Trade Alert

301 China COVID Exclusions Extended

By In Section 301 China Tariffs, USA Trade Alerts On 23rd November 2022


Eighty-one COVID medical-care product exclusions now expire on February 28, 2023.

 

On November 23, 2022, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) extended eighty-one Section 301 China product exclusions for medical-care products used during the COVID pandemic.

The exclusions will be valid for an additional three months through February 28, 2023

The exclusions were initially scheduled to expire on November 30, 2022.

Section 301 product exclusions exempt certain products from Section 301 China tariffs.


Extended Exclusions

HTS

2805.11.0000  

Add'l HTS

9903.88.66

Product Exclusion Description

(12)Sodium metal (CAS No. 7440-23-5), in bulk solid form (described in statistical reporting number 2805.11.0000)

3401.11.5000  9903.88.66(13)Disposable cloths of nonwoven textile materials impregnated, coated or covered with organic surface-active preparations for washing the skin, put up for retail sale (described in statistical reporting number 3401.11.5000)
3401.19.00009903.88.66(1) 3401.19.0000 
3808.94.10009903.88.66(1) 3808.94.1000
3808.94.50109903.88.66(2) 3808.94.5010
3824.99.9297  3824.99.93979903.88.66(14)Mixtures containing 2-(dimethylamino)ethanol (CAS No. 108-01-0) (described in statistical reporting number 3824.99.9297 prior to January 27, 2022; described in statistical reporting number 3824.99.9397 effective January 27, 2022)
3824.99.9297  3824.99.93979903.88.66(15)Silicon monoxide (SiO) (CAS No. 10097-28-6) in powder form (described instatistical reporting number 3824.99.9297 prior to January 27, 2022; described in statistical reporting number 3824.99.9397 effective January 27, 2022)
3917.29.0090  9903.88.66(5) Molded acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) tubes, of a kind used to effect thesterile transfer of fluid from a bag or vial to another container, each tubemeasuring 7.5 cm or more but not exceeding 23 cm in length, with an innerdiameter of less than 0.65 cm and an outer diameter of less than 9 cm, one endhaving been angle-cut to form a spike, and having an integrated flange, less than3 cm in diameter (splash guard) near the spike end and removable polyethylenecaps on each end, put up in sterile packing (described in statistical reportingnumber 3917.29.0090)
3917.33.0000  9903.88.66(16)Flexible gas sampling tubes, pipes and hoses, of polyvinyl chloride, with lockconnectors at each end (described in statistical reporting number 3917.33.0000)
3917.33.0000  9903.88.66(17)Flexible oxygen tubes, pipes and hoses presented with integrated moldedconnectors, of polyvinyl chloride (described in statistical reporting number3917.33.0000)
3920.10.0000  9903.88.66(6) Rectangular sheets of high-density or low-density polyethylene, 111.75 cm to215.9 cm in width, and 152.4 cm to 304.8 cm in length, with a sticker attachedto mark the center of each sheet, of a kind used in hospital or surgery centeroperating rooms (described in statistical reporting number 3920.10.0000)
3921.19.0000  9903.88.66(7) Sheets and strips consisting of both cross-linked polyethylene and ethylene vinylacetate, of a width greater than 1 m but not greater than 1.5 m, and a lengthgreater than 1.75 m but not greater than 2.6 m (described in statistical reportingnumber 3921.19.0000)
3921.90.1500  9903.88.66(8) Polyethylene sheet and film laminated with spunbond-spunbond-spunbondnonwoven polypropylene fabric, measuring 1.12 m or more but not over 1.52 min width and 1.93 m or more but not over 2.29 m in length, and weighing 55g/m² or more but not exceeding 88 g/m² (described in statistical reportingnumber 3921.90.1500)
3923.10.9000  9903.88.66(18)Container units of plastics, each comprising a tub and lid therefore, configuredor fitted for the conveyance, packing, or dispensing of wet wipes (described instatistical reporting number 3923.10.9000)
3923.21.0030  9903.88.66(19)Sacks and bags of polymers of ethylene, reclosable, qualifying as Class 1medical devices by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration under product codeNNI (described in statistical reporting number 3923.21.0030)
3923.21.00959903.88.66(3) 3923.21.0095
3923.50.0000  9903.88.66(20)Injection molded polypropylene plastic caps or lids each weighing not over 24grams designed for dispensing wet wipes (described in statistical reportingnumber 3923.50.0000)
3926.20.90509903.88.66(4) 3926.20.9050
3926.90.99109903.88.66(2) 3926.90.9910
3926.90.9950  9903.88.66(10)Face shields of transparent plastics, whether or not assembled (described instatistical reporting number 3926.90.9950)
3926.90.9985 3926.90.9990 9903.88.66(11)Bowls of molded plastics, with clips for retaining guide wires during surgicalprocedures (described in statistical reporting number 3926.90.9990 prior to July1, 2020; described in statistical reporting number 3926.90.9985 effective July 1,2020)
3926.90.9985 3926.90.9990 9903.88.66(12)Coverings, of plastics, designed to fit over wound sites or casts thereby forminga protective seal for keeping the covered area dry and debris free whileshowering or bathing (described in statistical reporting number 3926.90.9990prior to July 1, 2020; described in statistical reporting number 3926.90.9985effective July 1, 2020)
3926.90.9985 3926.90.9990 9903.88.66(13)Disposable graduated medicine dispensing cups of plastics (described instatistical reporting number 3926.90.9990 prior to July 1, 2020; described instatistical reporting number 3926.90.9985 effective July 1, 2020)
3926.90.9985 3926.90.9990 9903.88.66(14)Single-use sterile drapes and covers of plastics, of a kind used to protect thesterile field in surgical operating rooms (described in statistical reportingnumber 3926.90.9990 prior to July 1, 2020; described in statistical reportingnumber 3926.90.9985 effective July 1, 2020)
3926.90.9985 3926.90.9990 9903.88.66(15)Sterile decanters of polystyrene plastics, each of a kind used to transfer asepticfluids or medication to and from sterile bags, vials or glass containers (describedin statistical reporting number 3926.90.9990 prior to July 1, 2020; described instatistical reporting number 3926.90.9985 effective July 1, 2020)
4818.90.0000 4818.90.0020 4818.90.00809903.88.66(3) 4818.90.0000 prior to July 1, 2020; 4818.90.0020 or 4818.90.0080 effective 1-Jul-20
4819.50.40609903.88.66(5) 4819.50.4060
5210.11.40409903.88.66(4) 5210.11.4040
5210.11.60209903.88.66(5) 5210.11.6020
5504.10.00009903.88.66(6) 5504.10.0000
5603.12.0070 5603.12.0090 5603.12.00959903.88.66(6) 5603.12.0090 prior to July 1, 2022; 5603.12.0070 or 5603.12.0095 effective July 1, 2022
5603.14.90909903.88.66(7) 5603.14.9090
5603.92.0070 5603.92.0090 5603.92.00959903.88.66(8) 5603.92.0090 prior to July 1, 2022; 5603.92.0070 or 5603.92.0095 effective July 1, 2022
5603.93.00909903.88.66(9) 5603.93.0090
6210.10.50109903.88.66(7) 6210.10.5010
6210.10.50909903.88.66(8) 6210.10.5090
6307.90.72009903.88.66(9) 6307.90.7200
6307.90.9889 6307.90.98919903.88.66(16)Cold packs consisting of a single-use, instant, endothermic chemical reactioncold pack combined with a textile exterior lining (described in statisticalreporting number 6307.90.9889 prior to July 1, 2020; described in statisticalreporting number 6307.90.9891 effective July 1, 2020)
6307.90.9889 6307.90.98919903.88.66(17)Hot packs of textile material, single-use (exothermic chemical reaction)(described in statistical reporting number 6307.90.9889 prior to July 1, 2020;described in statistical reporting number 6307.90.9891 effective July 1, 2020)
6307.90.9889 6307.90.98919903.88.66(18)Laparotomy sponges of cotton (described in statistical reporting number6307.90.9889 prior to July 1, 2020; described in statistical reporting number6307.90.9891 effective July 1, 2020)
6307.90.9889 6307.90.98919903.88.66(19)Single-use blood pressure cuff sleeves of textile materials (described instatistical reporting number 6307.90.9889 prior to July 1, 2020; described instatistical reporting number 6307.90.9891 effective July 1, 2020)
6307.90.9889 6307.90.98919903.88.66(20)Single-use stethoscope covers (described in statistical reporting number6307.90.9889 prior to July 1, 2020; described in statistical reporting number6307.90.9891 effective July 1, 2020)
6307.90.9889 6307.90.98919903.88.66(21)Woven gauze sponges of cotton in square or rectangular sizes (described instatistical reporting number 6307.90.9889 prior to July 1, 2020; described instatistical reporting number 6307.90.9891 effective July 1, 2020)
6505.00.80159903.88.66(10) 6505.00.8015
8413.20.0000  9903.88.66(21)Hand pumps (other than for fuel or lubricants, not fitted or designed to be fittedwith a metering device), each used to dispense a metered quantity of liquid soapor sanitizer (described in statistical reporting number 8413.20.0000)
8413.20.0000  9903.88.66(22)Hand pumps for liquids (other than those of subheading 8413.11 or 8413.19) ofacrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plastics (described in statistical reportingnumber 8413.20.0000)
8421.39.0190 8421.39.80909903.88.66(1) Disposable plastic filters of a kind suitable for filtering and dehumidifying apatient's breath in a medical device such as a gas analyzer (described in statistical reporting number 8421.39.8090 prior to January 27, 2022; described in statistical reporting number 8421.39.0190 effective January 27, 2022)
8424.89.9000  9903.88.66(9) Dispensers of hand-cleaning or hand-sanitizing solutions, whether employing amanual pump or a proximity-detecting battery-operated pump, each articleweighing not more than 3 kg (described in statistical reporting number8424.89.9000)
8424.90.90809903.88.66(11) 8424.90.9080
8531.20.0040  9903.88.66(23)Indicator panels incorporating LEDs, designed for use in medical infusionequipment (described in statistical reporting number 8531.20.0040)
8537.10.9170  9903.88.66(24)Data input devices each with display capabilities of a kind used for magneticresonance imaging (“MRI”) equipment, computed tomography (“CT”)equipment, intraoperative X-ray (“IXR”) equipment or patient monitors(described in statistical reporting number 8537.10.9170)
8543.10.0000  9903.88.66(2) S-band and X-band linear accelerators designed for use in radiation surgery orradiation therapy equipment (described in statistical reporting number8543.10.0000)
9011.80.0000  9903.88.66(25)Compound binocular optical microscopes (other than stereoscopic microscopesand microscopes for photomicrography, cinemicrography or microprojection),each with magnification of 40X or more but not exceeding 1,000X, weighingnot more than 3 kg (described in statistical reporting number 9011.80.0000)
9011.80.0000  9903.88.66(26)Compound optical microscopes (other than stereoscopic microscopes andmicroscopes for photomicrography, cinemicrography or microprojection), eachwith magnification of 40X or more but not exceeding 400X, weighing not morethan 15 kg (described in statistical reporting number 9011.80.0000)
9018.11.9000  9903.88.66(3) Disposable electrocardiograph (ECG) electrodes (described in statisticalreporting number 9018.11.9000)
9018.12.0000  9903.88.66(4) Ultrasonic scanning apparatus, each having dimensions not exceeding 122 cmby 77 cm by 127 cm, whether or not presented with transducer (described instatistical reporting number 9018.12.0000)
9018.19.9530  9903.88.66(5) Blood pressure monitors suitable for use by medical professionals (described instatistical reporting number 9018.19.9530)
9018.19.9550  9903.88.66(6) Digital peak flow meters suitable for use by medical professionals (described instatistical reporting number 9018.19.9550)
9018.19.9550  9903.88.66(7) Fingertip pulse oximeters suitable for use by medical professionals (described instatistical reporting number 9018.19.9550)
9018.19.9560  9903.88.66(8) Bismuth germanate crystals with set dimensional and surface finishrequirements and used as a detection element in Positron Emission Tomography(PET) detectors (described in statistical reporting number 9018.19.9560)
9018.19.9560  9903.88.66(9) Magnetic resonance imaging ("MRI") patient enclosure devices, eachincorporating radio frequency and gradient coils (described in statisticalreporting number 9018.19.9560)
9018.19.9560  9903.88.66(10)Parts and accessories of capnography monitors (described in statistical reportingnumber 9018.19.9560)
9018.19.9560  9903.88.66(11)Disposable surface electrodes for Intra-operative neuromonitoring (“IONM”)systems, each composed of a surface electrode pad, an insulated wire, and astandard DIN 42802 connector (described in statistical reporting number9018.19.9560)
9018.90.2000  9903.88.66(12)Otoscopes (described in statistical reporting number 9018.90.2000)
9018.90.3000  9903.88.66(13)Anesthesia masks (described in statistical reporting number 9018.90.3000)
9018.90.3000  9903.88.66(14)Anesthetic instruments and appliances suitable for use in medical or surgicalsciences, and parts and accessories of the foregoing (described in statisticalreporting number 9018.90.3000)
9018.90.6000  9903.88.66(15)Electrosurgical cautery pencils with electrical connectors (described in statisticalreporting number 9018.90.6000)
9018.90.7580  9903.88.66(16)Printed circuit board assemblies designed for use in displaying operationalperformance of medical infusion equipment (described in statistical reportingnumber 9018.90.7580)
9022.12.0000  9903.88.66(17)Combined positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT)scanners which utilize multiple PET gantries (frames) on a common base(described in statistical reporting number 9022.12.0000)
9022.90.2500  9903.88.66(18)X-ray tables (described in statistical reporting number 9022.90.2500)
9022.90.4000  9903.88.66(19)X-ray tube housings and parts thereof (described in statistical reporting number9022.90.4000)
9022.90.6000  9903.88.66(20)Multi-leaf collimators of radiotherapy systems based on the use of X-ray(described in statistical reporting number 9022.90.6000)
9022.90.6000  9903.88.66(21)Parts and accessories, of metal, for mobile X-ray apparatus (described instatistical reporting number 9022.90.6000)
9022.90.6000  9903.88.66(22)Vertical stands specially designed to support, contain or adjust the movement ofX-ray digital detectors, or the X-ray tube and collimator in complete X-raydiagnostic systems (described in statistical reporting number 9022.90.6000)
9022.90.9500  9903.88.66(23)Thermoplastic masks of polycaprolactone for the use of immobilizing patients,during the use of alpha, beta or gamma radiations, for radiography orradiotherapy (described in statistical reporting number 9022.90.9500)
9025.19.80109903.88.66(1) 9025.19.8010
9025.19.80209903.88.66(2) 9025.19.8020
9025.19.80609903.88.66(3) 9025.19.8060
9025.19.80859903.88.66(4) 9025.19.8085
9027.90.5650  9903.88.66(24)Inoculator sets of plastics, each consisting of a plate with multiple wells, adisplay tray, and a lid; when assembled, the set measuring 105 mm or more butnot exceeding 108 mm in width, 138 mm or more but not exceeding 140 mm indepth, and 6.5 mm or less in thickness (described in statistical reporting number9027.90.5650)
9904.90.0000 9904.90.0010 9004.90.00909903.88.66(22)Protective Articles (described in statistical reporting number 9004.90.0000 priorto January 1, 2021; described in statistical reporting number 9004.90.0010 or9004.90.0090 effective January 1, 2021)”.

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