Classification of Chemicals, Drugs and Polymers in Primary Form

Approved for 6.5 CCS Credits

Classification of Chemicals, Drugs and Polymers in Primary Form

DATE: Thursday, July 19, 2018

TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

VENUE: Hyatt Regency McCormick Place,
2233 S Martin Luther King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616

FEES (Before 6/15):  $399.00

Additional attendee from same company: $249.00

General Admission: $499.00


This event is being held in connection with the IFT18 (Annual Meeting & Expo) – Sleeping rooms cannot be reserved under NEXCO at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place due to the IFT room block. If you require sleeping rooms, visit or Call 

800-462-9440  (U.S & Canada)  –  847-996-5848 ( International)


NEXCO is pleased to present this comprehensive one-day seminar on classifying inorganic and organic chemicals in Chapters 28 and 29 of the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) in Chicago, Illinois. The seminar will provide guidance for chemical classification, definitions of various chemistry terms necessary for classification, discussion of drugs and medicaments in Chapter 30, and the Pharmaceutical Appendix.  It will also briefly discuss classification of polymers in primary form.


Import and Export Managers and others in the trade community with or without a chemistry background as well as chemists learning to classify should not miss this seminar!


Andrea “Andy” Abraham – Attorney-at-Law – Meeks, Sheppard, Leo & Pillsbury

Ms. Abraham specializes in import, export, and international trade laws.  She has presented this material to various fortune 100 companies and trade associations and is the author of two well-recognized books on the subject: Chemical Customs Classifications Manual and Polymers and Rubbers Classifications Manual. She began her career at C. Itoh & Co. and worked for a number of years at Swiss Army.  Read More…

Saheed Muhammed – Supervisory Import Specialist – U.S. Customs & Border Protection

Mr. Saheed Muhammed is Supervisory Import Specialist and will present on the State of the Centers of Excellence & Expertise (CEE). He will also cover current trends in enforcement and partnership.


There is easy access with the subway system from the airport. Click Here for complete details on transportation options to get to the Hotel

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