Governmental Notices December 10th – 16th, 2016

The following governmental notices that may be of interest to our members and the trade.  Among the items reported this week:


CPSC’s Proposed Rule concerning Safety Standard for Portable Generators;


CBP’s Rule regarding the Electronic Notice of Liquidation, Notices of the Accreditation and Approval of Commercial Gaugers and Laboratories, Automated Commercial Environments and National Customs Automation Program Tests, the latest two Bulletins containing Decisions such as the Extension of Import Restrictions Imposed on Certain Archaeological and Ethnological Material From Greece and Notices addressing issues such as The U.S. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Card Program, the Final Determination Concerning Country of Origin of Computer Notebook Hard Disk Drives and Comment Requests, as well as the latest ABI messages;


CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;


F&W’s Public Bulletin regarding the Issuance of Designated Port Exception Permits for Import at Non-Staffed Ports and ITDS;


OFAC’s latest Notices regarding the Blocking of Persons and Properties;


FTZ Board current notices;


ITA and ITC Notices of Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Investigations, Orders, or Reviews, including the Initiation of Administrative Reviews    and updates on Determinations, Investigations and Complaints on items such as Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China;


Presidential Administrative Order regarding Syria and the Arms Export Control Act Waiver to Support U.S. Special Operations to Combat Terrorism;


USTR’s Rule addressing the Production or Disclosure of Records, Information & Employee Testimony in Legal Proceedings;


California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, a Children’s Teenage Mutant Ninja T-shirt, Children’s Footwear,  Pocket Tools and various Fire Pits and Grills; and,


Canada’s latest Antidumping and Consumer Alert & Recall notices.


Please contact the Gemini team for more information on any of these items, or consult full details on the Gemini Members only page.