|The scope of the order includes certain chemically-bonded (resin or pitch), magnesia carbon bricks with a magnesia component of at least 70 percent magnesia (“MgO”) by weight, regardless of the source of raw materials for the MgO, with carbon levels ranging from trace amounts to 30 percent by weight, regardless of enhancements (for example, magnesia carbon bricks can be enhanced with coating, grinding, tar impregnation or coking, high temperature heat treatments, anti-slip treatments or metal casing) and regardless of whether or not antioxidants are present (for example, antioxidants can be added to the mix from trace amounts to 15 percent by weight as various metals, metal alloys, and metal carbides). Certain magnesia carbon bricks that are the subject of these orders are currently classifiable under subheadings 6902.10.1000, 6902.10.5000, 6815.91.0000, 6815.99.2000 and 6815.99.4000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (“HTSUS”). While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description is dispositive.|
Scope Rulings Completed Between January 1, 2012, and March 31, 2012
Requestor: Fedmet Resources Corporation; its magnesia alumina carbon bricks are within the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders; March 30, 2012.
Scope Rulings Completed Between July 1, 2012, and September 30, 2012
Requestor: Fedmet Resources Corporation; its imported magnesia carbon bricks with added alumina are within the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders; July 2, 2012.
Requestor: Ceramark Technology Inc.; its burned magnesite bricks and burned magnesia dolomite bricks are not within the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders; July 26, 2012.
Scope Rulings Made Between October 1, 2012, and December 31, 2012:
Requestor: Duferco Steel Inc.; its tap hole sleeve systems are not within the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders; October 31, 2012.