Commodity

Commodity Details

Chapter 68.12 Fabricated asbestos fibres; mixtures with a basis of asbestos or with a basis of asbestos and magnesium carbonate; articles of such mixtures or of asbestos (for example, thread, woven fabric, clothing, headgear, footwear, gaskets), whether or not reinforced, other than goods of heading 68.11 or 68.13.
Heading 6812.90 – Other :
Subheading 6812.91 – – Clothing, clothing accessories, footwear and headgear :
Commodity 6812.91.10 – – – Clothing

For Imports

Regulating Agencies

Bureau of Customs
  • National Ecology Center, East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
  • 8928-3725
  • None
  • mb.co.od@gmail.com
  • http://emb.gov.ph

Legal Basis

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Pre-Shipment Importation Clearance (PSIC)

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements

Environmental Management Bureau

Chemical Control Order Registration (Asbestos & Asbestos Containg Compounds, Cyanide & Cyanide Compounds,Mercury & Mercury Compounds,Lead & Lead Compounds, Polychlorinated Biphenyls)

  1. Duly Accomplished and notarized Chemical Control Order (COO)
  2. Registration Forms (as appropriate for Asbestos, or for Cyanide and Mercury)
  3. Current Receipt of Business/Mayor’s Permit
  4. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Registration
  5. Process/production flow chart for manufacturing operation
  6. Chemical Management Plan
  7. Results of air monitoring data at the workplace for manufacturing operation (for Asbestos only)
  8. Certification of liabilities of parties to compensate for damage to life and properties in case of emergencies and accidents.
  9. Photo documentation of the plant’s operation, storage facilities, etc.

Procedures

Environmental Management Bureau

Procedure for securing Chemical Control Order Importation Clearance for Asbestos & asbestos containing products, Cyanide & cyanide compounds, Mercury & mercury compounds, Lead & lead compounds and Polychloinated Biphenys under Chemical Control Order (CCO)

Every importation of chemicals covered under the Chemical Control Order (CCO) is required to secure Importation Clearance to the DENR-EMB Regional Offices.

  1. Applicant files application with attached requirements to the Pollution Control Division (PCD)
  2. PCD screens and checks documents. If complete, Cashier Section receives payment and issues receipt and then forwards to Records Section
  3. Records Section receives document and forwards to PCD
  4. PCD evaluates document, recommends additional requirements and the issuance of Importation Clearance and endorses to the Office of the Regional Director
  5. Office of the Regional Director approves/disapproves the CCO Importation Clearance
  6. Records Section releases the Importation Clearance.

Environmental Management Bureau

Procedure for securing Priority Chemical List (PCL) Compliance Certificate

This Certificate is processed and issued at the DENR-EMB Central Office.

  1. Applicant submits application form with requirements to the Chemical Management Section (CMS)
  2. Environmental Quality Division-Chemical Management Section (EQD-CMS) screens and checks completeness of Application Form including the required requirements and if complete, Cashier Section receives payment and issues receipt for PCL Compliance Certificate
  3. Records Division receives document and forwards to EQD-CMS
  4. EQD-CMS receive submitted documents, requires additional information and conduct on-site inspection, if necessary and recommends issuance of the Certification.
  5. Office of the Director approves and issues PCL Compliance Certificate
  6. EQD-CMS releases the PCL Compliance Certificate.

NTMs

For Asbestos containing products

  1. EMB – Priority Chemical List Compliance Certificate
  2. EMB – Importer Registration for Importer of Ozone Depleting Substances
  3. Other chemicals are not regulated

Import Status

Regulated

For Exports

Regulating Agencies

Bureau of Customs
  • National Ecology Center, East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
  • 8928-3725
  • None
  • mb.co.od@gmail.com
  • http://emb.gov.ph

Status

NTMs

Tariff Schedules

Visit the Philippine Tariff Commission (TC) through its Philippine Tariff Finder (PTF).

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