Proposed NMFC Changes Scheduled for December 4, 2021

Proposed NMFC Changes Scheduled for December 4, 2021

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Please be advised that the Commodity Classification Standards Board (CCSB) has released a Notice of Disposition outlining the proposed amendments considered at the public meeting on October 5, 2021. Dispositions resulting in amendments to the National Motor Freight Classification® (NMFC®) will be published in a supplement to the NMFC unless reconsideration is granted. The supplement is scheduled to be issued on November 4, 2021, with an effective date of December 4, 2021.

Please see below a few of the dispositions found in the Notice of Disposition (Docket 2021-3):

  • 73227, Foodstuffs, Other than Frozen, Group I, etc. (canceled)
    Refer to items 72310, 73260, 73365 (new) and provisions otherwise applicable
  • 73260 Foodstuffs, Other than Frozen, Group IV, viz will now include: Sauces or toppings, ice cream or dessert, NOI in other than pressurized containers, including marshmallow crème, nuts (nutmeats) in syrup, or sprinkles
  • 73365 (New) Fruits or Vegetables, canned or preserved,  NOI other than dehydrated, dried or evaporated.  Note 73366 under 73365:  Also applies on edible beans, with or without other ingredients NOI fruit butter or pulp, jams, jellies, marmalades or preserves NOI, mushrooms other than truffles, olives, pickles NOI, pimientos, tomatoes, including tomato paste, tomato pulp or tomato puree, class 60
  • Three Boxes and Crates items canceled (29800, 29805 and 29810)
     Refer to 29785 and 112870
  • 29785, Boxes or Cartons fiberboard or paperboard will now include Boxes or Crates, wooden, NOI, with or without components of other materials
  • 101720 Ink and Related Materials.  Changing from class by packaging (classes 55,70 and 100) to set packaging with classes by density (classes 65 and 85)
  • Four Cabinet items cancelled (29790, 39340, 39455 and 39460)
    Refer to 29900 (new)
  • 29900 (New) Boxes, Chests or Cabinets, tool, ammunition or fishing tackle, NOI. Eleven density-based subs/classes (60 to 400)
  • Four Charcoal/wood items cancelled (42460, 42470,42480, 200070)
    Refer to 42445 (new)
  • 42445 (New) Charcoal, charcoal briquettes or charcoal pellets NOI, not activated and not hazardous
  • 39510 (New) Cables, mechanical control, flexible with cable conduit, with or without couplings or fittings, aircraft, machinery or vehicles.  Four density-based classes (60, 70, 100 and 175)

For the most current information available, please visit our NMFC Timeline Guide.

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