Governmental Notices: October 17-23 2015

Attached is our update of governmental notices that may be of interest to the membership and trade. Among the items in this issue are links to:

APHIS’ Rule addressing Imports of Fresh Peppers from Ecuador and Notices regarding Importation Authorization for Fresh Pitahaya from Israel and Requests for Comments concerning the Importation of Citrus from Peru and adding Croatia to the lists of regions that are considered free of foot-and-mouth disease, rinderpest, and swine vesicular disease, and to the list of regions considered free or low risk for classical swine fever;

CPSC’s Proposed Rules addressing the Safety Standard for Children’s Folding Chairs & Stools and for Infant Bouncer Seats;

CBP’s Notice of a Final Determination regarding Certain Billiards Tables and various notices regarding the National Customs Automation Program, such as a Revenue Test of Automated Entry Summary Types 51 and 52 and Certain Modes of Transportation and a Correction regarding an earlier notice for the Automated Commercial Environment Export Manifest for Vessel Cargo Test, the current Bulletin with a Comment Request and Extension of Import Restrictions on Certain Categories of Archaeological Material From the Pre-Hispanic Cultures of the Republic of Nicaragua, as well as Updates and ABI messages;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

FDA’s Rules concerning Medical Devices, Proposed Rule regarding Food Labeling and Notices addressing Guidance issues and Comment Requests, as well as upcoming Meetings;

FTC’s Proposed Consent Agreement;

FTZ Board current notices;

OFAC’s Notices of the Unblocking of Persons and Properties and Additional Designations under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act;

ITA and ITC Notices of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews: Results, Extensions, Amendments, etc., on products such as Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from the People’s Republic of China and Supercalendered Paper from Canada, as well as updates on various Investigations and an upcoming Trade Mission;

Presidential Administrative Orders regarding the; Continuation of National Emergency With Respect to Narcotics Traffickers in Colombia and in the Congo and the Delegation of Authority with respect to the Drafting & Submission of International Trade Data System Annual Report to Congress;

USTR’s Requests for Applications for Inclusion on the Chapter 19 Roster for the North American Free Trade Agreement; and,

California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, Dietary Supplements, Hexamine fuel tablets, PVC Rainwear and Rubber Handle/Selfie Stick.

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