Certain Laundry and Household Cleaning Products and Related Packaging, 53479 [2013-21070]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 168 / Thursday, August 29, 2013 / Notices Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2013). INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–891] Certain Laundry and Household Cleaning Products and Related Packaging U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on July 25, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of The Clorox Company. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain laundry and household cleaning products and packing thereof by reason of trademark infringement and trademark dilution. Complainant alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337 and that proposed respondents’ unfair methods of competition and unfair acts threaten to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, is available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 205– 2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at http:// www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2560. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:34 Aug 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on August 22, 2013, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine: (a) Whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(C) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain laundry and household cleaning products and packaging thereof by reason of trademark infringement, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (b) Whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(A) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain laundry and household cleaning products and packing thereof by reason of unfair methods of competition, trademark dilution and unfair acts, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States.; (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainant is: The Clorox Company, 1221 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: Industrias Alen, S.A. de C.V., Blvd. Diaz Ordaz No. 1000, Col. Los Trevino, Sta. Catarina, N.L., Mexico. Alen USA, LLC, 9326 Baythorne Drive, Houston, TX 77041. (c) The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (3) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53479 Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(e) and 210.13(a), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent. Issued: August 23, 2013. By order of the Commission. William R. Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–21070 Filed 8–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act (‘‘CAA’’) On August 23, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District of Utah, Northern Division, in the lawsuit entitled United States and State of Utah v. Big West Oil, LLC, 1:13–cv–00121–BCW. The settlement relates to Big West Oil LLC’s (‘‘Big West Oil’’) petroleum refinery located in North Salt Lake, Utah (the ‘‘BWO Refinery’’). The proposed Consent Decree resolves claims of the United States and the State of Utah under the Clean Air Act and claims of the State of Utah under the Utah Air Conservation Act related to the BWO Refinery. 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 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Inv. No. 337-TA-891]


Certain Laundry and Household Cleaning Products and Related 
Packaging

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the 
U.S. International Trade Commission on July 25, 2013, under section 337 
of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of The 
Clorox Company. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based 
upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, 
and the sale within the United States after importation of certain 
laundry and household cleaning products and packing thereof by reason 
of trademark infringement and trademark dilution. Complainant alleges 
that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection 
(a)(2) of section 337 and that proposed respondents' unfair methods of 
competition and unfair acts threaten to destroy or substantially injure 
an industry in the United States.
    The complainants request that the Commission institute an 
investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion 
order and cease and desist orders.

ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information 
contained therein, is available for inspection during official business 
hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. 
International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Room 112, Washington, 
DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. Hearing impaired individuals are 
advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting 
the Commission's TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810. Persons with mobility 
impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the 
Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 205-
2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be 
obtained by accessing its internet server at http://www.usitc.gov. The 
public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's 
electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Unfair Import 
Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 
205-2560.

    Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation 
is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 
and in section 210.10 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2013).

    Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. 
International Trade Commission, on August 22, 2013, ordered that--
    (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine:
    (a) Whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(C) of section 
337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for 
importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of 
certain laundry and household cleaning products and packaging thereof 
by reason of trademark infringement, and whether an industry in the 
United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337;
    (b) Whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(A) of section 
337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for 
importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of 
certain laundry and household cleaning products and packing thereof by 
reason of unfair methods of competition, trademark dilution and unfair 
acts, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially 
injure an industry in the United States.;
    (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the 
following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of 
investigation shall be served:
    (a) The complainant is: The Clorox Company, 1221 Broadway, Oakland, 
CA 94612.
    (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in 
violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint 
is to be served:

Industrias Alen, S.A. de C.V., Blvd. Diaz Ordaz No. 1000, Col. Los 
Trevino, Sta. Catarina, N.L., Mexico.
Alen USA, LLC, 9326 Baythorne Drive, Houston, TX 77041.

    (c) The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International 
Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; 
and
    (3) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative 
Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the 
presiding Administrative Law Judge.
    Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be 
submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of 
the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. 
Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(e) and 210.13(a), such responses will be 
considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after 
the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice 
of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the 
complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless 
good cause therefor is shown.
    Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each 
allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to 
constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations 
of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative 
law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, 
to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and 
to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing 
such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or 
a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent.

    Issued: August 23, 2013.

    By order of the Commission.
William R. Bishop,
Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-21070 Filed 8-28-13; 8:45 am]
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