diesel Engine Fuel, and Engine Oil by Ultraviolet Fluorescence.|
|N/A||ASTM D1319||Standard Test Method for Hydrocarbon Types in Liquid Petroleum Products by Fluorescent Indicator Adsorption.|
|N/A||ASTM D4815||Standard Test Method for Determination of MTBE, ETBE, TAME, DIPE, tertiary-Amyl Alcohol and C1 to C4 Alcohols in Gasoline by Gas Chromatography.|
|N/A||ASTM D3606||Standard Test Method for Determination of Benzene and Toluene in Finished Motor and Aviation Gasoline by 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 email@example.com. 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: July 11, 2016.
Ira S. Reese,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-16994 Filed 7-18-16; 8:45 am]
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