Thursday, February 26, 2009

Revised D-Memos


Administration of the Hazardous Products Act and Regulations

• This memorandum has been updated to accurately reflect the Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) role in administering the provisions of the Hazardous Products Act.
• Terminology has been updated to reflect changes in the CBSA’s organizational structure.
• A legislative reference section has been added to identify relevant sections of the Customs Act, Canada Border Services Agency Act and Hazardous Products Act.
• The designated symbols and signal words in Appendix A have been removed and replaced with a list of Product Safety Offices.
• The hazardous products list in Appendix B has been removed and replaced with designated hazard symbols.
• Paragraph 9 has been updated to reflect the new time frames for detention of goods.
• Paragraph 11 has been updated to include new information regarding responsibility for disposal of goods.
• Information on the Radiation Emitting Devices Act and the Cosmetic Regulations has been added to paragraph 12.
• The Contact Information section has been updated.

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Certain Steel Structural Tubing Known As Hollow Structural Sections (HSS)

• This memorandum refers to the application, pursuant to section 3 of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), of anti-dumping duty to importations of certain steel structural tubing originating in or exported from the Republic of Korea, South Africa and Turkey.
• The memorandum is divided into 5 sections, all under "Guidelines and General Information."
• A detailed description of the goods is provided.
• The milestone dates of the investigation are provided.
• The applicable Harmonized System classification numbers are provided.

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