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Type Approval Testing Methods & Protocols

Accepted BWMS type-approval testing methods and protocols for systems that render organisms nonviable. These methods and protocols may be used in addition to may be used in addition to the methods established under subpart 162.060 of title 46, Code of Federal Regulations (or successor regulations) to measure the concentration of organisms in ballast water that are capable of reproduction; to certify the performance of each BWMS system under this subsection; and to certify laboratories to evaluate applicable treatment technologies. Additional methods and protocols will be posted as they are accepted.