Import Administration
Diffusion-Annealed Nickel-Plated Flat-Rolled Steel Products from Japan (A-588-869)

Scope Description:

The diffusion-annealed, nickel-plated flat-rolled steel products
included in this order are flat-rolled, cold-reduced steel products,
regardless of chemistry; whether or not in coils; either plated or
coated with nickel or nickel-based alloys and subsequently annealed
(i.e., ``diffusion-annealed''); whether or not painted, varnished or
coated with plastics or other metallic or nonmetallic substances; and
less than or equal to 2.0 mm in nominal thickness. For purposes of this
order, ``nickel-based alloys'' include all nickel alloys with other
metals in which nickel accounts for at least 80 percent of the alloy by
Imports of merchandise included in the scope of this order are
classified primarily under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United
States (HTSUS) subheadings 7212.50.0000 and 7210.90.6000, but may also
be classified under HTSUS subheadings 7210.70.6090, 7212.40.1000,
7212.40.5000, 7219.90.0020, 7219.90.0025, 7219.90.0060, 7219.90.0080,
7220.90.0010, 7220.90.0015, 7225.99.0090, or 7226.99.0180. Although the
HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes,
the written description of the scope of this order is dispositive.

Source: 79 FR 30816 (May 29, 2014).
HTSUS numbers are subject to change.

Dept of Commerce Scope Rulings (CBP instruction # and CBP instruction date, and brief description):
#5021302 (01/21/2015) - - Certain Saft Ni-Coated Steel