U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Apr 07, 2020

§ 801.12 - Design requirements incorporated by reference.

(a) Moisture meters. All moisture meters approved for use in official grain moisture determination and certification shall meet applicable requirements contained in the FGIS Moisture Handbook and the General Code and Grain Moisture Meters Code of the 1991 edition of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Handbook 44, “Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices.” Pursuant to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552(a), the materials in Handbook 44 are incorporated by reference as they exist on the date of approval and a notice of any change in these materials will be published in the Federal Register.

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The following Handbook 44 requirements are not incorporated by reference:

General Code (1.10.) G-S.5.5. Money Values, Mathematical Agreement G-T.1. Acceptance Tolerances G-UR.3.3. Position of Equipment G-UR.3.4. Responsibility, Money-Operated Devices Grain Moisture Meters (5.56.) N.1.1. Transfer Standards N.1.2. Minimum Test N.1.3. Temperature Measuring Equipment T.2. Tolerance Values T.3. For Test Weight Per Bushel Indications or Recorded Representations UR.3.2. Other Devices not used for Commercial Measurement UR.3.7. Location UR.3.11. Posting of Meter Operating Range

(b) [Reserved]

[57 FR 2673, Jan. 23, 1992, as amended at 69 FR 18803, Apr. 9, 2004]