Governmental Notices for August 11 through 17, 2018

In addition to notice of the USTR’s ending the Section 301 Exemption for U.S. Goods Returned after Repair, Alteration, Processing and Assembly Ends next week, the following governmental notices may be of interest to our members and the trade:

APHIS’ Rule regarding Conditions for Payment of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Indemnity Claims  ;

CPSC’s Comment Requests;

CBP’s Rule effective this week regarding the Refund of Alcohol Excise Tax, Notices of the Accreditations and Approval of and Laboratories, as well as Commercial Gaugers alone and Comment Requests, the current Bulletin with three Final / Proposed Ruling Modifications / Revocations, Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Subdermal Needle Electrodes, Notice of Availability of Updated Privacy Impact Assessment for the Southwest Border Pedestrian Exit Field Test and the latest ABI messages

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

FTC’s Official notice of the Rule, Adoption of Revised Guides: Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries;

FTZ Board current notices;

ITA & ITC Notices of the Administrative Review Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Investigations, Orders or Reviews, as well as updates on Determinations, Investigations and Complaints on merchandise such as Certain Lined Paper Products from India and Certain Plastic Decorative Ribbon from the People’s Republic of China;


Proclamation regarding Trade of Steel & Adjusting Imports Into the U.S;


USTR’s 2018 Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets, China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation and Public Hearing and Meeting notices;


California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, a certain Love Mug, Car Dash Cams With Polymer Components and Handbag with Small Plastic Purse; and,

Canada’s latest Consumer Alert & Recall notices.     

Members wishing to learn more about any of these items are encouraged to review details on the Gemini Member Site, or to contact the Gemini team.