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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.
ACTION: Notice of approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a commercial gauger.
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, SGS North America, Inc., 4701 East Napoleon (Hwy 90), Sulphur, LA 70663, has been approved to gauge petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific gauger service this entity is 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 tocbp.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/linkhandler/cgov/trade/basic_trade/labs_scientific_svcs/commercial_gaugers/gaulist.ctt/gaulist.pdf
DATES: The approval of SGS North America, Inc., as commercial gauger became effective on May 22, 2012. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for May 2015.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Cassata, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, 202-344-1060.
Dated: November 14, 2012. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.