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SIMA – Final Determination Respecting Faced Rigid Cellular Polyurethane-modified Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation Board originating in or exported from the United States of America


On April 6, 2010, the President of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) made a final determination of dumping pursuant to paragraph 41(1)(a) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) in respect of faced rigid cellular polyurethane-modified polyisocyanurate thermal insulation board originating in or exported from the United States of America.

The results of the investigation reveal that 97.8% of the goods exported to Canada during the period of investigation (POI) were dumped by a weighted average margin of approximately 21.9%, expressed as a percentage of export price.

The goods in question are commonly classified under the Harmonized System classification number: 3921.13.99.10

Note that this HS code is for convenience of reference only. Refer to the product definition for authoritative details regarding the subject goods.

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal is continuing its inquiry into the question of injury to the domestic industry and will make an order or finding by May 6, 2010. Provisional duties will continue to apply until this date.

Additional information about this investigation is contained in a Statement of Reasons, which will be available within 15 days on the CBSA's Web site:


Ron McTiernan     613-954-7271

Wayne Tian         613-946-2574


Margins of Dumping
Exporter Margin of
Atlas Roofing Corp 7.8%
Carlisle Syntec Inc. 15.9%
Construction Materials International, Inc. 0.0%
Dow Chemical Company 0.0%
Firestone Building Products Inc. 15.9%
Hunter Panels LLC 8.9%
Johns Manville 23.8&
All Other Exporters: 168.9%
* As percentage of the export price.