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Indiana State Department of Health

ISDH Home > Health and Human Services > Weights and Measures Program Weights and Measures Program

Program Overview

Welcome to the home page for the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Weights and Measures Program.  The Weights and Measures Program seeks to insure that consumers receive full measure when they purchase a product sold by weight, measure, or count, and that any statements on packaging which declares a weight or measure are accurate.  Accurate weights and measures are the basis for any quality control process used in industry.  Weights and Measures also regulates the manufacture, renovation, sterilization, and processing of bedding products, to protect consumers from unsanitary bedding, and to assure that they know what kind of material is utilized as fill.  All inspections are complaint based, and may include collection of bedding samples to assure that the filling used is sanitary and made of the material claimed on the information tag affixed thereto.

Contact the Program

Indiana State Department of Health
Division of Health Care Engineering and Measurement
2525 N Shadeland Avenue, D3
Indianapolis, IN 46219-1770

Program Manager
Larry Stump
lstump@isdh.in.gov
(317) 356-7078
(317) 351-2877 [Fax]

Directories

City and County Inspectors of Weights and Measures 

Employment Opportunities

Learn more about Employment Opportunities with the Indiana State Department of Health

Forms

Obtain a copy of the department’s current NVLAP certification, and NIST Certificate of Measurement Traceability, for its metrology laboratory.

Laws and Regulations

IC 16-41-32 Regulation of Lodging Facilities and Bedding Materials: Materials Used in Mattresses and Bedding 

IC 16-44-3  Inspection, Labeling, and Registration of Motor Fuel and Motor Fuel  Outlets

IC 24-6-3  State and Local Weights and Measures Program
 
410 IAC 12-1  Commercial Weighing and Measuring Devices

410 IAC 12-2  State Metrology Laboratory Fees

410 IAC 12.1 Motor Fuel

Program Information, Policies and Guidance

Fees

Fee schedule for calibration and/or tolerance testing of standards of mass, length, time, or volume.

Sanitary Bedding

Find out about the department’s program to assure sanitary bedding.

Reporting a Complaint

Report a complaint at wmstaff@isdh.in.gov.

Reports

Weights and Measures Annual Report for 2007-2008.