Governmental Notices for January 20 through 26, 2018


The following governmental notices may be of interest to our members and the trade, including links to:

CPSC’s Rule and Comment Request concerning the Revision of Determinations Regarding Certain Plastics under the Prohibition of Children’s Toys and Child Care Articles Containing Specified Phthalates, that removes some phthalates from the statutory prohibition and adds others;

CBP’s Bulletin containing various Comment Requests and latest ABI messages, including information about its deployment of ACE;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

FTC’s amendment of the Rules and Regulations under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act, deleting the requirement that an owner of a registered word trademark, used as a house mark, furnish the FTC with a copy of the mark’s registration with the USPTO before using the mark on labels;

OFAC’s Notice of the Unblocking of Persons and Properties;

FTZ Board current notice;

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

California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, a Travel Necessities 7 Piece Travel Bottle Set and a certain Chair Protector; and,

Canada’s latest Antidumping and 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.