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 July 20, 2018.
Applicable Dates: The accreditation and approval of SGS North America, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on July 20, 2018. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for July 2021.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mr. Stephen Cassata, Laboratories and Scientific Services, 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., 614 Heron Drive, Bridgeport, NJ 08014, 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):
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):
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|27-01||D287||Standard Test Method for API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products (Hydrometer Method).|
|27-05||D4928||Standard Test Method for Water in Crude Oils by Coulometric Karl Fischer Titration.|
|27-06||D473||Standard Test Method for Sediment in Crude Oils and Fuel Oils by the Extraction Method.|
|27-07||D4807||Standard Test Method for Sediment in Crude Oil by Membrane Filtration.|
|27-08||D86||Standard Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products at Atmospheric Pressure.|
|27-11||D445||Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids.|
|27-13||D4294||Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry.|
|27-48||D4052||Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter.|
|27-50||D93||Standard Test Methods for Flash-Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester.|
|27-53||D2709||Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Middle Distillate Fuels by Centrifuge.|
|27-58||D5191||Standard Test Method For Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products (Mini Method).|
|N/A||D97||Standard Test Method for Pour Point of Petroleum Products.|
|N/A||D130||Standard Test Method for Corrosiveness to Copper from Petroleum Products by Copper Strip Test.|
|N/A||D381||Standard Test Method for Gum Content in Fuels by Jet Evaporation.|
|N/A||D525||Standard Test Method for Oxidation Stability of Gasoline (Induction Period Method).|
|N/A||D664||Standard Test Method for Acid Number of Petroleum Products by Potentiometric Titration.|
|N/A||D1319||Standard Test Method for Hydrocarbon Types in Liquid Petroleum Products by Fluorescent Indicator Adsorption.|
|N/A||D2699||Standard Test Method for Research Octane Number of Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel.|
|N/A||D2700||Standard Test Method for Motor Octane Number of Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel.|
|N/A||D3237||Standard Test Method for Lead in Gasoline by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy.|
|N/A||D3606||Standard Test Method for Determination of Benzene and Toluene in Finished Motor and Aviation Gasoline by Gas Chromatography.|
|N/A||D4377||Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids (and Calculation of Dynamic Viscosity).|
|N/A||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||D5599||Standard Test Method for Determination of Oxygenates in Gasoline by Gas Chromatography and Oxygen Selective Flame Ionization Detection.|
|N/A||D5708||Standard Test Methods for Determination of Nickel, Vanadium, and Iron in Crude Oils and Residual Fuels by Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) Atomic Emission Spectrometry.|
|N/A||D5769||Determination of Benzene, Toluene, and Total Aromatics in Finished Gasolines by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry.|
|N/A||D6377||Standard Test Method for Determination of Vapor Pressure of Crude Oil: VPCRx (Expansion Method).|
|N/A||D7346||Standard Test Method for No Flow Point and Pour Point of Petroleum Products and Liquid Fuels.|
|N/A||D7671||Standard Test Method for Corrosiveness to Silver by Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel-Silver Strip Method.|
|N/A||D7689||Standard Test Method for Cloud Point of Petroleum Products and Liquid Fuels (Mini 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference the website 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: November 13, 2018.
Patricia Hawes Coleman,
Acting Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.
[FR Doc. 2018-25603 Filed 11-23-18; 8:45 am]
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