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    Application of Southwest Research Institute for recognition as NRTL


Notice is given that the Southwest Research Institute has made application pursuant to section 6(b) of the OSH Act of 1970 and 29 CFR 1910.7 for recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory. The address of the laboratory covered by this application is Southwest Research Institute, 6220 Culebra Road, Post Office Drawer 28510, San Antonio, Texas 78228. Regarding the merits of the application, the applicant contends that it meets the requirements of 29 CFR 1920.7 for the recognition in the areas of testing which it has specified. The applicant appears to maintain effective procedures for producing creditable findings or reports that are objective and without bias. The assistant Secretary's final decision on whether the applicant satisfies the requirements for recognition as an NRTL will be made on the basis of the entire record including the public submissions and any further proceedings that the Assistant Secretary may consider appropriate in accordance with Appendix A of §1910.7. The last date for interested parties to submit comments is September 8, 1992.