Governmental Notices March 5-11, 2016

Attached is an update of governmental notices that may be of interest to our members and the trade among the items in this issue are links to:

 APHIS’ Updated Manual and Notice of International Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standard-Setting Activities as well as of a Comment Request;

CPSC’s Rule concerning its Statement of Enforcement Policy and General Conformity Certificates for Adult Wearing Apparel Exempt from Testing;

CBP’s current Bulletin with Final and Proposed Ruling Modifications / Revocations as well as Notices of Commercial Gauger and Laboratory Approvals, the Issuance of a Final Determination Concerning Certain Data Protection Software Products and Comment Requests, in addition to ABI messages and updates, including CBPs’ Notification of the increase in the De Minimis value from $200 to $800;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

FTC’s Notice of extending the comment period concerning Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries to June 3, 2016, as well as a Proposed Consent Agreement;

OFAC’s two new Sanction Actions;

FTZ Board current notices;

ITA and ITC Notices of Results, Extensions, Amendments, etc., on products such as Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof from the People’s Republic of China, as well as updates on various Investigations and new Determinations;

Presidential Administrative Orders concerning Iran;

USTR’s Reallocation of Unused Fiscal Year 2016 Tariff-Rate Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar

California’s latest Proposition 65 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, Brass Cooler Drains, Laundry Faucets and Sprinkler Heads; and,

Canada’s latest Recall / Alert notices.

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