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Cavium, Inc. Global Trade Compliance

It is Cavium’s policy to comply fully with all relevant laws and regulations administered by the countries in which Cavium conducts global trade. Under no circumstances will Cavium sell or ship product contrary to applicable export control laws and trade regulations. Importers, distributors, customers, and users are responsible for compliance with U.S. and local country export laws and regulations when exporting, re-exporting, or importing any Cavium product (integrated circuits, boards, software or technology).

Many Cavium products include encryption capabilities.  As a result, the export control laws of the U.S. and other countries impose restrictions on the shipment of Cavium products to certain countries and persons, and on the ultimate end-uses of such products. It is your responsibility to be aware of applicable export/import restrictions and comply with them. Cavium assumes no responsibility or liability for your failure to comply. Failure to comply with U.S. and foreign export control laws and trade regulations can result in civil and criminal penalties to individuals and businesses.

If you need export classification or other trade-related information on Cavium products, please email

For more information on U.S. export control laws and regulations, including dual-use controls, encryption regulations and export licensing, visit the Bureau of Industry & Security website at For import control laws visit the Customs website of the country where you intend to import for further information.

Cavium recommends that importers, distributors, customers, and users obtain independent legal advice when attempting to export, re-export, transfer or import Cavium products or technology.

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Disclaimer: The Export Classification data is for informational purposes only and is not a representation or warranty regarding the proper classification. All information may be subjected to change without notice. Cavium, Inc is in no way responsible for any damages suffered by the user as a result of using or relying upon such information.

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1. Are Cavium products subject to U.S. Export Controls?
Yes, all Cavium products (to include hardware, software, services and technology) are subject to U.S. export and re-export controls. In addition, export controls instituted by other member states, e.g. European Union, Singapore, Hong Kong, etc. may apply to Cavium products depending on the location from which they are being exported.

2. Are there countries or destinations to which Cavium products may not be shipped?
Yes.  Cavium Global Trade Compliance publishes the associated export classification information for its products here:  Because of the complexity of the regulations and license exception conditions, please check with your Trade Compliance or Legal Department to determine if any restrictions apply to your export.

3. Who can assist with the completion of global documents required for export/import compliance (e.g. end-use statements, cryptography questionnaires)?
For assistance with Global Trade Compliance documents, please send a request to

4. The Cavium product for which I’m trying to determine ECCN or HTS information does not appear on the online search tool.  How else can this information be determined?
Please email your request to with the product part number and description.

Trade Related Agencies

The European Commission
Hong Kong Trade and Industry Department
India Directorate General of Foreign Trade
China Ministry of Commerce Bureau of Industry Security Import Export Control
Japan Center for Information on Security Trade Control (CISTEC)
Singapore Customs Strategic Goods Control
Taiwan Bureau of Foreign Trade
United States Customs and Border Protection
United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
United States Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls
United States Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
Wassenaar Arrangement
World Customs Organization
World Trade Organization

Embargoes and sanctions weblinks

U.S. Department of Commerce: Embargoes and Other Special Controls

U.S. Department of Treasury: Office of Foreign Assets Control - Sanctions Programs and Information

BIS website on encryption products
Encryption and Export Administration Regulation (EAR)

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