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)"
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:
Participants will be provided with a notebook and a USB flash drive that includes all presentation materials.
There are no prerequisites for this seminar.
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.
State Weights and Measures Officials
There are no registration fees for this seminar.
Phone: (301) 975 - 4868
Email: David.Sefcik [at] nist.gov (David[dot]Sefcik[at]nist[dot]gov)