EPA imports: New enforcement of HTS flagging kicks in on 5/18
From CSMS #17-000253:
On May 18, 2017, the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) flagging for all Environmental Protection Agency programs for all filers will be enforced. Once the flags are enforced, the filer will either need to file the required information electronically using the PGA message set or disclaim using the appropriate code.
Reminder from EPA: The importer is responsible for knowing what to file, regardless of whether a tariff code has been flagged.
For questions regarding which imports require which EPA filing requirements, contact the following:
- V&E Hotline: firstname.lastname@example.org
- TSCA Hotline: email@example.com
- Pesticides Regional Import Coordinators: See CBP guidance
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