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NIST Handbook 130 Packaging and Labeling (Tare)

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) and Tare Procedures.

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 tare in the marketplace.

Technology Requirement(s):

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

Materials & Supplies:

Participants will be provided with a USB flash drive that includes the presentation materials.

Prerequisite(s):

There are no prerequisites for this seminar.

Minimum Requirement(s):

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.

Audience:

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

Cost:

There are no registration fees this seminar.

Instructor(s):

David Sefcik,
Phone: (301) 975 - 4868
Email: David.Sefcik [at] nist.gov

Lisa Warfield,
Phone: (301) 975 - 3308
Email: Lisa.Warfield [at] nist.gov

Sponsors

NIST/Office of Weights and Measures
Westchester County Weights and Measures
Alpha Marketing

Course Number: 5303

Event Time:9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Registration Deadline: Friday February 14, 2014

Created January 15, 2014, Updated May 13, 2016