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June 3, 2009

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) wishes to inform you of a change to the 2009 Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff, which will be released as the upcoming T2009-4 Amendment Package.

Pursuant to section 82 of the Customs Tariff, the Order Amending the Schedule to the Customs Tariff, 2009-1; P.C. 2009-823, SOR/2009-153, was approved by Treasury Board on May 28, 2009.

The tariff items impacted by these Tariff amendments are:

  • Tariff items 2933.99.20 and 5510.12.00 are repealed and will be replaced by expanded items
  • Tariff item 5205.22.20 is amended by (a) adding a semicolon after the reference to "embroidery Thread"; and (b) adding a reference to "Solely of cotton, having an average staple fibre length greater than 3 cm, for use in the manufacture of towels"
  • Eight new tariff items will be created, providing specific provisions for goods previously classified in current residual tariff items 5407.69.90, 5603.94.90, 5806.10.99, 5903.20.29, 5903.90.29, and 6001.92.90.