National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Weights and Measures will hold a seminar for State Weights and Measures officials on NIST Handbook 130 "Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulations (UPLR)" (http://www.nist.gov/pml/wmd/pubs/upload/section-IVa-13-h130-final.pdf).
After this seminar, participants will be able to:
- Recognize and interpret requirements under NIST Handbook 130 Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulations (UPLR)
- Explain, demonstrate and apply UPLR to everyday packaging of consumer and non-consumer commodities.
- Determine the appropriate method of sale for a product
- Explain the package requirements that must be met under NIST HB133 "Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods"
Materials & Supplies:
Participants will be provided with a notebook and a USB memory stick that contains course materials.
There are no prerequisites for this seminar.
Successful Completion includes full attendance and active participation in all in-class activities. Participants will be assessed on their application of all learning objectives for this course. Participants who do not fulfill these requirements will not receive a certificate of completion.
State weights and measures officials.
There are no registration fees for this seminar.
Office of Weights and Measures,
Phone: (301) 975 - 4868
Office of Weights and Measures
Phone:(301) 975 - 3308