Governmental Notices and Information for February 23 through March 1, 2019.



In addition to CBP’s advice in CSMS 19-000095 UPDATE- Section 301 Increased Duties Postponed, the following may be of interest to our members and the trade:

Customs and Border Protection

Federal Register Notices of Final Determination regarding Various Stimulating Probes and Comment Requests, its latest Bulletin with notices of its recent Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee meeting and Change Of Location For Public meeting:21st Century Customs Framework, as well as the latest CSMS notices, such as CSMS 19-000100 Enforcement dates for In-bond and ISF-5;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

USA Legislation Updates: BPA in Consumer Products

Health Canada Proposal to Amend the Tents Regulations and the Toys Regulations

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

FTZ Board current notices;


F&W Bulletin advising that Wood bison (trophies, products, etc.) imported into, or exported from, the United States on or after January 2, 2017 are required to have an accompanying Threatened species permit issued by the USFWS Division of Management Authority upon import or export;

ITA & ITC Monthly notice advising of the Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, as well as general notices of Administrative Reviews, Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Investigations, Orders or Reviews, as well as updates on Determinations, Investigations and Complaints on merchandise such as Certain Plastic Decorative Ribbon from the People’s Republic of China and Certain Batteries and Electrochemical Devices Containing Composite Separators, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same;

California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, a certain Toiletry Bag, Bluetooth Headphones and eye masks; 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.