U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.
Notice of accreditation and approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory.
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Intertek USA, Inc. Bayamón, PR, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and Start Printed Page 39612accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 27, 2016.
Intertek USA, Inc. was accredited and approved, as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of September 27, 2016. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for September 2019.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dr. Justin Shey, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1500 N, 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 Intertek USA, Inc., Hwy 28 KM 2.0, Luchetti Industrial Park, Bayamón, PR 00961, 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. Intertek USA, Inc., is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API):
Intertek USA, 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):
|27-01||D 287||Standard Test Method for API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products (Hydrometer Method).|
|27-02||D 1298||Standard Test Method for Density, Relative Density (Specific Gravity), or API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Products by Hydrometer Method.|
|27-08||D 86||Standard Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products at Atmospheric Pressure.|
|27-11||D 445||Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids (and Calculation of Dynamic Viscosity).|
|27-13||D 4294||Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry.|
|27-48||D 4052||Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter.|
| ||D 2163||Standard Test Method for Determination of Hydrocarbons in Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases and Propane/Propene Mixtures 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 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: August 15, 2017.
Ira S. Reese,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.
[FR Doc. 2017-17568 Filed 8-18-17; 8:45 am]
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