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Handbook 130 Packaging and Labeling (5 day) - Canceled

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)" (

Learning Objectives: 

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"

Technology Requirement(s):


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.  

Minimum Requirement(s): 

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.


David Sefcik,
Office of Weights and Measures,
Phone: (301) 975 - 4868
Email: david.sefcik [at] (david[dot]sefcik[at]nist[dot]gov)

Lisa Warfield
Office of Weights and Measures
Phone:(301) 975 - 3308
Email: lisa.warfield [at] (lisa[dot]warfield[at]nist[dot]gov)


NIST / Office of Weights and Measures
Arizona Department of Weights and Measures

Class No. 5269

Created April 22, 2013, Updated May 13, 2016