Merchandise will be stored in such premises only at Customs direction and will be held under “general order.” Class 2. Importers' private bonded warehouses used exclusively for the storage of merchandise belonging or consigned to the proprietor thereof. A warehouse of class 4 or 5 may be bonded exclusively for the storage of goods imported by the proprietor thereof, in which case it shall be known as a private bonded warehouse. Class 3. Public bonded warehouses used exclusively for the storage of imported merchandise.
11 Types or Classes of CBWs ■ Class 4: Bonded yards or sheds for storage of heavy and bulky imported merchandise ; stables, feeding pens, corrals, or other similar buildings or limited enclosures for storage of imported animals; and tanks for storage of imported liquid merchandise in bulk. If the port director deems necessary, the yards shall be enclosed by substantial fences with entrances and exit gates capable of being secured by the proprietor's locks. Inlets and outlets to tanks shall be secured by means of seals or locks. ■ Class 5: Bonded bins or parts of buildings or of elevators used for grain storage. The bonded portions shall be effectively separated from the rest of the building. Currently there are no Class 5 bonded warehouses in the United States. ■ Class 6: Warehouses for the manufacture in bond, solely for exportation , of articles made in whole or in part of imported materials or of materials subject to internal-revenue tax; and for the manufacture for U.S. consumption or exportation of cigars in whole of tobacco imported from one country. Currently there are no Class 6 warehouses for the manufacture of cigars in the United States.
11 Types or Classes of CBWs ■ Class 7: Warehouses bonded for smelting and refining imported metal-bearing materials for exportation or domestic consumption. ■ Class 8: Bonded warehouses established for the purpose of cleaning, sorting, repacking, or otherwise changing in condition , but not manufacturing , imported merchandise, under Customs supervision and at the expense of the proprietor. ■ Class 9: “ Duty-free stores ”, used for selling, for use outside the Customs territory, conditionally duty-free merchandise owned or sold by the proprietor and delivered from the Class 9 warehouse to an airport or other exit point for exportation by, or on behalf of, individuals departing from the Customs territory for destinations other than foreign trade zones. Distribution warehouses used exclusively to provide individual duty-free sales locations and storage cribs with conditionally duty-free merchandise are also Class 9 warehouses.
11 Types or Classes of CBWs ■ (10) [Reserved] ■ Class 11. Bonded warehouses, known as “general order warehouses,” established for the storage and disposition exclusively of general order merchandise as described in 19CFR 127.1 this chapter.
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