Governmental Notices and Information for February 16 through 22, 2019


In addition to notice advising that Canada – Manitoba Repeals the Bedding and Other Upholstered or Stuffed Articles Regulation, the following may be of interest to our members and the trade:

APHIS’ various Comment Requests regarding, e.g., the Importation of Baby Corn and Baby Carrots from Zambia and the Importation of Citrus from Peru;

Customs and Border Protection

Federal Register Notices of Accreditations and Approvals of Commercial Gaugers and Laboratories and Comment Requests on topics such as Canadian Border Boat Landing Permit, its current Bulletin, with notice of six Ruling Revocations / Modifications, two Final Determinations, additional Accreditations and Approvals and Copyright, Trademark, and Trade Name Recordations, as well as the latest CSMS notices, such as CSMS 19-000080 providing a reminder that filing of Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act drawback claims will become mandatory on February 24, 2019, at which time all drawback claims must be filed electronically in ACE;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

OFAC’s Notices of Names added to OFAC’s Foreign Sanctions Evaders List;

FTZ Board current notices;

ITA & ITC Administrative Reviews, Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Investigations, Orders or Reviews, as well as updates on Determinations, Investigations and Complaints on merchandise such as Rubber Bands from the People’s Republic of China and Certain Semiconductor Devices, Integrated Circuits & Consumer Products Containing the Same;

Presidential Proclamation Addressing U.S. Southern Border; Declaration of National Emergency;

California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, a certain shower curtains, Hardware Tape Measures and hand care bags; 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.