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Packaging and Labeling


National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Weights and Measures will hold a seminar for industry on the “Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulations (UPLR)” as found in NIST Handbook 130 (http://www.nist.gov/pml/wmd/pubs/upload/10-iva-packlabreg-11-h130-final.pdf.)

This seminar will consist of formal lecture, discussion, exercises, and hands–on examination of product labeling (sample agenda attached).


Kenneth Butcher
Office of Weights and Measures
(301) 975-4859

David Sefcik
Office of Weights and Measures
(301) 975-4868

Lisa Warfield
Office of Weights and Measures
(301) 975-3308

Related Project(s):

NIST OWM has a number of other training opportunities scheduled. For more information:


No registration fee for Weights and Measures Officials. All other registrants will pay $750.00.


Start Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2013
End Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013
Location: Lecture Room
Audience: Industry, Government
Format: Seminar


NIST Office of Weights and Measures

Class No.


Register for participation using the Office of Weights and Measures Contact Management System. Database users must first establish an account by going to the link listed above. Follow the instructions to create an account unless you are already a registered user. Your request will be processed within one business day and then you will be sent a password so that you may begin to use the system. If you have any questions, please contact Isabel Chavez at (301) 975-2128.

Online registration for making payment. Weights and Measures Officials (no charge)

Registration Contact:

Yvonne Branden,
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 3272

Isabel Chavez,
Contact Management System Administrator,
(301) 975 - 2128

Contact Us

Technical Contact:

David Sefcik,
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 4868