Classification Research Projects

The following is a list of research surveys currently being conducted by the Commodity Classification Standards Board (CCSB) to obtain information relating to commodity transportation characteristics and/or packaging. The CCSB would greatly appreciate any specific, pertinent information that you can provide.

A Shipment Information Spreadsheet is available for you to record and submit your information. The completed spreadsheet, along with supporting documentation, can be emailed to the CCSB at research@nmfta.org.

Current Research Projects

Project Name No. Date Assigned Contact Status
Air Cleaners, Dehumidifiers, NOI, or Washers, with blowers or fans - Item 114110 1185 June, 2013 Don Newell Docketed
Air Coolers or Air Conditioners, Heat Pumps, Air Handlers, or Refrigeration Evaporators or Condensers - Items 114125 and 114126 1171 October, 2012 Erin Topper Docketed
Air Curtains 1186 June, 2013 Dan Horning Active
Air or Smoke Flues or Ducts, or related Components or Fittings, other than earthen and other than flexible 1209 October, 2013 Erin Topper Active
Aquatic Plants 1219 February, 2014 Shannon Allard Active
Blinds or Shutters, door or window, exterior, wood 1210 October, 2013 Dan Horning Active
Cages, animal, Kennels or Doghouses, metal or wood - Item 39520 1202 August, 2013 Erin Topper Docketed
Calendars, including Day Planners 1212 December, 2013 Matt Erim Active
Carriers, Slings or Pallets, paper or paperboard combined with whole or halved paper or paperboard tubes 1223 April, 2014 Erin Topper Active
Casings or Frames, door, metal or wood 1213 December, 2013 Dan Horning Active
Chaise Lounges, Couches, Davenports, Daybeds, Divans, Lounges, Sofas, Sofa Beds or Tete-a-tetes 1184 May, 2013 Bill Mascaro Active
Channels, iron or steel - Item 104850 1204 September, 2013 George Beck Active
Circuit Breakers or Switches, electrical 1227 April, 2014 Matt Erim Active
Cones, fir or pine - Item 52640 1206 October, 2013 Shannon Allard Active
Copying, Duplicating or Reproducing Machines, or Parts thereof, NOI 1207 October, 2013 Nate Ripke Active
Cultures, bacteria, used in the production of wine or dairy products 1179 March, 2013 Allison Austin Docketed
Cuttings, Scions or Seedlings, florist or nursery stock - Item 71175 1170 October, 2012 Don Newell Active
Dishwashers (Dishwashing Machines) 1190 August, 2013 Shannon Allard Active
Emergency Kits, including Highway Emergency Kits, Emergency Preparedness Kits and Survival Kits 1187 June, 2013 Dan Horning Docketed
Film or Sheeting, plastic or rubber, other than rigid 1216 February, 2014 Erin Topper Active
Flexible Glass 1200 August, 2013 Shannon Allard Active
Foil, Foil Wrappers or Foil Scrap 1220 March, 2014 Shannon Allard Active
Fruits, Meats, Vegetables or Dairy Products, freeze-dehydrated or freeze-dried - Item 76850 1182 May, 2013 Allison Austin Active
Fruits or Vegetables, dried - Various Items 1183 May, 2013 Allison Austin Active
Glass, automobile or boat, including Windshield Glass or Windshields 1205 September, 2013 Dan Horning Active
Grading or Road Making Implements 1214 January, 2014 Bill Mascaro Active
Grease Traps or Interceptors 1224 April, 2014 George Beck Active
Hatch Covers, boat - Item 24850 1201 August, 2013 Allison Austin Docketed
Household Goods, including Personal Effects or Military Baggage 1217 February, 2014 Bill Mascaro Active
Inserts or Supplements, newspaper - Item 161685 1181 May, 2013 Erin Topper Active
Kitchens or Food Preparation Stations, indoor or outdoor, consisting of a combination of appliances, cabinets, counters, sinks or other components 1226 April, 2014 Bill Mascaro Active
Ladders, metal or wood 1195 August, 2013 Dan Horning Active
Lightbulbs, fluorescent, including Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs 1193 August, 2013 Nate Ripke Active
Lockers, parcel or clothes checking 1211 November, 2013 Bill Mascaro Active
Mixers or Peelers, food, or Food Processors or Blenders, household, electric - Item 62560 1180 April, 2013 Nate Ripke Docketed
Mowers - Items 125830 and 125835 1197 August, 2013 Bill Mascaro Active
Nightlights, electric, plug-in type without cord � Item 109880 1221 April, 2014 Heidi Rasmussen Active
Ovens, baking, convection or microwave 1203 August, 2013 Erin Topper Active
Potty Chairs, children�s 1215 February, 2014 Shannon Allard Active
Racks, pallet, storage or warehouse - Item 164340 1198 August, 2013 Dan Horning Active
Radiator Cores 1169 October, 2012 Bill Mascaro Docketed
Radioactive Materials, Articles or Isotopes - Item 164900 1196 August, 2013 Erin Topper Active
Rakes, hand 1192 August, 2013 Allison Austin Active
Refrigerators or Freezers, including Cooling or Freezing Rooms, Room Panels or Wall Sections 1178 March, 2013 Nate Ripke Active
Scaffolds, Scaffolding, or Scaffold Sections or Components 1208 October, 2013 Bill Mascaro Active
Shingles, including Shingle Corners, wood, with or without components of other materials 1189 July, 2013 George Beck Docketed
Shovels, Sidewalk Cleaners (Scrapers), Snow Pushers, Spades or Scoops, hand 1191 August, 2013 Allison Austin Active
Showcases or Display Cases, counter or floor, or Clothing Cabinets - Item 82580 1199 August, 2013 Nate Ripke Docketed
Skates, ice or roller, including Inline Skates - Item 17310 1218 February, 2014 Allison Austin Active
Slate Blocks, Pieces or Slabs 1225 April, 2014 Matt Erim Active
Stump Grinders, including Stump Grinding Attachments 1194 August, 2013 Bill Mascaro Active
Toilets, sanitary, chemical, decomposing, earth or incinerating type 1222 April, 2014 Nate Ripke Active