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Section 301 List 3 Batch 11 Product Exclusions

On March 20, 2020, The United States Trade Representative published another set of exclusions for Section 301 List 3 imports from China.  This is the eleventh batch of exclusions for Section 301 List 3.   The product exclusions will apply retroactively from September 24, 2018 and expire on August 7, 2020.  As set out in the Annex, the exclusions are reflected in one 10-digit HTSUS subheading, which covers one exclusion request, and 176 specially prepared product descriptions, which over 202 separate exclusion requests.

ection 301 List 3 Product Exclusions

Any importer that has imported the following products on or after September 24, 2018 should apply for a refund from U.S. Customs.  The exclusions are available for any product that meets the description in the Annex, regardless of whether the importer filed an exclusion request.

To request a refund of Section 301 duties paid on previous imports of products granted duty exclusions by the USTR, importers may file a Post Summary Correction (PSC) if within the PSC filing time frame. If the entry is beyond the PSC filing time frame, importers may protest the liquidation.

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The HTS Number and Products include:

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  • 7002.10.2000
  • Tilapias, frozen, each weighing not more than 115 g (0304.61.0000)
  • Shells of oysters (Crassostrea angulate) (0508.00.0000)
  • Honeydew melon seeds (1207.70.0075)
  • Hot pepper seeds, of a kind used for sowing (1209.91.6090)
  • F1 hybrid pumpkin seeds, oval in shape, with a white outer husk, measuring not more than 10 mm, of a kind used for sowing (1209.91.8055)
  • Eggplant seeds, of a kind used for sowing (1209.91.8090)
  • Endive seeds, of a kind used for sowing ( 1209.91.8090)
  • Gourd seeds, of a kind used for sowing (1209.91.8090)
  • Tomatillo seeds, of a kind used for sowing (1209.91.8090)
  • Crabmeat of red swimming crabs (Portunus haanii) packed fresh and pasteurized or frozen in airtight containers (1605.10.2059)
  • Synthetic silica gel, in amorphous granules, of a kind used as a catalyst support (2811.22.1000)
  • α-Naphthol (CAS number 90-15-3) (2907.15.1000)
  • Glyoxal (CAS No. 107-22-2) (2912.19.3000)
  • (2-Hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)phenylmethanone (CAS No. 131-57-7) (Oxybenzone (INN)) and (2-Hydroxy-4-octoxyphenyl)phenylmethanone (CAS No. 1843-05-6) (Octabenzone (INN)) (2914.50.3000)
  • 2,2-Dichloroacetyl chloride (CAS No. 79-36-7) (2915.40.5050)
  • Sodium adipate (1,4-butanedicarboxylic acid, disodium salt) (IUPAC name: disodium hexanedioate) (CAS No. 7486-38-6) (2917.12.5000)
  • 4-Aminophenol (CAS No. 123-30-8) (2922.29.8190)
  • Diuron (IUPAC name: 3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea) (CAS No. 330-54- 1) (2924.21.1600)
  • 2-((3-Fluoro-4-(methylcarbamoyl)-phenyl)amino)-2-methylpropanoic acid (CAS No. 1289942-66-0) (2924.29.7100)
  • 3,4-Difluorobenzonitrile (CAS No. 64248-62-0) (2926.90.4300)
  • Octocrylene (IUPAC name: 2-ethylhexyl 2-cyano-3,3-diphenylprop-2-enoate) (CAS No. 6197-30-4) (2926.90.4801)
  • 3-Cyclopentylacrylonitrile (IUPAC name: (E)-3-Cyclopentylprop-2-enenitrile) (CAS No. 591769-05-0) (2926.90.5050)
  • Acetonitrile (CAS No. 75-05-8) (2926.90.5050)
  • N-(n-Butyl)thiophosphoric triamide (IUPAC name: N-Diaminophosphinothioylbutan1-amine) (CAS No. 94317-64-3) (2929.90.5090)
  • (4-Chloro-2-fluoro-3-methoxyphenyl) boronic acid (CAS No. 944129-07-1) (2931.90.3000)
  • 2-Phosphonobutane-1,2,4-tricarboxylic acid and its salts (CAS #40372-66-5) (2931.90.7000)
  • Clothianidin technical (CAS No. 210880-92-5) (IUPAC name: E-1-[(2-Chloro-1,3- thiazol-5-yl)methyl]-3-methyl-2-nitroguanidine) (2934.10.9000)
  • 2-Mercaptobenzothiazole (CAS No. 149-30-4) (2934.20.1500)
  • Flux powder consisting wholly of inorganic substances, including but not limited to silicon dioxide, titanium oxide, manganese oxide, aluminum oxide, and calcium fluoride, for submerged arc welding (3810.90.2000)
  • Chitosan (CAS No. 9012-76-4) (3913.90.2090)
  • Boxes, cases, crates or similar articles of plastics certified under UN (United Nations) standard 4H2 as suitable for the conveyance of lithium ion batteries and equipment powered by lithium ion batteries (3923.10.9000)
  • Parts of fences fabricated from profile shapes of heading 3916 (3925.90.0000)
  • Gaskets, washers and other seals (other than O-rings) of silicone plastic, each weighing at least 5 g but not more than 400 g (3926.90.4590)
  • Hoses of vulcanized rubber other than hard rubber, not reinforced or otherwise combined with other materials, without fittings, each weighing at least 10 g but not more than 1,000 g and measuring at least 2 cm but not more than 500 cm in length (4009.11.0000)
  • Hoses of vulcanized rubber other than hard rubber, reinforced or otherwise combined only with textile materials, without fittings (4009.31.0000)
  • Hoses of vulcanized rubber other than hard rubber, reinforced or otherwise combined with materials other than metals or textiles, without fittings (4009.41.0000)
  • New tubeless pneumatic tires of rubber having a “herring-bone” tread and a tire ply rating of 6R, measuring not more than 61 cm in outside diameter and at least 20.3 cm but not more than 25.4 cm in width, for mounting on a rim measuring 35.6 cm in diameter (4011.90.1010)
  • New radial pneumatic tires of rubber, each with an 8 ply rating, measuring not more than 67 cm in outside diameter and at least 22 cm but not over 28 cm in width, suitable for mounting on a rim measuring 30.5 cm in diameter (4011.90.2010)
  • New radial pneumatic tires of rubber, measuring 66 cm or more but not exceeding 82 cm in diameter, and 22 cm or more but not exceeding 39 cm in width, with steel internal carcass and sidewalls reinforced with three belts (4011.90.2010)
  • New bias-ply pneumatic tires of rubber, with a 6 ply rating, each measuring at least 61 cm but not more than 62 cm in diameter, and at least 20 cm but not more than 31 cm in width, suitable for mounting on a rim measuring 30.5 cm in diameter (4011.90.8010)
  • Compression molded floor mats for golf carts, of vulcanized rubber other than hard rubber or cellular rubber, each measuring not more than 1,038 mm by 605 mm (4016.91.0000)
  • Grommets, vibration dampers, and similar protective separators, of molded ethylenepropylene-non-conjugated diene monomer rubber (EPDM), each weighing not more than 2.27 kg, of a kind used in motorcycles or personal watercraft (PWC) (4016.99.6050)
  • Backpacks and duffel bags with an outer surface of a blend of hemp and organic cotton, each measuring not less than 38 cm by 30 cm by 15 cm and not more than 36 cm by 72 cm by 34 cm (4202.92.2000)
  • Backpacks with outer surface of textile materials of man-made fibers, each measuring at least 35 cm but not more than 75 cm in height, at least 19 cm but not more than 34 cm in width, and at least 5 cm but not more than 26 cm in depth (4202.92.3120)
  • Fishing tackle bags of man-made fibers, each measuring at least 5 cm but not more than 17 cm in width, at least 23 cm but not more than 27 cm in height and at least 37 cm but not more than 43 cm in depth, with a shoulder strap and carrying handles (4202.92.3131) 47) Surfboard covers, each with an outer surface of polyester, weighing at least 0.85 kg but not more than 6 kg, measuring at least 150 cm but not more than 307 cm in height and at least 55 cm but not more than 66 cm in width (4202.92.3131)
  • Tote bags with outer surface of man-made fibers, with handles, with printing on front and back, each bag measuring more than 20 cm but not more than 36 cm in width and more than 22 cm but not more than 39 cm in height, with a gusset measuring not more than 16 cm (4202.92.3131)
  • Bags with outer surface of textile materials of man-made fibers, each with a base of plastics and a coil zipper, weighing 0.22 kg or more but not over 4.6 kg, shaped to fit powersports vehicles (including but not limited to off-road vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles and motorcycles) (4202.92.9100)
  • Pouches and tool holsters of woven man-made fibers, each measuring at least 13 cm but not more than 19 cm in height, at least 4 cm but not more than 11 cm in width and at least 3 cm but not more than 5 cm in depth, valued not over $16 each, designed to fit over the wearer’s belt or attach to belt loops to provide hands-free carrying of mobile phones, tools, flashlights and articles of similar size (4202.92.9100)
  • Gun cases (boots) of plastics, each with interior padding, dust-proof and waterresistant shell and steel brackets for mounting (4202.99.9000)
  • Women’s, girls’, and infants’ pants, skirts and dresses, of polyurethane-coated leather of swine or of polyurethane-coated composition leather of swine (4203.10.4095)
  • Printed cartons, boxes or cases of corrugated paper or paperboard, other than sanitary food or beverage containers (4819.10.0040)
  • Notebooks of paper or paperboard, each incorporating a plastic toy building block on the cover, measuring at least 13 cm but not more than 16 cm on the short side, at least 15 cm but not more than 22 cm on the long side and at least 1 cm but not more than 3 cm in thickness, with at least 192 but no more than 352 ruled or blank pages (4820.10.2060)
  • Plates, bowls or cups of molded or pressed bamboo pulp, each weighing at least 3 g but not more than 92 g (4823.70.0020)
  • Clamshell containers, pizza pans, lids, compartmentalized and other trays of molded or pressed bamboo pulp, each weighing at least 3 g but not more than 95 g (4823.70.0040)
  • Yarn of cashmere or camel hair, carded but not combed, not put up for retail sale (5108.10.8000)
  • Polyester filament tow, weighing at least 225 ktex but not more than 275 ktex (5501.20.0000)
  • Polypropylene fiber tow weighing at least 225 ktex but not more than 275 ktex (5501.40.0000)
  • Textile fabrics of woven polyester or of a blend of cotton and polyester, coated on one side with expanded polyurethane which comprises more than 70 percent of the total weight of the product, the entire thickness of the fabric measuring at least 0.8 mm but not more than 1.22 mm in thickness and weighing at least 350 g/m² or more but not more than 425 g/m² (5903.20.2000)
  • Circular single knitted fabric, containing by weight 96 percent polyester and 4 percent spandex, dyed (6006.32.0080)
  • Freestanding bathtubs carved from solid marble blocks, not laminated or glued, each with dimensions not over 215 cm by 125 cm by 70 cm and weighing not more than 1,600 kg (6802.91.1500)
  • Sinks and sink pedestals of marble for bathroom and kitchen use, each measuring not more than 110 cm by 95 cm by 95 cm and weighing not more than 415 kg (6802.91.1500)
  • Worked monumental or building stone articles of genuine geological granite, birdbaths, benches, fountains, and fire pits (6802.93.0090)
  • Sandstone known as brown wave, of a kind used in outdoor living spaces, containing one textured side and up to four chiseled edges with a density of 2,750 kg/m3 (6802.99.0060)
  • Sandstone with a flamed finish on one side and a length of 200 mm or more but not over 3,100 mm, a width of 100 mm or more but not over 1,380 mm and a thickness of 30 mm or more but not over 180 mm (6802.99.0060)
  • Figurines and statuettes of agglomerated stone, each measuring at least 100 mm but not more than 310 mm in height and weighing at least 0.1 kg but not more than 2.1 kg (6810.99.0080)
  • Synthetic graphite, in the form of rounds measuring at least 5 cm but not more than 153 cm in diameter and at least 25 cm but not more than 204 cm in length, or rectangles measuring at least 40 cm but not more than 61 cm in width, at least 40 cm but not more than 94 cm in height, and 152 cm or more but not more than 280 cm in length (6815.10.0100)
  • Articles of ceramics, other than porcelain or china, having a hardness equivalent of 9 or more on the Mohs scale, machined to shape, weighing not more than 2.4 kg and measuring not more than 45.5 cm by 3.1 cm by 8.9 cm (6909.12.0000)
  • Inert ceramic rings and spheres, of a kind used for bed grading in mixed-layered filtering and purification columns (6909.19.5095)
  • Screen protectors of tempered safety glass, with adhesive on one side, in rectangular sheets having rounded corners, each measuring at least 55 mm by 120 mm but no more than 212 mm by 278 mm and at least 0.51 mm but no more than 0.55 mm in thickness (7007.19.0000)
  • Sheets of tempered safety glass, coated with silicone oxide, having a surface area of less than 2.5 m2 , designed to be placed over solar cell panels for protection from external damage (7007.19.0000)
  • Windshields of laminated safety glass, of a size and shape for vehicles, each weighing at least 10.9 kg but not over 15.4 kg (7007.21.1010)
  • Rear-view mirrors for vehicles, composed of stainless steel, aluminum, glass filled nylon, polyethylene, and acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, each weighing at least 500 g but not more than 1 kg, with mirrors measuring at least 180 mm but not more than 400 mm in length (7009.10.0000)
  • Rear-view mirrors for vehicles, each consisting of a multi-curvature convex glass mirror, a steel case and a heating element (7009.10.0000)
  • Replacement kits for rear-view mirrors for vehicles, each consisting of a multicurvature convex mirror, a gasket and a heating element (7009.10.0000)
  • Windows of stainless steel incorporating tempered glass, each fitted with a rubber gasket that provides a water-tight seal when closed, designed for installation in ships and boats of chapter 89 (7308.30.1000)
  • Steel tanks, each of a capacity of at least 477 liters but not over 23,848 liters and weighing at least 100 kg but not more than 2,250 kg, whether or not lined or heat insulated, but not fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment (7309.00.0030)
  • Square-shaped barrels of stainless steel, each with slatted sides and a maximum capacity of 228 liters (7310.10.0010) 80) Skid chains of steel, with links measuring not over 8 mm in diameter, to fit off-road vehicle tires measuring 63 cm or more but not over 67 cm in diameter (7315.20.1000)
  • Steel cooking grates comprising parts of stoves and ranges, each weighing not less than 1 kg, measuring not less than 40 cm in length, not less than 48 cm in width, and not less than 5 cm in height (7321.90.1000)
  • Bird feeders, predominantly of iron or steel, with glass elements, each feeder measuring at least 25 cm but not more than 36 cm in height, and weighing at least 0.6 kg but not more than 1.4 kg (7323.99.9080)
  • Parts of showers, comprising shower wand adjustable slide bars, of stainless steel, with or without finishes of other metals, each weighing 0.44 kg or less, measuring at least 48.3 cm but not more than 91.5 cm in length and at least 1.9 cm but not more than 2.6 cm in diameter (7324.90.0000)
  • Shower arms of stainless steel, with or without finishes of other metals, threaded at both ends, each weighing not less than 0.08 kg but not more than 0.35 kg, measuring at least 15 cm but not more than 64 cm in length and not more than 2 cm in diameter (7324.90.0000)
  • Carabiners of stainless steel, not suitable for climbing applications (7326.90.8688)
  • Housings of steel designed for oil or natural gas wellheads, each with threaded or welded bottom and threaded top, each weighing at least 284 kg but not more than 1,200 kg, measuring at least 52 cm but not more than 105 cm in length, at least 42 cm but not more than 60 cm in outer diameter, with a bore diameter of not less than 20 cm (7326.90.8688)
  • Tubing heads of steel for oil or natural gas wellheads, each measuring at least 39 cm but not more than 107 cm in length, at least 57 cm but not more than 78 cm in outer diameter, with a bore diameter of not less than 13 cm (7326.90.8688)
  • Escutcheons of brass, with or without other metal finishes, each weighing not more than 0.5 kg, measuring not more than 23 cm by 23 cm by 3 cm, designed as trim around faucets or shower fixtures (7419.99.5010)
  • Faucet parts, of brass, designed for holding the aerator, each not over 4 cm in height (7419.99.5010)
  • Shower arms of brass, each for connecting the showerhead to the water supply (7419.99.5010)
  • Carabiners of aluminum, not suitable for climbing applications (7616.99.5190)
  • Key rings of zinc, with leather adornment (7907.00.6000)
  • Kits of auger bits for woodworking of high carbon steel (with cutting part containing by weight over 0.2 percent of chromium, molybdenum, or tungsten or over 0.1 percent of vanadium), each bit measuring not less than 0.95 cm but not more than 3.81 cm in diameter and not less than 15.24 cm but not more than 45.72 cm in length (8207.50.2070)
  • Kits of spade bit blades of high carbon steel (with cutting part not containing by weight over 0.2 percent of chromium, molybdenum, or tungsten or over 0.1 percent of vanadium), each bit measuring at least 0.635 cm but not more than 3.81 cm in diameter and at least 15.24 cm but not more than 45.72 cm in length (8207.50.6000)
  • Castors with mountings of steel with wheels of rubber or plastic, each having a wheel diameter (including tires) of more than 60 mm but less than 210 mm (8302.20.0000)
  • Mountings and fittings suitable for motor vehicles of iron or steel, of aluminum or of zinc, other than pneumatic cylinders (8302.30.3060)
  • Cleats and chocks of stainless steel for boats and ships (8302.49.6055)
  • Screen door cross bars of aluminum, each adjustable, measuring at least 53 cm but not more than 74 cm in length, weighing not more than 0.6 kg, with polypropylene end caps (8302.49.6085)
  • Pistons of cast aluminum, of a kind used in spark-ignition internal combustion piston engines for vehicles of heading 8703, each measuring 73 mm in diameter and 45 mm in height (8409.91.5085)
  • Cylinder heads of aluminum for motorcycle engines, each weighing at least 3.6 kg but not more than 6.4 kg (8409.91.9990)
  • Cooling medium pumps for internal combustion piston engines of the motor vehicles of headings 8703 or 8704 (8413.30.9090)
  • Stationary air compressors (not reciprocating, not rotary), each powered by 12 V DC motor, with maximum output pressure of 1.04 MPa and maximum output volume of 57 liters/min, weighing not more than 6 kg, with braided output leader hose and oneway check valve attached to the cylinder head (8414.80.1680)
  • Hydraulic jacks of a kind for raising vehicles, with a lifting capacity of not more than 550 kg (8425.42.0000)
  • Hydraulic lifts of steel weighing not more than 30 kg, comprising a base, two lift arms and a hydraulic bottle jack, with a weight limit of not more than 250 kg (8425.42.0000)
  • Screw jacks and scissor jacks, each comprising a base, two lift arms and adjustable wheel pads, weighing at least 22 kg but not more than 42 kg, with a weight limit of not more than 342 kg (8425.49.0000)
  • Bandsaws for working wood, bench top, each valued under $1,000, with 115 V motor, measuring not more than 88 cm in height, not more than 54 cm in width and not more than 42 cm in depth, weighing not more than 36 kg with a cutting capacity not exceeding 36 cm in width (8465.91.0064)
  • Bandsaws for working wood, floor standing, each valued under $1,000, with 115 V motor, measuring not more than 190 cm in height, at least 63 cm but not more than 88 cm in width and at least 63 cm but not more than 66 cm in depth, weighing at least 99 kg but not more than 130 kg with a cutting capacity not exceeding 36 cm in width (8465.91.0064)
  • Bandsaws for working wood, valued under $1,000 each, floor standing, with 115 V motor, measuring not over 190 cm in height, at least 63 cm but not more than 88 cm in width and at least 63 cm but not more than 66 cm in depth, weighing at least 99 kg but not more than 130 kg with a cutting capacity not exceeding 36 cm in width (8465.91.0064)
  • Straps for securing articles, each consisting of a polyester webbing strap of a width not exceeding 26 mm with steel hooks at the ends and a ratchet mechanism for tightening the strap, in lengths not over 2.5 m (8479.89.9499)
  • Handwheel-operated gate valves of forged steel, each measuring at least 37 cm but not more than 102 cm in width (at the circular connector flanges) and at least 55 cm but not more than 288 cm in height (from the bottom of the valve to the top of the handwheel), having a bore measuring at least 5 cm but not more than 18 cm in diameter, weighing at least 79 kg but not more than 3,015 kg (8481.80.3055)
  • Camshafts designed for use solely or principally with spark-ignition internal combustion piston engines for off-road vehicles and snowmobiles (8483.10.1030)
  • Crankshafts designed for use with diesel engines having a displacement of not more than 12 liters (8483.10.3050)
  • Toothed wheels and sprockets other than chain sprockets for motorcycles, off-road vehicles and snowmobiles constituting an integral component of an engine or motor (8483.90.5090)
  • Single phase AC electric motors (other than gear motors), of an output of 56 W or more but not exceeding 69 W, each measuring no more than 9 cm in length and no more than 11.5 cm in diameter, weighing no more than 2 kg, in a housing of base metals, with a switch (8501.40.2040)
  • Single-phase AC electric motors incorporating permanent split capacitors, each of an output range of 367 W or more but not exceeding 565 W, operating at not less than 115 V of alternating current (VAC) but not more than 230 VAC, capable of operating while submerged in water, each weighing at least 7 kg but not more than 11 kg, measuring not more than 10 cm in diameter and at least 22 cm but not exceeding 34 cm in length (8501.40.4040)
  • Single-phase AC electric motors, other than gear motors, incorporating permanent split capacitors, each of an output range of 746 W or more but not exceeding 1.13 kW, operating at not less than 115 V of alternating current (VAC) but not more than 250 VAC, capable of operating while submerged in water, each weighing at least 9 kg but not more than 12.5 kg, measuring not more than 10 cm in diameter and at least 25 cm but not exceeding 36 cm in length (8501.40.6040)
  • Battery chargers designed to charge the batteries in electrically powered golf carts and similar utility vehicles for a voltage not exceeding 48 V, measuring no more than 20 cm in width, 30 cm in length, and 15 cm in height (8504.40.9550)
  • Static converters, each with input voltage range of 10 V or more but not exceeding 26 V and a power output range of at least 5 A but not more than 240 A, weighing not more than 23 kg (8504.40.9550)
  • Inductors, each with inductance of 22 microhenrys (µH), a tolerance of no greater than 20 percent, with a DC resistance of 198 milliohms (mΩ) and a DC current of 1.9 A (8504.50.8000)
  • Inductors, each with inductance of 220 microhenrys (µH), a tolerance of no greater than 20 percent, with a DC resistance of 550 milliohms (mΩ) and a DC current of 510 milliamps (mA) (8504.50.8000)
  • Inductors, each with inductance of 470 microhenrys (µH), a tolerance of no greater than 20 percent, with a DC resistance of 700 milliohms (mΩ) and a DC current of 540 milliamps (mA) (8504.50.8000)
  • Lead-acid storage batteries, 12 V, of a kind used in starting piston engines, each measuring not more than 167 cm in height, at least 91 cm but not more than 92 cm in width and weighing at least 4.8 kg but not more than 5.3 kg (8507.10.0030)
  • Ignition coils for spark-ignition or compression-ignition engines of a kind designed to be mounted in powersports vehicles, including off-road vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles and motorcycles (8511.30.0080)
  • Lighting equipment designed for illuminating the interior of the vehicles of subheading 8701.20 or heading 8702, 8703, 8704, 8705 or 8711 incorporating LED lamps, each measuring not more than 128 mm by 75 mm by 36 mm (8512.20.2040)
  • Color television cameras of a kind used with vehicle displays (8525.80.3010)
  • Radiobroadcast receiver kits, each comprising a radiobroadcast receiver not capable of operating without an external source of power, the foregoing of a kind used in motor vehicles, not combined with sound recording or reproducing apparatus, incorporating an FM only or AM/FM only tuner, two speakers measuring not more than 135 mm in diameter, a 45 W 4-channel amplifier and an external antenna (8527.29.4000)
  • Indicator panels incorporating segmented liquid crystal devices (LCDs) suitable for use in motor vehicles and designed to display a limited number of characters or icons, each panel measuring not more than 99 mm in width and not more than 61 mm in height (8531.20.0020)
  • Indicator panels incorporating LEDs, designed for use in medical infusion equipment (8531.20.0040)
  • Printed circuit boards, with a base of glass reinforced epoxy laminate material that is compliant with NEMA grade FR-4 fire resistance, not flexible, with 10 layers, designed for use in a flow meter, and measuring not more than 6.35 cm by 6.35 cm by 0.1575 cm (8534.00.0020)
  • Printed circuit board, 2 layers, LED left-handed tail light, of FR-4 woven fiberglass cloth with a flame resistant epoxy resin binder with a glass transition temperature of 150 degrees C, with not more than 0.03 kg of copper (8534.00.0095)
  • Printed circuit board, 2 layers, LED left-handed tail stop light, of FR-4 woven fiberglass cloth with a flame resistant epoxy resin binder, with not more than 0.03 kg of copper (8534.00.0095)
  • Printed circuit board, 2 layers, LED right-handed tail stop light, of FR-4 woven fiberglass cloth with a flame resistant epoxy resin binder, with not more than 0.03 kg of copper (8534.00.0095) 133) Printed circuit board, 2 layers, overhead council assembly of FR-4 woven fiberglass cloth with a flame resistant epoxy resin binder, with not more than 0.03 kg of copper, with lead free HASL finish (8534.00.0095)
  • Printed circuit board, 2 layers, overhead council unit, of FR-4 woven fiberglass cloth with a flame resistant epoxy resin binder, with lead free HASL finish (8534.00.0095)
  • Printed circuit board, 2 layers, with high- or low-side driver pulse width modulation, of FR-4 woven fiberglass cloth with a flame resistant epoxy resin binder with a glass transition temperature of 150 degrees C with not more than 0.03 kg of copper (8534.00.0095)
  • Printed circuit board, 4 layers, rear view mirror utilized, of FR-4 woven fiberglass cloth with a flame resistant epoxy resin binder, with not more than 0.03 kg of copper (8534.00.0095)
  • Printed circuit boards, formed as 2 layers, DS video mirror of FR-4 woven fiberglass cloth with a flame resistant epoxy resin binder with a glass transition temperature of 150 degrees C with not more than 0.03 kg of copper (8534.00.0095)
  • Digital sound processing apparatus capable of connecting to a wired or wireless network for the mixing of sound, each capable of mixing 16, 24, 32 or 64 channel, each measuring not more than 17 cm in height, not more than 60 cm in depth, and not more than 83 cm in width (8543.70.9100)
  • Electric conductors, for a voltage not exceeding 1,000 V, with stranded 18-gauge copper wire and SPT-2 outer insulation, with either a 2-prong polarized plug or a 3- prong grounded plug on one end, such plugs with an integrated non-replaceable fuse, such conductors measuring at least 210 cm but not more than 250 cm in length (8544.42.9090)
  • Bumpers of steel or aluminum, other than stampings, for off-road vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705 (8708.10.3050)
  • Vent insulators to fit a standard vent opening of 35.56 cm by 35.56 cm on a recreational vehicle, each composed of foam encased in polyester fleece fabric, whether or not also featuring reflective foil (8708.29.5060)
  • Road wheels of steel for vehicles of heading 8703, each measuring at least 32 cm but not more than 37 cm in diameter, at least 11 cm but not more than 21 cm in width and weighing at least 5.2 kg but not over 6.7 kg (8708.70.4560)
  • Road wheels of steel for vehicles of heading 8703, each measuring at least 37 cm but not more than 46 cm in diameter and at least 19 cm but not over 26 cm in width (8708.70.4560)
  • Wheel spacers of aluminum for the motor vehicles of heading 8703, measuring at least 25 mm but not more than 45 mm in thickness (8708.70.6060)
  • Parts of suspension systems of off-road vehicles of headings 8701 through 8705 and snowmobiles of heading 8703 (8708.80.6590)
  • Torque rods, also known as torque arms, radius rods or radius arms (8708.80.6590)
  • Radiators of aluminum, each measuring at least 335 mm but not more than 630 mm in length, at least 167.5 mm but not more than 355 mm in width, and at least 37.5 mm but not more than 60 mm in height (8708.91.5000)
  • Mufflers and exhaust pipes for all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and snowmobiles of heading 8703 (8708.92.5000)
  • Steering boxes and steering columns of steel for all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) of heading 8703 and other off-road vehicles (8708.94.5000)
  • Parts of the motor vehicles of headings 8701, 8702, 8704 and 8705, consisting of housings of cast iron for steering gears, each weighing not more than 20 kg, measuring at least 11 cm but not more than 29 cm in length, at least 9 cm but not more than 19 cm in width, and at least 14 cm but not more than 24 cm in height (8708.94.7000)
  • Steering cylinder heads of cast iron for motor vehicles of chapter 87, each weighing at least 1 kg but not more than 3 kg (8708.94.7000)
  • Housing covers (with or without bearings) of carbon steel for steering gears of the motor vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705 (except for tractors other than road tractors) (8708.94.7550)
  • Pitman arm retainers of carbon steel designed for steering gears for the vehicles of heading 8701, 8702, 8704, or 8705, other than steering gears for tractors for agricultural use but including those for road tractors (8708.94.7550)
  • Castings of aluminum for hub lock assemblies of motor vehicles of heading 8703 (8708.99.6890)
  • Shift lever weldments, sprockets, shafts, bearing carriers, and rod shifters, all the foregoing being parts of power trains for the motor vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705 (8708.99.6890)
  • Covers for automobile seats or passenger compartments, of textile fabric, with or without fastening hardware, presented separately or in sets put up for retail sale (8708.99.8180)
  • Intercooler pipes of cast aluminum, each weighing at least 0.37 kg but not more than 0.643 kg (8708.99.8180)
  • Racks designed to fit into receiver hitches of vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705, for transporting bicycles (8708.99.8180)
  • Trailer hitch kits of alloy steel or carbon steel, for the vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705, other than tractors, except including road tractors (8708.99.8180)
  • Bicycles, including mountain-type, with drop bar, tubeless, folding (8712.00.4800)
  • Trailers with steel or aluminum frames, single axle, each measuring at least 1.5 m but not more than 2.5 m in width, at least 2.4 m but not more than 5.8 m in length, and weighing at least 110 kg but not more than 730 kg (8716.40.0000)
  • Castors, each comprising a polyurethane tread over a polypropylene hub, measuring at least 7.5 cm but not more than 20.5 cm in diameter and at least 2.5 cm but not more than 5.5 cm in width, for use with retail shopping carts, material handling carts, light industrial carts, baker carts, laboratory carts, medical carts or pharmaceutical carts (8716.90.3000)
  • Mounted camera lenses, each with a M12 mount configuration, with an 8.46 mm sensor format and focal lengths between 2.8 mm and 16.0 mm, focal ratio (F/No) of 1.4 or greater but not exceeding 6.6 and a fixed iris (9002.11.9000)
  • Seats of a kind used for automobiles, not reclining, incorporating padding of polymeric foam and seat covers of PVC (9401.20.0000)
  • Adjustable wire shelving units of steel, other than for household use, comprising vertical poles, foot caps or casters, clips and shelves, each when fully assembled measuring at least 35 cm or more but not more than 183 m in width, at least 35 cm but not more than 77 cm in depth, and at least 137 cm but not more than 183 cm in height (9403.20.0081)
  • Storage racks of steel, powder-coated, designed to hang from overhead support, each weighing not more than 37 kg, measuring not more than 123 cm in width, not more than 123 cm in height and not more than 245 cm in length (9403.20.0081)
  • Shelving units of chrome plated steel, each consisting of wire shelves measuring at least 35 cm but not more than 62 cm in width and at least 61 cm but not more than 183 cm in length and supporting posts, with leveling feet, measuring not more than 30 cm in length (9403.20.0090)
  • Cabinets of wood with glass fronts, each measuring at least 208 cm but not more than 234 cm in height, at least 86 cm but no more than 128 cm in width and at least 40 cm but not more than 49 cm in depth (9403.60.8081)
  • Cabinets of wood with glass fronts, each measuring at least 91 cm but not more than 117 cm in height, at least 165 cm but no more than 216 cm in width and at least 38 cm but not more than 59 cm in depth (9403.60.8081)
  • Outdoor tables of artificial stone, each measuring no more than 93 cm by 93 cm by 63 cm, with a built-in gas-burning fire pit (9403.89.6015)
  • Sets of rectangular laundry organizers consisting of at least six, but not more than nine collapsible hampers of ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) fabric, each with a drawstring top, an exterior zip pocket, and rope handles, designed to stand on the floor and fold up when not in use (9403.89.6020)
  • Parts of counters, racks, display cases, and similar fixtures of wood other than cane, osier, bamboo or similar materials (9403.90.7080) 173) Parts of counters, racks, display cases, and similar fixtures of base metal, other than welded wire rack decking (9403.90.8041)
  • Lamps with bases of agglomerated stone that are figurines, each measuring at least 45 cm but not more than 77 cm in height, weighing at least 1.3 kg but not more than 2.8 kg, with a decorated fabric shade (9405.20.8010)
  • LED lamps other than of base metal, each with height adjustable from at least 19 cm to not more than 38 cm, with touch switch controlling power, brightness and three color modes (warm, bright and natural daylight illumination), 5 V, 2.1 A USB charging port, and digital LCD display featuring time, date, and temperature display (9405.20.8010)
  • LED backlight modules, each measuring at least 90 mm but not more than 105 mm in length and at least 45 mm but not more than 55 mm in width (9405.40.8200)
  • Flameless pillar candles with LED lamps powered by batteries, each measuring at least 7.6 cm but not more than 20 cm in diameter and having a wax exterior (9405.40.8440)
View USTR Announcement

Background

Effective September 24, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $200 billion (the $200 billion action) as part of the action in the Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation.  To get the debriefing on the Section 301 tariffs, click here.  To read more about Section 301, visit USTR.gov


Consulting

Scarbrough is offering a FREE 30-minute consultation to any importer affected by the Section 301 Tariffs.  Email consulting@scarbrough-intl.com or fill out the form below.


Duty Savings Opportunities

If the Section 301 tariffs are affecting your company, watch this webinar recording to learn more.  Scarbrough’s President and COO, Adam Hill, along with Patrick Caulfield, an attorney at GDLSK, an international trade and customs law firm, talk about legal opportunities to recover or avoid paying duty to CBP.


About Scarbrough

The Scarbrough Group of Companies, headquartered in Kansas City with local presence in every major port in the world, is a complete international and domestic supply chain service provider, offering U.S., Mexican, and Canadian Customs brokerage, Import & Export Transportation Solutions, Domestic brokerage and asset-based trucking, Warehouse fulfillment and distribution services, Trade Compliance Consulting, Large Equipment and Project Cargo moves, as well as Parcel Audit Savings.  Scarbrough is widely known for its trade experts, training, personalized customer service, customized solutions, and data analytics tools.  Since 1984, Scarbrough has continued to satisfy its clients by following its motto on a daily basis: “It is our job to make your job easier.”  Moreover, our team of experts is available at your disposal.  We offer free consultations on any topic from supply chain optimization and duty savings opportunities to the basics, helping to guide new importers and exporters as they jump into the world of global trade.  Contact us now.

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