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Handbook 130 Packaging and Labeling (5 day) - Canceled


National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Weights and Measures will hold a seminar for State Weights and Measures officials on NIST Handbook 130 “Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulations (UPLR)” (http://www.nist.gov/pml/wmd/pubs/upload/section-IVa-13-h130-final.pdf).

Learning Objectives: 

After this seminar, participants will be able to:  

  • Recognize and interpret requirements under NIST Handbook 130 Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulations (UPLR)
  • Explain, demonstrate and apply UPLR to everyday packaging of consumer and non-consumer commodities.
  • Determine the appropriate method of sale for a product
  • Explain the package requirements that must be met under NIST HB133 "Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods"

Technology Requirement(s):


Materials & Supplies: 

Participants will be provided with a notebook and a USB memory stick that contains course materials. 


There are no prerequisites for this seminar.  

Minimum Requirement(s): 

Successful Completion includes full attendance and active participation in all in-class activities.  Participants will be assessed on their application of all learning objectives for this course.  Participants who do not fulfill these requirements will not receive a certificate of completion.  


State weights and measures officials.  


There are no registration fees for this seminar.


David Sefcik,
Office of Weights and Measures,
Phone: (301) 975 - 4868
Email: david.sefcik@nist.gov

Lisa Warfield
Office of Weights and Measures
Phone:(301) 975 - 3308
Email: lisa.warfield@nist.gov

Related Project(s):

NIST/OWM has a number of other training opportunities scheduled. For more information:


Start Date: Monday, October 21, 2013
End Date: Friday, October 25, 2013
Location: Glendale, Arizona
Audience: Government
Format: Seminar


NIST / Office of Weights and Measures
Arizona Department of Weights and Measures

Class No. 5269


Register for participation using the Office of Weights and Measures Contact Management System. Database users must first establish an account by going to the link listed above. Follow the instructions to create an account unless you are already a registered user. Your request will be processed within one business day and then you will be sent a password so that you may begin to use the system. If you have any questions, please contact Isabel Chavez at (301) 975‑2128.

Registration Contact:

Yvonne Branden,
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 3272
Email: yvonne.branden@nist.gov

Isabel Chavez,
Contact Management System Administrator,
(301) 975 - 2128
Email: isabel.chavez@nist.gov

Security Instructions:

Not applicable

Visitor Information 

Not applicable



Technical Contact:

Lisa Warfield
Office of Weights and Measures
Phone:(301) 975 - 3308
Email: lisa.warfield@nist.gov