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Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc., 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 Intertek USA, Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

SUMMARY:

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Intertek USA, 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 September 15, 2016.

DATES:

The accreditation and approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on September 15, 2016. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for September 2019.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Christopher J. Mocella, 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 Intertek USA, Inc., 725 Oakridge Dr., 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. Intertek USA, Inc., is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API):Start Printed Page 41281

API ChaptersTitle
1Vocabulary
3Tank gauging
5Metering
7Temperature determination
8Sampling
12Calculations
17Maritime measurement

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):

CBPL No.ASTMTitle
PendingD70Density of Semi-solid Bituminous Materials (Pycnometer method).

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 21, 2017.

Ira S. Reese,

Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.

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[FR Doc. 2017-18412 Filed 8-29-17; 8:45 am]

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