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NIST Handbook 130 Packaging and Labeling (3 day)

Purpose:

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Weights and Measures will hold a seminar for Weights and Measures Officials and Industry on the most recent version of NIST Handbook 130, Uniform Laws and Regulations, Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulations (UPLR) (http://www.nist.gov/pml/wmd/pubs/hb130-14.cfm).

Learning Objectives:

After this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Understand and interpret requirements under the Handbook 130, UPLR.
  • Explain, demonstrate, and apply the Handbook 130, UPLR to everyday packaging of consumer and non-consumer commodities.
  • Determine the appropriate method of sale for various products.
  • Recognize and evaluate various package labelings in the marketplace.

Technology Requirement(s):

You must bring a calculator or a smart phone that can perform basic calculations.

Materials & Supplies:

Participants will be provided with a notebook, and a USB flash drive that includes all presentation materials.

Prerequisite(s):

There are no prerequisites for this seminar.

Minimum Requirement(s):

Students must be in attendance for the entire class and actively participate in all in-class activities. You will be assessed on your application of all the learning objectives of this course.

Audience:

State Weights and Measures Officials and Industry (by Invitation only).

Cost:

There are no registration fees for this seminar.

Instructor(s):

David Sefcik,
Phone: (301) 975 - 4868
Email: David.Sefcik@nist.gov

Related Project(s):

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

Details:

Start Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
End Date: Friday, October 24, 2014
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Audience: Industry, Government
Format: Seminar

Sponsor(s):

NIST/Office of Weights and Measures
Pier 1 Imports

Course Number: 5323

Event Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Registration Deadline: Friday, August 22, 2014

Registration:

You must register in the Office of Weights and Measures Contact Management System. You must first establish a primary contact account by going to the link listed above. Follow the instructions to create an account unless you are already a registered user.

Your request for a contact account will be processed within one business day. You will be sent a password, so that you can then register in our training system (How to Request Training & Transcript Using the Contacts System-PDF) for this class. If you have any questions, contact Isabel Chavez at 301-975-2128.

Registration Contact:

Yvonne Branden,
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 3272
Email: yvonne.branden@nist.gov

Isabel Chavez,
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 2128
Email: isabel.chavez@nist.gov

Technical Contact:

David Sefcik,
Phone: (301) 975 - 4868
Email: David.Sefcik@nist.gov