How do I request the creation of a new classification code?
Recommendations for revisions to existing classifications or for the establishment of new classifications should be addressed to the Chairman of the Committee for Statistical Annotation of Tariff Schedules and emailed to email@example.com, or mailed to:
Requests should indicate precisely the nature of each desired change and give detailed reasons in support of the requests. In addition, the requestor should provide the names of importers and foreign manufacturers and indicate the countries from which the commodities are being imported. Such requests should be submitted no later than April 1, for changes to be effective July 1, and August 1, for changes to be effective January 1.
Submissions are logged in as 484(f) cases and reviewed by representatives from the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC), U.S. Census Bureau, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.