Export Control Reform (ECR) Classification

Streamline the process of reclassifying your goods, technologies, and services, and make sure your classification data is up-to-date with recent changes to the International Trade in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Commerce Control List (CCL)

Stay up to date with changes to ITAR and the CCL

Descartes Visual Compliance–Export Control Reform lets you see both the original United States Munitions List (USML) and the changes made through recent export control reforms, providing a straightforward process for identifying changes and addressing reclassification.

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Key benefits for your organization

Order of Review

Descartes Visual Compliance's Export Control Reform module is built around the Order of Review, helping to ensure you're following the proper steps to classify and reclassify your products as straightforward as possible

Side-by-Side Comparison

View the original USML, and the revised version—as well as potential related 600 series ECCNs—in a single view, easing the process of reclassification. Get a snapshot of what changes were made and how they might apply to you.

Stay up to date

Keep your classifications completely up to date. Descartes Visual Compliance–Export Control Reform provides you the most up-to-date information on changes to ITAR and the CCL, helping to make you're staying current with the government's rollout schedule.

Saves Time

Descartes Visual Compliance–Export Control Reform cuts down the time spent addressing reclassification. Our benchmarks show a significant improvement in efficiency compare to reclassifying manually.

Solution Highlights


If classification results are difficult to understand, or are missing relevant details, how will you know which results apply to your products?

With Descartes Visual Compliance's classification solutions, you receive highly-detailed information for each potential classification, and your data is organized in a way that is simple to understand and act on. In an instant, find out how your exports could be classified, and which licenses may be required for their destination.


We designed our Descartes Visual Compliance solutions with easy to understand instructions, streamlined task workflows, and intuitive navigation controls to provide our customers with not only comprehensive classification solutions, but the most optimal user experience.

We want everyone who uses our system to feel confident in what they're doing, whether it's an occasional aspect of their job or part of their core duties.


Our Research and Content Group stays on top of frequent changes and provides updates accordingly. Meticulously reviewing content, verifying facts, and cross-referencing data against multiple government sources. Our rigorous process means you can trust that we're on top of it, so you can concentrate on other things that matter to your business.


Descartes Visual Compliance–Export Control Reform helps to make a tedious process much more straightforward and less time-consuming by presenting the information you need in an easy-to-understand format. Our benchmarks have shown that using our solution drastically reduces time spent reclassifying, turning something that can take hours if being done manually into a painless task that can be done in seconds.

"This has cut hours out of my day, and I'm confident our classifications are correct."

Melanie, Director of Quality Assurance, Aircraft Industry

Why choose Descartes Visual Compliance?

Efficient and Accurate

Descartes Visual Compliance's classification solutions makes finding the information you need quick and simple. With multiple ways to search and access to government regulations from around the world, you can feel confident that you're finding the correct classification and tariff information for all of your imports and exports.

Save time and resources

Descartes Visual Compliance offers solutions that are both cost-effective and efficient. Our intelligent algorithm delivers superior results that are easy to understand and act on. Multiple search options allow you classify the way that is best for you, and recording everything in the product matrix means you don't have to re-classify the same products repeatedly. Descartes Visual Compliance designs our solutions to save you time with everything you do.

Trusted Quality

Over 35 years of development and fine-tuning have gone into Descartes Visual Compliance solutions. We pride ourselves on staying at the forefront of trade compliance trends, and our solutions have proven their quality and are trusted by thousands of customers from every industry.

Modular Approach

We provide an à la carte menu of compliance solutions, which allows you to focus on your key classification needs. As your business needs change, Descartes Visual Compliance solutions can adapt to support you and help you to address potential gaps in your compliance and classification programs, and to address their future needs.

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