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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 LtdaActive

 

CHINA

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

CHINA

 
#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status 
110/3/1991WrenchesShanghai Laodong Machinery Plant, a/k/a Shanghai Complete Set of Labour Tool Company, a/k/a Shanghai Laodong Machinery FactoryREVOKED by Memo from Commissioner dated 10/28/1996 
210/3/1991Steel PipeShanghai Laodong Steel Pipe WorksREVOKED by Memo from Commissioner dated 10/28/1996 
310/25/1991Hand ToolsShanghai Laodong Machinery Plant (expands D.O. #1a above)REVOKED by Memo from Commissioner dated 10/28/1996 
410/29/1991SocksBeijing Qinghe Hosiery Factory, a/k/a Beijing Prison Number 1REVOKED by T.D. 93-94 dated 12/13/1993.  See Finding #2 below. 
511/6/1991Planing MachinesXiang-Yang Machinery PlantActive 
611/14/1991Diesel EnginesYunnan Machinery, a/k/a Golden Horse (JinMa) Diesel Factory, a/k/a Yunnan 1st PrisonActive.  See Finding #1 below. 
712/2/1991Machine PressesXuzhou Forging and Pressing Machine WorksActive.  See Finding #4 below. 
81/7/1992Diesel Engines and Textile MachineryDezhou Shengjian Machine WorksREVOKED by Memo from Commissioner dated 10/13/2000 
92/25/1992Galvanized PipeShandong Laiyang Heavy Duty Machinery FactoryActive 
102/25/1992TeaRed Star Tea FarmREVOKED by T.D. 94-76 dated 9/30/1994.  See Finding #3 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 DetachmentREVOKED by Memo from Commissioner dated 1/7/1994 
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. 
136/24/1992Hand ToolsShanghai Laodong Machinery Plant (amends D.O. #1a and #2 above)REVOKED by Memo from Commissioner dated 10/28/1996 
146/26/1992Cast Iron ItemsWang Tsang Coal and Iron FactoryActive 
156/26/1992TeaMiao Chi Tea FarmActive 
167/15/1992Auto Parts and MachineryYa An Auto Parts Factory, a/k/a Sichuan (Szechuan) Bin-Jiang Enterprises CompanyActive 
177/15/1992Drilling MachinesZi Gong Machinery Factory, a/k/a Zigong Machinery Factory, a/k/a Sichuan (Szechuan) Zigong Labor Reform DetachmentActive 
187/17/1992Sulfuric (Sulphuric) AcidDa Wei Chemical FactoryActive 
198/3/1992Electric Fans and Zinc-Coated WireSichuan (Szechuan) Xinsheng (New Life) Labor Factory, a/k/a Xinsheng (New Life) Labor FactoryActive 
208/14/1992AsbestosHsin Kang Asbestos Mine, a/k/a Sichuan (Szechuan) Pin Chiang Enterprise CompanyActive 
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 
228/6/1993HoistsWuyi Machinery Plant, a/k/a Zhejiang Light Duty Lifting Machinery Factory China, a/k/a Zhejiang Province No. 1 PrisonActive 
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 
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 
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 
264/27/1995TeaNanhu Tree Farm, Zhejiang Sanmei Tea Co., Ltd.; Imaizumi Tea Manufacturing & Trading Co., Ltd. (of Nagoya, Japan)Active 
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. 
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 
293/29/2016Potassium, Potassium Hydroxide, Potassium NitrateTangshan Sunfar Silicon IndustriesREVOKED by Memo from Acting Commissioner dated 2/5/2018 
305/20/2016Stevia and its DerivativesInner Mongolia Hengzheng Group Baoanzhao Agricultural and Trade LLCActive 
319/16/2016Peeled GarlicHongchang Fruits & Vegetable Products Co., Ltd.Active 
323/5/2018ToysHuizhou Mink Industrial CO. LTD.Active 
339/30/2019All GarmentsHetian Taida Apparel Co., Ltd.Active 
345/1/2020Hair ProductsHetian Haolin Hair Accessories Co., Ltd.Active 
356/17/2020Hair ProductsLop County Meixin Hair Products Co., Ltd.Active 
368/11/2020GarmentsHero Vast Group Active 
378/25/2020Hair ProductsLop County Hair Product Industrial ParkActive 
388/25/2020LaborNo. 4 Vocation Skills Education Training Center (VSETC)Active 
399/3/2020ApparelYili Zhuowan Garment Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and Baoding LYSZD Trade and Business Co., Ltd.Active 
409/8/2020Cotton and Processed CottonXinjiang Junggar Cotton and Linen Co., Ltd.Active 
419/8/2020Computer PartsHefei Bitland Information Technology Co., Ltd.Active 

 

Forced Labor Findings

Findings

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
13/18/1992Diesel EnginesGolden Horse ("Jinma") Diesel Engine FactoryActive.  Effective 3/23/1992.  Reference T.D. 92-27.  See D.O. #5 above.
27/7/1992SocksBeijing Quinghe Hosiery Factory REVOKED 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.
37/7/1992TeaRed Star Tea FarmREVOKED 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.
48/14/1992Machine PressesXuzhou Forging and Pressing Machine WorksActive.  Effective 8/19/1992.  Reference T.D. 92-78.  See D.O. #6 above.
56/11/1993Sheepskin and LeatherQinghai Hide and Garment FactoryActive.  Effective 6/16/1993.  Reference T.D. 93-41.  See D.O. #11 above.
64/23/1996Malleable Iron Pipe FittingsTianjin Malleable Iron FactoryActive.  Effective 4/29/1996.  Reference T.D. 96-34.  See D.O. #26 above.
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.

 

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

1

9/30/2019

Disposable Rubber Gloves   

WRP Asia Pacific Sdn.  Bhd.         

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

2

7/15/2020

Disposable Gloves

Top Glove Sdn Bhd and TG Medical Sdn Bhd

Active

3

9/30/2020

Palm Oil & Palm Oil Products

FGV Holdings Berhad and its subsidiaries and joint ventures

Active

 

MEXICO

Forced Labor Findings

MEXICO

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

 

MONGOLIA

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)

MONGOLIA

#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
111/28/2000Mens' and Girls' Wearing ApparelDong Fang Guo Ji, Wuxi Guangming (parent company)REVOKED 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
12/4/2019SeafoodFishing Vessel: Tunago No. 61REVOKED by Memo from Commissioner dated 3/31/20
25/11/2020SeafoodFishing Vessel: Yu Long No. 2Active
38/18/2020SeafoodFishing Vessel: Da WangActive