Export Compliance

Export Control Compliance

HTRI software and technology (“HTRI Products”) are subject to U.S. export control laws and regulations.  Under these regulations, a U.S. government export license or other approval may be required depending on the destination country, end-user, or end-use.  HTRI members are responsible for complying with these regulations when exporting, re-exporting, transferring, or otherwise using HTRI Products.

The following information is provided to assist members in complying with U.S. export control requirements.  Please contact your HTRI point of contact or representative should you have questions.  As with any legal compliance, HTRI encourages members to seek competent legal counsel for advice regarding specific legal requirements.

General Requirements

HTRI Products are subject to the U.S. Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") (15 C.F.R. Parts 730-774) and have an export classification of EAR99. HTRI products are also subject to sanctions and embargoes administered by the U.S. Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") regulations. Under the EAR and/or OFAC regulations, U.S. government approval may be required prior to exporting, re-exporting, and otherwise transferring HTRI products to U.S. sanctioned countries such as Crimea, Donetsk, and Luhansk Regions of Ukraine, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria.

Additionally, U.S. government approval may be required prior to exporting, re-exporting, transferring, or otherwise using HTRI Products as described below.

Prohibited End Users

In general, HTRI Products may not be sold, exported, re-exported, or otherwise transferred to any person or entity on the Denied Persons List or the Entity List maintained by the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, parties subject to U.S. Department of State nonproliferation sanctions, or entities or persons listed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List.

A consolidated list of prohibited end-users is available here.

Prohibited End Use

HTRI Products may not be exported, re-exported, or otherwise transferred for any end-use involving research on or development, design, manufacture, construction, operation, or maintenance of (i) any of the following nuclear facilities, or components for such facilities: (a) facilities for the chemical processing of irradiated special nuclear or source material; (b) facilities for the production of heavy water; (c) facilities for the separation of isotopes of source and special nuclear material; or (ii) any end-use involving chemical/biological weapons or missile, rocket systems, or unmanned air vehicle applications.

Legal Note

The information provided on this webpage is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute advice by HTRI as to any particular or actual set of facts, and does not represent any undertaking by HTRI to keep members or other parties advised as to relevant U.S. export control developments. All information is provided "AS IS" and is subject to change without notice. Any use of such information by you is at your own risk and is without recourse to HTRI.  HTRI is in no way responsible for any damages, whether direct, consequential, incidental, or otherwise, suffered by you or your customer as a result of using or relying upon the provided information.