CBP - Actions to modify, revoke various ruling letters 

September 5: The U.S. Customs and Border (CBP), in the current edition of the CBP bulletin, modifies and proposes to modify, and revokes and proposes to revoke certain ruling letter actions. U.S Customs and Border Protection Bulletin, Vol. 47, No. 37 (September 4, 2013)

The CBP bulletin [PDF 338 KB] contains the following determination, modification, and revocation notice actions:


  • Notice of issuance of final determination concerning certain hard disk drives and self-encrypting drives
  • Modification of a ruling letter and revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of chili powder blends
  • Proposed modification of two ruling letters and proposed revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of certain pump assemblies
  • Proposed revocation and proposed modification of three ruling letters and proposed revocation of treatment relating to the classification of ammonium nitrate cold compresses
  • Revocation of two ruling letters, modification of two ruling letters, and revocation of treatment relating to classification of certain hot/cold compresses
  • Proposed revocation of a ruling letter and proposed revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of a file organizer
  • Proposed modification of a ruling letter and proposed revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of Brussels sprouts with butter sauce
  • Proposed modification of one ruling letter and proposed revocation of treatment relating to the classification of sugar confectionery
  • Proposed revocation of ruling letters and proposed revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of ceramic travel coffee cups
  • Proposed revocation of two ruling letters and proposed revocation of treatment relating to the classification of MP3 player docking stations and a speaker system


For more information, contact a professional with KPMG’s Trade & Customs practice:


Douglas Zuvich

(312) 665-1022


Andrew Siciliano

(631) 425-6057


John L. McLoughlin

(267) 256-2614


Todd R. Smith

(949) 885-5617


Luis A. Abad

(212) 954-3094


Amie Ahanchian

(202) 533-3247


Or your local KPMG Trade & Customs professional.




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