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When the independent lab samples a batch of RFG, they are to "determine" blending times, batch volumes, tank numbers, and grade. Which of these determinations must be independently made by the independent lab, and which can be obtained from the refiner or

The independent lab may rely on the refiner's or importer's representations with regard to the date and time the batch became finished RFG, and the grade of gasoline, if this reliance is warranted in the exercise of the independent lab's best professional judgment. This reliance would, of course, not be warranted where the independent lab has reason to believe the information supplied is incorrect. The independent lab is required to independently establish the identification number of the storage tank, and the batch volume as discussed in Question 19 of this Section.(7/1/94)

This question and answer is posted at http://www.epa.gov/otaq/regs/fuels/rfg/qa/420r03009.pdf. The original was posted in the Q&A posted on 7/1/94 which can found at http://www.epa.gov/otaq/rfg_qa.htm" See Question ID 3857 for RFG (Taken from the first question on http://www.epa.gov/otaq/regs/fuels/rfg/qa/420r03009.pdf)
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