On December 20, 2021, in a press release, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Withhold Release Order (WRO) against “disposable gloves produced in Malaysia by Brightway Holdings Sdn Bhd, Laglove (M) Sdn Bhd, and Biopro (M) Sdn Bhd (collectively, Brightway Group).”
The WRO was issued for forced labor concerns.
CBP will detain these products at all U.S. ports of entry effective immediately.
The press release can be found here:
CBP’s Withhold Release Orders can be found here: