Governmental Notices for September 23 through 29, 2017

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

CPSC’s Notices of a Guidance document concerning Hazardous Additive, Non-Polymeric Organohalogen Flame Retardants in Certain Consumer Products and a Comment Request regarding the Safety Standard for Bicycle Helmets;

CBP’s Rules regarding Changes to In-Bond Process that take effect November 27, 2017 and Import Restrictions affecting Archaeological and Ecclesiastical Ethnological Materials From Guatemala, Notices of the Accreditations and Approvals of Commercial Gaugers and Laboratories, its current Customs Bulletin providing Decision 17-10 (Waiver of Passport and Visa Requirements Due to an Unforeseen Emergency) and Notices concerning Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs and of additional Accreditations and Approvals of Commercial Gaugers and Laboratories, as well as, the latest ABI messages including one that provides instructions & related information for entering GSP eligible goods during a lapse of the GSP program to accommodate duty refunds upon the program’s reinstatement;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

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

 FTZ Board current notices;

ITA and ITC 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 LED Lighting Devices, LED Power Supplies, and Components Thereof and Certain Basketball Backboard Components and Products Containing Same and an upcoming Trade Mission;

USTR’s Notices of the Request for Comments regarding the 2017 Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review of Colombia and the Proposed Renegotiation of North American Free Trade Agreement, as well as a Comment Request concerning an upcoming Meeting to address Implementation of the United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Environment Chapter;

PRESIDENTIAL Administrative and Executive Orders;

California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, certain Food Products, Armrest Pads, and Soft plastic fishing lures; 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.