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Weights and Measures information

Please contact Weights & Measures

Phone: 601.359.1149

Link: https://www.mdac.ms.gov/bureaus-departments/regulatory-services/weights-and-measures/

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Registration

Registration must be completed with the Department of Weights & Measures

Contact the office for more information

 Any weighing device not covered by a certificate of conformance from such agency shall not be used commercially in this state. 

The mG-Scales Certificate of Conformance #17-152A1

Calibration

The state of Mississippi follows the rules and regulations of NIST Handbook 44 (2018 Edition)

A state certified Service Company is needed to properly install and calibrate the NTEP scale.

Calibration should be done before an inspector from Weights & Measures comes to seal the scale.

Maintenance

It is recommended to have the scale recalibrated once a year to ensure accuracy

At random an officer from Weights & Measures will visit to inspect the scale

If the scale fails inspection the business is subject to fine. 

Related Materials

NTEP Certification Search

NIST Handbook 44 (2018 Edition)

Certificate of Conformance #17-152A1

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