The scope of the investigation consists of hand trucks manufactured from any material, whether assembled or unassembled, complete or incomplete, suitable for any use, and specific parts thereof, namely the vertical frame, the handling area and the projecting edges or toe plate, and any combination thereof. The subject hand trucks are commonly referred to as a hand truck, convertible hand truck, appliance hand truck, cylinder hand truck, bag truck, dolly, or hand trolley.
The merchandise subject to this investigation is classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the
United States (HTSUS) under subheading 87126.96.36.199, although they may also be imported under
subheading 87188.8.131.52. Specific parts of a hand truck, namely the vertical frame, the handling area
and the projecting edges or toe plate, or any combination thereof, are typically imported under
subheading 8716.90.5060. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and
Customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this investigation is dispositive.
Click here for fact sheet
Click here for 2010 investigation article
Sources : https://www.usitc.gov/publications/701_731/pub4138.pdf