Governmental Notices December 17th – 23rd, 2016

The following governmental notices that were posted this week may be of interest to our members and the trade:

APHIS’ Rules addressing the Importation of Lemons from Northwest Argentina;

CPSC’s Notice of Guidance for Industry and Staff concerning the Review of the Mattress Sets’ Standard for the Flammability Open Flame;

CBP’s Rule regarding the Regulatory Implementation of the Centers of Excellence and Expertise, Notices of the Accreditation and Approval of Commercial Gaugers and Laboratories, Electronic Visa Update System, the current Bulletin containing Decisions such as the Import Restrictions Imposed on Certain Archaeological Material From Egypt and Notices addressing issues such as Copyright, Trademark, and Trade Name Recordations & Comment Requests and additional Accreditation and Approval of Commercial Gaugers and Laboratories, as well as the latest ABI messages;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

F&W’s Public Bulletin addressing the ICITES Trade Suspensions and the U.S. Importer or Exporter;

OFAC’s Rule concerning Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations and latest Notice regarding the Blocking of Persons and Properties;

FTZ Board current notices;

ITA and ITC Notices of Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Investigations, Orders, or Reviews and updates on Determinations, Investigations and Complaints on items such as Certain Cased Pencils from the People’s Republic of China and Certain Foam Footwear;

USTR’s Determination of Trade Surplus on Certain Sugar and Syrup Goods and Sugar-Containing Products of Chile, Morocco, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Colombia, and Panama;

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.


Members wishing to learn more about any of these items should contact the Gemini team or consult the members page for a complete report