Classification and Marking of Imported Consumer Products

Research Task


Go to one or more stores of your choice which sell the types of merchandise below. Select one


mported product in e

ach of the following categories. (Or see if you have any of these products in

your house)



Small plug


in electrical appliance (e.g., toaster, blender, hair dryer, fan, electric saw)

Hand tool (e.g., hammer, screwdriver, s

ocket set, garlic press)

Processed Food item (something in a can, bottle, sealed carton or bag;


fresh produce,

meat of fish)

Consumer Electronics item (e.g., radio, TV, stereo, computer monitor, hand


held device)

For each of the six products you selec

t, take pictures of the product and/or its packaging using

any convenient digital camera (cell phone, etc.) so as to document:


Type of product

, adequate for use in classifying the product in the HTSUS (Hint: Before you

go shipping, review the HTS GRIs and

study the HTSUS Chapter Headnotes and section

notes applicable to each of the above types of products so you know in advance the facts

about the product that affect classification.)


Country of origin



19 CFR 134



Other required marking

based on type of product. For your garment item, see CBP


Marking Requirements f

or Wearing Apparel

. Research also to find (in advance

of store visit) safety requirements for AC


powered electrical appliances, food product safety

requirements and labeling, and radiation and emission requirements that apply to TVs and

other electronic

items that emit radio frequency signals or interference. All these

requirements can be found in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs), but not

necessarily in the Customs Regulations (19 CFR), as other government agencies are involved

(e.g., Federal T

rade Commission (FTC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Federal

Communications Commission (FCC)).

Be sure to photograph all markings on the product or package that are required under

government regulation for each of the products you select

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