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).
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.
You must bring a calculator or a smart phone that can perform basic calculations.
Materials & Supplies:
There are no prerequisites for this seminar.
Successful completion includes attendance for the entire class, active participation in the session activities, discussion, and receiving a passing grade on the examination. Students who do not fulfill these requirements will not receive a certificate of completion.
State Weights and Measures Officials.
There are no registration fees this seminar.
Phone: (301) 975 - 4868
Phone: (301) 975 - 3308