CBP Releases Tip Sheet for Filing EPA Hydrofluorocarbons

Posted by Timothy Miller on 11/14/23 5:00 PM

On November 14, 2023, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published an updated tip sheet on new filing obligations for importing bulk hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act.

This tip sheet provides an overview of HFC regulatory requirements, a current list of Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) codes for HFCs, instructions on how to file in Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) and examples of documents to upload in the Document Image System (DIS).

CBP confirmed in a companion Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) message that HFC ACE filing requirements are expected to be in production in early January 2024.

The published ‘Tips for Filing an HFC Import in ACE’ sheet can be found here:

The companion CSMS #58388831 can be found here:

Topics: CBP, hydrofluorocarbons

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