Accreditation and Approval of NMC Global Corporation, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

Federal Register, Volume 80 Issue 51 (Tuesday, March 17, 2015)

Federal Register Volume 80, Number 51 (Tuesday, March 17, 2015)

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

FR Doc No: 2015-06221

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Accreditation and Approval of NMC Global Corporation, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

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

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of NMC Global Corporation, as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that NMC Global Corporation 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 August 20, 2014.

DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of NMC Global Corporation, as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on August 20, 2014. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for August 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 NMC Global Corporation, 326 23rd St., Kenner, LA 70062, 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. NMC Global Corporation 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.

11..................................... Physical property.

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

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

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NMC Global Corporation 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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27-01................................... ASTM D 287................. Standard Test Method for API Gravity of

Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products

(Hydrometer Method).

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.

27-50................................... ASTM D 93.................. Standard test methods for flash point by

Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester.

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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/about/labs-scientific/commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories

Dated: March 9, 2015.

Ira S. Reese,

Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.

FR Doc. 2015-06221 Filed 3-16-15; 8:45 am

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