Accreditation and Approval of NMK Resources, Inc., as a Commercial Laboratory and Gauger

 
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Federal Register, Volume 79 Issue 230 (Monday, December 1, 2014)

Federal Register Volume 79, Number 230 (Monday, December 1, 2014)

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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office www.gpo.gov

FR Doc No: 2014-28294

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Accreditation and Approval of NMK Resources, Inc., as a Commercial Laboratory and Gauger

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of NMK Resources, Inc., as a commercial laboratory and gauger.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that NMK Resources, 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 June 6, 2014.

DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of NMK Resources, Inc., as commercial laboratory and gauger became effective on June 6, 2014. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for June 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Approved Gauger and Accredited Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202-344-1060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that NMK Resources, Inc., 1100 Walnut St., Roselle, NJ 07203, 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. NMK Resources, Inc. is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products per the American Petroleum Institute (API) Measurement Standards:

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API Chapters Title

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3......................................... Tank gauging.

7......................................... Temperature determination.

8......................................... Sampling.

12........................................ Calculations.

17........................................ Maritime measurement.

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NMK Resources, 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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CBPL No. ASTM Title

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27-04................................... ASTM D 95.................. Standard test method for water in

petroleum products and bituminous

materials by distillation.

27-06................................... ASTM D 473................. Standard Test Method for Sediment in

Crude Oils and Fuel Oils by the

Extraction Method.

27-11................................... ASTM D 445................. Standard Test Method for Kinematic

Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque

Liquids (the Calculation of Dynamic

Velocity).

27-13................................... ASTM D 4294................ Standard test method for sulfur in

petroleum and petroleum products by

energy-dispersive x-ray fluorescence

spectrometry.

27-48................................... ASTM D 4052................ Standard Test Method for Density and

Relative Density of Liquids by Digital

Density Meter.

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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 cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/gaulist_3.pdf.

Dated: November 11, 2014.

Ira S. Reese,

Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.

FR Doc. 2014-28294 Filed 11-28-14; 8:45 am

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