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Withhold Release Orders and Findings

This page contains withhold release orders issued by the Commissioner and findings published in the Federal Register. CBP does not generally publicize specific detentions, re-exportations, exclusions, or seizures of the subject merchandise that may have resulted from the withhold release orders or findings.

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

BRAZIL

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

     BRAZIL

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
19/30/2019Bone BlackBonechar Carvao Ativado Do Brasil LtdaINACTIVE. CBP has removed bone black produced in Brazil by Bonechar Carvao Ativado Do Brazil Ltda from the order, 12/04/2020. 

 

CHINA

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

    CHINA

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status   
4301/13/2021Cotton, Tomatoes and Downstream ProductsXinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR)Active. Reference XUAR Frequently Asked Questions   
4211/30/2020Cotton and Cotton ProductsXinjiang Production and Construction Corporation (XPCC) and its subordinate and affiliated entitiesActive   
419/8/2020Computer PartsHefei Bitland Information Technology Co., Ltd.Active   
409/8/2020Cotton and Processed CottonXinjiang Junggar Cotton and Linen Co., Ltd.Active   
399/3/2020ApparelYili Zhuowan Garment Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and Baoding LYSZD Trade and Business Co., Ltd.Active   
388/25/2020LaborNo. 4 Vocation Skills Education Training Center (VSETC)Active   
378/25/2020Hair ProductsLop County Hair Product Industrial ParkActive   
368/11/2020GarmentsHero Vast Group Active   
356/17/2020Hair ProductsLop County Meixin Hair Products Co., Ltd.Active
345/1/2020Hair ProductsHetian Haolin Hair Accessories Co., Ltd.Active
339/30/2019All GarmentsHetian Taida Apparel Co., Ltd.Active
323/5/2018ToysHuizhou Mink Industrial CO. LTD.Active
319/16/2016Peeled GarlicHongchang Fruits & Vegetable Products Co., Ltd.Active
305/20/2016Stevia and its DerivativesInner Mongolia Hengzheng Group Baoanzhao Agricultural and Trade LLCActive
293/29/2016Potassium, Potassium Hydroxide, Potassium NitrateTangshan Sunfar Silicon IndustriesINACTIVE by Memo from Acting Commissioner dated 2/5/2018
283/29/2016Soda Ash, Calcium Chloride, and Caustic SodaTangshan Sanyou Group and its SubsidiariesPartially Active.  Viscose/Rayon Fiber removed from the order, by Commissioner Memorandum, 10/12/2016
2710/6/1995Malleable Iron Pipe FittingsTianjin Malleable Iron Factory, a/k/a Tianjin Tongbao Fittings Company, a/k/a Tianjin No. 2 Malleable Iron Plant, a/k/a Tianjin Secondary Mugging Factory, a/k/a Tianjin No. 2 PrisonActive.  See Finding #6 below.
264/27/1995TeaNanhu Tree Farm, Zhejiang Sanmei Tea Co., Ltd.; Imaizumi Tea Manufacturing & Trading Co., Ltd. (of Nagoya, Japan)Active
2512/21/1994Artificial FlowersGuangzhou No. 1 Reeducation-Through-Labor Camp, a/k/a Guangdong Province No. 1 Reeducation-Through-Labor Camp; Kwong Ngai Industrial CompanyActive
249/3/1993Rubber Vulcanization AcceleratorsShenyang Xinsheng (New Life) Chemical Works, a/k/a Shenyang Dongbei Assistant Agent Main Factory, a/k/a Xinsheng Chemical Factory, a/k/a Shenyang No. 1 Laogai Detachment, a/k/a Shenyang Reform Through Labor Second Reform DivisionActive
239/1/1993Rubber Gloves, Condoms, Rubber Raincoats, and Rubber FootwearShenyang New Life Rubber Factory, a/k/a Shenyang Xingsheng (or Xinsheng) (New Life) Rubber Plant, a/k/a Shenyang No. 2 Laogai Detachment, a/k/a Shenyang Dabei Prison, a/k/a Shenyang Model PrisonActive
228/6/1993HoistsWuyi Machinery Plant, a/k/a Zhejiang Light Duty Lifting Machinery Factory China, a/k/a Zhejiang Province No. 1 PrisonActive
217/8/1993HoistsWulin (or Wuling) Machinery Works, a/k/a Hangzhou Wulin Machinery Plant, a/k/a Hangzhou Wulin Machinery Works, a/k/a Zhejiang Province No. 4 PrisonActive
208/14/1992AsbestosHsin Kang Asbestos Mine, a/k/a Sichuan (Szechuan) Pin Chiang Enterprise CompanyActive
198/3/1992Electric Fans and Zinc-Coated WireSichuan (Szechuan) Xinsheng (New Life) Labor Factory, a/k/a Xinsheng (New Life) Labor FactoryActive
187/17/1992Sulfuric (Sulphuric) AcidDa Wei Chemical FactoryActive
177/15/1992Drilling MachinesZi Gong Machinery Factory, a/k/a Zigong Machinery Factory, a/k/a Sichuan (Szechuan) Zigong Labor Reform DetachmentActive
167/15/1992Auto Parts and MachineryYa An Auto Parts Factory, a/k/a Sichuan (Szechuan) Bin-Jiang Enterprises CompanyActive
156/26/1992TeaMiao Chi Tea FarmActive
146/26/1992Cast Iron ItemsWang Tsang Coal and Iron FactoryActive
136/24/1992Hand ToolsShanghai Laodong Machinery Plant (amends D.O. #1a and #2 above)INACTIVE by Memo from Commissioner dated 10/28/1996
125/22/1992Sheepskin and LeatherQinghai Hide & Garment Factory, a/k/a Qinghai Leather and Wool Bedding and Garment Factory, a/k/a Qinghai Fur and Cloth FactoryActive.  See Finding #5 below.
115/22/1992GrapesQinghe Farm, a/k/a Qing He Farm, a/k/a Qinghe Labor Reform Farm, a/k/a Beijing Number 1 Labor Reform DetachmentINACTIVE by Memo from Commissioner dated 1/7/1994
102/25/1992TeaRed Star Tea FarmINACTIVE by T.D. 94-76 dated 9/30/1994.  See Finding #3 below.
92/25/1992Galvanized PipeShandong Laiyang Heavy Duty Machinery FactoryActive
81/7/1992Diesel Engines and Textile MachineryDezhou Shengjian Machine WorksINACTIVE by Memo from Commissioner dated 10/13/2000   
        
712/2/1991Machine PressesXuzhou Forging and Pressing Machine WorksActive.  See Finding #4 below.   
        
611/14/1991Diesel EnginesYunnan Machinery, a/k/a Golden Horse (JinMa) Diesel Factory, a/k/a Yunnan 1st PrisonActive.  See Finding #1 below.   
        
511/6/1991Planing MachinesXiang-Yang Machinery PlantActive   
410/29/1991SocksBeijing Qinghe Hosiery Factory, a/k/a Beijing Prison Number 1INACTIVE by Memo from Commissioner dated 10/28/1996  
310/25/1991Hand ToolsShanghai Laodong Machinery Plant (expands D.O. #1a above)INACTIVE by Memo from Commissioner dated 10/28/1996  
210/3/1991Steel PipeShanghai Laodong Steel Pipe WorksINACTIVE by Memo from Commissioner dated 10/28/1996  
110/3/1991WrenchesShanghai Laodong Machinery Plant, a/k/a Shanghai Complete Set of Labour Tool Company, a/k/a Shanghai Laodong Machinery FactoryINACTIVE by T.D. 93-94 dated 12/13/1993.  See Finding #2 below.  

 

Forced Labor Findings

Findings

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
710/20/2020Stevia Extracts and DerivativesInner Mongolia Hengzheng Group Baoanzhao Agriculture, Industry, and Trade Co., Ltd.Active. Effective 10/20/2020. Reference 85 FR 66574. See D.O. #30 above.
64/23/1996Malleable Iron Pipe FittingsTianjin Malleable Iron FactoryActive.  Effective 4/29/1996.  Reference T.D. 96-34.  See D.O. #26 above.
56/11/1993Sheepskin and LeatherQinghai Hide and Garment FactoryActive.  Effective 6/16/1993.  Reference T.D. 93-41.  See D.O. #11 above.
48/14/1992Machine PressesXuzhou Forging and Pressing Machine WorksActive.  Effective 8/19/1992.  Reference T.D. 92-78.  See D.O. #6 above.
37/7/1992TeaRed Star Tea FarmINACTIVE BY T.D. 94-76 of 9/30/1994.  Original finding in T.D. 92-67 was effective 7/13/1992.  See D.O. #9 above.
27/7/1992SocksBeijing Quinghe Hosiery Factory INACTIVE by T.D. 93-94 of 12/13/1993.  Original finding in T.D. 92-66 was effective 7/13/1992.  See D.O. #3 above.
13/18/1992Diesel EnginesGolden Horse ("Jinma") Diesel Engine FactoryActive.  Effective 3/23/1992.  Reference T.D. 92-27.  See D.O. #5 above.

 

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
19/30/2019Gold
Artisanal Small Mines                                           
Partially Active.  CBP has removed ASM DRC gold imported by the Chambers Federations from the order, 05/28/2020.

 

INDIA

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

INDIA

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
111/23/1999Beedie Cigarettes and Other Tobacco ProductsMangalore Ganesh Beedie WorksActive

 

JAPAN

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

JAPAN

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
106/12/1994Video Games and Connector Plugs ThereofFuchu Prison; Union Kogyo Co., Ltd.Active

 

MALAWI

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

MALAWI

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
111/1/2019TobaccoTobacco produced in Malawi and products containing tobacco produced in Malawi

Partially Active.  CBP has removed tobacco and products containing tobacco produced in Malawi that are produced by Alliance One International from the order, 06/03/2020.  CBP has removed tobacco and products containing tobacco produced in Malawi that are produced by Limbe Leaf Tobacco Company Limited (LLTC) from the order, 07/31/2020.

MALAYSIA

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

MALAYSIA

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status

34

12/30/2020

Palm Oil & Palm Oil ProductsPalm Oil & Palm Oil ProductsPalm Oil & Palm Oil Products

Sime Darby Plantation Berhad and its subsidiaries and joint ventures

Active

3

9/30/2020

Palm Oil & Palm Oil Products

FGV Holdings Berhad and its subsidiaries and joint ventures

Active

2

7/15/2020

Disposable Gloves

Top Glove Corporation Bhd.

Active. See Finding #1 below. 

1

9/30/2019

Disposable Rubber Gloves   

WRP Asia Pacific Sdn.  Bhd.         

INACTIVE by Memo from Commissioner dated 03/24/2020.

 

Forced Labor Findings

Findings

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status

1

03/29/2021

Disposable Gloves

Top Glove Corporation Bhd.

Active. Effective 3/29/2021. Reference 86FRN 16380. See D.O. #2 above.

 

MEXICO

Forced Labor Findings

MEXICO

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
210/29/1958Furniture, Clothes Hampers, and Palm Leaf BagsState Penitentiary, Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, MexicoActive.  Effective 11/5/1958.  Reference T.D. 54725.
     
112/28/1953FurnitureState Penitentiary, Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, MexicoActive.  Effective 1/5/1954.  Reference T.D. 53408.

 

MONGOLIA

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

MONGOLIA

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
111/28/2000Mens' and Girls' Wearing ApparelDong Fang Guo Ji, Wuxi Guangming (parent company)INACTIVE by Memo from Acting Commissioner dated 7/23/2001

 

NEPAL

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

NEPAL

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
17/21/1998Carpets, Hand-Knotted WoolKumar Carpet Pvt., Singhe Carpet Pvt., Ltd., Norsang Carpet Industries Pvt., Ltd., Annapurna Carpet, Everest Carpet, Valley Carpet, and K.K. Carpet Industries; Kathmandu.Partially active.  Norsang Carpet Industries Pvt., Ltd., Everest Carpet, and K.K. Carpet were REVOKED by Memo from Commissioner on 10/6/1998.

 

TURKMENISTAN

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

TURKMENISTAN

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
105/18/2018CottonAll Turkmenistan Cotton or products produced in whole or in part with Turkmenistan cotton.Active

 

ZIMBABWE

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

ZIMBABWE

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
19/30/2019Artisanal Rough Cut DiamondsMarange Diamond FieldsActive

 

OTHER

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

OTHER

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
412/31/2020SeafoodFishing Vessel: Lien Yi Hsing No. 12Active
38/18/2020SeafoodFishing Vessel: Da WangActive
25/11/2020SeafoodFishing Vessel: Yu Long No. 2Active
12/4/2019SeafoodFishing Vessel: Tunago No. 61INACTIVE by Memo from Commissioner dated 3/31/20