Import Administration
Freshwater Crawfish Tailmeat from People's Republic of China (A-570-848)

Scope Description:

The product covered by the antidumping duty order is freshwater crawfish tail meat, in all its forms (whether washed or with fat on, whether purged or un-purged), grades, and sizes; whether frozen, fresh, or chilled; and regardless of how it is packed, preserved, or prepared. Excluded from the scope of the order are live crawfish and other whole crawfish, whether boiled, frozen, fresh, or chilled. Also excluded are saltwater crawfish of any type, and parts thereof. Freshwater crawfish tail meat is currently classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under item numbers 1605.40.1010 and 1605.40.1090, which are the HTSUS numbers for prepared foodstuffs, indicating peeled crawfish tail meat and other, as introduced by CBP in 2000, and HTSUS numbers 0306.19.0010 and 0306.29.0000, which are reserved for fish and crustaceans in general. On February 10, 2012, the Department added HTSUS classification number 0306.29.0100 to the scope description pursuant to a request by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes only. The written description of the scope of the order is dispositive.

Scope Rulings Completed Between October 1, 2007, and December 31, 2007
Requestor: Maritime Products International; breaded crawfish tailmeat is included within the scope of the antidumping duty order; November 9, 2007.

Scope Rulings Completed Between April 1, 2003, and December 31, 2004
Requestor: Coastal Foods, LLC; crawfish etouffee is outside the scope of the order; December 17, 2004.