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Measurements. Proc. IEEE, vol. 55, No. 6, product or proprietary material, or which pp. 1056–1063 (June 1967).
has as its purpose an intent to cause (vi) Eisenhart, Churchill, and H. H. directly or indirectly the advertised prodKu, Expression of the Uncertainty of uct to be used or purchased because of Final Results, and a Tabular Guide to NBS test reports or results. Commonly Used Terms and Expressions.
In its own activities as a scientific inSubmitted for publication, Instrumenta
stitution, the NBS uses many different tion Technology, October 1967.
materials, equipments, and services. This $ 200.114 Use of results or reports.
does not imply that it has given them a
preferential position or a formal endorse(a) As the national standards labora
ment. Therefore, NBS discourages refertory of the United States, NBS maintains
ences, either in advertising or in the and establishes the primary standards
scientific literature, which identify it as a from which measurements in science and industry ultimately derive. It is therefore
user of any proprietary product, mate
rial, or service. Occasionally, effective sometimes desirable for manufacturers
communication of results by NBS to the or users of measurement standards to
scientific community requires that a promake appropriate reference to the rela
prietary instrument, product, or material tionship of their calibrations to NBS cali
be identified in an NBS publication. Such brations. The following considerations
reference to a proprietary item does not must be borne in mind, and shall be un
constitute endorsement and should not derstood as constituting an agreement on
be used in any way apart from the conthe part of the NBS customer to be bound
text of the NBS publication without the thereby in making reference to NBS cali
express written consent of the Bureau. bration and test reports. (b) The results of calibrations and
$ 200.115 Fees and bills. tests performed by NBS are intended (a) In accordance with 15 U.S.C. 271solely for the use of the organization re- 278e, fees are charged for all measurequesting them, and apply only to a par- ment services performed by the National ticular device or cimen at the time of Bureau of Standards, unless waived by its test. The results shall not be used to the Director when deemed to be in the indicate or imply that they are applicable interest of the Government. The aboveto other similar items. In addition, such mentioned statutes authorize the Secreresults must not be used to indicate or tary of Commerce to make from time to imply that NBS approves, recommends, time appropriate regulations regarding or endorses the manufacturer, the sup- the payment of fees, the limits of tolerplier, or the user of such devices or speci- ance on standards submitted for verificamens, or that NBS in any way "guaran- tion, and related matters. See $ 200.116 tees" the later performance of items after for information as to fees. calibration or test.
(b) The minimum fee for any service (c) NBS declares it to be in the na- request accepted by the Bureau is $10, tional interest that the Bureau maintain unless otherwise indicated in SP 250. an impartial position with respect to any If apparatus is returned without testing, commercial product. Advertising the a minimum charge of $10 may be made to findings on a single instrument could be cover handling. Charges commensurate misinterpreted as an indication of per- with the work performed will be assessed formance of other instruments of identi- for calibrations which cannot be comcal or similar type. There will be no ob- pleted because of faulty operation of the jection, however, to a statement by a customer's device. Fees for calibrations manufacturer that his primary stand- or tests include the cost of preparation ards have been periodically calibrated by of an NBS report. Remittances should be NBS, if this is actually the case, or that made payable to the National Bureau of his customer might arrange to have NBS Standards. calibrate the item purchased from him. (32 F.R. 21012, Dec. 29, 1967, as amended at (d) NBS does not approve, recom
33 F.R. 10627, July 26, 1968] mend, or endorse any proprietary prod- $ 200.116 Description of services and uct or proprietary material. No reference list of fees, incorporation by refershall be made to the Bureau, or to reports or results furnished by NBS in any ad- (a) NBS Special Publication 250 vertising or sales promotion which would "Calibration and Test Services of the indicate or imply that NBS approves, National Bureau of Standards" is hereby recommends, or endorses any proprietary incorporated by reference, pursuant SUBCHAPTER B-STANDARD REFERENCE MATERIALS
to 5 U.S.C. 552(a) (1) and 1 CFR Part 20. SP 250 states the authority under which NBS performs various types of measurement services including calibrations and tests and charges fees therefor, states the general conditions under which the public may secure such services, describes these services in considerable detail, lists the fees to be charged, and sets out the instructions for requesting them.
(b) SP 250 is available at the following places:
(1) Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402.
(2) Office of Technical Information and Publications, National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C. 20234.
(3) Field offices of the Office of Field Services, Department of Commerce.
(4) Federal Depository Libraries.
(c) Revisions, amendments, revocations, deletions, recodifications, redesignations, and corrections to SP 250 will be issued from time to time by the National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C. 20234, in the form of replacement pages or insert sheets. A postcard is provided in SP 250 for requesting copies of them. NBS will maintain an official historic file of SP 250 and of replacement pages and insert sheets.
(d) Further information concerning policies, procedures, services, and fees may be obtained by writing the Office of Technical Information and Publications, National Bureau of Standards, Washing. ton, D.C. 20234. (32 F.R. 21012, Dec. 29, 1967, as amended at 33 F.R. 10627, July 26, 1967)
PART 230-STANDARD REFERENCE
MATERIALS Subpart A-General Information Bec. 230.1 Introduction. 230.2 Identification of standards. 230.3 New standards.
Subpart B Purchase Procedure 230.4 Ordering. 230.5 Terms and shipping. 230.6 Standards out of stock.
Subpart C—Description of Services and List of
Fees 230.7 Description of services and list of fees,
incorporation by reference. AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 230 Issued under sec. 9, 31 Stat. 1450, as amended; 15 U.S.C. 277. Interprets and applies sec. 7, 70 Stat. 959; 15 U.S.C. 275a.
SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 230 appear at 32 F.R. 21017, Dec. 29, 1967.
Subpart A-General Information $ 230.1 Introduction.
This part states the procedure for ordering standard reference materials issued by the National Bureau of Standards to calibrate a measurement system, or to produce scientific data that can be referred to a common base. NBS Miscellaneous Publication 260, “Standard Reference Materials: Catalog and Price List
of Standard Reference Materials Issued by the National Bureau of Standards" describes the standard reference materials and lists the fees charged for those materials. § 230.2 Identification of standards.
The standards are listed by groups; the numbers represent the issuance of the first representative sample of each kind. Renewals are indicated by the original number with an added letter to denote the relation. Thus, 11a is the first, 11b the second, 11c is the third renewal of No. 11 Basic Open-Hearth Steel, 0.2 percent carbon. In this way, a particular number always represents a material of fixed or approximately fixed composition. $ 230.3 New standards.
When new standard reference materials or renewals of old ones are issued, announcement will be made in MP 260 and in scientific and trade journals.
Subpart B-Purchase Procedure 230.4 Ordering.
Orders should be addressed to the Office of Standard Reference Materials, National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C. 20234, and should give the amount, number, and name of the standards requested. For example: 150 grams of No. 11g Basic Open-Hearth Steel, 0.2 percent C. The list of standard materials, their numbers, prices, and composition or intended use are given in MP 260. These materials are distributed only in the units listed. $ 230.5 Terms and shipping.
(a) Domestic shipments. Shipments of material (other than hydrocarbons, organic sulfur compounds and radioactive standards) intended for the United States, Mexico, and Canada are normally shipped prepaid parcel post (providing that the parcel does not exceed the weight limits as prescribed by postal laws and regulations) unless the purchaser requests a different mode of shipment, in which case the shipment will be sent collect. It is impractical for the Bureau to prepay shipping charges and add this cost to the billing invoice. Hydrocarbons, organic sulfur compounds, rubber compounding materials, viscometer calibrating oils, and radioactive standards are shipped express collect. No discounts are given to NBS Standard Reference Materials.
(b) Foreign shipments. Small shipments will be forwarded as a U.S. Goyernment shipment via International Parcel Post, providing that the parcel does not exceed the weight limits as prescribed by postal laws and regulations to foreign countries. Shipments exceeding the parcel post weight limit must be handled through an agent (shipping or brokerage firm) located in the United States as designated by the purchaser. Parcels will be packed for overseas shipment and forwarded via express collect to the U.S. firm designated as agent.
(c) Payment for domestic orders. Invoices for standard reference materials to be used within the United States of America are mailed when shipment is made. Remittances, made payable to the National Bureau of Standards, are required within thirty (30) days of shipment. Prepaid orders are accepted at the prices current on the date of receipt of the order.
(d) Payment for foreign orders. Remittances in payment of foreign orders must be made payable to the National Bureau of Standards, and are required in advance. These remittances are payable in dollars. Prices for the materials are
those current at the date of receipt of the order. $ 230.6 Standards out of stock.
The preparation of "renewals" is intended to be completed at the time each kind of material becomes exhausted, but owing to delays encountered in obtaining a proper grade of material, and for other reasons, this is not always possible. If orders are received for standard reference materials that are out of stock, notice will be mailed to that effect. The composition of a "renewal” will not usually be identical with that of its predecessor, but it will be quite similar, especially with regard to the characteristic constituent or constituents. Subpart C-Description of Services
and List of Fees 230.7 Description of services and list
of fees, incorporation by reference. (a) The text of the current edition of NBS Miscellaneous Publication 260, “Standard Reference Materials: Catalog and Price List of Standard Reference Materials Issued by the National Bureau of Standards” is hereby incorporated by reference pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552(a) (1) and 1 CFR Part 20. MP 260 states the authority under which the National Bureau of Standards offers standard reference materials, describes the standard reference materials which are available, states the procedure for ordering the materials, and lists the fees charged for the materials.
(b) MP 260 is available at the following places: Superintendent of Documents, Government
Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Office of Technical Information and Publica
tions, National Bureau of Standards, Wash
ington, D.C. 20234. Field Offices of the Office of Field Services,
Department of Commerce.
(c) Revisions, amendments, revocations, deletions, recodifications, redesignations, and corrections will be issued from time to time by the National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C. 20234, in the form of replacement pages or insert sheets, and an official historic file will be maintained by the National Bureau of Standards. A form, included in MP 260, is provided for requesting replacement pages or insert sheets.
SUBCHAPTER C-TRANSCRIPT SERVICES
PART 235-TRANSCRIPT SERVICES Sec. 235.1 Motion pictures. 235.2 Charges for certifications. 235.3 Charges for searching records and for
copying records and documents. AUTHORITY: The provisions of this Part 235 issued under R.S. 161, 56 Stat. 1067, 49 Stat. 292; 5 U.S.C. 301; 15 U.S.C. 1520; 15 U.S.C. 189a.
SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 235 appear at 27 F.R. 12711, Dec. 22, 1962, unless otherwise noted. § 235.1
Motion pictures. (a) The films listed in paragraph (c) of this section are available on loan from the National Bureau of Standards free of charge. The borrower, however, is required to pay return parcel post and insurance charges. Requests for the films should be directed to the Office of Technical Information and Publications, National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C. 20234.
(b) Prints may be purchased by writing to the above address for "authorization to purchase” forms and instructions. Completed forms, upon approval by the National Bureau of Standards, authorize duplication of the film by a commercial firm who will ship the film and bill the purchaser direct.
(c) All films are 16mm sound and color.
• ITEM AND DESCRIPTION 141-1.1 “Preparation of White Cast-Iron
Standards," 1965; 550 feet; running time
1542 minutes. 141-1.2 "Calibration of the Platinum Re
sistance Thermometer,” 1964; 575 feet;
running time 16 minutes. 141-1.3 “Mixing Nonhomogeneous Air
Streams," 1964; 225 feet; running time 6
minutes. 141-1.4 "Scatter Radar: Space Research
from the Ground," 1963; 864 feet; running
time 23 minutes. 141-1.5 “Ultrasonic Thermometer," 1962;
145 feet; running time 4 minutes. 141-1.6 "Trapping of Free Radicals at Low
Temperatures," 1960; 510 feet; running
time 1312 minutes. 141-1.7 “Understanding the Physical World
Through Measurement,” 1957; 1,120 feet;
running time 33 minutes. 141-1.8 "Assignment-Weights and Meas
ures,” 1957; 674 feet; running time 18
minutes. 141-1.9 "Testing Mass Standards by Substi
tution," 1956; 809 feet; running time 22 minutes.
141-1.10 "A True Standard," 1954; 438 feet;
running time 12 minutes. 141-1.11 "Four Experiments in Hydraulics,"
1953; 607 feet; running time 16%2 minutes. 141-1.12 "Silicate Cement," 1947; 657 feet;
running time 18 minutes. 141-1.13 “Dental X-Ray Equipment: Alter
ation for Modern Radiation Hygiene," 1959;
629 feet; running time 18 minutes. 141-1.14 “Dental Materials: Specification
and Certification," 1955; 766 feet; running
time 21 minutes. 141-1.15 "A Porcelain Jacket Crown Tech
nique,” 1955; 856 feet; running time 23
minutes. 141-1.16 "Dental Burs in Action," 1955; 365
feet; running time 10 minutes. 141–1.17 “Hazards of Dental Radiography,"
1954; 505 feet; running time 13 minutes. 141-1.18 “A Method of Mixing Silicate
Cement," 1953; 329 feet; running time 842
minutes. 141-1.19 "The Casting of Dental Gold Al
loys: Thermal Expansion Technique,
1951; 632 feet; running time 16%2 minutes. 141-1.20 “Denture Resin," 1949; 657 feet;
running time 18 minutes. 141-1.21 "Dental Amalgam: Failure Caused
by Moisture Contamination,” 1948; 502
feet; running time 15 minutes. 141-1.22 “Dental Roentgenographic Film
Characteristics and Use in Radiation Hygiene," 1962; 754 feet; running time 20 minutes. (32 F.R. 10198, July 11, 1967) § 235.2 Charges for certifications.
(a) The charge for each certification as to the official nature of copies of correspondence and records from the files, publications and other documents of the National Bureau of Standards, including the affixing of the Department of Commerce seal, is 50 cents.
(b) For information concerning titles and prices of Bureau publications, address inquiries to the Office of Technical Information, National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C. 20234. $ 235.3 Charges for searching records
and for copying records and docu.
ments. The charge for photocopies of records and documents is 25 cents a copy. This charge does not apply to copies of data and reports or certificates relating to tests performed by the National Bureau of Standards. Charges for documents relating to tests are published in Part 200 of this chapter.
SUBCHAPTER D-STANDARDS FOR BARRELS
PART 240_BARRELS AND OTHER
CONTAINERS FOR LIME Sec. 240.1 Title of act. 240.2 Application. 240.3 Permissible sizes. 240.4 Definitions. 240.5 Required marking. 240.6 Tolerances.
AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 240 issued under sec. 4, 39 Stat. 531; 15 U.S.C. 240, unless otherwise noted.
SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 240 appear at 13 F.R. 8872, Dec. 28, 1948, unless otherwise noted. § 240.1 Title of act.
The act, “Public Law 228, 64th Congress," approved August 23, 1916 (39 Stat. 530; 15 U.S.C. 237-242), entitled "An Act to standardize lime barrels,” shall be known and referred to as the “Standard Lime-Barrel Act." $ 240.2 Application.
The rules and regulations in this part are to be understood and construed to apply to lime in barrels, or other containers packed, sold, or offered for sale for shipment from any State or Territory or the District of Columbia to any other State or Territory or the District of Columbia; and to lime in containers of less capacity than the standard small barrel sold in interstate or foreign commerce; and to lime imported in barrels from a foreign country and sold or offered for sale; also tolime not in barrels or containers of less capacity than the standard small barrel, sold, charged for, or purported to be delivered as a large or small barrel or a fractional part of said small barrel of lime, from any State or Territory or the District of Columbia to any other State or Territory or the District of Columbia. 8 240.3 Permissible sizes.
Lime in barrels shall be packed only in barrels containing 280 pounds or 180 pounds, net weight. For the purposes of this section the word "barrel" is defined as a cylindrical or approximately cylindrical vessel, cask or drum. (Sec. 2, 39 Stat. 530; 15 U.S.C. 238) 8 240.4 Definitions.
(a) The term "container of less capacity than the standard small barrel," as mentioned in section 3 of the law and
as used in the rules and regulations in this part, is defined as any container not in barrel form containing therein a net weight of lime of less than 180 pounds.
(b) The term "label" as used in the rules and regulations in this part is defined as any printed, pictorial, or other matter upon the surface of a barrel or other container of lime subject to the provisions of this act, or upon cloth or paper or the like which is permanently affixed to it by pasting or in a similar manner.
(c) The term "tag" is defined as a tough and strong strip of cloth or paper or the like, bearing any printed,.pictorial, or other matter, which is loose at one end and which is secured to a container of lime subject to the provisions of the act. (Sec. 3, 39 Stat. 530; 15 U. S. C. 239) $ 240.5 Required marking.
(a) The lettering required upon barrels of lime by section 2 of the law shall be as follows: The statement of net weight shall be in bold-face capital letters and figures at least 1 inch in height and not expanded or condensed; it shall be clear, legible, and permanent, and so placed with reference to the other lettering that it is conspicuous. The name of the manufacturer of the lime and where manufactured, and, if imported, the name of the country from which it is imported, shall be in boldface letters at least one-half inch in height and not expanded or condensed, and shall be clear, legible, conspicuous, and permanent. None of these letters and figures shall be superimposed upon each other, nor shall any other characters be superimposed upon the required lettering or otherwise obscure it. All the above statements shall form parts of the principal label.
(b) The information required upon containers of lime of less capacity than the standard small barrel by section 3 of the law shall be included in a label: Provided, however, That in order to allow the utilization of second-hand or returnable bags made of cloth, burlap, or the like, such information may be upon a tag firmly attached to the container in a prominent and conspicuous position. In case a tag is used to give the required information there must not be any label or another tag upon the container which
bears any statement having reference to