Technical expertise of Industrial products controlled by the administration Customs









Customs expertise


Offer of Technidouanes service

Dual-use goods

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Contact : (33) 6 60 63 05 07 or albert.castel@technidouanes .com


The expert of Technidouanes offers a study on a case-by-case basis for all types of industrial products to be declared to the customs with a view to the correct application of the rules of classification in the Combined Nomenclature of the Common Customs Tariff (tariff classification); lists of dual-use items ; or classification in the lists of goods subject to sanctions international economic affairs in against certain countries (restrictive measures against Russia, North Korea, Iran, etc.).

His skill therefore relates to chemical products, plastics, ceramics, oil tankers, mechanical devices, electronic components, measuring and control equipment, etc.

He also directed expertise on all types of "US Origin" industrial products to be classified (or not) in a topic called Export Control Export Administration Classification Number (ECCN) Regulations (EAR), published the electronic Code of Federal Regulation (eCFR), and which must be reported to the U.S. authorities in the event of re-export (BIS or OFAC depending on the destination).

This Service offer also covers compliance regulations concerning products of the chemical and in particular on the possibilities, in some cases, to benefit from an exemption from energy taxation (TICPE) or taxation (TGAP).

The expert reports by Albert Castel were drawn up in French and English.

Technidouanes is a company founded in June 2010 by Albert Castel, who exercised the Scientific Advisor to the Directorate-General for Customs and Indirect Taxes of the customs and as a special adviser to the secretariat General of Defense and National Security (SGDSN).

His four areas of action, described below, are aimed at to help businesses ensure compliance in their activities to customs regulations :


Compliance of imports


Compliance of exports


Ranking Tariff of goods

Description of an industrial product, followed by its tariff classification, can be used in the event of an immediate inspection or a posteriori of this merchandise from the the customs administration; or in the event of Claim for refund of customs duties to The series of errors of tariff classification.


Binding tariff information (RTC)

Expertise technical and pricing of the goods aimed at reducing the deadline for the delivery of this administrative document.


Ranking Export Tariff


Description the technical characteristics of a good and its actual use, with a view to know its tariff classification in the country of destination (especially in the case of a preference tariff).





Dual-use items

Description and classification of a high-tech product, to justify, if this is the case, that it is not listed in Annex I to the Regulation of the European Service and of the Council No 2021/821 of 20 May 2021 as amended.


Embargoes Russia, North Korea, etc.

Information precise on the nature and use of a material to be exporting to any of these countries subject to sanctions International Economic Affairs to justify, if this is the case, that he is not affected by the restrictive measures in against this country.


Compliance to the U.S. Regulations (EAR)

Study for original hardware (or technology) possibly incorporated into equipment not subject to dual-use regulation, proving, if so, that it is not included in a ECCN section of the Commerce Common List (CCL).

Taxation energetic


 Taxation Environmental


Exoneration TICPE (energy products)

Assistance technical requirements in the event of a request for tax exemption for kerosene used in the formulation of an industrial product; or for the natural gas, fuel oil, or coal, lignites and cokes, when used as a raw material in industry chemical, and not as a fuel.



TGAP Exemptions (Waste)

Study technical assessment of the amount of the tax general information on polluting activities in a production in particular in the event of an application for exemption or of reimbursement of the TGAP.


    Page updated in April 2024

 © Albert Castel Avril 2010