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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
1a10/3/1991WrenchesShanghai 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
1b10/3/1991Steel PipeShanghai Laodong Steel Pipe WorksREVOKED by Memo from Commissioner dated 10/28/1996
210/25/1991Hand ToolsShanghai Laodong Machinery Plant (expands D.O. #1a above)REVOKED by Memo from Commissioner dated 10/28/1996
310/29/1991SocksBeijing Qinghe Hosiery Factory, a/k/a Beijing Prison Number 1REVOKED by T.D. 93-94 dated 12/13/1993.  See Finding #2 below.
411/6/1991Planing MachinesXiang-Yang Machinery PlantActive
511/14/1991Diesel EnginesYunnan Machinery, a/k/a Golden Horse (JinMa) Diesel Factory, a/k/a Yunnan 1st PrisonActive.  See Finding #1 below.
612/2/1991Machine PressesXuzhou Forging and Pressing Machine WorksActive.  See Finding #4 below.
71/7/1992Diesel Engines and Textile MachineryDezhou Shengjian Machine WorksREVOKED by Memo from Commissioner dated 10/13/2000
82/25/1992Galvanized PipeShandong Laiyang Heavy Duty Machinery FactoryActive
92/25/1992TeaRed Star Tea FarmREVOKED by T.D. 94-76 dated 9/30/1994.  See Finding #3 below.
105/22/1992GrapesQinghe 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
115/22/1992Sheepskin 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.
126/24/1992Hand ToolsShanghai Laodong Machinery Plant (amends D.O. #1a and #2 above)REVOKED by Memo from Commissioner dated 10/28/1996
136/26/1992Cast Iron ItemsWang Tsang Coal and Iron FactoryActive
146/26/1992TeaMiao Chi Tea FarmActive
157/15/1992Auto Parts and MachineryYa An Auto Parts Factory, a/k/a Sichuan (Szechuan) Bin-Jiang Enterprises CompanyActive
167/15/1992Drilling MachinesZi Gong Machinery Factory, a/k/a Zigong Machinery Factory, a/k/a Sichuan (Szechuan) Zigong Labor Reform DetachmentActive
177/17/1992Sulfuric (Sulphuric) AcidDa Wei Chemical FactoryActive
188/3/1992Electric Fans and Zinc-Coated WireSichuan (Szechuan) Xinsheng (New Life) Labor Factory, a/k/a Xinsheng (New Life) Labor FactoryActive
198/14/1992AsbestosHsin Kang Asbestos Mine, a/k/a Sichuan (Szechuan) Pin Chiang Enterprise CompanyActive
207/8/1993HoistsWulin (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
218/6/1993HoistsWuyi Machinery Plant, a/k/a Zhejiang Light Duty Lifting Machinery Factory China, a/k/a Zhejiang Province No. 1 PrisonActive
229/1/1993Rubber 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
239/3/1993Rubber 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
2412/21/1994Artificial FlowersGuangzhou No. 1 Reeducation-Through-Labor Camp, a/k/a Guangdong Province No. 1 Reeducation-Through-Labor Camp; Kwong Ngai Industrial CompanyActive
254/27/1995TeaNanhu Tree Farm, Zhejiang Sanmei Tea Co., Ltd.; Imaizumi Tea Manufacturing & Trading Co., Ltd. (of Nagoya, Japan)Active
2610/6/1995Malleable 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.
273/29/2016Soda 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
283/29/2016Potassium, Potassium Hydroxide, Potassium NitrateTangshan Sunfar Silicon IndustriesREVOKED by Memo from Acting Commissioner dated 2/5/2018
295/20/2016Stevia and its DerivativesInner Mongolia Hengzheng Group Baoanzhao Agricultural and Trade LLCActive
309/16/2016Peeled GarlicHongchang Fruits & Vegetable Products Co., Ltd.Active
313/5/2018ToysHuizhou Mink Industrial CO. LTD.Active
329/30/2019All GarmentsHetian Taida Apparel Co., Ltd.Active

 

Forced Labor Findings
FINDINGS
#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
13/18/1992Diesel EnginesGolden Horse ("Jinma") Diesel Engine FactoryActive.  Effective 3/23/1992.  Reference TD 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.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
19/30/2019GoldArtisanal Small MinesActive

 

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
16/12/1994Video 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 MalawiActive

 

MALAYSIA

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)
MALAYSIA
#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
19/30/2019Disposable Rubber GlovesWRP Asia Pacific Sdn. Bhd.Active

 

MEXICO

Detention Orders (Withhold Release Orders)
MEXICO
#DateMerchandiseManufacturer(s)Status
112/28/1953FurnitureState Penitentiary, Cuidad Victoria, Tamaulipas, MexicoActive. Effective 1/5/1954. Reference T.D. 53408
210/29/1958Furniture, Clothes Hampers, and Palm Leaf BagsState Penitentiary, Cuidad 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; KathmanduPartially 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
15/18/2018CottonAll 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. 61Active

 

Last modified: 
November 1, 2019