NPFC - MIL-STD-3004-1
QUALITY ASSURANCE FOR BULK FUELS, LUBRICANTS AND RELATED PRODUCTS
|Publication Date:||11 September 2018|
This Standard provides DoD Policy, general instructions, and minimum procedures for use by the Military Services and the Defense Logistics Agency in performing quality assurance functions of U.S. Government-owned fuels, lubricants, and related products worldwide at all locations except product procurement facilities, which are covered by requirements contained in the contract. Requirements for procurement needs may be derived from this document and included in contracts as necessary. This Standard includes policy and responsibilities derived from Executive Agency documents (see 1.3 below). The information contained relates to quality assurance where applicable (e.g., direct delivery to customers, destination acceptance, etc.). This Standard also contains Intra-Governmental Receipt Limits (IGRL). This Standard is available for download from ASSIST Online website: http://quicksearch.d
Applicability. Quality assurance (QA) is a planned and systematic pattern of all actions necessary to provide confidence that adequate technical requirements are established; products and services conform to established technical requirements; and satisfactory performance is achieved. For the Government, Contract Quality Assurance (CQA) is a method to determine if a supplier of products and/or services fulfilled its contract obligations pertaining to products and/or services provided. It includes all actions required to ensure the Government is receiving the proper products and/or services. By common usage, CQA responsibility is fulfilled when the product or service is accepted by the Government and the product no longer belongs to the contractor or the service is complete. Quality surveillance (QS), as used herein, is the aggregate of measures (blending, stock rotation, sampling, etc.) used to determine and maintain the quality of product receipts and Government-owned bulk petroleum products to the degree necessary to ensure that such products are suitable for their intended use. A vigilant quality surveillance program, implemented by properly trained personnel, is necessary to protect product quality and the interests of the Government. Policy and procedures discussed for QS on receiving Government-owned fuel apply to Military Service acceptance requirements for fuels purchased by DLA Energy under the Bulk and Direct Delivery program groups.
The purpose of this Standard is to establish common requirements for maintaining quality during the receiving, storing and issuing of Government-owned bulk and packaged petroleum products and... View More
The purpose of this Standard is to establish common requirements for maintaining quality during the receiving, storing and issuing of Government-owned bulk and packaged petroleum products and coal. This Standard is military-unique because it covers internal Government procedures for the handling and storage of Government-owned fuels under conditions not found in the commercial world, such as long term storage and special testing requirements.View Less