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Accreditation and Approval of Atlantic Product Services, Inc. (Carteret, NJ), 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 Atlantic Product Services, Inc. (Carteret, NJ), as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

SUMMARY:

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Atlantic Product Services, Inc. (Carteret, NJ), 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 May 24, 2018.

DATES:

Atlantic Product Services, Inc. (Carteret, NJ) was accredited and approved, as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of May 24, 2018. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for May 2021.

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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 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 Atlantic Product Services, Inc., 2 Terminal Rd., KMI Bldg. OB2, Carteret, NJ 07008 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. Atlantic Product Services, Inc. is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API):

API chaptersTitle
1Vocabulary.
3Tank Gauging.
7Temperature Determination.
8Sampling.
11Physical Properties.
12Calculations.
17Marine Measurement.

Atlantic Product Services, Inc. is accredited for the following laboratory analysis procedures and methods for petroleum and certain petroleum Start Printed Page 60435products set forth by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory Methods (CBPL) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM):

CBPL No.ASTMTitle
27-01D 287Standard Test Method for API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products (Hydrometer Method).
27-04D 95Standard Test Method for Water in Petroleum Products and Bituminous Materials by Distillation.
27-05D 4928Standard Test Method for Water in Crude Oils by Coulometric Karl Fischer Titration.
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 (and Calculation of Dynamic Viscosity).
27-13D 4294Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry.
27-14D 2622Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum Products by Wavelength Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry.
27-46D 5002Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Crude Oils by Digital Density Analyzer.
27-48D 4052Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter.
27-50D 93Standard Test Methods for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester.
27-53D 2709Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Middle Distillate Fuels by Centrifuge.
27-58D 5191Standard Test Method For Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products (Mini Method).
N/AD 5769Determination of Benzene, Toluene, and Total Aromatics in Finished Gasolines by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry.
N/AD 3606Standard Test Method for Determination of Benzene and Toluene in Finished Motor and Aviation Gasoline by Gas Chromatography.
N/AD 2700Standard Test Method for Motor Octane Number of Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel.
N/AD 2699Standard Test Method for Research Octane Number of Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel.
N/AD 130Standard Test Method for Corrosiveness to Copper from Petroleum Products by Copper Strip Test.

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 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.

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[FR Doc. 2018-25604 Filed 11-23-18; 8:45 am]

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