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Welcome to Calexico
US Customs Port Information

    Address:
    US Customs Office
    P.O. Box 632
    Calexico, 92231
    Phone: 760-768-2300    Fax: 760-768-2301
Hazmat Information

    Contact(s): Roland Estrada or Lemuel Haddock,
    Phone: 760-768-2412    Fax: 760-768-2409
    Hours of Operation: HAZMAT crossings are on Fridays only from 7-9 am. Import documents must be submitted to U.S. Customs 24 hours in advance.
    Hazmat Port of Entry: Calexico


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Instructions for Transporters of Hazardous Waste:

  1. RCRA HW imports: Notifications should be sent to EPA Region IX at least four weeks in advance prior to initial shipment. A copy should be send to the DTSC office in Glendale, CA.
  2. Non-RCRA Waste (CA waste only) Imports: Notification should be sent to DTSC-Glendale office at least four weeks prior to initial shipment.
  3. A special notification for ozone depleting substances (i.e. 1,1,1-Trichloroethane) must be sent to EPA's Stratosphere Protection Division.
  4. For pesticides and contaminated soil, USDA must be notified in advance.
  5. Initial entry packets for shipments containing hazardous materials must be submitted to the Calexico Customs Office Hazardous Material Team a minimum of 24 hours in advance. This is necessary to allow sufficient time for proper document review, commodity analysis, and arrival/examination scheduling. HAZMAT shipments arriving without prior 72 hours notification will be returned to Mexico.
  6. Entry packets for shipments containing hazardous materials must be submitted to the Calexico Customs Office Hazardous Material Team a minimum of 24 hours in advance. This is necessary to allow sufficient time for proper document review, commodity analysis, and arrival/examination scheduling. HAZMAT shipments arriving without prior 72 hours notification will be returned to Mexico.
  7. All hazardous material containers must be properly labeled
  8. Drivers and vehicles must meet certain requirements and qualifications.

Instructions for Transporters-Hazardous Material:

Instructions for Transporters-Exporting Hazardous Material/Waste to Mexico

 

 

 

 

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