NIT 2018 IN
Certain Nitisinone Capsules
Notice of Preliminary Determination

Ottawa, December 20, 2018

On December 20, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), pursuant to subsection 38(1) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), made a preliminary determination of dumping with respect to certain nitisinone capsules from Sweden. The investigation follows a complaint filed by Laboratoires KABS Inc. and its associated company MendeliKABS Inc.

The goods in question are usually classified under the following tariff classification numbers:

Note that the tariff classification numbers are for convenience of reference only. Refer to the product definition for authoritative details regarding the subject goods.

Provisional duties will now be payable on the subject goods that are released from customs on or after December 20, 2018.

Additional information about the investigation is contained in a Statement of Reasons which will be available within 15 days on the CBSA’s website at:

For additional information regarding the application of provisional duties on subject goods imported into Canada, please refer to the following link which contains contact information of CBSA Enforcement officers:

Officers' names and contact information:

  • Hugo Dumas: 613-954-7262
  • Matthew Lerette: 613-954-7398


Estimated Margins of Dumping And Provisional Duties by Exporter

Exporter Estimated Margin of Dumping
(as % of Export Price)
Total Provisional Duties Payable
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB 1,461% 1,461%
All Other Exporters N/A N/A
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