U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.
Notice of accreditation and approval of AmSpec LLC (St. James, LA), as a commercial gauger and laboratory.
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (St. James, LA), 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 December 18, 2019.
AmSpec LLC (St. James, LA) was approved and accredited as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of December 18, 2019. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for December 2022.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dr. Eugene Bondoc, 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 AmSpec LLC, 5525 Highway 18, St. James, LA 70086, 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.Start Printed Page 30975
AmSpec LLC (St. James, LA) is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API):
|11||Physical Properties Data.|
AmSpec LLC 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):
|27-03||ASTM D 4006||Standard Test Method for Water in Crude Oil by Distillation.|
|27-06||ASTM D 473||Standard test method for sediment in crude oils and fuel oils by the extraction method.|
|27-13||ASTM D 4294||Standard test method for sulfur in petroleum and petroleum products by energy-dispersive x-ray fluorescence spectrometry.|
|27-46||ASTM D 5002||Standard Test Method for Density, Relative Density, and API Gravity of Crude Oils by Digital Density Analyzer.|
|N/A||ASTM D 4007||Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Crude Oil by the Centrifuge Method (Laboratory Procedure).|
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: April 30, 2020.
Larry D. Fluty,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.
[FR Doc. 2020-10947 Filed 5-20-20; 8:45 am]
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