How do you know if something is export controlled?

How do you know if something is export controlled?

Determination as to whether or not authorization is required to export is determined by the following criteria in the transaction: 1) what is the ECCN of the item; 2) where it is going; 3) who is the end-user; and 4) what is the end-use.

Does my ECCN require a license?

These control codes for your ECCN must be cross-referenced against the Commerce Country Chart. If there is an “X” in the box based on the Reason(s) for Control of your item and the country of destination, a license is required, unless a License Exception is available.

What products are export controlled?

Controlled Items

  • Toxicological agents*
  • Nuclear materials and technology.
  • Lasers and Sensors.
  • Night vision equipment.
  • Select agents (and other pathogens)*
  • Arms and ammunition.
  • Explosives Detection Equipment.
  • Chemical warfare precursors*

Which items are subject to export controls?

Items Controlled By U.S. Export Regulations

  • All Items In the U.S. Regardless of Origin.
  • All Items of U.S. Origin.
  • Foreign-Made Items That Incorporate More Than de Minimis Amounts of Controlled U.S. Content.
  • Foreign-Made Items Utilizing U.S. Technology.
  • Other Certain Narrow Exceptions.

Do all products have an ECCN?

No. The ECCN is based on the technical characteristics of the item; the process to determine one requires a detailed analysis of the item. The Department of Commerce cannot provide you with an ECCN over the telephone.

Who uses ECCN number?

An Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) is a five-character alphanumeric key used in the Commerce Control List (CCL) to classify U.S. exports and determine whether an export license is needed from the Department of Commerce.

Is EAR99 considered export controlled?

EAR99 is a classification for an item. It indicates that a particular item is subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), but not listed with a specific Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) on the Commerce Control List (CCL).

What products fall under EAR99?

Under the export control regulations, every item can classified as being subject to ITAR, the CCL, another agency’s regulations, or else is designated as EAR99….These regulations cover:

  • defense articles;
  • significant military equipment;
  • major defense equipment;
  • defense services; and.
  • technical data and software.

What goods require an export license?

Export licences are needed for importing and exporting of military and paramilitary goods, dual-use and technology, works of art, plants and animals, medicines and chemicals.

Is ECCN and HS code the same?

An ECCN (Export Control Classification Number) is a five alpha-numeric designation for dual-use items that are listed on the Commerce Control List (CCL) to ensure these items are not for military use. An HS (Harmonized System) code is used for standardized international trade.

What is U.S. export control list?

The three major lists of export-controlled items are the Commerce Control List (CCL), the United States Munitions List (USML), and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Controls (NRCC).

What is export controlled item?

They are the laws and regulations applied globally, regionally and by countries to manage the export of certain items like technology, chemicals or military goods. The trading of these items could pose a threat to national or international security.

What are the two types of export control?

What are the export controls and what do I need to check?

  • Commodity controls. This regulates the goods being exported.
  • Prohibited destinations. Some countries may have embargoes or sanctions in place, which means you might not be able to ship goods there.
  • Denied Party lists.
  • End-use of your goods.

What is EAR99 export control?

What is EAR99? Items not designated under the control of another federal agency or listed on the Commodity Control List (CCL) are classified as EAR99 (Export Administration Regulations). EAR99 items generally are low-technology consumer goods not requiring a license, however there are some exceptions.

  • August 1, 2022