ITA Rules Mexican Company Dumped Cellulose Gum

Law360, New York (October 9, 2009, 11:47 AM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Administration has issued a final ruling that Mexican company Quimica Amtex SA de CV did dump purified cellulose gum, the thickening agent carboxymethylcellulose.

The ITA said it would issue anti-dumping duties on the company, according to the final results of its review, published Friday in the Federal Register.

Purified carboxymethylcellulose, or CMC, is a white, water-soluble, biodegradable powder derived from cellulose and used as a thickener or stabilizer for toothpaste, ice cream, laxatives, diet pills and other products and for coating paper...
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