FDA ACE Seminar in San Diego

The San Diego Customs Brokers Association is hosting an FDA + ACE Breakfast Buffet Seminar on July 20th, 2017 in San Diego, California. Topics include: ACE and FDA Commodity Specific Information (Medical Devices & Food) Information and Resources for All FDA Regulated Products Send reservations to: sdcbareservations@gmail.com Check out the flyer for details: View in PDF Format  

Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) regulated by FDA

CSMS #17-000330 published on June 6, 2016 provides clarification regarding the regulation of LEDs under the FDA. Per the statement: Reporting to FDA upon importation of radiation-emitting electronic products is required. LED products emit visible optical radiation, which qualifies them to be radiation-emitting electronic products and gives FDA regulatory authority. For more information on this read the below CSMS message.. Read More

FDA Food Facilities Registration Renewal

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires all domestic and foreign food facilities to renew their registration every even numbered year. Facilities without a valid food facility registration risk refusal of imports by FDA or CBP. Renew here. FDA Website Notice: 2016 Food Facility Biennial Registration Renewal October 1, 2016 12:01AM through December 31, 2016 12:59PM Section 415.. Read More

FDA Import Operations Updates Online Resources

The FDA Division of Import Operations launched a new and revamped website.  The new site includes the following updated features: Answers to virtually all FDA import questions such as quick access to common entry errors Easy access to up to date and comprehensive information on issues such as personal importation and commodity specific requirements Contact information to reach real people.. Read More

FCC Data Requirements on Entry Summary Removed

Per CBP: “Effective July 1, 2016, FCC flags were removed to comply the with Federal Register Notice allowing trade to be exempt from filing FCC data until the regulations are updated to no longer require the submission of FCC data on electronic entry summaries. This requirement to file FCC data is based on the Import Date rather than the date.. Read More