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Must imported RFG be tested at the import facility or may the importer use the test results from a foreign source, or alternatively, from vessel samples secured from the vessel after loading is completed? Many independent labs operate internationally. Als

Importers must certify each batch of RFG and conventional gasoline based upon samples collected after the vessel carrying the gasoline has entered the U.S. port of entry where the gasoline will be discharged. Under § 80.65(f)(2)(ii), importers must identify the designated independent laboratory to EPA under the registration requirements found in § 80.76.(7/1/94)

This question and answer was posted at Consolidated List of Reformulated Gasoline and Anti-Dumping Questions and Answers: July 1, 1994 through November 10, 1997 (PDF)(333 pp, 18.17 MB, EPA420-R-03-009, July 2003, About PDF)