A PGA (Partner Government Agency) is a division of the U.S. federal government that regulates specific products imported into the U.S., along with CBP.
Some PGAs include:
Products that are regulated by PGAs often require permits or other additional documentation, so many PGAs have their own import guides. It is the importer’s responsibility to be aware of what they need to import a product into the U.S.
If a PGA refuses an import shipment, CBP will consequently not allow the goods to enter U.S. commerce.