Beyond the Ports: Customs and Border Protection Enforcement

Objective:

This webinar gives toy industry stakeholders a behind-the-scenes view of current and upcoming U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) ‪enforcement and trade facilitation activities, and provide insights on how to mitigate issues and streamline the importation of toy and youth entertainment products during the peak shipping months leading up to the holiday 2014 shipping season.

Who should attend:

Open to all toy industry stakeholders importing products into the United States. Specifically recommended for those staff responsible for logistics, trade and safety or quality compliance, as well as others who need to know more about how CBP and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff are targeting products for inspection at U.S. ports.

Webinar Access:

What You Will Learn:

This webinar will provide information about:
  • CBP and CPSC Import Surveillance
o What CBP and CPSC looks for when screening toy imports (and what they often find)
o How CBP works with the CPSC to target potentially noncompliant products
o CBP and CPSC’s plan for future targeting
o What you can do if your products are stopped at the ports

Presented by:

Moderator:
Rebecca Mond
, Director, Federal Government Affairs, Toy Industry Association

Presenters:
Ed Ryan
, Chief of Import Safety and International Trade Specialist, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commercial Targeting and Analysis Center