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§159.007-5 Production inspections and tests: Application for acceptance.
(a) If the applicable subpart requires production inspections and tests by an independent laboratory, the manufacturer must select a laboratory and submit an application for acceptance that meets §159.010-5(a) unless the laboratory—
(1) Is listed in the subpart; or
(2) Is accepted by the Commandant for approval inspections and tests of the equipment or material under §159.005-7(a)(1).
(b) If the manufacturer wants to follow the laboratory's procedures for production inspections and tests instead of meeting the Coast Guard procedures under this subchapter, the application must contain a description of those procedures.