General Notices

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December 2017

Title:
Commerce in Explosives; 2017 Annual List of Explosive Materials
Action:
Notice
Purpose:
Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 841(d) and 27 CFR 555.23, ATF must publish and revise at least annually in the Federal Register a list of explosives determined to be within the coverage of 18 U.S.C. 841 et seq. The list covers not only explosives, but also blasting agents and detonators, all of which are defined as explosive materials in 18 U.S.C. 841(c). ATF has not added any new terms to the list of explosive material and has not removed or revised any listing since its last publication of the List of Explosive Materials.
Release Date:
12/28/2017
Effective Date:
12/28/2017
Comment Period:

October 2016

Title:
International Trade Data Systems Tests: Voluntary Export Pilot Project (2016R-11)
Action:
Notice
Purpose:
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) will participate in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) pilot test of the International Trade Data System (ITDS), using electronic processing of export data through the Automated Export System (AES) which is accessed within CBP's Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). The ACE portal would allow Exporters of National Firearms Act (NFA) firearms to submit data via the AES Direct system.
Release Date:
10/12/2016
Effective Date:
10/12/2016
Comment Period:
N/A

August 2016

Title:
Electronic Collection and Transfer of Import Information: Cessation of PGA Message Set Pilot Program (2015R-15)
Action:
Notice
Purpose:
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announces cessation of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilot program that tested the transfer of data between the Participating Government Agency (PGA) Message Set in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) and ATF's Web-based data analytics system.
Release Date:
08/31/2016
Effective Date:
08/31/2016
Comment Period:
N/A

October 2015

Title:
Commerce in Explosives; 2015 Annual List of Explosive Materials
Action:
Notice
Purpose:
Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 841(d) and 27 CFR 555.23, ATF must publish and revise at least annually in the Federal Register a list of explosives determined to be within the coverage of 18 U.S.C. 841 et seq. The list covers not only explosives, but also blasting agents and detonators, all of which are defined as explosive materials in 18 U.S.C. 841(c). ATF has not added any new terms to the list of explosive material and has not removed or revised any listing since its last publication of the List of Explosive Materials.
Release Date:
10/23/2015
Effective Date:
10/23/2015
Comment Period:
N/A

July 2015

Title:
International Trade Data System Test – Voluntary Pilot Project (2015R-15)
Action:
Notice
Purpose:
Along with more than a dozen other agencies, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) will participate in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) pilot test of the International Trade Data System (ITDS) for processing import-related forms and data using the Partner Government Agency (PGA) Message Set and the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). Industry participation in the pilot program is entirely voluntary.
Release Date:
07/30/2015
Effective Date:
N/A
Comment Period:
N/A

November 2014

Title:
Granting of Relief; Federal Firearms Privileges
Action:
Notice of restoration of Federal firearms privileges
Purpose:
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation, has been granted relief from the disabilities imposed by Federal laws by the Director of ATF with respect to the acquisition, receipt, transfer, shipment, transportation, or possession of firearms. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation submitted an application to request relief from Federal firearms disabilities due to prohibiting criminal convictions of the three non-surviving entities who NGSC merged with and succeeded, namely TRW Electronic Products, Inc., TRW, Inc. and Litton Applied Technology Division.
Release Date:
12/12/2014
Effective Date:
12/12/2014
Comment Period:
N/A

October 2014

Title:
2014 List of Explosive Materials – Commerce in Explosives; Annual List of Explosive Materials
Action:
Notice
Purpose:
Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 841(d) and 27 CFR 555.23, ATF must publish and revise at least annually in the Federal Register a list of explosives determined to be within the coverage of 18 U.S.C. 841 et seq. The list covers not only explosives, but also blasting agents and detonators, all of which are defined as explosive materials in 18 U.S.C. 841(c). ATF has not removed any listing since its last publication of the List of Explosive materials; however, for the purpose of officially clarifying that “pyrotechnic fuses” meet the statutory definition of explosive materials, ATF has added “pyrotechnic fuses” to the List of Explosive Materials.
Release Date:
10/07/2014
Effective Date:
10/07/2014
Comment Period:
N/A

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