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Image: US Importing for Beginners and FDA Regulated Goods Webinar Series


Image: CSCB and NEI logosLearn the Basics of Importing into the U.S. and Your PGA Requirements

Type: Online webinar series
Name: U.S. Importing for Beginners and FDA Regulated Goods
Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Place: Online from any computer or mobile device
Presenter: Natalie Berry and Terra Estep
Note: Attendees may register for any one or both sessions in the series

Importing for Beginners

  • Time: 7:00 am - 8:00 am PT
  • Fee: $57 CAD plus GST (per attendee)

FDA Regulated Goods

  • Time: 8:15 am - 9:15 am PT
  • Fee: $57 CAD plus GST (per attendee)

Combined fee: $107 CAD plus GST (per attendee)

These 60-minute webinars will provide an comprehensive and efficient introduction to the importing process into the United States including the additional requirements of FDA regulated imports. We will introduce you to the processes, required documents, notifications, penalties, responsibilities of the parties involved and more. Throughout the FDA webinar you will learn all about its role and requirements and gain a better understanding of the CBP's interaction with FDA. Remember, a release from U.S. Customs does not equal a release from FDA.

Topics Include

Importing for Beginners

  • Roles of the parties involved
  • Non-resident importing
  • Entry types
  • Tariff classification
  • Free trade agreements
  • Documentation requirements
  • ACE eManifest
  • Common invoice errors
  • Duty assessment and rulings
  • Importer security filing
  • Methods of appraisement

FDA Regulated Goods

  • About the FDA
  • Acts and regulations
  • Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
  • Bioterrorism Act
  • Facility registration
  • Documentation requirements
  • FDA prior notice requirements
  • FDA review/exam/sample procedures
  • Record keeping
  • Customs release process
  • Liquidated damages and penalties

Who Should Attend

Owners, Managers, Supervisors, Coordinators and Logistics staff of companies:

  • Under review by CBP
  • Under review by FDA 
  • Importing with new staff
  • Confused about additional PGA requirements

Additional Resources

Have questions or comments about this course? Call 888.538.1566 or email us today.

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