Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

 
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Federal Register, Volume 81 Issue 92 (Thursday, May 12, 2016)

Federal Register Volume 81, Number 92 (Thursday, May 12, 2016)

Notices

Page 29574

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

FR Doc No: 2016-11291

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

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

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec Services, LLC, 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 26, 2015.

DATES: Effective: The accreditation and approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on August 26, 2015. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for August 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Approved Gauger and Accredited Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 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 AmSpec Services, LLC, 1980 Oriziba Ave., Signal Hill, CA 90755, 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. AmSpec Services, LLC is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API):

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API chapters Title

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3................................ Tank Gauging.

7................................ Temperature Determination.

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

11............................... Physical Properties,

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

17............................... Maritime Measurement.

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AmSpec Services, 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):

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CBPL No. ASTM Title

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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.

27-13.............. D4294 Standard Test Method for

Sulfur in Petroleum and

Petroleum Products by Energy-

Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence

Spectrometry.

27-46.............. D5002 Density of Crude Oils by

Digital Density Meter.

27-48.............. D4052 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 CBPGaugersLabs@cbp.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: May 6, 2016.

Ira S. Reese,

Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.

FR Doc. 2016-11291 Filed 5-11-16; 8:45 am

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