Weights and Measures information Oregon
Everything you need to know for Oregon
Weights and Measures information
Please contact Weights & Measures
The state follows all the rules and regulations in NIST Handbook 44 (2018 Edition)
A Registration Application must be completed with the Department of Weights & Measures
Requirements for the scale include the following
A valid National Type Evaluation Program (NTEP) Certificate of Conformance #17-152A1
Proper installation and adjustment
Meeting specifications and tolerances found in NIST Handbook 44 (2018 Edition
Contact the office for more information
For the Cannabis Industry please refer to the Oregon Cannabis Weights & Measures Document
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.
After calibration, a Placed-In-Service Form must be completed these are different depending on the usage of the scale.
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.
NIST Handbook 44 (2018 Edition)
Certificate of Conformance #17-152A1
Oregon Cannabis Weight & Measures Document
Placed-In-Service Form (Small Scales)
Placed-In-Service Form (Cannabis)