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Internationaal Verdrag betreffende het geharmoniseerde systeem inzake de omschrijving en de codering van goederen, Brussel, 14-06-1983

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Internationaal Verdrag betreffende het geharmoniseerde systeem inzake de omschrijving en de codering van goederen

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International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System

Preamble

The Contracting Parties to this Convention, established under the auspices of the Customs Co-operation Council,

Desiring to facilitate international trade,

Desiring to facilitate the collection, comparison and analysis of statistics, in particular those on international trade,

Desiring to reduce the expense incurred by redescribing, reclassifying and recoding goods as they move from one classification system to another in the course of international trade and to facilitate the standardization of trade documentation and the transmission of data,

Considering that changes in technology and the patterns of international trade require extensive modifications to the Convention on Nomenclature for the Classification of Goods in Customs Tariffs, done at Brussels on 15 December 1950,

Considering also that the degree of detail required for Customs and statistical purposes by Governments and trade interests has increased far beyond that provided by the Nomenclature annexed to the above-mentioned Convention,

Considering the importance of accurate and comparable data for the purposes of international trade negotiations,

Considering that the Harmonized System is intended to be used for the purposes of freight tariffs and transport statistics of the various modes of transport,

Considering that the Harmonized System is intended to be incorporated into commercial commodity description and coding systems to the greatest extent possible,

Considering that the Harmonized System is intended to promote as close a correlation as possible between import and export trade statistics and production statistics,

Considering that a close correlation should be maintained between the Harmonized System and the Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) of the United Nations,

Considering the desirability of meeting the aforementioned needs through a combined tariff/statistical nomenclature, suitable for use by the various interests concerned with international trade,

Considering the importance of ensuring that the Harmonized System is kept up-to-date in the light of changes in technology or in patterns of international trade,

Having taken into consideration the work accomplished in this sphere by the Harmonized System Committee set up by the Customs Co-operation Council,

Considering that while the above-mentioned Nomenclature Convention has proved an effective instrument in the attainment of some of these objectives, the best way to achieve the desired results in this respect is to conclude a new international Convention,

Have agreed as follows:

Article 1. Definitions

For the purpose of this Convention:

  • (a) the "Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System", hereinafter referred to as the "Harmonized System", means the Nomenclature comprising the headings and subheadings and their related numerical codes, the Section, Chapter and Subheading Notes and the General Rules for the interpretation of the Harmonized System, set out in the Annex to this Convention;

  • (b) "Customs tariff nomenclature" means the nomenclature established under the legislation of a Contracting Party for the purposes of levying duties of Customs on imported goods;

  • (c) "statistical nomenclatures" means goods nomenclatures established by a Contracting Party for the collection of data for import and export trade statistics;

  • (d) "combined tariff/statistical nomenclature" means a nomenclature, integrating Customs tariff and statistical nomenclatures, legally required by a Contracting Party for the declaration of goods at importation;

  • (e) "the Convention establishing the Council" means the Convention establishing a Customs Co-operation Council, done at Brussels on 15 December 1950;

  • (f) "the Council" means the Customs Co-operation Council referred to in paragraph (e) above;

  • (g) "the Secretary General" means the Secretary General of the Council;

  • (h) the term "ratification" means ratification, acceptance or approval.

Article 2. The Annex

The Annex to this Convention shall form an integral part thereof, and any reference to the Convention shall include a reference to the Annex.

Article 3. Obligations of Contracting Parties

  • 1 Subject to the exceptions enumerated in Article 4:

    • (a) Each Contracting Party undertakes, except as provided in subparagraph (c) of this paragraph, that from the date on which this Convention enters into force in respect of it, its Customs tariff and statistical nomenclatures shall be in conformity with the Harmonized System. It thus undertakes that, in respect of its Customs tariff and statistical nomenclatures:

      • (i) it shall use all the headings and subheadings of the Harmonized System without addition or modification, together with their related numerical codes;

      • (ii) it shall apply the General Rules for the interpretation of the Harmonized System and all the Section, Chapter and Subheading Notes, and shall not modify the scope of the Sections, Chapters, headings or subheadings of the Harmonized System; and

      • (iii) it shall follow the numerical sequence of the Harmonized System;

    • (b) Each Contracting Party shall also make publicly available its import and export trade statistics in conformity with the six-digit codes of the Harmonized System, or, on the initiative of the Contracting Party, beyond that level, to the extent that publication is not precluded for exceptional reasons such as commercial confidentiality or national security;

    • (c) Nothing in this Article shall require a Contracting Party to use the subheadings of the Harmonized System in its Customs tariff nomenclature provided that it meets the obligations at (a) (i), (a) (ii) and (a) (iii) above in a combined tariff/statistical nomenclature.

  • 2 In complying with the undertakings at paragraph 1 (a) of this Article, each Contracting Party may make such textual adaptations as may be necessary to give effect to the Harmonized System in its domestic law.

  • 3 Nothing in this Article shall prevent a Contracting Party from establishing, in this Customs tariff or statistical nomenclatures, subdivisions classifying goods beyond the level of the Harmonized System, provided that any such subdivision is added and coded at a level beyond that of the six-digit numerical code set out in the Annex to this Convention.

Article 4. Partial application by developing countries

  • 1 Any developing country Contracting Party may delay its application of some or all of the subheadings of the Harmonized System for such period as may be necessary, having regard to its pattern of international trade or its administrative resources.

  • 2 A developing country Contracting Party which elects to apply the Harmonized System partially under the provisions of this Article agrees to make its best efforts towards the application of the full six-digit Harmonized System within five years of the date on which this Convention enters into force in respect of it or within such further period as it may consider necessary having regard to the provisions of paragraph 1 of this Article.

  • 3 A developing country Contracting Party which elects to apply the Harmonized System partially under the provisions of this Article shall apply all or none of the two-dash subheadings of any one one-dash subheading or all or none of the one-dash subheadings of any one heading. In such cases of partial application, the sixth digit or the fifth and sixth digits of that part of the Harmonized System code not applied shall be replaced by "0" or "00" respectively.

  • 4 A developing country which elects to apply the Harmonized System partially under the provisions of this Article shall on becoming a Contracting Party notify the Secretary General of those subheadings which it will not apply on the date when this Convention enters into force in respect of it and shall also notify the Secretary General of those subheadings which it applies thereafter.

  • 5 Any developing country which elects to apply the Harmonized System partially under the provisions of this Article may on becoming a Contracting Party notify the Secretary General that it formally undertakes to apply the full six-digit Harmonized System within three years of the date when this Convention enters into force in respect of it.

  • 6 Any developing country Contracting Party which partially applies the Harmonized System under the provisions of this Article shall be relieved from its obligations under Article 3 in relation to the subheadings not applied.

Article 5. Technical assistance for developing countries

Developed country Contracting Parties shall furnish to developing countries that so request, technical assistance on mutually agreed terms in respect of, inter alia, training of personnel, transposing their existing nomenclatures to the Harmonized System and advice on keeping their systems so transposed up-to-date with amendments to the Harmonized System or on applying the provisions of this Convention.

Article 6. Harmonized System Committee

  • 1 There shall be established under this Convention a Committee to be known as the Harmonized System Committee, composed of representatives from each of the Contracting Parties.

  • 2 It shall normally meet at least twice each year.

  • 3 Its meetings shall be convened by the Secretary General and, unless the Contracting Parties otherwise decide, shall be held at the Headquarters of the Council.

  • 4 In the Harmonized System Committee each Contracting Party shall have the right to one vote; nevertheless, for the purposes of this Convention and without prejudice to any future Convention, where a Customs or Economic Union as well as one or more of its Member States are Contracting Parties such Contracting Parties shall together exercise only one vote. Similarly, where all the Member States of a Customs or Economic Union which is eligible to become a Contracting Party under the provisions of Article 11 (b) become Contracting Parties, they shall together exercise only one vote.

  • 5 The Harmonized System Committee shall elect its own Chairman and one or more Vice-Chairmen.

  • 6 It shall draw up its own Rules of Procedure by decision taken by not less than two-thirds of the votes attributed to its members. The Rules of Procedure so drawn up shall be approved by the Council.

  • 7 It shall invite such intergovernmental or other international organizations as it may consider appropriate to participate as observers in its work.

  • 8 It shall set up Sub-Committees or Working Parties as needed, having regard, in particular, to the provisions of paragraph 1 (a) of Article 7, and it shall determine the membership, voting rights and Rules of Procedure for such Sub-Committees or Working Parties.

Article 7. Functions of the Committee

  • 1 The Harmonized System Committee, having regard to the provisions of Article 8, shall have the following functions:

    • (a) to propose such amendments to this Convention as may be considered desirable, having regard, in particular, to the needs of users and to changes in technology or in patterns of international trade;

    • (b) to prepare Explanatory Notes, Classification Opinions or other advice as guides to the interpretation of the Harmonized System;

    • (c) to prepare recommendations to secure uniformity in the interpretation and application of the Harmonized System;

    • (d) to collate and circulate information concerning the application of the Harmonized System;

    • (e) on its own initiative or on request, to furnish information or guidance on any matters concerning the classification of goods in the Harmonized System to Contracting Parties, to Members of the Council and to such intergovernmental or other international organizations as the Committee may consider appropriate;

    • (f) to present Reports to each Session of the Council concerning its activities, including proposed amendments, Explanatory Notes, Classification Opinions and other advice;

    • (g) to exercise such other powers and functions in relation to the Harmonized System as the Council or the Contracting Parties may deem necessary.

  • 2 Administrative decisions of the Harmonized System Committee having budgetary implications shall be subject to approval by the Council.

Article 8. Role of the Council

  • 1 The Council shall examine proposals for amendment of this Convention, prepared by the Harmonized System Committee, and recommend them to the Contracting Parties under the procedure of Article 16 unless any Council Member which is a Contracting Party to this Convention requests that the proposals or any part thereof be referred to the Committee for re-examination.

  • 2 The Explanatory Notes, Classification Opinions, other advice on the interpretation of the Harmonized System and recommendations to secure uniformity in the interpretation and application of the Harmonized System, prepared during a session of the Harmonized System Committee under the provisions of paragraph 1 of Article 7, shall be deemed to be approved by the Council if, not later than the end of the second month following the month during which that session was closed, no Contracting Party to this Convention has notified the Secretary General that it requests that such matter be referred to the Council.

  • 3 Where a matter is referred to the Council under the provisions of paragraph 2 of this Article, the Council shall approve such Explanatory Notes, Classification Opinions, other advice or recommendations, unless any Council Member which is a Contracting Party to this Convention requests that they be referred in whole or part to the Committee for re-examination.

Article 9. Rates of customs duty

The Contracting Parties do not assume by this Convention any obligation in relation to rates of Customs duty.

Article 10. Settlement of disputes

  • 1 Any dispute between Contracting Parties concerning the interpretation or application of this Convention shall, so far as possible, be settled by negotiation between them.

  • 2 Any dispute which is not so settled shall be referred by the Parties to the dispute to the Harmonized System Committee which shall thereupon consider the dispute and make recommendations for its settlement.

  • 4 The Parties to the dispute may agree in advance to accept the recommendations of the Committee or the Council as binding.

Article 11. Eligibility to become a Contracting Party

The following are eligible to become Contracting Parties to this Convention:

  • (a) Member States of the Council;

  • (b) Customs or Economic Unions to which competence has been transferred to enter into treaties in respect of some or all of the matters governed by this Convention; and

  • (c) Any other State to which an invitation to that effect has been addressed by the Secretary General at the direction of the Council.

Article 12. Procedure for becoming a Contracting Party

  • 1 Any eligible State or Customs or Economic Union may become a Contracting Party to this Convention:

    • (a) by signing it without reservation of ratification;

    • (b) by depositing an instrument of ratification after having signed the Convention subject to ratification; or

    • (c) by acceding to it after the Convention has ceased to be open for signature.

  • 2 This Convention shall be open for signature until 31 December 1986 at the Headquarters of the Council in Brussels by the States and Customs or Economic Unions referred to in Article 11. Thereafter, it shall be open for their accession.

  • 3 The instruments of ratification or accession shall be deposited with the Secretary General.

Article 13. Entry into force

  • 1 This Convention shall enter into force on the earliest first of January which falls at least three months after a minimum of seventeen States or Customs or Economic Unions referred to in Article 11 above have signed it without reservation of ratification or have deposited their instruments of ratification or accession, but not before 1 January 1988.

  • 2 For any State or Customs or Economic Union signing without reservation of ratification, ratifying or acceding to this Convention after the minimum number specified in paragraph 1 of this Article is reached, this Convention shall enter into force on the first of January which falls at least twelve months but not more than twenty-four months after it has signed the Convention without reservation of ratification or has deposited its instrument of ratification or accession, unless it specifies an earlier date. However, the date of entry into force under the provisions of this paragraph shall not be earlier than the date of entry into force provided for in paragraph 1 of this Article.

Article 14. Application by dependent territories

  • 1 Any State may, at the time of becoming a Contracting Party to this Convention, or at any time thereafter, declare by notification given to the Secretary General that the Convention shall extend to all or any of the territories for whose international relations it is responsible, named in its notification. Such notification shall take effect on the first of January which falls at least twelve months but not more than twenty-four months after the date of the receipt thereof by the Secretary General, unless an earlier date is specified in the notification. However, this Convention shall not apply to such territories before it has entered into force for the State concerned.

  • 2 This Convention shall cease to have effect for a named territory on the date when the Contracting Party ceases to be responsible for the international relations of that territory or on such earlier date as may be notified to the Secretary General under the procedure of Article 15.

Article 15. Denunciation

This Convention is of unlimited duration. Nevertheless any Contracting Party may denounce it and such denunciation shall take effect one year after the receipt of the instrument of denunciation by the Secretary General, unless a later date is specified therein.

Article 16. Amendment procedure

  • 1 The Council may recommend amendments to this Convention to the Contracting Parties.

  • 2 Any Contracting Party may notify the Secretary General of an objection to a recommended amendment and may subsequently withdraw such objection within the period specified in paragraph 3 of this Article.

  • 3 Any recommended amendment shall be deemed to be accepted six months after the date of its notification by the Secretary General provided that there is no objection outstanding at the end of this period.

  • 4 Accepted amendments shall enter into force for all Contracting Parties on one of the following dates:

    • (a) where the recommended amendment is notified before 1 April, the date shall be the first of January of the second year following the date of such notification,

      or

    • (b) where the recommended amendment is notified on or after 1 April, the date shall be the first of January of the third year following the date of such notification.

  • 5 The statistical nomenclatures of each Contracting Party and its Customs tariff nomenclature or, in the case provided for under paragraph 1 (c) of Article 3, its combined tariff/statistical nomenclature, shall be brought into conformity with the amended Harmonized System on the date specified in paragraph 4 of this Article.

  • 6 Any State or Customs or Economic Union signing without reservation of ratification, ratifying or acceding to this Convention shall be deemed to have accepted any amendments thereto which, at the date when it becomes a Contracting Party, have entered into force or have been accepted under the provisions of paragraph 3 of this Article.

Article 17. Rights of Contracting Parties in respect of the Harmonized System

On any matter affecting the Harmonized System, paragraph 4 of Article 6, Article 8 and paragraph 2 of Article 16 shall confer rights on a Contracting Party:

  • (a) in respect of all parts of the Harmonized System which it applies under the provisions of this Convention; or

  • (b) until the date when this Convention enters into force in respect of it in accordance with the provisions of Article 13, in respect of all parts of the Harmonized System which it is obligated to apply at that date under the provisions of this Convention; or

  • (c) in respect of all parts of the Harmonized System, provided that it has formally undertaken to apply the full six-digit Harmonized System within the period of three years referred to in paragraph 5 of Article 4 and until the expiration of that period.

Article 18. Reservations

No reservations to this Convention shall be permitted.

Article 19. Notifications by the Secretary General

The Secretary General shall notify Contracting Parties, other signatory States, Member States of the Council which are not Contracting Parties to this Convention, and the Secretary General of the United Nations, of the following:

  • (a) Notifications under Article 4;

  • (b) Signatures, ratifications and accessions as referred to in Article 12;

  • (c) The date on which the Convention shall enter into force in accordance with Article 13;

  • (d) Notifications under Article 14;

  • (e) Denunciations under Article 15;

  • (f) Amendments to the Convention recommended under Article 16;

  • (g) Objections in respect of recommended amendments under Article 16, and, where appropriate, their withdrawal; and

  • (h) Amendments accepted under Article 16, and the date of their entry into force.

Article 20. Registration with the United Nations

This Convention shall be registered with the Secretariat of the United Nations in accordance with the provisions of Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations at the request of the Secretary General of the Council.

IN WITNESS THEREOF the undersigned, being duly authorized thereto, have signed this Convention.

DONE at Brussels on the 14th day of June 1983 in the English and French languages, both texts being equally authentic, in a single original which shall be deposited with the Secretary General of the Council who shall transmit certified copies thereof to all the States and Customs or Economic Unions referred to in Article 11.

Annex Harmonized System Nomenclature

TABLE OF CONTENTS

General Rules for the interpretation of the Harmonized System.

SECTION I

LIVE ANIMALS; ANIMAL PRODUCTS

Section Notes.

  • 1 Live animals.

  • 2 Meat and edible meat offal.

  • 3 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates.

  • 4 Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included.

  • 5 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included.

SECTION II

VEGETABLE PRODUCTS

Section Note.

  • 6 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage.

  • 7 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers.

  • 8 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons.

  • 9 Coffee, tea, maté and spices.

  • 10 Cereals.

  • 11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten.

  • 12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder.

  • 13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts.

  • 14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included.

SECTION III

ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE FATS AND OILS AND THEIR CLEAVAGE PRODUCTS; PREPARED EDIBLE FATS; ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE WAXES

  • 15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes.

SECTION IV

PREPARED FOODSTUFFS; BEVERAGES, SPIRITS AND VINEGAR; TOBACCO AND MANUFACTURED TOBACCO SUBSTITUTES

Section Note.

  • 16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates.

  • 17 Sugars and sugar confectionery.

  • 18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations.

  • 19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products.

  • 20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants.

  • 21 Miscellaneous edible preparations.

  • 22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar.

  • 23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder.

  • 24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes.

SECTION VII

PLASTICS AND ARTICLES THEREOF; RUBBER AND ARTICLES THEREOF

Section Notes.

  • 39 Plastics and articles thereof.

  • 40 Rubber and articles thereof.

SECTION VIII

RAW HIDES AND SKINS, LEATHER, FURSKiNS AND ARTICLES THEREOF; SADDLERY AND HARNESS; TRAVEL GOODS, HANDBAGS AND SIMILAR CONTAINERS; ARTICLES OF ANIMAL GUT (OTHER THAN SILKWORM OUT)

  • 41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather.

  • 42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut).

  • 43 Furskin and artificial fur, manufactures thereof.

SECTION IX

WOOD AND ARTICLES OF WOOD; WOOD CHARCOAL; CORK AND ARTICLES OF CORK; MANUFACTURES OF STRAW, OF ESPARTO OR OF OTHER PLAITING MATERIALS; BASKETWARE AND WICKERWORK

  • 44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal.

  • 45 Cork and articles of cork.

  • 46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork.

SECTION X

PULP OF WOOD OR OF OTHER FIBROUS CELLULOSIC MATERIAL; RECOVERED (WASTE AND SCRAP) PAPER OR PAPERBOARD; PAPER AND PAPERBOARD AND ARTICLES THEREOF

  • 47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard.

  • 48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard.

  • 49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans.

SECTION XI

TEXTILES AND TEXTILE ARTICLES

Section Notes.

  • 50 Silk.

  • 51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yam and woven fabric.

  • 52 Cotton.

  • 53 Other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn.

  • 54 Man-made filaments; strip and the like of man-made textile materials.

  • 55 Man-made staple fibres.

  • 56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yams; twins, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof.

  • 57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings.

  • 58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery.

  • 59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use.

  • 60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics.

  • 61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted.

  • 62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted.

  • 63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags.

SECTION XII

FOOTWEAR, HEADGEAR, UMBRELLAS, SUN UMBRELLAS, WALKING-STICKS, SEAT-STICKS, WHIPS, RIDING-CROPS AND PARTS THEREOF; PREPARED FEATHERS AND ARTICLES MADE THEREWITH; ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS; ARTICLES OF HUMAN HAIR

  • 64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles.

  • 65 Headgear and parts thereof.

  • 66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, ridingcrops and parts thereof.

  • 67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair.

SECTION XIII

ARTICLES OF STONE, PLASTER, CEMENT, ASBESTOS, MICA OR SIMILAR MATERIALS; CERAMIC PRODUCTS; GLASS AND GLASSWARE

  • 68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials.

  • 69 Ceramic products.

  • 70 Glass and glassware.

SECTION XIV

NATURAL OR CULTURED PEARLS, PRECIOUS OR SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES, PRECIOUS METALS, METALS CLAD WITH PRECIOUS METAL AND ARTICLES THEREOF; IMITATION JEWELLERY; COIN

  • 71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin.

SECTION XV

BASE METALS AND ARTICLES OF BASE METAL

Section Notes.

  • 72 Iron and steel.

  • 73 Articles of iron or steel.

  • 74 Copper and articles thereof.

  • 75 Nickel and articles thereof.

  • 76 Aluminium and articles thereof.

  • 77 (Reserved tor possible future use in the Harmonized System)

  • 78 Lead and articles thereof.

  • 79 Zinc and articles thereof.

  • 80 Tin and articles thereof.

  • 81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof.

  • 82 Tools, Implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal.

  • 83 Miscellaneous articles of base motal.

SECTION XVI

MACHINERY AND MECHANICAL APPLIANCES; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; PARTS THEREOF; SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, TELEVISION IMAGE AND SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, AND PARTS AND ACCESSORIES OF SUCH ARTICLES

Section Notes.

  • 84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof.

  • 85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles.

SECTION XVII

VEHICLES, AIRCRAFT, VESSELS AND ASSOCIATED TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT

Section Notes.

  • 86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof, railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds.

  • 87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof.

  • 88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof.

  • 89 Ships, boats and floating structures.

SECTION XVIII

OPTICAL, PHOTOGRAPHIC, CINEMATOGRAPHIC, MEASURING, CHECKING, PRECISION, MEDICAL OR SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND APPARATUS; CLOCKS AND WATCHES; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF

  • 90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof.

  • 91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof.

  • 92 Musical Instruments; parts and accessories of such articles.

SECTION XIX

ARMS AND AMMUNITION; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF

  • 93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof.

SECTION XX

MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURED ARTICLES

  • 94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings.

  • 95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof.

  • 96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles.

SECTION XXI

WORKS OF ART, COLLECTORS' PIECES AND ANTIQUES

  • 97 Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques.

  • 98 (Reserved for special uses by Contracting Parties)

  • 99 (Reserved for special uses by Contracting Parties)

GENERAL RULES FOR THE INTERPRETATION OF THE HARMONIZED SYSTEM

Classification of goods in the Nomenclature shall be governed by the following principles:

  • 1. The titles of Sections, Chapters and sub-Chapters are provided for ease of reference only; for legal purposes, classification shall be determined according to the terms of the headings and any relative Section or Chapter Notes and, provided such headings or Notes do not otherwise require, according to the following provisions:

  • 2.

    • (a) Any reference in a heading to an article shall be taken to include a reference to that article incomplete or unfinished, provided that, as presented, the incomplete or unfinished article has the essential character of the complete or finished article. It shall also be taken to include a reference to that article complete or finished (or falling to be classified as complete or finished by virtue of this Rule), presented unassembled or disassembled.

    • (b) Any reference in a heading to a material or substance shall be taken to include a reference to mixtures or combinations of that material or substance with other materials or substances. Any reference to goods of a given material or substance shall be taken to include a reference to goods consisting wholly or partly of such material or substance. The classification of goods consisting of more than one material or substance shall be according to the principles of Rule 3.

  • 3. When by application of Rule 2 (b) or for any other reason, goods are, prima facie, classifiable under two or more headings, classification shall be effected as follows:

    • (a) The heading which provides the most specific description shall be preferred to headings providing a more general description. However, when two or more headings each refer to part only of the materials or substances contained in mixed or composite goods or to part only of the items in a set put up for retail sale, those headings are to be regarded as equally specific in relation to those goods, even if one of them gives a more complete or precise description of the goods.

    • (b) Mixtures, composite goods consisting of different materials or made up of different components, and goods put up in sets for retail sale, which cannot be classified by ref ere rice to 3(a), shall be classified as if they consisted of the material or component which gives them their essential character, insofar as this criterion Is applicable.

    • (c) When goods cannot be classified by reference to 3 (a) or 3 (b), they shall be classified under the heading which occurs last in numerical order among those which equally merit consideration.

  • 4. Goods which cannot be classified in accordance with the above Rules shall be classified under the heading appropriate to the goods to which they are most akin.

  • 5. In addition to the foregoing provisions, the following Rules shall apply in respect of the goods referred to therein:

    • (a) Camera cases, musical Instrument cases, gun cases, drawing instrument cases, necklace cases and simitar containers, specially shaped or fitted to contain a spccillc article or set of articles, suitable for long-term use and presented with the articles for which they are intended, shall be classified with such articles when of a kind normally sold therewith. This Rule does not, however, apply to containers which give the whole its essential character;

    • (b) Subject to the provisions of Rule 5 (a) above, packing materials and packing containers presented with the goods therein shall be classified with the goods if they are of a kind normally used for packing such goods. However, this provision is not binding when such packing materials or packing containers are clearly suitable for repetitive use.

  • 6. For legal purposes, the classification of goods in the subheadings of a heading shall be determined according to the terms of those subheadings and any related Subheading Notes and, mutatis mutandis, to the above Rules, on the understanding that only subheadings at the same level are comparable. For the purposes of this Rule the relative Section and Chapter Notes also apply, unless the context otherwise requires.

Section I

Live animals; animal products

Notes
  • 1. - Any reference in this Section to a particular genus or species of an animal, except where the context otherwise requires, includes a reference to the young of that genus or species.

  • 2. - Except where the context otherwise requires, throughout the Nomenclature any reference to "dried" products also covers products which have been dehydrated, evaporated or freeze-dried.

Chapter 1

Live animals

Note.
  • 1. This Chapter covers all live animals except:

    • (a) Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates, of heading 03.01, 03.06 or 03.07;

    • (b) Cultures of micro-organisms and other products of heading 30.02; and

    • (c) Animals of heading 95.08.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

01.01

 

Live horses, asses, mules and hinnies.

 

0101.10

- Pure-bred breeding animals

 

0101.90

- Other

01.02

 

Live bovine animals.

 

0102.10

- Pure-bred breeding animals

 

0102.90

- Other

01.03

 

Live swine.

 

0103.10

- Pure-bred breeding animals

   

- Other:

 

0103.91

- - Weighting less than 50 kg

 

0103.92

- - Weighting 50 kg or more

01.04

 

Live sheep and goats.

 

0104.10

- Sheep

 

0104.20

- Goats

01.05

 

Live poultry, that is to say, fowls of the species Gallus domesticus, ducks, geese, turkeys and guinea fowls.

   

- Weighting not more than 185 g:

 

0105.11

- - Fowls of the species Gallus domesticus

 

0105.12

- Turkeys

 

0105.19

- - Other

 

0105.91

- Other:

 

0105.94

-- Fowls of the species Gallus domesticus

 

0105.99

- - Other

01.06

01.06

Other live animals.

   

- Mammals:

 

0106.11

- - Primates

 

0106.12

- - Whales, dolphins and porpoises (mammals of the order Cetacea); manatees and dugongs (mammals of the order Sirenia)

 

0106.19

- - Other

 

0106.20

- Reptiles (including snakes and turtles)

   

- Birds:

 

0106.31

- - Birds of prey

 

0106.32

- - Psittaciformes (including parrots, parakeets, macaws and cockatoos)

 

0106.39

- - Other

 

0106.90

- Other

Chapter 2

Meat and edible meat offal

Note.

  • 1. - This Chapter does not cover:

    • (a) Products of the kinds described in headings 02.01 to 02.08 or 02.10, unfit or unsuitable for human consumption;

    • (b) Guts, bladders or stomachs of animals (heading 05.04) or animal blood (heading 05.11 or 30.02); or

    • (c) Animal fat, other than product of heading 02.09 (Chapter 15).

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

02.01

 

Meat of bovine animals, fresh or chilled.

 

0201.10

- Carcasses and half-carcasses

 

0201.20

- Other cuts with bone in

 

0201.30

- Boneless

02.02

 

Meat ot bovine animals, frozen.

 

0202.10

- Carcasses and half-carcasses

 

0202.20

- Other cuts with bone in

 

0202.30

- Boneless

02.03

 

Meat of swine, fresh, chilled or frozen.

   

- Fresh or chilled:

 

0203.11

- - Carcasses and half-carcasses

 

0203.12

- - Hams, shoulders and cuts thereof, with bone in

 

0203.19

- - Other

   

- Frozen:

 

0203.21

- - Carcasses and half-carcasses

 

0203.22

- - Hams, shoulders and cuts thereof, with bone in

 

0203.29

- - Other

02.04

 

Meat of sheep or goats, fresh, chilled or frozen.

 

0204.10

- Carcasses and half-carcasses of lamb, fresh or chilled

   

- Other meat of sheep, fresh or chilled:

 

0204.21

- - Carcasses and hall-carcasses

 

0204.22

- - Other cuts with bone in

 

0204.23

- - Boneless

 

0204.30

- Carcasses and half-carcasses of lamb, frozen

   

- Other meat of sheep, frozen :

 

0204.41

- - Carcasses and half-carcasses

 

0204.42

- - Other cuts with bone in

 

0204.43

- - Boneless

 

0204.50

- Meat of goats

02.05

0205.00

Meat of horses, asses, mules or hinnies, fresh, chilled or frozen.

02.06

 

Edible offal of bovine animals, swine, sheep, goats, horses, asses, mules or hinnies, fresh, chilled or frozen.

 

0206.10

- Of bovine animals, fresh or chilled

   

- Of bovine animals, frozen :

 

0206.21

- - Tongues

 

0206.22

- - Livers

 

0206.29

- - Other

 

0206.30

- Of swine, fresh or chilled

   

- Of swine, frozen :

 

0206.41

- - Livers

 

0206.49

- - Other

 

0206.80

- Other, fresh or chilled

 

0206.90

- Other, frozen

02.07

 

- Of fowls of the species Gallus domesticus:

 

0207.11

- Not cut in pieces, fresh or chilled

   

- Poultry not cut in pieces, frozen :

 

0207.12

- Not cut in pieces, frozen

 

0207.13

- Cuts and offal, fresh or chilled

 

0207.14

- Cuts and offal, frozen

   

Of turkeys :

 

0207.24

- Not cut in pieces, fresh or chilled

 

0207.25

- Not cut in pieces, frozen

 

0207.26

- Cuts and offal, fresh or chilled

 

0207.27

- Cuts and offal, frozen

   

Of ducks, geese or guinea fowls :

 

0207.32

- Not cut in pieces, fresh or chilled

 

0207.33

- Not cut in pieces, frozen

 

0207.34

- Fatty livers, fresh or chilled.

 

0207.35

- Other, fresh or chilled

 

0207.36

- Other, frozen

02.08

 

Other meat and edible meat offal, fresh, chilled or frozen.

 

0208.10

- Of rabbits or hares

 

0208.30

- Of primates

 

0208.40

- Of whales, dolphins and porpoises (mammals of the order Cetacea); of manatees and dugongs (mammals of the order Sirenia)

 

0208.50

- Of reptiles (including snakes and turtles)

 

0208.90

- Other

02.09

0209.00

Pig fat, free of lean meat, and poultry fat, not rendered or otherwise extracted, fresh, chilled, frozen, salted, in brine, dried or smoked.

02.10

 

Meat and edible meat offal, sailed, in brine, dried or smoked; edible flours and meals of meat or meat offal.

   

- Meat of swine :

 

0210.11

- - Hams, shoulders and cuts thereof, with bone in

 

0210.12

- - Bellies (streaky) and cuts thereof

 

0210.19

- - Other

 

0210.20

- Meat of bovine animals

 

0210.9

- Other, including edible flours and meals of meat or meat offal:

 

0210.91

- - Of primates

 

0210.92

- - Of whales, dophins and porpoises (mammals of the order Cetacea); of manatees and dugongs (mammals of the order Sirenia)

 

0210.93

- - Of reptiles (including snakes and turtles)

 

0210.99

- - Other

Chapter 3

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

Note.

  • 1. - This Chapter does not cover:

    • (a) Mammals of heading 01.06;

    • (b) Meat of mammals of heading 01.06 (heading 02.08 or 02.10);

    • (c) Fish (including livers and roes thereof) or crustaceans, mollucs or other aquatic invertebrates, dead and unfit or unsuitable for human consumption by reason of either their species or their condition (Chapter 5); flour, meals or pellets of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, unfit for human consumption (heading 23.01); or

    • (d) Caviar or caviar substitutes prepared from fish eggs (heading 16.04).

  • 2. - In this Chapter the term "pellets" means products which have been agglomerated either directly by compression or by the addition of a small quantity of binder.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

03.01

 

Live fish.

 

0301.10

- Ornamental fish

   

- Other live fish :

 

0301.91

- - Trout (Salmo trutta, Oncorhynchus mykiss, Oncorhynchus clarki , Oncorhynchus aqaubonita, Oncorhynchus gilae, Oncorhynchus apache and Oncorhynchus chrysogaster)

 

0301.92

- - Eels (Anguilla spp.)

 

0301.93

- - Carp

 

0301.94

-- Bluefin tunas (Thunnus thynnus)

 

0301.95

-- Southern bluefin tunas (Thunnus maccoyii)

 

0301.99

- - Other

03.02

 

Fish, fresh or chilled, excluding fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 03.04.

   

- Salmonidae, excluding livers and roes:

 

0302.11

- - Trout (Salmo trutta, Oncorhynchus mykiss, Oncorhynchus clarki , Oncorhynchus aqaubonita, Oncorhynchus gilae, Oncorhynchus apache and Oncorhynchus chrysogaster)

 

0302.12

- - Pacific salmon (Oncorhγnchus nerka, Oncorhγnchus gorbuscha, Oncorhγnchus keta, Oncorhγnchus tschawytscha, Oncorhγnchus kisutch Oncorhγnchus masou and Oncorhynchus rhodurus, Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and Danube salmon (Hucho hucho)

 

0302.19

- - Other

   

- Flat fish (Plouronectidae, Bothidae, Cynoglossidae, Solcidae, Scophthatmidae and Githaridae), excluding livers and roes :

 

0302.21

- - Halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, Hippoglossus stenolepis)

 

0302.22

- -Plaice (Pleuronectes platessa)

 

0302.23

- - Sole (Solea spp.)

 

0302.29

- - Other

   

- Tunas (of the genus Thunnus), skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito (Euthynnus (Katsuwonus) pelamis), excluding livers and roes:

 

0302.31

- - Albacore or longfinned tunas (Thunnus alalunga)

 

0302.32

- - Yellowfin tunas (Thunnus albacares)

   

- Other meat of sheep, fresh or chilled:

 

0302.33

- - Skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito

 

0302.34

- - Bigeye tunas (Thunnus obesus)

 

0302.35

- - Bluefin tunas (Thunnus thynnus)

 

0302.36

- - Southern bluefin tunas (Thunnus maccoyii )

 

0302.39

- - Other

 

0302.40

- - Herrings (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii), excluding livers and roes

 

0302.50

- Cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macroccphalus), excluding livers and roes

   

- Other fish, excluding livers and roes:

 

0302.61

- - Sardines (Sardina pilchardus, Sardinops spp.), sardinella (Sardinella spp.), brisling or sprats (Sprattus sprattus)

 

0302.62

- - Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)

 

0302.63

- - Coal fish (Pollachius virens)

 

0302.64

- - Mackerel (Scomber scombrus. Scomber australasicus, Scomber japonicus)

 

0302.65

- - Dogfish and other sharks

 

0302.66

- - Eels (Anguilta spp.)

 

0302.67

-- Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)

 

0302.68

-- Toothfish (Dissostichus spp.)

 

0302.69

- - Other

 

0302.70

- Livers and roes

03.03

 

Fish, frozen, excluding fish fillets and other fish meal of heading 03.04.

   

- Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, Oncorhynchus keta, Oncorhynchus tschawytscha, Oncorhynchus kisutch, Oncorhynchus masou and Oncorhynchus rhodurus), excluding livers and roes:

 

0303.11

- - Sockeye salmon (red salmon) (Oncorhynchus nerka)

 

0303.19

- - Other

   

- Other salmonidae, excluding livers and roes:

 

0303.21

- - Trout (Salmo trutta, Oncorhγnchus mγkiss, Oncorhynchus clarki, Oncorhynchus aquabonita, Oncorhynchus gilae, Oncorhynchus apache and Oncorhynchus chrysogaster)

 

0303.22

- - Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and Danube salmon (Hucho hucho)

 

0303.29

- - Other

   

- Flat fish (Plcuronectidae, Bothidae, Cynoglossidac, Soleidae, Scophthalmidae and Cilharidac), excluding livers and roes :

 

0303.31

- - Halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoidcs, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, Hippoglossus stenotepis)

 

0303.32

- - Plaice (Pleuronectes piatessa)

 

0303.33

- - Sole (Solca spp.)

 

0303.39

- - Other

   

- Tunas (of the genus Thunnus), skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito (Euthynnus (Katsuwonus) pelamis), excluding livers and roes:

 

0303.41

- - Albacore or longfinned tunas (Thunnus alalunga)

 

0303.42

- - Yellowfin tunas (Thunnus albacares)

 

0303.43

- - Skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito

 

0303.44

- - Bigeye tunas (Thunnus obesus)

 

0303.45

- - Bluefin tunas (Thunnus thynnus)

 

0303.46

- - Southern bluefin tunas (Thunnus maccoyii)

 

0303.49

- - Other

   

- Herrings (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii) and cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus), excluding livers and roes:

 

0303.51

-- Herrings (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii)

 

0303.52

-- Cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus)

   

- Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) and toothfish (Dissostichus spp.), excluding livers and roes:

 

0303.61

-- Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)

 

0303.62

-- Toothfish (Dissostichus spp.)

   

- Other fish, excluding livers and roes:

 

0303.71

- - Sardines (Sardina pilchardus, Sardinops spp.), sardinella (Sardinella spp.), brisling or sprats (Spratius spraltus)

 

0303.72

- - Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)

 

0303.73

- - Coalfish (Pollachius virens)

 

0303.74

- - Mackerel (Scomber scombrus. Scomber austratasicus. Scomber japonicus)

 

0303.75

- - Dogfish and other sharks

 

0303.76

- - Eels (Anguilla spp.)

 

0303.77

- - Sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax, Dicentrarchus punctatus)

 

0303.78

- - Hako (Merluccius spp., Urophycis spp.)

 

0303.80

- Livers and roes

03.04

 

Fish fillets and other fish meat (whether or not minced), fresh, chilled or frozen.

   

- Fresh or chilled:

 

0304.11

-- Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)

 

0304.12

-- Toothfish (Dissostichus spp.)

 

0304.19

-- Other

   

- Frozen fillets:

 

0304.21

-- Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)

 

0304.22

-- Toothfish (Dissostichus spp.)

 

0304.29

-- Other

   

- Other:

 

0304.91

-- Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)

 

0304.92

-- Toothfish (Dissostichus spp.)

 

0304.99

-- Other

03.05

 

Fish, dried, salted or in brine; smoked fish, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process; flours, meals and pellets of fish, fit for human consumption.

 

0305.10

- Flours, meals and pellets of fish, fit for human consumption

 

0305.20

- Livers and roes of fish, dried, smoked, salted or in brine

 

0305.30

- Fish fillets, dried, salted or in brine, but not smoked

   

- Smoked fish, including fillets:

 

0305.41

- - Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, Oncorhynchus keta, Oncorhynchus masou and Oncorhynchus rhodurus), Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and Danube salmon (Hucho hucho)

 

0305.42

- - Herrings (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii)

 

0305.49

- - Other

   

- Dried fish, whether or not salted but not smoked:

 

0305.51

- - Cod (Gadus mothua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus)

 

0305.59

- - Other

   

- Fish, salted but not dried or smoked and fish in brine:

 

0305.61

- - Herrings (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii)

 

0305.62

- - Cod (Gadus morhua. Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus)

 

0305.63

- - Anchovies (Engraulis spp.)

 

0305.69

- - Other

03.06

 

Crustaceans, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; crustaceans, In shell, cooked by steaming or by boiling in water, whether or not chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; flours, meals and pellets of crustaceans, fit for human consumption.

   

- Frozen:

 

0306.11

- - Rock lobster and other sea crawfish (Palinurus spp., Panulirus spp., Jasus spp.)

 

0306.12

- - Lobsters (Homarus spp.)

 

0306.13

- - Shrimps and prawns

 

0306.14

- - Crabs

 

0306.19

- - Other, including flours, meals and pellets of crustaceans, fit for human consumption

   

- Not frozen:

 

0306.21

- - Rock lobster and other sea crawfish (Palinurus spp., Panulirus spp., Jasus spp.)

 

0306.22

- - Lobsters (Homarus spp.)

 

0306.23

- - Shrimps and prawns

 

0306.24

- - Crabs

 

0306.29

- - Other, including flours, meals and pellets of crustaceans, fit for human consumption

03.07

 

Molluscs, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; aquatic invertebrates other than crustaceans and molluscs, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; flours/ meals and pellets of aquatic invertebrates other than crustaceans, fit for human consumption.

 

0307.10

- Oysters

   

- Scallops, including queen scallops, of the genera Pecten, Chlamys or Placopecten:

 

0307.21

- - Live, fresh or chilled

 

0307.29

- - Other

   

- Mussels (Mytitus spp.. Perna spp.):

 

0307.31

- - Live, fresh or chilled

 

0307.39

- - Other

   

- Cuttle fish (Sepia otficinalis, Rossia macrosoma, Sepiola spp.) and squid (Ommastrephes spp., Loligo spp., Nototodarus spp., Sepioteuthis spp.):

 

0307.41

- - Live, fresh or chilled

 

0307.49

- - Other

   

- Octopus (Octopus spp.):

 

0307.51

- - Live, fresh or chilled

 

0307.59

- - Other

 

0307.60

- Snails, other than sea snails

   

- Other, including flours, meals and pellets of aquatic invertebrates other than crustaceans, fit for human consumption :

 

0307.91

- - Live, fresh or chilled

 

0307.99

- - Other

Chapter 4

Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included

Notes.

  • 1. - The expression "milk" means full cream milk or partially or completely skimmed milk.

  • 2. - For the purposes of heading 04.05 :

    • (a) The term "butter" means natural butter, whey butter or recombined butter (fresh, salted or rancid, including canned butter) derived exclusively from milk, with a milkfat content of 80 % or more but not more than 95 % by weight, a maximum milk solids-not-fat content of 2 % by weight and a maximum water content of 16 % by weight. Butter does not contain added emulsifiers, but may contain sodium chloride, food colours, neutralising salts and cultures of harmless lactic-acid-producing bacteria.

    • (b) The expression "dairy spreads" means a spreadable emulsion of the water-in-oil type, containing milkfat as the only fat in the product, with a milkfat content of 39 % or more but less than 80 % by weight.

  • 3. - Products obtained by the concentration of whey and with the addition of milk or milkfat are to be classified as cheese in heading 04.06 provided that they have the three following characteristics:

    • (a) a milkfat content, by weight of the dry matter, of 5% or more;

    • (b) a dry matter content, by weight, of at least 70% but not exceeding 85%; and

    • (c) they are moulded or capable of being moulded.

  • 4. - This Chapter does not cover :

    • (a) Products obtained from whey, containing by weight more than 95 % lactose, expressed as anhydrous lactose calculated on the dry matter (heading 17.02); or

    • (b) Albumins (including concentrates of two or more whey proteinst containing by weight more than 80 % whey proteins, calculated on the dry matter) (heading 35.02) or globulins (heading 35.04).

Subheading Notes.

  • 1. - For the purposes of subheading 0404.10, the expression "modified whey" means products consisting of whey constituents, that is, whey from which all or part of the lactose, proteins or minerals have been removed, whey to which natural whey constituents have been added, and products obtained by mixing natural whey constituents.

  • 2. - For the purposes of subheading 0405.10 the term "butter" does not include dehydrated butter or ghee (subheading 0405.90).

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

04.01

 

Milk and cream, not concentrated nor containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.

 

0401.10

- Of a fat content, by weight, not exceeding 1%

   

- Other live fish :

 

0401.20

- Of a fat content, by weight, exceeding 1 % but not exceeding 6 %

 

0401.30

- Of a fat content, by weight, exceeding 6%

04.02

 

Milk and cream, concentrated or containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.

 

0402.10

- In powder, granules or other solid forms, of a fat content, by weight, not exceeding 1.5%

   

- In powder, granules or other solid forms, of a fat content, by weight, exceeding 1.5 % :

 

0402.21

- - Not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter

 

0402.29

- - Other

   

- Other:

 

0402.91

- - Not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter

 

0402.99

- - Other

04.03

 

Buttermilk, curdled milk and cream, yogurt, kephir and other fermented or acidified milk and cream, whether or not concentrated or containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or flavoured or containing added fruit, nuts or cocoa.

 

0403.10

- Yogurt

 

0403.90

- Other

04.04

 

Whay, whether or not concentrated or containing added sugar or other sweetening matter; products consisting of natural milk constituents, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter, not elsewhere specified or included.

 

0404.10

- Whey and modified whey, whether or not concentrated or containing added sugar or other sweetening matter

 

0404.90

- Other

04.05

 

Butter and other fats and oils derived from milk; dairy spreads.

 

0405.10

- Butter

 

0405.20

- Dairy spreads

 

0405.90

- Other

04.06

 

Cheese and curd.

 

0406.10

- Fresh (unripened or uncured) cheese, including whey cheese, and curd

 

0406.20

- Grated or powdered cheese, of all kinds

 

0406.30

- Processed cheese, not grated or powdered

 

0406.40

- Blue-veined cheese and other cheese containing veins produced by Penicillium roqueforti

 

0406.90

- Other cheese

04.07

0407.00

Birds' eggs, in shell, fresh, preserved or cooked.

04.08

 

Birds' eggs, not in shell, and egg yolks, fresh, dried, cooked by steaming or by boiling in water, moulded, frozen or otherwise preserved, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.

   

- Egg yolks:

 

0403.11

- - Dried

 

0408.19

- - Other

   

- - Other

 

0408.91

- - Dried

 

0408.99

- - Other

04.09

0409.00

Natural honey.

04.10

0410.00

Edible products ol animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included.

Chapter 5

Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included

Notes.

  • 1. - This Chapter does not cover:

    • (a) Edible products (other than guts, bladders and stomachs of animals, whole and pieces thereof, and animal blood, liquid or dried);

    • (b) hides or skins (including furskins) other than goods of heading 05.05 and parings and similar waste of raw hides or skins of heading 05.11 (Chapter 41 or 43);

    • (c) Animal textile materials, other than horsehair and horsehair waste (Section XI); or

    • (d) Prepared knots or tufts for broom or brush making (heading 96.03).

  • 2. For the purposes of heading 05.01, the sorting of hair by length (provided the root ends and tip ends respectively are not arranged together) shall be deemed not to constitute working.

  • 3. Throughout the Nomenclature, elephant, hippopotamus, walrus, narwhal and wild boar tusks, rhinoceros horns and the teeth of all animals are regarded as "ivory".

  • 4. Throughout the Nomenclature, the expression "horsehair" means hair of the manes or tails of equine or bovine animals.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

05.01

0501.00

Human hair, unworked, whether or not washed or scoured; waste of human hair.

05.02

 

Pigs', hogs' or boars' bristles and hair; badger hair and other brush making hair; waste of such bristles or hair.

 

0502.10

- Pigs', hogs' or boars' bristles and hair and waste thereof

 

0502.90

- Other

05.04

0504.00

Guts, bladders and stomachs of animals (other than fish), whole and pieces thereof, fresh, chilled, frozen, salted, in brine, dried or smoked.

05.05

 

Skins and other parts of birds, with their feathers or down, feathers and parts of feathers (whether or not with trimmed edges) and down, not further worked than cleaned, disinfected or treated for preservation; powder and waste of feathers or parts of feathers.

 

0505.10

- Feathers of a kind used for stuffing; down

 

0505.90

- Other

05.06

 

Bones and horn-cores, unworked, defatted, simply prepared (but not cut to shape), treated with acid or degelatinised; powder and waste of these products.

 

0506.10

- Ossein and bones treated with acid

 

0506.90

- Other

05.07

 

Ivory, tortoise-shell, whalebone and whalebone hair, homs, antlers, hooves, nails, claws and beaks, unworked or simply prepared but not cut to shape; powder and waste of these products.

 

0507. 10

- Ivory; ivory powder and waste

 

0507.90

- Other

05.08

0508.00

Coral and simitar materials, unworkod or simply prepared but not otherwise worked; shells of molluscs, crustaceans or echlnoderms and cutlte-bono, unworked or simply prepared but not cut to shape, powder and waste thereof.

05.10

0510.00

Amborgris, castoreum, civet and musk; cantharides; bile, whether or not dried; glands and other animal products used in the preparation of pharmaceutical products, fresh, chilled, frozen or otherwise provisionally preserved.

05.11

 

Animal products not elsewhere specified or included; dead animals of Chapter 1 or 3, unlit for human consumption.

 

0511.10

- Bovine semen

   

- Other:

 

0511.91

- - Products of fish or crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates; dead animals of Chapter 3

 

0511.99

- - Other

Section II

Vegetable products

Note.

  • 1. - In this Section the term "pellets" means products which have been agglomerated either directly by compression or by the addition of a binder in a proportion not exceeding 3 % by weight.

Notes.

  • 1. - Subject to the second part of heading 06.01, this Chapter covers only live trees and goods (including seedling vegetable) of a kind commonly supplied by nursery gardeners or florists for planting or for ornamental use; nevertheless it does not include potatoes, onions, shallots, garlic or other products of Chapter 7.

  • 2. - Any reference in heading no. 06.03 or 06.04 to goods of any kind shall be contrued as including a reference to bouquets, floral baskets, wreaths and similar articles made wholly or partly of goods of that kind, account not being taken of accessoires of other materials. However, these headings do not include collages or similar decorative plaques of heading no. 97.01.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

06.01

 

Bulbs, tubers, tuberous roots, corms, crowns and rhizomes, dormant, in growth or in flower; chicory plants and roots other than roots of heading 12.12.

 

0601.10

- Bulbs, tubers, tuberous roots, corms, crowns and rhizomes, dormant

 

0601.20

- Bulbs, tubers, tuberous roots, corms, crowns and rhizomes, in growth or in flower; chicory plants and roots

06.02

 

Other live plants (including (hair roots), cuttings and slips; mushroom spawn.

 

0602.10

- Unrooted cuttings and slips

 

0602.20

- Trees, shrubs and bushes, grafted or not, of kinds which bear edible fruit or nuts

 

0602.30

- Rhododendrons and azaleas, grafted or not

 

0602.40

- Roses, grafted or not

 

0602.90

- Other

06.03

 

Cut flowers and flower buds of a kind suitable for bouquets or for ornamental purposes, fresh, dried, dyed, bleached, impregnated or otherwise prepared.

   

-Fresh:

 

0603.11

-- Roses

 

0603.12

-- Carnations

 

0603.13

-- Orchids

 

0603.14

-- Chrysanthemums

 

0603.19

-- Other

 

0603.90

- Other

06.04

 

Foliage, branches and other parts of plants, without flowers or (lower buds, and grasses, mosses and lichens, being goods of a kind suitable for bouquets or for ornamental purposes, fresh, dried, dyed, bleached, impregnated or otherwise prepared.

 

0604.10

- Mosses and lichens

   

- Other:

 

0604.91

- - Fresh

 

0604.99

- - Other

Chapter 7

Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers

Notes.

  • 1. - This Chapter does not cover forage products of heading12.14.

  • 2. - In headings 07.09, 07.10, 07.11 and 07.12 the word "vegetables" includes edible mushrooms, truffles, olives, capers, marrows, pumpkins, aubergines, sweet corn (Zea mays var. saccbarata), fruits of the genus Capsicum or of the genus Pimenta, fennel, parsley, chervil, tarragon, cress and sweet marjoram (Majorana hortensis or Origanum majorana).

  • 3. - Heading No. 07.12 covers all dried vegetables of the kinds falling in headings 07.01 to 07.11, other than :

    • (a) dried leguminous vegetables, shelled (heading 07.13);

    • (b) sweet corn in the forms specified in headings 11.02 to 11.04;

    • (c) flour, meal, powder, flakes, granules and pellets of potatoes (heading 11.05);

    • (d) flour, meal and powder of the dried leguminous vegetables of heading 07.13 (heading 11.06).

  • 4. - However, dried or crushed or ground fruits of the genus Capsicum or of the genus Pimenta are excluded from this Chapter (heading 09.04).

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

07.01

 

Potatoes, fresh or chitted.

 

0701.10

- Seed

 

0701.90

- Other

07.02

0702.00

Tomatoes, fresh or chilled.

07.03

 

Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks and other alliaceous vegetables, fresh or chilled.

 

0703.10

- Onions and shallots

 

0703.20

- Garlic

 

0703.90

- Leeks and other alliaceous vegetables

07.04

 

Cabbages, cauliflowers, kohlrabi, kale and similar edible brassicas, fresh or chilled.

 

0704.10

- Cauliflowers and headed broccoli

07.05

 

Lettuce (Lactuca saliva) and chicory (Cichorlum spp.), fresh or chilled.

   

- Lettuce:

 

0705.11

- - Cabbage lettuce (head lettuce)

 

0705.19

- - Other

   

- Chicory:

 

0705.21

- - Witloof chicory (Cichorium intybus var. foliosum)

   

- Other:

 

0705.29

- - Other

07.06

 

Carrots, turnips, salad beetroot, salsify, celeriac, radishes and similar edible roots, fresh or chilled.

 

0706.10

- Carrots and turnips

 

0706.90

- Other

07.07

0707.00

Cucumbers and gherkins, fresh or chilled.

07.08

 

Leguminous vegetables, shelled or unshelled, fresh or chilled.

 

0708.10

- Peas (Pisum sativum)

 

0708.20

- Beans (Vigna spp., Phaseolus spp.)

 

0708.90

- Other leguminous vegetables

07.09

 

Other vegetables, fresh or chilled.

 

0709.20

- Asparagus

 

0709.30

- Aubergines (egg-plants)

 

0709.40

- Celery other than celeriac

   

- Mushrooms and truffles :

 

0709.51

- - Mushrooms of the genus Agaricus

 

0709.59

- - Other

 

0709.60

- Fruits of the genus Capsicum or of the genus Pimenta

 

0709.70

- Spinach, New Zealand spinach and orache spinach (garden spinach)

 

0709.90

- Other

07.10

 

Vegetables (uncooked or cooked by steaming or boiling in water), frozen.

 

0710.10

- Potatoes

   

- Leguminous vegetables, shelled or unshelled:

 

0710.21

- - Peas (Pisum sativum)

 

0710.22

- - Beans (Vigna spp., Phaseoius spp.)

 

0710.29

- - Other

 

0710.30

- Spinach, New Zealand spinach and orache spinach (garden spinach)

 

0710.40

- Sweet corn

 

0710.80

- Other vegetables

 

0710.90

- Mixtures of vegetables

07.11

 

Vegetables provisionally preserved (for example, by sulphur dioxide gas, in brine, in sulphur water or in other preservative solutions), but unsuitable in that stale for immediate consumption.

 

0711.10

- Onions

 

0711.20

- Olives

 

0711.40

- Cucumbers and gherkins

 

0711.5

- Mushrooms and truffles:

 

0711.51

- - Mushrooms of the genus Agaricus

 

0711.59

- - Other

 

0711.90

- Other vegetables; mixtures of vegetables

07.12

 

Dried vegetables, whole, cut, sliced, broken or in powder, but not further prepared.

 

0712.20

- Onions

   

- Mushrooms, wood ears (Auricularia spp.), jelly fungi (Tremella spp.) and truffles:

 

0712.31

- - Mushrooms of the genus Agaricus

 

0712.32

- - Wood ears (Auricularia spp.)

 

0712.33

- - Jelly fungi (Tremella spp.)

 

0712.39

- - Other

 

0712.90

- Other vegetables; mixtures of vegetables

07.13

 

Dried leguminous vegetables, shelled, whether or not skinned or split.

 

0713.10

- Peas (Pisum sativum)

 

0713.20

- Chickpeas (garbanzos)

   

- Beans (Vigna spp, Phaseoius spp.):

 

0713.31

- - Beans of the species Vigna mungo (L) Hepper or Vigna radiata (L) Wilczek

 

0713.32

- - Small red (Adzuki) beans (Phaseolus or Vigna angularis)

 

0713.33

- - Kidney beans, including white pea beans (Phaseolus vulgaris)

 

0713.39

- - Other

 

0713.40

- Lentils

 

0713.50

- Broad beans (Vicia faoa var. major) and horse beans (Vicia faba var. equina, Vicia faba var. minor)

 

0713.90

- Other

07.14

 

Manioc, arrowroot, salep, Jerusalem artichokes, sweet potatoes and similar roots and tubers with high starch or inulin content, fresh, chilled, frozen or dried, whether or not sliced or in the form of pellets; sago pith.

 

0714.10

- Manioc (cassava)

 

0714.20

- Sweet potatoes

 

0714.90

- Other

Chapter 8

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus or melons

Notes.

  • 1. - This Chapter does not cover inedible nuts or fruits.

  • 2. - Chilled fruits and nuts are to be classified in the same headings as the corresponding fresh fruits and nuts.

  • 3. - Dried fruit or dried nuts of this Chapter may be partially rehydrated, or treated for the following purposes :

    • (a) For additional preservation or stabilisation (for example, by moderate heat treatment, sulphuring, the addition of sorbic acid or potassium sorbate),

    • (b) To improve or maintain their appearance (for example, by the addition of vegetable oil or small quantities of glucose syrup),

    provided that they retain the character of dried fruit or dried nuts.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

08.01

 

Coconuts, Brazil nuts and cashew nuts, fresh or dried, whether or not shelled or peeled.

   

- Coconuts :

 

0801.11

- Desiccated

 

0801.19

- Other

   

- Brazil nuts :

 

0801.21

- - In shell

 

0801.22

- Shelled

   

- Cashew nuts :

 

0801.31

- In shell

 

0801.32

- Shelled

08.02

 

Other nuts, fresh or dried, whether or not shelled or peeled.

   

- Almonds:

 

0802.11

- - In shell

 

0802.12

- - Shelled

   

- Hazelnuts or filberts (Corylus spp.):

 

0802.21

- - In shell

 

0802.22

- - Shelled

   

- Walnuts:

 

0802.31

- - In shell

 

0802.32

- - Shelled

 

0802.40

- Chestnuts (Caslanea spp.)

 

0802.50

- Pistachios

 

0802.60

- Macadamia nuts

 

0802.90

- Other

08.03

0803.00

Bananas, including plantains, (rash or dried.

08.04

 

Datos, figs, pineapples, avocados, guavas, mangoes and mangosleens, fresh or dried.

 

0804.10

- Dates

 

0804.20

- Figs

 

0804.30

- Pineapples

 

0804.40

- Avocados

 

0804.50

- Guavas, mangoes and mangosteens

08.05

 

Citrus fruit, fresh or dried.

 

0805.10

- Oranges

 

0805.20

- Mandarins (including tangerines and satsumas); Clementines, wilkings and similar citrus hybrids

 

0805.50

- Lemons (Citrus limon, Citrus limonum) and limes (Citrus aurantifolia, Citrus latifolia)

 

0805.40

- Grapefruit, including pomelos

 

0805.90

- Other

08.06

 

Grapes, fresh or dried.

 

0806.10

- Fresh

 

0806.20

- Dried

08.07

 

Melons (including watermelons) and papaws (papayas), fresh.

   

- Melons (including watermelons) :

 

0807.11

- Watermelons

 

0807.19

- Other

 

0807.20

- Papaws (papayas)

08.08

 

Apples, pears and quinces, fresh.

 

0808.10

- Apples

 

0808.20

- Pears and quinces

08.09

 

Apricots, cherries, peaches (including nectarines), plums and sloes, fresh.

 

0809.10

- Apricots

 

0809.20

- Cherries

 

0809.30

- Peaches, including nectarines

 

0809.40

- Plums and sloes

08.10

 

Other fruit, fresh.

 

0810.10

- Strawberries

 

0810.20

- Raspberries, blackberries, mulberries and loganberries

 

0810.40

- Cranberries, bilberries and other fruits of the genus Vaccinium

 

0810.50

- Kiwifruit

 

0810.60

- Durians

 

0810.90

- Other

08.11

 

Fruit and nuts, uncooked or cooked by steaming or boiling in water, frozen, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.

 

0811.10

- Strawberries

 

0811.20

- Raspberries, blackberries, mulberries, loganberries, black, white or red currants and gooseberries

 

0811.90

- Other

08.12

 

Fruit and nuts, provisionally preserved (for example, by sulphur dioxido gas, in brine, in sulphur water or in other preservative solutions), but unsuitable in that state for immediate consumption.

 

0812.10

- Cherries

 

0812.90

- Other

08.13

 

Fruit, dried, other than that of headings 08.01 to 08.06; mixtures of nuts or dried fruits of this Chapter.

 

0813.10

- Apricots

 

0813.20

- Prunes

 

0813.30

- Apples

 

0813.40

- Other fruit

 

0813.50

- Mixtures of nuts or dried fruits of this Chapter

08.14

0814.00

Peel of citrus fruit or melons (including watermelons), fresh, frozen, dried or provisionally preserved in brine, in sulphur water or in other preservative solutions.

Chapter 9

Coffee, tea, maté and spices

Notes.

  • 1. - Mixtures of the products of headings nos. 09.04 to 09.10 are to be classified as follows:

    • (a) Mixtures of two or more of the products of the same heading are to be classified in that heading;

    • (b) Mixtures of two or more of the products of different headings are to be classified in heading no. 09.10.

    The addition of other substances to the products of headings 09.04 to 09.10 (or to the mixtures referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) above) shall not affect their classification provided the resulting mixtures retain the essential character of the goods of those headings. Otherwise such mixtures are not classified in this Chapter; those constituting mixed condiments or mixed seasonings are classified in heading 21.03.

  • 2. - This Chapter does not cover Cubeb pepper (Piper cubeba) or other products of heading no. 12.11.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

09.01

 

Coffee, whether or not roasted or decaffeinated; coffee husks and skins; coffee substitutes containing coffee in any proportion.

   

- Coffee, not roasted :

 

0901.11

- - Not decaffeinated

 

0901.12

- - Decaffeinated

   

- Coffee, roasted :

 

0901.21

- - Not decaffeinated

 

0901.22

- - Decaffeinated

 

0901.90

- Other

09.02

 

Tea, whether or not flavoured.

 

0902.10

- Green tea (not fermented) in immediate packings of a content not exceeding 3 kg

 

0902.20

- Other green tea (not fermented)

 

0902.30

- Black tea (fermented) and partly fermented tea, in immediate packings of a content not exceeding 3 kg

 

0902.40

- Other black tea (fermented) and other partly fermented tea

09.03

0903.00

Maté

09.04

 

Pepper of the genus Piper, dried or crushed or ground fruits of the genus Capsicum or of the genus Pimenta.

   

- Pepper:

 

0904.11

- - Neither crushed nor ground

 

0904.12

- - Crushed or ground

 

0904.20

- Fruits of the genus Capsicum or of the genus Pimenta, dried or crushed or ground

09.05

0905.00

Vanilla.

09.06

 

Cinnamon and cinnamon-tree flowers.

   

- Neither crushed nor ground:

 

0906.11

-- Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume)

 

0906.19

-- Other

 

0906.20

- Crushed or ground

09.07

0907.00

Cloves (whole fruit, cloves and stems).

09.08

 

Nutmeg, mace and cardamoms.

 

0908.10

- Nutmeg

 

0908.20

- Mace

 

0908.30

- Cardamoms

09.09

 

Seeds of anice, badian, fennel, coriander, cumin or caraway; juniper berries.

 

0909.10

- Seeds of anise or badian

 

0909.20

- Seeds of coriander

 

0909.30

- Seeds of cumin

 

0909.40

- Seeds of caraway

 

0909.50

- Seeds of fennel; juniper berries

09.10

 

Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices.

 

0910.10

- Ginger

 

0910.20

- Saffron

 

0910.30

- Turmeric (curcuma)

   

- Other spices:

 

0910.91

- - Mixtures referred to in Note 1 (b) to this Chapter

 

0910.99

- - Other

Chapter 10

Cereals

Notes.

  • 1. -

    • (A) The products specified in the headings of this Chapter are to be classified in those headings only it gains are present, whether or not on the ear or on the stalk.

    • (B) The Chapter does not cover grains which have been hulled or otherwise worked. However, rice, husked, milled, poliched, glazed, parboiled or broken remains classified in heading 10.06

  • 2. - Heading 10.05 does not cover sweet corn (Chapter 7).

Subheading note.

  • 1. - The term "durum wheat" means wheat of the Triticum durum species and the hybrids derived from the inter-specific crossing of Triticum durum which have the same number (28) of chromosomes as that species.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

10.01

 

Wheat and meslin.

 

1001.10

- Durum wheat

 

1001.90

- Other

10.02

1002.00

Rye.

10.03

1003.00

Barley.

10.04

1004.00

Oats.

10.05

 

Maize (com).

 

1005.10

- Seed

 

1005.90

- Other

10.06

 

Rice.

 

1006.10

- Rice in the husk (paddy or rough)

 

1006.20

- Husked (brown) rice

 

1006.30

- Semi-milled or wholly milled rice, whether or not polished or glazed

 

1006.40

- Broken rice

10.07

1007.00

Grain sorghum.

10.08

 

Buckwheat, millet and canary seed; other cereals.

 

1008.10

- Buckwheat

 

1008.20

- Millet

 

1008.30

- Canary seed

 

1008.90

- Other cereals

Chapter 11

Products ot the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten

Notes.

  • 1. - This Chapter does not cover:

    • (a) Roasted malt put up as coffee substitutes (heading 09.01 or 21.01);

    • (b) Prepared flours, groats, meals or starches of heading 19.01;

    • (c) Corn flakes or other products of heading 19.04;

    • (d) Vegetables, prepared or preserved, of heading 20.01, 20.04 or 20.05;

    • (e) Pharmaceutical products (Chapter 30); or

    • (f) Starches having the character of perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (Chapter 33).

  • 2.

    • (A) Products from the milling of the cereals listed in the table below fall in this Chapter if they have, by weight on the dry product:

      • (a) a starch content (determined by the modified Ewers polarimetric method) exceeding that indicated in Column (2); and

      • (b) an ash content (after deduction of any added minerals) not exceeding that indicated in Column (3).

      Otherwise, they fall in heading 23.02. However, germ of cereals, whole, rolled, flaked or ground, is always classified in heading 11.04.

    • (B) Products falling in this Chapter under the above provisions shall be classified in heading 11.01 or 11.02 if the percentage passing through a woven metal wire cloth sieve with the aperture indicated in Column (4) or (5) is not less, by weight, than that shown against the cereal concerned.

    Otherwise, they fall in heading 11.03 or 11.04.

    Cereal

    (1)

    Starch content

    (2)

    Ash content

    (3)

    Rate of passage through a sieve with an aperturo of

    315 micromotres (microns)

    (4)

    500 micrometres (microns)

    (5)

    Wheat and rye

    45%

    2.5 %

    80%

    -

    Barley

    45%

    3 %

    80%

    -

    Oats

    45%

    5 %

    80%

    -

    Maize (corn) and grain sorghum

    45%

    2 %

    -

    90%

    Rice

    45%

    1.6 %

    80%

    -

    Buckwheat

    45%

    4 %

    80%

    -

  • 3. For the purposes of heading 11.03, the terms "groats" and "meal" mean products obtained by the fragmentation of cereal grains, of which:

    • (a) in the case of maize (corn) products, at least 95 % by weight passes through a woven metal wire cloth sieve with an aperture of 2 mm;

    • (b) in the case of other cereal products, at least 95 % by weight passes through a woven metal wire cloth sieve with an aperture of 1.25 mm.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

11.01

1101.00

Wheat or meslin flour.

11.02

 

Cereal flours other than of wheat or meslin.

 

1102.10

- Rye flour

 

1102.20

- Maize (corn) flour

 

1102.90

- Other

11.03

 

Cereal groats, meal and pellets.

   

- Groats and meal:

 

1103.11

- - Of wheat

 

1103.13

- - Of maize (corn)

 

1103.19

- - Of other cereals

 

1103.20

- Pellets

11.04

 

Cereal grains otherwise worked (for example, hulled, rolled, flaked, pearled, sliced or kibbled), except rice of heading 10.06; germ of cereals, whole, rolled, flaked or ground.

   

- Rolled or flaked grains:

 

1104.12

- - Of oats

 

1104.19

- - Of other cereals

   

- Other worked grains (for example, hulled, pearled, sliced or kibbled);

 

1104.22

- - Of oats

 

1104.23

- - Of maize (corn)

 

1104.29

- - Of other cereals

 

1104.30

- Germ of cereals, whole, rolled, flaked or ground

11.05

 

Flour, meal, powder, flakes, granules and pellets of potatoes.

 

1105.10

- Flour, meal and powder

 

1105.20

- Flakes, granules and pellets

11.06

 

Flour, meal and powder of the dried leguminous vegetables of heading 07.13, of sago or of roots or tubers of heading 07.14 or of the products of Chapter 8.

 

1106.10

- Of the dried leguminous vegetables of heading 07.13

 

1106.20

- Of sago or of roots or tubers of heading 07.14

 

1106.30

- Of the products of Chapter 8

11.07

 

Malt, whether or not roasted.

 

1107.10

- Not roasted

 

1107.20

- Roasted

11.08

 

Starches; inulin.

   

- Starches:

 

1108.11

- - Wheat starch

 

1108.12

- - Maize (corn) starch

 

1108.13

- - Potato starch

 

1108.14

- - Manioc (cassava) starch

 

1108.19

- - Other starches

 

1108.20

- Inulin

11.09

1109.00

Wheat gluten, whether or not dried.

Chapter 12

Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; Industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder

Notes.

  • 1. - Heading No. 12.07 applies, inter alia, to palm nuts and kernels, cotton seeds, castor oil seeds, sesamum seeds, mustard seeds, safflower seeds, poppy seeds and shea nuts (karlte nuts). It does not apply to products of heading 08.01 or 08.02 or to olives (Chapter 7 or Chapter 20).

  • 2. - Heading No. 12.08 applies not only to non-defatted flours and meals but also to flours and meals which have been partially defatted or defatted and wholly or partially re fatted with their original oils. It does not, however, apply to residues of headings 23.04 to 23.06.

  • 3. - For the purposes of heading 12.09, beet seeds, grass and other herbage seeds, seeds of ornamental flowers, vegetable seeds, seeds of forest trees, seeds of fruit trees, seeds of vetches (other than those of the species Vicia faba) or of lupines are to be regarded as "seeds of a kind used for sowing".

    Heading No. 12.09 does not, however, apply to the following even if for sowing:

    • (a) Leguminous vegetables or sweet corn (Chapter 7);

    • (b) Spices or other products of Chapter 9;

    • (c) Cereals (Chapter 10); or

    • (d) Products of headings 12.01 to 12.07 or 12.11.

  • 4. - Heading No. 12.11 applies, inter alia, to the following plants or parts thereof: basit, borage, ginseng, hyssop, liquorice, all species of mint, rosemary, rue, sage and wormwood.

    Heading no. 12.11 does not, however, apply to:

    • (a) Medicaments of Chapter 30;

    • (b) Perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations of Chapter 32; or

    • (c) Insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, disinfectants or similar products of heading 38.08

  • 5. - For the purposes of heading no. 12.12, the term "seaweeds and other algae" does not include:

    • (a) Dead single-cell micro-organisms of heading no. 21.02;

    • (b) Cultures of micro-organisms of heading 30.02; or

    • (c) Fertilisers of heading no. 31.01 or 31.05.

Subheading Note.

1.- For the purposes of subheading 1205.10, the expression "low erucic acid rape or colza seeds" means rape or colza seeds yielding a fixed oil which has an erucic acid content of less than 2% by weight and yielding a solid component which contains less than 30 micromoles of glucosinolates per gram.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

12.01

1201.00

Soya beans, whether or not broken.

12.02

 

Ground-nuts, not roasted or otherwise cooked, whether or not shelled or broken.

 

1202.10

- In shell

 

1202.20

- Shelled, whether or not broken

12.03

1203.00

Copra.

12.04

1204.00

Linseed, whether or not broken.

12.05

 

Rape or colza seeds, whether or not broken.

 

1205.10

- Low erucic acid rape or colza seeds

 

1205.90

- Other

12.06

1206.00

Sunflower seeds, whether or not broken.

12.07

 

Other oil soeds and oleaginous trulls, whether or not broken.

 

1207.20

- Cotton seeds

 

1207.40

- Sesamum seeds

 

1207.50

- Mustard seeds

   

- Other:

 

1207.91

- - Poppy seeds

 

1207.99

- - Other

12.03

 

Flours and meals of oil seeds or oleaginous fruits, other than those of mustard.

 

1208.10

- Of soya beans

 

1208.90

- Other

12.09

 

Seeds, fruit and spores, of a kind used for sowing.

 

1209.10

- Sugar beet seed

   

- Seeds of forage plants:

 

1209.11

- - Sugar beet seed

 

1209.19

- - Other

   

- Seeds of forage plants, other than beet seed:

 

1209.21

- - Lucerne (alfalfa) seed

 

1209.22

- - Clover (Trilolium spp.) seed

 

1209.23

- - Fescue seed

 

1209.24

- - Kentucky blue grass (Poa pratensis L.) seed

 

1209.25

- - Rye grass (Lolium multillorum Lam., Lolium perenne L) seed

 

1209.29

- - Other

 

1209.30

- Seeds of herbaceous plants cultivated principally for their flowers

   

- Other:

 

1209.91

- - Vegetable seeds

 

1209.99

- - Other

12.10

 

Hop cones, fresh or dried, whether or not ground, powdered or in the form of pellets; lupulin.

 

1210.10

- Hop cones, neither ground nor powdered nor in the form of pellets

 

1210.20

- Hop cones, ground, powdered or in the form of pellets; lupulin

12.11

 

Plants and parts of plants (including seeds and fruits), of a kind used primarily in perfumery, in pharmacy or for insecticidal, fungicidal or similar purposes, fresh or dried, whether or not cut, crushed or powdered.

 

1211.20

- Ginseng roots

 

1211.30

- Coca leaf

 

1211.40

- Poppy straw

 

1211.90

- Other

12.12

 

Locust beans, seaweeds and other algae, sugar beet and sugar cane, fresh, chilled, frozen or dried, whether or not ground; fruit stones and kernels and other vegetable products (including unroasted chicory roots of the variety Cichorium intybus sativum) of a kind used primarily for human consumption, not elsewhere specified or included.

 

1212.20

- Seaweeds and other algae

   

- Other:

 

1212.91

- - Sugar beet

 

1212.99

- - Other

12.13

1213.00

Coreal straw and husks, unprepared, whether or not chopped, ground, pressed or in the form of pellets.

12.14

 

Swedes, mangolds, fodder roots, hay, lucerne (alfalfa), clover, sainfoin, forage kals, lupines, vetches and similar forage products, whether or not in the form of pellets.

 

1214.10

- Lucerne (alfalfa) meal and pellets

 

1214.90

- Other

Chapter 13

Lac; gums; resins and other vegetable saps and extracts

Note.

  • 1. - Heading No. 13.02 applies, inter alia, to liquorice extract and extract of pyrethrum, extract of hops, extracts of aloes and opium.

The heading does not apply to:

  • (a) Liquorice extract containing more than 10% by weihgt of sucrose or put up as confectionery (heading no. 17.04);

  • (b) Malt extract (heading 19.01);

  • (c) Extracts of coffee, tea or maté (heading no. 20.01);

  • (d) Vegetable saps or extracts constituting alcoholic beverages (Chapter 22);

  • (e) Camphor, glycyrrhizin or other products of heading no. 29.14 or 29.38;

  • (f) Concentrates of poppy straw containing not less thans 50% by weight of alkaloids (heading 29.39);

  • (g) Medicaments of heading 30.03 or 30.04 or blood-grouping reagents (heading 30.06)

  • (h) Tanning or dyeing extracts (heading 32.01 or 32.03)

  • (ij) Essential oils, concretes, absolutes, resinoids, extracted oleoresins, aqueous distillates or aqueous solutions of essential oils or preparations based on odoriferous substances of a kind used for the manufacture of beverages (Chapter 33); or

  • (k) Natural rubber, balata, gutta-percha, guayule, chicle or similar natural gums (heading no. 40.01).

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

13.01

 

Lac; natural gums, resins, gum-resins and oleoresins (for example, balsams).

 

1301.20

- Gum Arabic

 

1301.90

- Other

13.02

 

Vegetable saps and extracts; pectic substances, pectinates and pectatas; agar-agar and other mucilages and thickeners, whether or not modified, derived from vegatable products.

   

- Vegetable saps and extracts :

 

1302.11

- - Opium

 

1302.12

- - Of liquorice

 

1302.13

- - Of hops

 

1302.19

- - Other

 

1302.20

- Pectic substances, pectinates and pectates

   

- Mucilages and thickeners, whetheror not modified, derived from vegetable products :

 

1302.31

- - Agar-agar

 

1302.32

- - Mucilages and thickeners, whether or not modified, derived from locust beans, locust bean seeds or guar seeds

 

1302.39

- - Other

Chapter 14

Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included

Notes.

  • 1. - This Chapter does not cover the following products which are to bo classified in Section XI: vegetable materials or fibres of vegetable materials of a kind used primarily in the manufacture of textiles, however prepared, or other vegetable materials which have undergone treatment so as to render them suitable for use only as textile materials.

  • 2. - Heading No. 14.01 applies, inter alia, to bamboos (whether or not split, sawn lengthwise, cut to length, rounded at the ends, bleached, rendered non-inflammable, polished or dyed), split osier, reeds and the like, to rattan cores and to drawn or split rattans. The heading does not apply to chipwood (heading 44.04).

  • 3. - Heading 14.04 does not apply to wood wool (heading 44.05) and prepared knots or tufts for broom or brush making (heading 96.03).

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

14.01

 

Vegetable materials of a kind used primarily for plaiting (for example, bamboos, rattans, reeds, rushes, osier, raffia, cleaned, bleeached or dyed cereal straw, and lime bark).

 

1401.10

- Bamboos

 

1401.20

- Rattans

 

1401.90

- Other

14.04

 

Vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included.

 

1404.20

- Cotton linters

 

1404.90

- Other

Section III

Animal or vegelable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes

Chapter 15

Animal or vegelable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes

Notes.

  • 1. - This Chapter does not cover:

    • (a) Pig fat or poultry fat of heading 02.09;

    • (b) Cocoa butter, fat or oil (heading 18.04):

    • (c) Edible preparations containing by weight more than 15 % of the products of heading 04.05 (generally Chapter 21);

    • (d) Greaves (heading 23.01) or residues of headings 23.04 to 23.06:

    • (e) Fatty acids, prepared waxes, medicaments, paints, varnishes, soap, perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations, sulphonated oils or other goods of Section VI; or

    • (f) Factice derived from oils (heading 40.02).

  • 2. - Heading No. 15.09 does not apply to oils obtained from olives by solvent extraction (heading 15.10).

  • 3. - Heading No. 15.18 does not cover fats or oils or their fractions, merely denatured, which are to be classified in the heading appropriate to the corresponding undenatured fats and oils and their fractions.

  • 4. - Soap-stocks, oil foots and dregs, stearin pitch, glycerol pitch and wool grease residues fall in heading 15.22.

Subheading Note.

1.- For the purposes of subheadings 1514.11 and 1514.19, the expression "low erucic acid rape or colza oil" means the fixed oil which has an erucic acid content of less than 2% by weight.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

15.01

1501.00

Pig fat (including lard) and poultry fat, other than that of heading 02.09 or 15.03.

15.02

1502.00

Fats of bovine animals, sheep or goats, other than those of heading 15.03.

15.03

1503.00

Lard stearin, lard oil, oleostearin, oleo-oil and tallow oil, not emulsified or mixed or otherwise prepared.

15.04

 

Fats and oils and their fractions, of fish or marine mammals, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.

 

1504.10

- Fish-liver oils and their fractions

 

1504.20

- Fats and oils and their fractions, of fish, other than liver oils

 

1504.30

- Fats and oils and their fractions, of marine mammals

15.05

1505.00

Wool grease and fatty substances derived therefrom (including lanolin).

15.06

1506.00

Other animal fats and oils and their fractions, whether or not relined, but not chemically modified.

15.07

 

Soya-bean oil and its fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.

 

1507.10

- Crude oil, whether or not degummed

 

1507.90

- Other

15.08

 

Ground-nut oil and its fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.

 

1508.10

- Crude oil

 

1508.90

- Other

15.09

 

Olive oil and its fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.

 

1509.10

- Virgin

 

1509.90

- Other

15.10

1510.00

Other oils and their fractions, obtained solely from olives, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified. Including blonds of these oils or fractions with oils or fractions of heading 15.09.

15.11

 

Palm oil and its fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.

 

1511.10

- Crude oil

 

1511.90

- Other

15.12

 

Sunflower-seed, safflower or cotton-seed oil and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.

 

1512.1

- Sunflower-seed or safflower oil and fractions thereof:

 

1512.11

- - Crude oil

 

1512.19

- - Other

   

- Cotton-seed oil and its fractions;

 

1512.21

- - Crude oil, whether or not gossypol has been removed

 

1512.29

- - Other

15.13

 

Coconut (copra), palm kernel or babassu oil and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modefied.

   

- Coconut (copra) oil and its fractions:

 

1513.11

- - Crude oil

 

1513.19

- - Other

 

1513.2

- Palm kernel or babassu oil and fractions thereof:

 

1513.21

- - Crude oil

 

1513.29

- - Other

15.14

 

Rape, colza or mustard oil and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.

   

- Low erucic acid rape or colza oil and its fractions:

 

1514.11

- - Crude oil

 

1514.19

- - Other

   

- Other:

 

1514.91

- - Crude oil

 

1514.99

- - Other

15.15

 

Other fixed vegetable ftats and oils (including Jojoba oil) and their fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.

   

- Linseed oil and its fractions :

 

1515.11

- - Crude oil

 

1515.19

- - Other

   

- Maize (corn) oil and its fractions:

 

1515.21

- - Crude oil

 

1515.29

- - Other

 

1515.30

- Castor oil and its fractions

 

1515.50

- Sesame oil and its fractions

 

1515.90

- Other

15.16

 

Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their tractions, partly or wholly hydrogenated, inter-esterifeed, re-esterified or elaidinised, whether or not refined, but not further prepared.

 

1516.10

- Animal fats and oils and their fractions

 

1516.20

- Vegetable fats and oils and their fractions

15.17

 

Margarine; edible mixtures or preparations of animal or vegetable fats or oils or of fractions of different fats or oils of this Chapter, other than edible fats or oils or their fractions of heading 15.16.

 

1517.10

- Margarine, excluding liquid margarine

 

1517.90

- Other

15.18

1518.00

Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their fractions, boiled, oxidised, dehydrated, sulphurised, blown, polymerised by heat in vacuum or in inert gas or otherwise chemically modified, excluding those of heading 15.16; inedible mixtures or preparations of animal or vegetable fats or oils or of fractions of different fats or oils of this Chapter, not elsewhere specified or included.

15.20

 

Glycerol, crude; glycerol waters and glycerol lyes.

 

1520.10

- Glyccrol (glycerine), crude; glycerol waters and glycerol lyes

 

1520.90

- Other, including synthetic glycerol

15.21

 

Vegetable waxes (other than triglycerides), beeswax, other insect waxes and spermaceti, whether or not refined or coloured.

 

1521.10

- Vegetable waxes

 

1521.90

- Other

15.22

1522.00

Dogras; residues resulting from the treatment of fatty substances or animal or vegetable waxes.

Section IV

Prepared foodstuffs; beverages, spirits and vinegar; tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes

Note.

1.-In this Section the term "pellets" means products which have been agglomerated either directly by compression or by the addition of a binder in a proportion not exceeding 3 % by weight.

Chapter 16

Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover meat, meat offal, fish, crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, prepared or preserved by the processes specified in Chapter 2 or 3 or heading 05.04.

2.- Food preparations fall in this Chapter provided that they contain more than 20 % by weight of sausage, meat, meat offal, blood, fish or crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, or any combination thereof. In cases where the preparation contains two or more of the products mentioned above, it is classified in the heading of Chapter 16 corresponding to the component or components which predominate by weight. These provisions do not apply to the stuffed products of heading 19.02 or to the preparations of heading 21.03 or 21.04.

Subheading Notes.

1.- For the purposes of subheading 1602.10, the expression "homogenised preparations" means preparations of meat, meat offal or blood, finely homogenised, put up for retail sale as infant food or for dietetic purposes, in containers of a net weight content not exceeding 250 g. For the application of this definition no account is to be taken of small quantities of any ingredients which may have been added to the preparation for seasoning, preservation or other purposes. These preparations may contain a small quantity of visible pieces of meat or meat offal. This subheading takes precedence over all other subheadings of heading 16.02.

2.- The fish and crustaceans specified in the subheadings of heading 16.04 or 16.05 under their common names only, are of the same species as those mentioned in Chapter 3 under the same name.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

16.01

1601.00

Sausages and similar products, of meat,

meat offal or blood; food preparations based on these products.

16.02

 

Other prepared or preserved meat, meat offal or blood.

 

1602.10

1602.20

- Homogenised preparations

- Of liver of any animal

- Of poultry of heading 01.05:

 

1602.31

1602.32

1602.39

- - Of turkeys

- - Of fowls of the species Gallus domesticus

- - Other

- Of swine:

 

1602.41

1602.42

1602.49

1602.50

1602.90

- - Hams and cuts thereof

- - Shoulders and cuts thereof

- - Other, including mixtures

- Of bovine animals

- Other, including preparations of blood of any animal

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

16.03

1603.00

Extracts and juices of meat, fish or

crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates.

16.04

 

Prepared or preserved fish; caviar and

caviar substitutes prepared from fish eggs.

   

- Fish, whole or in pieces, but not minced:

 

1604.11

- - Salmon

 

1604.12

- - Herrings

 

1604.13

- - Sardines, sardinella and brisling or sprats

 

1604.14

- - Tunas, skipjack and bonito (Sarda spp.)

 

1604.15

- - Mackerel

 

1604.16

- - Anchovies

 

1604.19

- - Other

 

1604.20

- Other prepared or preserved fish

 

1604.30

- Caviar and caviar substitutes

16.05

 

Crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates, prepared or preserved.

 

1605.10

- Crab

 

1605.20

- Shrimps and prawns

 

1605.30

- Lobster

 

1605.40

- Other crustaceans

 

1605.90

- Other

Chapter 17

Sugars and sugar confectionery

Note.

1.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Sugar confectionery containing cocoa (heading 18.06);

(b) Chemically pure sugars (other than sucrose, lactose, maltose, glucose and fructose) or other products of heading 29.40; or

(c) Medicaments or other products of Chapter 30.

Subheading Note.

1.- For the purposes of subheadings 1701.11 and 1701.12, "raw sugar" means sugar whose content of sucrose by weight, in the dry state, corresponds to a polarimeter reading of less than 99.5°.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

17.01

 

Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form.

   

- Raw sugar not containing added flavour ing or colouring matter;

 

1701.11

1701.12

- - Cane sugar

- Beet sugar

- Other:

 

1701.91

- - Containing added flavouring or colouring matter

 

1701.99

- - Other

17.02

 

Other sugars, including chemically pure lactoso, maltose, glucose and fructose, in solid form; sugar syrups not containing added flavouring or colouring matter; artificial honey, whether or not mixed with natural honey; caramel.

   

- Lactose and lactose syrup :

 

1702.11

- Containing by weight 99 % or more lactose, expressed as anhydrous lactose, calculated on the dry matter

 

1702.19

- Other

 

1702.20

- Maple sugar and maple syrup

 

1702.30

- Glucose and glucose syrup, not containing fructose or containing in the dry state less than 20 % by weight of fructose

 

1702.40

- Glucose and glucose syrup, containing in the dry state at least 20% but less thans 50% by weight of fructose, excluding invert sugar

 

1702.50

- Chemically pure fructose

 

1702.60

- Other fructose and fructose syrup, containing in the dry state more than 50% by weight of fructose, excluding invert sugar

 

1702.90

- Other, including invert sugar and other sugar and sugar syrup blends containing in the dry state 50% by weight of fructose

17.03

 

Molasses resulting from the extraction or refining of sugar.

 

1703.10

- Cane molasses

 

1703.90

- Other

17.04

 

Sugar confectionery (Including whits chocolate), not containing cocoa.

 

1704.10

- Chewing gum, whether or not sugarcoated

 

1704.90

- Other

Chapter 18

Cocoa and cocoa preparations

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover the preparations of heading 04.03, 19.01, 19.04, 19.05, 21.05, 22.02, 22.08, 30.03 or 30.04.

2.- Heading No. 18.06 includes sugar confectionery containing cocoa and, subject to Note 1 to this Chapter, other food preparations containing cocoa.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

18.01

1801.00

Cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted.

18.02

1802.00

Cocoa shells, husks, skins and other cocoa waste.

18.03

 

Cocoa paste, whether or not defatted.

- Not defatted

1803.10

1803.20

- Wholly or partly defatted

18.04

18.05

1804.00

1805.00

Cocoa butter, fat and oil.

Cocoa powder, not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.

18.06

1806.10

Chocolate and other food preparations containing cocoa.

- Cocoa powder, containing added sugar or other sweetening matter

 

1806.20

- Other preparations in blocks, slabs or bars

weighing more than 2 kg or in liquid,

paste, powder, granular or other bulk

form in containers or immediate packings, of a content exceeding 2 kg

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Other, in blocks, slabs or bars :

 

1806.31

- - Filled

 

1806.32

- - Not filled

 

1806.90

- Other

Chapter 19

Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Except in the case of stuffed products of heading 19.02, food preparations containing more than 20 % by weight of sausage, meat, meat offal, blood, fish or crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, or any combination thereof (Chapter 16);

(b) Biscuits or other articles made from flour or from starch, specially prepared for use in animal feeding (heading 23.09); or

(c) Medicaments or other products of Chapter 30.

2.- For the purposes of heading 19.01:

  • (a) The term "groats" means cereal groats of Chapter 11;

  • (b) The terms "flour" and "meal" mean:

    • (1) Cereal flour and meal of Chapter 11, and

    • (2) Flour, meal and powder of vegetable origin of any Chapter, other than flour, meal or powder of dried vegetables (heading 07.12), of potatoes (heading 11.05) or of dried leguminous vegetables (heading 11.06).

3.- Heading No. 19.04 does not cover preparations containing more than 6 % by weight of cocoa calculated on a totally defatted basis or completely coated with chocolate or other food preparations containing cocoa of heading 18.06 (heading 18.06).

4.- For the purposes of heading 19.04, the expression "otherwise prepared" means prepared or processed to an extent beyond that provided for in the headings of or Notes to Chapter 10 or 11.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

19.01

 

Malt extract; food preparations of flour, groats, meal, starch or malt extract, not containing cocoa or containing less than 40% by weight of cocoa calculated on a totally defatted basis, not elsewhere specified or included; food preparations of goods of headings 04.01 to 04.04, not containing cocoa or containing less than 5% by weight of cocoa calculated on a totally defatted basis, not elswhere specified or included.

 

1901.10

- Preparations for infant use, put up for retail sale

 

1901.20

- Mixes and doughs for the preparation of bakers' wares of heading 19.05

 

1901.90

- Other

19.02

 

Pasta, whether or not cooked or stuffed

(with meat or other substances) or

otherwise prepared, such as spaghetti,

macaroni, noodles, lasagne, gnocchi,

ravioli, cannelloni; couscous, whether or not prepared.

   

- Uncooked pasta, not stuffed or otherwise prepared :

 

1902.11

- - Containing eggs

 

1902.19

- - Other

 

1902.20

- Stuffed pasta, whether or not cooked or otherwise prepared

 

1902.30

- Other pasta

 

1902.40

- Couscous

19.03

1903.00

Tapioca and substitutes therefor prepared from starch, in the form of flakes, grains, pearls, sittings or in similar forms.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

19.04

 

Prepared foods obtained by the swelling

or roasting of cereals or cereal products

(for example, corn flakes); cereals (other than maize (corn) in grain form or in the form of flakes or other worked grains (except flour, groats and meal), precooked or otherwise prepared, not elsewhere specified or included.

 

1904.10

- Prepared foods obtained by the swelling or roasting of cereals or cereal products

 

1904.20

- Prepared foods obtained from unroasted cereal flakes or from mixtures of unroasted cereal flakes and roasted cereal flakes or swelled cereals

 

1904.30

- Bulgur wheat

 

1904.90

- Other

19.05

 

Bread, pastry, cakes, biscuits and other

bakers' wares, whether or not containing

cocoa; communion wafers, empty cachets

of a kind suitable for pharmaceutical use,

sealing wafers, rice paper and similar products.

 

1905.10

- Crispbread

 

1905.20

- Gingerbread and the like

   

- Sweet biscuits; waffles and wafers:

 

1905.31

- - Sweet biscuits

 

1905.32

- - Waffles and wagers

 

1905.40

- Rusks, toasted bread and similar toasted products

 

1905.90

- Other

Chapter 20

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Vegetables. fruit or nuts, prepared or preserved by the processes specified in Chapter 7, 8 or 11;

(b) Food preparations containing more than 20 % by weight of sausage, meat, meat offal, blood, fish or crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, or any combination thereof (Chapter 16);

(c) Bakers’ wares and other products of heading 19.05; or

(d) Homogenised composite food preparations of heading 21.04.

2.- Headings Nos. 20.07 and 20.08 do not apply to fruit jollies, fruit pastes, sugar-coated almonds or the like in the form of sugar confectionery (heading 17.04) or chocolate confectionery (heading 18.06).

3.- Headings Nos. 20.01, 20.04 and 20.05 cover, as the case may be, only those products of Chapter 7 or of heading 11.05 or 11.06 (other than flour, meal and powder of the products of Chapter 8) which have been prepared or preserved by processes other than those referred to in Note 1 (a).

4.- Tomato juice the dry weight content of which is 7 % or more is to be classified in heading 20.02.

5.- For the purposes of heading 20.07, the expression "obtained by cooking" means obtained by heat treatment at atmospheric pressure or under reduced pressure to increase the viscosity of a product through reduction of water content or other means.

6.- For the purposes of heading 20.09, the expression "juices, unfermented and not containing added spirit" means juices of an alcoholic strength by volume (see Note 2 to Chapter 22) not exceeding 0.5 % vol.

Subheading Notes.

1. For the purposes of subheading 2005.10, the expression "homogenised vegetables" means preparations of vegetables, finely homogenised, put up for retail sale as infant food or for dietetic purposes, in containers of a net weight content not exceeding 250 g. For the application of this definition no account is to be taken of small quantities of any ingredients which may have been added to the preparation for seasoning, preservation or other purposes. These preparations may contain a small quantity of visible pieces of vegetables. Subheading 2005.10 takes precedence over all other subheadings of heading 20.05.

2. For the purposes of subheading 2007.10, the expression "homogenised preparations" means preparations of fruit, finely homogenised, put up for retail sale as infant food or for dietetic purposes, in containers of a net weight content not exceeding 250 g. For the application of this definition no account is to be taken of small quantities of any ingredients which may have been added to the preparation for seasoning, preservation or other purposes. These preparations may contain a small quantity of visible pieces of fruit. Subheading 2007.10 takes precedence over all other subheadings of heading 20.07.

3.- For the purposes of subheadings 2009.12, 2009.21, 2009.31, 2009.41, 2009.61 and 2009.71, the expression "Brix value" means the direct reading of degrees Brix obtained from a Brix hydrometer or of refractive index expressed in terms of percentage sucrose content obtained from a refractometer, at a temperature of 20°C or corrected for 20°C if the reding is made at a different temperature.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

20.01

 

Vegetables, fruit, nuts and other edible

parts of plants, prepared or preserved by vinegar or acetic acid.

 

2001.10

- Cucumbers and gherkins

 

2001.90

- Other

20.02

 

Tomatoes prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid.

 

2002.10

- Tomatoes, whole or in pieces

 

2002.90

- Other

20.03

 

Mushrooms and truffles, prepared or

preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid.

 

2003.10

- Mushrooms of the genus Agaricus

 

2003.20

- Truffles

 

2003.90

- Other

20.04

 

Other vegetables prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid, frozen, other than products of heading 20.06.

 

2004.10

- Potatoes

 

2004.90

- Other vegetables and mixtures of vegetables

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

20.05

 

Other vegetables prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid, not frozen, other than products of heading 20.06.

 

2005.10

- Homogenised vegetables

 

2005.20

- Potatoes

 

2005.40

- Peas (Pisum sativum)

   

- Beans (Vigna spp., Phaseolus spp.):

 

2005.51

- Beans, shelled

 

2005.59

- - Other

 

2005.60

- Asparagus

 

2005.70

- Olives

 

2005.80

- Sweet corn (Zea mays var. saccharata)

   

- Other vegetables and mixtures of vegetables:

 

2005.91

-- Bamboo shoots

 

2005.99

-- Other

20.06

2006.00

Vegetables, fruit, nuts, fruit-peel and other parts of plants, preserved by sugar (drained, glacé or crystallised).

20.07

 

Jams, fruit jellies, marmalades, fruit or nut purée and fruit or nut pastes, obtained by cooking, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.

 

2007.10

- Homogenised preparations

   

- Other:

 

2007.91

- - Citrus fruit

 

2007.99

- - Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

20.08

 

Fruit, nuts and other edible parts of

plants, otherwise prepared or preserved,

whether or not containing added sugar or

other sweetening matter or spirit, not elsewhere specified or included.

   

- Nuts, ground-nuts and other seeds, whether or not mixed together:

 

2008.11

- - Ground-nuts

 

2008.19

- - Other, including mixtures

 

2008.20

- Pineapples

 

2008.30

- Citrus fruit

 

2008.40

- Pears

 

2008.50

- Apricots

 

2008.60

- Cherries

 

2008.70

- Peaches, including nectarines

 

2008.80

- Strawberries

   

- Other, including mixtures other than those of subheading 2008.19:

 

2008.91

- - Palm hearts

 

2008.92

- - Mixtures

 

2008.99

- - Other

20.09

 

Fruit juices (including grape must) and

vegetable juices, unfermented and not

containing added spirit, whether or not

containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.

   

- Orange juice:

 

2009.11

- - Frozen

 

2009.12

- - Not frozen, of a Brix value not exceeding 20

 

2009.19

- - Other

 

2009.2

- Grapefruit (including pomelo) juice:

 

2009.21

- - Of a Brix value not exceeding 20

 

2009.29

- - Other

   

- Juice of any other single citrus fruit:

 

2009.31

- - Of a Brix value not exceeding 20

 

2009.39

- - Other

   

- Pineapple juice:

 

2009.41

- - Of a Brix value not exceeding 20

 

2009.49

- - Other

 

2009.50

- Tomato juice

   

- Grape juice (including grape must):

 

2009.61

- - Of a Brix value not exceeding 30

 

2009.69

- - Other

   

- Apple juice:

 

2009.71

- - Of a Brix value not exceeding 20

 

2009.79

- - Other

Chapter 21

Miscellaneous edible preparations

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Mixed vegetables of heading 07.12;

(b) Roasted coffee substitutes containing coffee in any proportion (heading 09.01);

(c) Flavoured tea (heading 09.02);

(d) Spices or other products of headings 09.04 to 09.10;

(e) Food preparations, other than the products described in heading 21.03 or 21.04, containing more than 20 % by weight of sausage, meat, meat offal, blood, fish or crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, or any combination thereof (Chapter 16);

(f) Yeast put up as a medicament or other products of heading 30.03 or 30.04; or

(g) Prepared enzymes of heading 35.07.

2.- Extracts of the substitutes referred to in Note 1 (b) above are to be classified in heading 21.01.

3.- For the purposes of heading 21.04, the expression "homogenised composite food preparations" means preparations consisting of a finely homogenised mixture of two or more basic ingredients such as meat, fish, vegetables or fruit, put up for retail sale as infant food or for dietetic purposes, in containers of a net weight content not exceeding 250 g. For the application of this definition, no account is to be taken of small quantities of any ingredients which may be added to the mixture for seasoning, preservation or other purposes. Such preparations may contain a small quantity of visible pieces of ingredients.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

21.01

 

Extracts, essences and concentrates, of

coffee, tea or mate and preparations with

a basis of these products or with a basis

of coffee, tea or mate; roasted chicory and other

roasted coffee substitutes, and extracts, essences and concentrates thereof.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Extracts, essences and concentrates of coffee, and preparations with a basis of these extracts, essences or concentrates or with a basis of coffee :

 

2101.11

- - Extracts, essences and concentrates

 

2101.12

- - Preparations with a basis of extracts, essences or concentrates or with a basis of coffee

 

2101.20

- Extracts, essences and concentrates, of

tea or mate, and preparations with a

basis of these extracts, essences or concentrates or with a basis of tea or mate

 

2101.30

- Roasted chicory and other roasted coffee

substitutes, and extracts, essences and concentrates thereof

21.02

 

Yeasts (active or inactive); other single

cell micro-organisms, dead (but not

including vaccines of heading 30.02); prepared baking powders.

 

2102.10

- Active yeasts

 

2102.20

- Inactive yeasts; other single-cell micro organisms, dead

 

2102.30

- Prepared baking powders

21.03

 

Sauces and preparations therefor; mixed

condiments and mixed seasonings;

mustard flour and meal and prepared mustard.

 

2103.10

- Soya sauce

 

2103.20

- Tomato ketchup and other tomato sauces

 

2103.30

- Mustard flour and meal and prepared mustard

 

2103.90

- Other

21.04

 

Soups and broths and preparations

therefor; homogenised composite food preparations.

 

2104.10

- Soups and broths and preparations therefor

 

2104.20

- Homogenised composite food preparations

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

21.05

2105.00

Ice cream and other edible ice, whether or not containing cocoa.

21.06

 

Food preparations not elsewhere specified or included.

 

2106.10

- Protein concentrates and textured protein substances

 

2106.90

- Other

Chapter 22

Beverages, spirits and vinegar

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Products of this Chapter (other than those of heading 22.09) prepared for culinary purposes and thereby rendered unsuitable for consumption as beverages (generally heading 21.03);

(b) Sea water (heading 25.01);

(c) Distilled or conductivity water or water of similar purity (heading 28.53);

(d) Acetic acid of a concentration exceeding 10 % by weight of acetic acid (heading 29.15);

(e) Medicaments of heading 30.03 or 30.04; or

(f) Perfumery or toilet preparations (Chapter 33).

2.- For the purposes of this Chapter and of Chapters 20 and 21, the "alcoholic strength by volume" shall be determined at a temperature of 20 °C.

3.- For the purposes of heading 22.02, the term "non-alcoholic beverages" means beverages of an alcoholic strength by volume not exceeding 0.5 % vol. Alcoholic beverages are classified in headings 22.03 to 22.06 or heading 22.08 as appropriate.

Subheading Note.

1. For the purposes of subheading 2204.10, the expression "sparkling wine" means wine which, when kept at a temperature of 20 °C in closed containers, has an excess pressure of not less than 3 bars.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

22.01

 

Waters, including natural or artificial

mineral waters and aerated waters, not

containing added sugar or other

sweetening matter nor flavoured; ice and snow.

 

2201.10

- Mineral waters and aerated waters

 

2201.90

- Other

22.02

 

Waters, including mineral waters and

aerated waters, containing added sugar or

other sweetening matter or flavoured, and

other non-alcoholic beverages, not

including fruit or vegetable juices of heading 20.09.

 

2202.10

- Waters, including mineral waters and

aerated waters, containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or flavoured

 

2202.90

- Other

22.03

2203.00

Beer made from malt.

22.04

 

Wine of fresh grapes, including fortified

wines; grape must other than that of heading 20.09.

 

2204.10

- Sparkling wine

   

- Other wine; grape must with fermentation prevented or arrested by the addition of alcohol:

 

2204.21

- - In containers holding 2 l or less

 

2204.29

- - Other

 

2204.30

- Other grape must

22.05

 

Vermouth and other wine of fresh grapes

flavoured with plants or aromatic substances.

 

2205.10

- In containers holding 2 l or loss

 

2205.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

22.06

2206.00

Other fertmented beverages (for example, cider, perry, mead); mixtures of fermented beverages and mixtures of fermented beverages and non-alcoholic beverages, not elsewhere specified or included.

22.07

 

Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic

strength by volume of 80 % vol or higher;

ethyl alcohol and other spirits, denatured, of any strength.

 

2207.10

- Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an

alcoholic strength by volume of 80 % vol or higher

 

2207.20

- Ethyl alcohol and other spirits, denatured, of any strength

22.08

 

Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of less than 80 % vol; spirits, liqueurs and other spirituous beverages.

 

2208.20

- Spirits obtained by distilling grape wine or grape marc

 

2208.30

- Whiskies

 

2208.40

-- Rum and other spirits obtained by distilling fermented sugar cane products

 

2208.50

- Gin and Geneva

 

2208.60

- Vodka

 

2208.70

- Liqueurs and cordials

 

2208.90

- Other

22.09

2209.00

Vinegar and substitutes for vinegar obtained from acetic acid.

Chapter 23

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder

Note.

1.- Heading No. 23.09 includes products of a kind used in animal feeding, not elsewhere specified or included, obtained by processing vegetable or animal materials to such an extent that they have lost the essential characteristics of the original material, other than vegetable waste, vegetable residues and by-products of such processing.

Subheading Note.

1.- For the purposes of subheading 2306.41, the expression "low erucic acid rape or colza seeds" means seeds as defined in Subheading Note 1 to Chapter 12.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

23.01

 

Flours, meats and pellets, of meat or meat

offal, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs

or other aquatic invertebrates, unfit for human consumption; greaves.

 

2301.10

- Flours, meals and pellets, of meat or meat offal; greaves

 

2301.20

- Flours, meals and pellets, of fish or of

crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates

23.02

 

Bran, sharps and other residues, whether

or not in the form of pellets, derived from

the sifting, milling or other working of cereals or of leguminous plants.

 

2302.10

2302.30

2302.40

2302.50

- Of maize (corn)

- Of wheat

- Of other cereals

- Of leguminous plants

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

23.03

 

Residues of starch manufacture and

similar residues, beet-pulp, bagasse and

other waste of sugar manufacture,

brewing or distilling drags and waste, whether or not in the form of pellets.

 

2303.10

- Residues of starch manufacture and similar residues

 

2303.20

- Beet-pulp, bagasse and other waste of sugar manufacture

 

2303.30

- Brewing or distilling drags and waste

23.04

2304.00

Oil-cake and other solid residues, whether

or not ground or in the form of pellets,

resulting from the extraction of soyabean oil.

23.05

2305.00

Oil-cake and other solid residues, whether

or not ground or in the form of pellets,

resulting from the extraction of groundnut oil.

23.06

 

Oil-cake and other solid residues, whether

or not ground or in the form of pellets,

resulting from the extraction of vegetable

fats or oils, other than those of heading 23.04 or 23.05.

 

2306.10

- Of cotton seeds

 

2306.20

- Of linseed

 

2306.30

- Of sunflower seeds

   

- Of rape or colza seeds:

 

2306.41

- - Of low erucic acid rape or colza seeds

 

2306.49

- - Other

 

2306.50

- Of coconut or copra

 

2306.60

- Of palm nuts or kernels

 

2306.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

23.07

2307.00

Wine lees; argol.

23.08

2308.00

Vegetable materials and vegetable waste, vegetable residues and by-products, whether or not in the form of pellets, of a kind used in animal feeding, not elsewhere specified or included.

23.09

 

Preparations of a kind used in animal feeding.

 

2309.10

- Dog or cat food, put up for retail sale

 

2309.90

- Other

Chapter 24

Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes

Note.

1.- This Chapter does not cover medicinal cigarettes (Chapter 30).

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

24.01

 

Unmanufactured tobacco; tobacco refuse.

 

2401.10

- Tobacco, not stemmed/stripped

 

2401.20

- Tobacco, partly or wholly stemmed/ stripped

 

2401.30

- Tobacco refuse

24.02

 

Cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes, of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes.

 

2402.10

- Cigars, cheroots and cigarillos, containing tobacco

 

2402.20

- Cigarettes containing tobacco

 

2402.90

- Other

24.03

 

Other manufactured tobacco and

manufactured tobacco substitutes;

"homogenised" or "reconstituted" tobacco; tobacco extracts and essences.

 

2403.10

- Smoking tobacco, whether or not

containing tobacco substitutes in any proportion

   

- Other:

 

2403.91

- - "Homogenised" or "reconstituted" tobacco

 

2403.99

- - Other

Section V

Mineral products

Chapter 25

Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement

Notes.

1.- Except where their context or Note 4 to this Chapter otherwise requires, the headings of this Chapter cover only products which are in the crude state or which have been washed (even with chemical substances eliminating the impurities without changing the structure of the product), crushed, ground, powdered, levigated, sifted, screened, concentrated by flotation, magnetic separation or other mechanical or physical processes (except crystallisation), but not products which have been roasted, calcined, obtained by mixing or subjected to processing beyond that mentioned in each heading.

The products of this Chapter may contain an added anti-dusting agent, provided that such addition does not render the product particularly suitable for specific use rather than for general use.

2.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Sublimed sulphur, precipitated sulphur or colloidal sulphur (heading 28.02);

(b) Earth colours containing 70 % or more by weight of combined iron evaluated as Fe2O3 (heading 28.21);

(c) Medicaments or other products of Chapter 30;

(d) Perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (Chapter 33);

(e) Setts, curbstones or flagstones (heading 68.01); mosaic cubes or the like (heading 68.02); roofing, facing or damp course slates (heading 68.03);

(f) Precious or semi-precious stones (heading 71.02 or 71.03);

(g) Cultured crystals (other than optical elements) weighing not less than 2.5 g each, of sodium chloride or of magnesium oxide, of heading 38.24; optical elements of sodium chloride or of magnesium oxide (heading 90.01);

(h) Billiard chalks (heading 95.04); or

(ij) Writing or drawing chalks or tailors' chalks (heading 96.09).

3.- Any products classifiable in heading 25.17 and any other heading of the Chapter are to be classified in heading 25.17.

4.- Heading No. 25.30 applies, inter alia, to: vermiculite, perlite and chlorites, unexpanded; earth colours, whether or not calcined or mixed together; natural micaceous iron oxides; meerschaum (whether or not in polished pieces); amber; agglomerated meerschaum and agglomerated amber, in plates, rods, sticks or similar forms, not worked after moulding; jet; strontianite (whether or not calcined), other than strontium oxide; broken pieces of pottery, brick or concrete.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

25.01

2503.00

Sulphur of all kinds, other than sublimed sulphur, precipitated sulphur and colloidal sulphur.

25.02

2502.00

Unroasted iron pyrites.

25.03

 

Sulphur of all kinds, other than sublimed

sulphur, precipitated sulphur and colloidal sulphur.

25.04

 

Natural graphite.

 

2504.10

- In powder or in flakes

 

2504.90

- Other

25.05

 

Natural sands of all kinds, whether or not

coloured, other than metal-bearing sands of Chapter 26.

 

2505.10

- Silica sands and quartz sands

 

2505.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

25.06

 

Quartz (other than natural sands);

quartzite, whether or not roughly trimmed

or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise.

into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape.

 

2506.10

- Quartz

 

2506.20

- Quartzite:

25.07

2507.00

Kaolin and other kaolinic clays, whether or not calcined.

25.08

 

Other clays (not including expanded clays

of heading 68.06), andalusite, kyanite

and sillimanite, whether or not calcined; mullite; chamotte or dinas earths.

 

2508.10

- Bentonite

 

2508.30

- Fire-clay

 

2508.40

- Other clays

 

2508.50

- Andalusite, kyanite and sillimanite

 

2508.60

- Mullite

 

2508.70

- Chamotte or dinas earths

25.09

2509.00

Chalk.

25.10

 

Natural calcium phosphates, natural

aluminium calcium phosphates and phosphatic chalk.

 

2510.10

- Unground

 

2510.20

- Ground

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

25.11

 

Natural barium sulphate (barytes); natural

barium carbonate (witherite), whether or

not calcined, other than barium oxide of heading 28.16.

 

2511.10

- Natural barium sulphate (barytes)

 

2511.20

- Natural barium carbonate (witherite)

25.12

2512.00

Siliceous fossil meals (for example,

kieselguhr, tripolite and diatomite) and

similar siliceous earths, whether or not

calcined, of an apparent specific gravity of 1 or less.

25.13

 

Pumice stone; emery; natural corundum,

natural gamet and other natural abrasives, whether or not heat-treated.

 

2513.10

-Pumice stone

 

2513.20

- Emery, natural corundum, natural garnet and other natural abrasives

25.14

25.15

2514.00

Slate, whether or not roughly trimmed or

merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into

blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape.

Marble, travertine, ecaussine and other

calcareous monumental or building stone

of an apparent specific gravity of 2.5 or

more, and alabaster, whether or not

roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing

or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape.

   

- Marble and travertine:

 

2515.11

- - Crude or roughly trimmed

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
 

2515.12

- - Merely cut, by sawing or otherwise,

into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape

 

2515.20

- Ecaussine and other calcareous monumental or building stone; alabaster

25.16

 

Granite, porphyry, basalt, sandstone and

other monumental or building stone,

whether or not roughly trimmed or merely

cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or

slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape.

   

- Granite:

 

2516.11

- - Crude or roughly trimmed

 

2516.12

- - Merely cut, by sawing or otherwise,

   

into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape

 

2516.20

- Sandstone

 

2516.90

- Other monumental or building stone

25.17

 

Pebbles, gravel, broken or crushed stone,

of a kind commonly used for concrete

aggregates, for road metalling or for

railway or other ballast, shingle and flint,

whether or not heat-treated; macadam of

slag, dross or similar industrial waste,

whether or not incorporating the materials

cited in the first part of the heading;

tarred macadam; granules, chippings and

powder, of stones of heading 25.15 or 25.16, whether or not heat-treated.

 

2517.10

- Pebbles, gravel, broken or crushed

stone, of a kind commonly used for

concrete aggregates, for road metalling

or for railway or other ballast, shingle and flint, whether or not heat-treated

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
 

2517.20

- Macadam of slag, dross or similar

industrial waste, whether or not incorporating the materials cited in subheading 2517.10

 

2517.30

- Tarred macadam

   

- Granules, chippings and powder, of

stones of heading 25.15 or 25.16, whether or not heat-treated:

 

2517.41

- - Of marble

 

2517.49

- - Other

25.18

 

Dolomite, whether or not calcined or sintered, including dolomite roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape; dolomite ramming mix.

 

2518.10

- Dolomite, not calcined or sintered

 

2518.20

- Calcined or sintered dolomite

 

2518.30

- Dolomite ramming mix

25.19

 

Natural magnesium carbonate

(magnesite); fused magnesia; dead-burned

(sintered) magnesia, whether or not

containing small quantities of other

oxides added before sintering; other magnesium oxide, whether or not pure.

 

2519.10

- Natural magnesium carbonate (magnesite)

 

2519.90

- Other

25.20

 

Gypsum; anhydrite; plasters (consisting of

calcined gypsum or calcium sulphate) whether or not coloured, with or without

retarders.

 

2520.10

- Gypsum; anhydrite

 

2520.20

- Plasters

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

25.21

2521.00

Limestone flux; limestone and other

calcareous stone, of a kind used for the manufacture of time or cement.

25.22

 

Quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime,

other than calcium oxide and hydroxide of heading 28.25.

 

2522.10

- Quicklime

 

2522.20

- Slaked lime

 

2522.30

- Hydraulic lime

25.23

 

Portland cement, aluminous cement , slag cement,

supersulphate cement and similar

hydraulic cements, whether or not coloured or in the form of clinkers.

 

2523.10

- Cement clinkers

   

- Portland cement:

 

2523.21

- - White cement, whether or not artificially coloured

 

2523.29

- - Other

 

2523.30

- Aluminous cement ("ciment fondu")

 

2523.90

- Other hydraulic cements

25.24

 

Asbestos.

 

2524.10

- Crocidolite

 

2524.90

- Other

25.25

 

Mica, including splittings; mica waste

 

2525.10

- Crude mica and mica rifted into sheets or splittings

 

2525.20

- Mica powder

 

2525.30

- Mica waste

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

25.26

 

Natural steatite, whether or not roughly

trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or

otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape; talc.

 

2526.10

- Not crushed, not powdered

 

2526.20

- Crushed or powdered

25.28

 

Natural borates and concentrates thereof

(whether or not calcined), but not

including borates separated from natural

brine; natural boric acid containing not more than 85 % of H3BO3

calculated on the dry weight.

 

2528.10

- Natural sodium borates and concentrates thereof (whether or not calcined)

 

2528.90

- Other

25.29

 

Feldspar; leucite; nepheline and nepheline syenite; fluorspar.

 

2529.10

- Feldspar

   

- Fluorspar:

 

2529.21

- - Containing by weight 97%

or less of calcium fluoride

 

2529.22

- - Containing by weight more than 97 % of calcium fluoride

 

2529.30

- Leucite; nepheline and nepheline syenite

25.30

 

Mineral substances not elsewhere specified or included.

 

2530.10

- Vermiculite, perlite and chlorites, unexpanded

 

2530.20

- Kieserite, epsomite (natural magnesium sulphates)

 

2530.90

- Other

Chapter 26

Ores, slag and ash

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Slag or similar industrial waste prepared as macadam (heading 25.17);

(b) Natural magnesium carbonate (magnesite), whether or not calcined (heading 25.19);

(c) Sludges from the storage tanks of petroleum oils, consisting mainly of such oils (heading 27.10);

(d) Basic slag of Chapter 31;

(e) Slag wool, rock wool or similar mineral wools (heading 68.06); or

(f) Waste or scrap of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal; other waste or scrap containing precious metal or precious metal compounds, of a kind used principally for the recovery of precious metal (heading 71.12);

(g) Copper, nickel or cobalt mattes produced by any process of smelting (Section XV).

2.- For the purposes of headings 26.01 to 26.17, the term "ores" means minerals of mineralogical species actually used in the metallurgical industry for the extraction of mercury, of the metals of heading 28.44 or of the metals of Section XIV or XV, even if they are intended for non-metallurgical purposes. Headings Nos. 26.01 to 26.17 do not, however, include minerals which have been submitted to processes not normal to the metallurgical industry.

3.- Heading 26.20 applies only to:

  • a) Slag, ash and residues of a kind used in industry either for the extraction of metals or as a basis for the manufacture of chemical compounds of metals, excluding ash and residues from the incineration of municipal waste (heading 26.21); and

  • b) Slag, ash and residues containing arsenic, whether or not containing metals, of a kind used either for the extraction of arsenic or metals or for the manufacture of their chemical compounds.

Subheading Notes.

1.- For the purposes of subheading 2620.21, "leaded gasoline sludges and leaded anti-knock compound sludges" mean sludges obtained from storage tanks of leaded gasoline and leaded anti-knock compounds (for example, tetraethyl lead), and consisting essentially of lead, lead compounds and iron oxide.

2.- Slag, ash and residues containing arsenic, mercury, thallium or their mixtures, of a kind used for the extraction of arsenic or those metals or for the manufacture of their chemical compounds, are to be classified in subheading 2620.60.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

26.01

 

Iron ores and concentrates, including

roasted iron pyrites.

- Iron ores and concentrates, other than roasted iron pyrites :

 

2601.11

2601.12

2601.20

- - Non-agglomorated

- - Agglomerated

- Roasted iron pyrites

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

26.02

2602.00

Manganese ores and concentrates, including ferruginous manganese ores and concentrates with a manganese content of 20 % or more, calculated on the dry weight.

26.03

2603.00

Copper ores and concentrates.

26.04

2604.00

Nickel ores and concentrates.

26.05

2605.00

Cobalt ores and concentrates.

26.06

2606.00

Aluminium ores and concentrates.

26.07

2607.00

Lead ores and concentrates.

26.08

2608.00

Zinc ores and concentrates.

26.09

2609.00

Tin ores and concentrates.

26.10

2610.00

Chromium ores and concentrates.

26.11

2611.00

Tungsten ores and concentrates.

26.12

 

Uranium or thorium ores and concentrates.

 

2612.10

- Uranium ores and concentrates

 

2612.20

- Thorium ores and concentrates

26.13

 

Molybdenum ores and concentrates.

 

2613.10

- Roasted

 

2613.90

- Other

26.14

2614.00

Titanium ores and concentrates.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

26.15

 

Niobium, tantalum, vanadium or zirconium ores and concentrates.

 

2615.10

- Zirconium ores and concentrates

 

2615.90

- Other

26.16

 

Precious metal ores and concentrates.

 

2616.10

- Silver ores and concentrates

 

2616.90

- Other

26.17

 

Other ores and concentrates.

 

2617.10

- Antimony ores and concentrates

 

2617.90

- Other

26.16

2618.00

Granulated slag (slag sand) from the manufacture of iron or steel.

26.19

2619.00

Slag, dross (other than granulated slag),

scalings and other waste from the manufacture of iron or steel.

26.20

 

Slag, ash and residues (other than from the manufacture of iron or steel) containing metals, arsenic or their compounds

   

- Containing mainly zinc

 

2620.11

- - Hard zinc spelter

 

2620.19

- - Other

   

- Containing mainly lead:

 

2620.21

- - Leaded gasoline sludges and leaded anti-knock compound sludges

 

2620.29

- - Other

 

2620.30

- Containing mainly copper

 

2620.40

- Containing mainly aluminium

 

2620.60

- Containing arsenic, mercury, thallium or their mixtures, of a kind used for the extraction of arsenic or those metals or for the manufacture of their chemical compounds.

   

- Other:

 

2620.91

- - Containing antimony, beryllium, cadmium, chromium or their mixtures

 

2620.99

- - Other

 

26.21

Other slag and ash, including seaweed ash (kelp); ash and residues from the incineration of municipal waste.

 

2621.10

- Ash and residues from the incineration of municipal waste

 

2621.90

- Other

Chapter 27

Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Separate chemically defined organic compounds, other than pure methane and propane which are to be classified in heading 27.11;

(b) Medicaments of heading 30.03 or 30.04; or

(c) Mixed unsaturated hydrocarbons of heading 33.01, 33.02 or 38.05.

2.- References in heading 27.10 to "petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals" include not only petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals but also similar oils, as well as those consisting mainly of mixed unsaturated hydrocarbons, obtained by any process, provided that the weight of the non-aromatic constituents exceeds that of the aromatic constituents.

However, the references do not include liquid synthetic polyolefins of which less than 60 % by volume distils at 300 °C, after conversion to 1,013 millibars when a reduced-pressure distillation method is used (Chapter 39).

3.- For the purposes of heading 27.10, "waste oils" means waste containing mainly petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals (as described in Note 2 to this Chapter), whether or not mixed with water. These include:

  • a) Such oils no longer fit for use as primary products (for example, used lubricating oils, used hydraulic oils and used transformer oils);

  • b) Sludge oils from the storage tanks of petroleum oils, mainly containing such oils and a high concentration of additives (for example, chemicals) used in the manufacture of the primary products; and

  • c) Such oils in the form of emulsions in water or mixtures with water, such as those resulting from oil spills, storage tank washings, or from the use of cutting oils for machining operations.

Subheading Notes.

1.- For the purposes of subheading 2701.11, "anthracite" means coal having a volatile matter limit (on a dry, mineral-matter-free basis) not exceeding 14 %.

2.- For the purposes of subheading 2701.12, "bituminous coal" means coal having a volatile matter limit (on a dry, mineral-matter-free basis) exceeding 14 % and a calorific value limit (on a moist, mineral-matterfree basis) equal to or greater than 5,833 kcal/kg.

3.- For the purposes of subheadings 2707.10, 2707.20, 2707.30 and 2707.40 the terms ‘‘benzol (benzene)’’, ‘‘toluol (toluene)’’, ‘‘xylol (xylenes)’’ and ‘‘naphthalene’’ apply to products which contain more than 50 % by weight of benzene, toluene, xylenes or naphthalene, respectively.

4.- For the purposes of subheading 2710.11, "light oils and preparations" are those of which 90% or more by volume (including losses) distil at 210°C (ASTM D 86 method).

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

27.01

 

Coal; briquettes, ovoids and similar solid fuels manufactured from coal.

   

- Coal, whether or not pulverised, but not agglomerated :

 

2701.11

- - Anthracite

 

2701.12

- - Bituminous coal

 

2701.19

- - Other coal

 

2701.20

- Briquettes, ovoids and similar solid fuels manufactured from coal

27.02

 

Lignite, whether or not agglomerated, excluding jet.

 

2702.10

- Lignite, whether or not pulverised, but not agglomerated

 

2702.20

- Agglomerated lignite

27.03

2703.00

Peat (including peat litter), whether or not agglomerated.

27.04

2704.00

Coke and semi-coke of coal, of lignite or

of peat, whether or not agglomorated; retort carbon.

27.05

2705.00

Coal gas, water gas, producer gas and

similar gases, other than petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

27.06

2706.00

Tar distilled from coal, from lignite or

from peat, and other mineral tars, whether

or not dehydrated or partially distilled, including reconstituted tars.

27.07

 

Oils and other products of the distillation

of high temperature coal tar; similar

products in which the weight of the

aromatic constituents exceeds that of the non-aromatic constituents.

 

2707.10

- Benzol (benzene)

 

2707.20

- Toluol (toluene)

 

2707.30

- Xylol (xylenes)

 

2707.40

- Naphthalene

 

2707.50

- Other aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures of

which 65 % or more by volume

(including losses) distils at 250 °C by the ASTM D 86 method

   

- Other:

 

2707.91

- - Creosote oils

 

2707.99

- - Other

27.08

 

Pitch and pitch coke, obtained from coal tar or from other mineral tars.

 

2708.10

- Pitch

 

2708.20

- Pitch coke

27.09

2709.00

Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

27.10

 

Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70% or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils.

   

- Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals (other than crude) and preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70% or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations, other than waste oils:

 

2710.11

- - Light oils and preparations

 

2710.19

- - Other

   

- Waste oils:

 

2710.91

- - Containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polychlorinated terphenyls (PCTs) or polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs)

 

2710.99

- - Other

27.11

 

Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.

   

- Liquefied :

 

2711.11

- - Natural gas

 

2711.12

- - Propane

 

2711.13

- Butanes

 

2711.14

- - Ethylene, propylene, butylene and butadiene

 

2711.19

- - Other

   

- In gaseous state :

 

2711.21

- - Natural gas

 

2711.29

- - Other

27.12

 

Petroleum jelly; paraffin wax, micro

crystalline petroleum wax, slack wax,

ozokerite, lignite wax, post wax, other

mineral waxes, and similar products

obtained by synthesis or by other processes, whether or not coloured.

 

2712.10

- Petroleum jelly

 

2712.20

- Paraffin wax containing by weight less than 0.75 % of oil

 

2712.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

27.13

 

Petroleum coke, petroleum bitumen and

other residues of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals.

   

- Petroleum coke:

 

2713.11

- - Not calcined

 

2713.12

- - Calcined

 

2713.20

- Petroleum bitumen

 

2713.90

- Other residues of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals

27.14

 

Bitumen and asphalt, natural; bituminous

or oil shale and tar sands; asphaltiles and asphaltic rocks.

 

2714.10

- Bituminous or oil shale and tar sands

 

2714.90

- Other

27.15

2715.00

Bituminous mixtures based on natural

asphalt, on natural bitumen, on petroleum

bitumen, on mineral tar or on mineral tar

pitch (for example, bituminous mastics, cut-backs).

27.16

2716.00

Electrical energy, (optional heading)

Section VI

Products of the chemical or allied industries

Notes.

1.- (A) Goods (other than radioactive ores) answering to a description in heading 28.44 or 28.45 are to be classified in those headings and in no other heading of the Nomenclature.

(B) Subject to paragraph (A) above, goods answering to a description in heading 28.43, 28.46 or 28.52 are to be classified in those headings and in no other heading of this Section.

2.- Subject to Note 1 above, goods classifiable in heading 30.04, 30.05, 30.06, 32.12, 33.03, 33.04, 33.05, 33.06, 33.07, 35.06, 37.07 or 38.08 by reason of being put up in measured doses or for retail sale are to be classified in those headings and in no other heading of the Nomenclature.

3.- Goods put up in sets consisting of two or more separate constituents, some or all of which fall in this Section and are intended to be mixed together to obtain a product of Section VI or VII, are to be classified in the heading appropriate to that product, provided that the constituents are:

(a) having regard to the manner in which they are put up, clearly identifiable as being intended to be used together without first being repacked;

(b) presented together; and

(c) identifiable, whether by their nature or by the relative proportions in which they are present, as being complementary one to another.

Chapter 28

Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes

Notes.

1.- Except where the context otherwise requires, the headings of this Chapter apply only to:

(a) Separate chemical elements and separate chemically defined compounds, whether or not containing impurities;

(b) The products mentioned in (a) above dissolved in water;

(c) The products mentioned in (a) above dissolved in other solvents provided that the solution constitutes a normal and necessary method of putting up these products adopted solely for reasons of safety or for transport and that the solvent does not render the product particularly suitable for specific use rather than for general use;

(d) The products mentioned in (a), (b) or (c) above with an added stabiliser (including an anti-caking agent) necessary for their preservation or transport;

(e) The products mentioned in (a), (b), (c) or (d) above with an added anti dusting agent or a colouring substance added to facilitate their identification or for safety reasons, provided that the additions do not render the product particularly suitable for specific use rather than for general use.

2.- In addition to dithionites and sulphoxylates, stabilised with organic substances (heading 28.31), carbonates and peroxocarbonates of inorganic bases (heading 28.36), cyanides, cyanide oxides and complex cyanides of inorganic bases (heading 28.37), fulminates, cyanates and thiocyanates, of inorganic bases (heading 28.42), organic products included in heading 28.43 to 28.46 and 28.52 and carbides (heading 28.49), only the following compounds of carbon are to be classified in this Chapter:

(a) Oxides of carbon, hydrogen cyanide and fulminic, isocyanic, thiocyanic and other simple or complex cyanogen acids (heading 28.11);

(b) Halide oxides of carbon (heading 28.12),

(c) Carbon disulphide (heading 28.13);

(d) Thiocarbonates, selenocarbonates, tellurocarbonates, seleno cyanates, tellurocyanates, tetrathiocyanatodiamminochromates (reineckates) and other complex cyanates. of inorganic bases (heading 28.42);

(e) Hydrogen peroxide, solidified with urea (heading 28.47), carbon oxysulphide, thiocarbonyl halides, cyanogen, cyanogen halides and cyanamide and its metal derivatives (heading 28.53) other than calcium cyanamide, whether or not pure (Chapter 31).

3.- Subject to the provisions of Note 1 to Section VI, this Chapter does not cover:

(a) Sodium chloride or magnesium oxide, whether or not pure, or other products of Section V;

(b) Organo-inorganic compounds other than those mentioned in Note 2 above;

(c) Products mentioned in Note 2, 3, 4 or 5 to Chapter 31;

(d) Inorganic products of a kind used as luminophores, of heading 32.06; glass frit and other glass in the form of powder, granules or flakes, of heading 32.07;

(e) Artificial graphite (heading 38.01); products put up as charges for fire-extinguishers or put up in fire-extinguishing grenades, of heading 38.13; ink removers put up in packings for retail sale, of heading 38.24; cultured crystals (other than optical elements) weighing not less than 2.5 g each, of the halides of the alkali or alkaline-earth metals, of heading 38.24;

(f) Precious or semi-precious stones (natural, synthetic or reconstructed) or dust or powder of such stones (headings 71.02 to 71.05), or precious metals or precious metal alloys of Chapter 71;

(g) The metals, whether or not pure, metal alloys or cermets, including sintered metal carbides (metal carbides sintered with a metal), of Section XV; or

(h) Optical elements, for example, of the halides of the alkali or alkaline earth metals (heading 90.01).

4.- Chemically defined complex acids consisting of a non-metal acid of sub-Chapter II and a a metal acid of sub-Chapter IV are to be classified in heading 28.11.

5.- Headings Nos. 28.26 to 28.42 apply only to metal or ammonium salts or peroxysalts.

Except where the context otherwise requires, double or complex salts are to be classified in heading 28.42.

6.- Heading No. 28.44 applies only to:

(a) Technetium (atomic No. 43), promethium (atomic No. 61), polonium (atomic No. 84) and all elements with an atomic number greater than 84;

(b) Natural or artificial radioactive isotopes (including those of the precious metals or of the base metals of Sections XIV and XV), whether or not mixed together;

(c) Compounds, inorganic or organic, of these elements or isotopes, whether or not chemically defined, whether or not mixed together;

(d) Alloys, dispersions (including cermets), ceramic products and mixtures containing these elements or isotopes or inorganic or organic compounds thereof and having a specific radioactivity exceeding 0.002 microcurie per gram;

(e) Spent (irradiated) fuel elements (cartridges) of nuclear reactors;

(f) Radioactive residues whether or not usable.

The term "isotopes", for the purposes of this Note and of the wording of headings 28.44 and 28.45, refers to :

- individual nuclides, excluding, however, those existing in nature in the monoisotopic state;

- mixtures of isotopes of one and the same element, enriched in one or several of the said isotopes, that is, elements of which the natural isotopic composition has been artificially modified.

7.- Heading No. 28.48 includes copper phosphide (phosphor copper) containing more than 15 % by weight of phosphorus.

8.- Chemical elements (for example, silicon and selenium)doped for use in electronics are to be clas sified in this Chapter, provided that they are in forms unworked as drawn, or in the form of cylinders or rods. When cut in the form of discs, wafers or similar forms, they fall in heading 38.18.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

I.- CHEMICAL ELEMENTS

28.01

 

Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine.

 

2801.10

- Chlorine

 

2801.20

- Iodine

 

2801.30

- Fluorine; bromine

28.02

2802.00

Sulphur, sublimed or precipitated; colloidal sulphur.

28.03

2803.00

Carbon (carbon blacks and other forms of

carbon not elsewhere, specified or included).

28.04

 

Hydrogen, rare gases and other non-metals.

 

2804.10

- Hydrogen

   

- Rare gases:

 

2804.21

- - Argon

 

2804.29

- - Other

 

2804.30

- Nitrogen

 

2804.40

- Oxygen

 

2804.50

- Boron; tellurium

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Silicon:

 

2804.61

- - Containing by weight not less than 99.99 % of silicon

 

2804.69

- - Other

 

2804.70

- Phosphorus

 

2804.80

- Arsenic

 

2804.90

- Selenium

28.05

 

Alkali or alkaline-earth metals; rare-earth

metals, scandium and yttrium, whether or not intermixed or interalloyed; mercury.

   

- Alkali or alkaline-earth metals:

 

2805.11

- - Sodium

 

2805.12

- - Calcium

 

2805.19

- - Other

 

2805.30

- Rare-earth metals, scandium and

yttrium, whether or not intermixed or interalloyed

 

2805.40

- Mercury

   

II.- INORGANIC ACIDS AND INORGANIC OXYGEN COMPOUNDS OF NON-METALS

28.06

 

Hydrogen chloride (hydrochloric acid); chlorosulphuric acid.

 

2806.10

- Hydrogen chloride (hydrochloric acid)

 

2806.20

- Chlorosulphuric acid

28.07

2807.00

Sulphuric acid; oleum.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

28.08

2808.00

Nitric acid; sulphonitric acids.

28.09

 

Diphosphorus pentaoxide; phosphoric acid; polyphosphoric acids, whether or not chemically defined.

 

2809.10

- Diphosphorus pentaoxide

 

2809.20

- Phosphoric acid and polyphosphoric acids

28.10

2810.00

Oxides of boron; boric acids.

28.11

 

Other inorganic acids and other inorganic oxygen compounds of non-metals.

   

- Other inorganic acids :

 

2811.11

- - Hydrogen fluoride (hydrofluoric acid)

 

2811.19

- - Other

   

- Other inorganic oxygen compounds of non-metals:

 

2811.21

- - Carbon dioxide

 

2811.22

- - Silicon dioxide

 

2811.29

- - Other

   

III.- HALOGEN OR SULPHUR COMPOUNDS OF NON-METALS

28.12

 

Halides and halide oxides of non-metals.

 

2812.10

- Chlorides and chloride oxides

 

2812.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

28.13

 

Sulphides of non-metals; commercial phosphorus trisulphide.

 

2813.10

- Carbon disulphide

 

2813.90

- Other

   

IV.- INORGANIC BASES AND OXIDES, HYDROXIDES

AND PEROXIDES OF METALS

28.14

 

Ammonia, anhydrous or in aqueous solution.

 

2814.10

- Anhydrous ammonia

 

2814.20

- Ammonia in aqueous solution

28.15

 

Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda);

potassium hydroxide (caustic potash); peroxides of sodium or potassium.

   

- Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda):

 

2815.11

- - Solid

 

2815.12

- - In aqueous solution (soda lye or liquid soda)

 

2815.20

- Potassium hydroxide (caustic potash)

2815.30

- Peroxides of sodium or potassium

28.16

 

Hydroxide and peroxide of magnesium;

oxides, hydroxides and peroxides, of strontium or barium.

 

2816.10

- Hydroxide and peroxide of magnesium

 

2816.40

- Oxides, hydroxides and peroxides, of strontium or barium

28.17

2817.00

Zinc oxide; zinc peroxide.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

28.18

 

Artificial corundum, whether or not chemically defined; aluminium oxide; aluminium hydroxide.

 

2818.10

- Artificial corundum, whether or not chemically defined

 

2818.20

- Aluminium oxide, other than artificial corundum

 

2818.30

- Aluminium hydroxide

28.19

 

Chromium oxides and hydroxides.

 

2819.10

- Chromium trioxide

 

2819.90

- Other

28.20

 

Manganese oxides.

 

2820.10

- Manganese dioxide

 

2820.90

- Other

28.21

 

Iron oxides and hydroxides; earth colours

containing 70 % or more by weight of combined iron evaluated as Fe2O3.

 

2821.10

- Iron oxides and hydroxides

 

2821.20

- Earth colours

28.22

2822.00

Cobalt oxides and hydroxides; commercial cobalt oxides.

28.23

2823.00

Titanium oxides.

28.24

 

Lead oxides; red lead and orange lead.

 

2824.10

- Lead monoxide (litharge, massicot)

 

2824.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

28.25

 

Hydrazine and hydroxylamine and their

inorganic salts; other inorganic bases;

other metal oxides, hydroxides and peroxides.

 

2825.10

- Hydrazine and hydroxylamine and their inorganic salts

 

2825.20

- Lithium oxide and hydroxide

 

2825.30

- Vanadium oxides and hydroxides

 

2825.40

- Nickel oxides and hydroxides

 

2825.50

- Copper oxides and hydroxides

 

2825.60

- Germanium oxides and zirconium dioxide

 

2825.70

- Molybdenum oxides and hydroxides

 

2825.80

- Antimony oxides

 

2825.90

- Other

   

V.- SALTS AND PEROXYSALTS, OF INORGANIC ACIDS AND METALS

28.26

 

Fluorides; fluorosilicates,

fluoroaluminales and other complex fluorine salts.

   

- Fluorides:

 

2826.12

- - Of aluminium

 

2826.19

- - Other

 

2826.30

- Sodium hexafluoroaluminate (synthetic cryolite)

 

2626.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

28.27

 

Chlorides, chloride oxides and chloride

hydroxides; bromides and bromide oxides; iodides and iodide oxides.

 

2827.10

- Ammonium chloride

 

2827.20

- Calcium chloride

   

- Other chlorides:

 

2827.31

- - Of magnesium

 

2827.32

- - Of aluminium

 

2827.35

- - Of nickel

 

2827.38

- - Of barium

 

2827.39

- - Other

   

- Chloride oxides and chloride hydroxides:

 

2827.41

- - Of copper

 

2827.49

- - Other

   

- Bromides and bromide oxides :

 

2827.51

- - Bromides of sodium or of potassium

 

2827.59

- - Other

 

2827.60

- Iodides and iodide oxides

28.28

 

Hypochlorites; commercial calcium hypochlorite; chlorites; hypobromites.

 

2828.10

- Commercial calcium hypochlorite and other calcium hypochlorites

 

2828.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

28.29

 

Chlorates and perchlorates; bromates and perbromates; iodates and periodates.

   

- Chlorates:

 

2829.11

- - Of sodium

 

2829.19

- - Other

 

2829.90

- Other

28.30

 

Sulphides; polysulphides, whether or not chemically defined.

 

2830.10

- Sodium sulphides

 

2830.90

- Other

28.31

 

Dithionites and sulphoxylates.

 

2831.10

- Of sodium

 

2831.90

- Other

28.32

 

Sulphites; thiosulphates.

 

2832.10

- Sodium sulphites

 

2832.20

- Other sulphites

 

2832.30

- Thiosulphates

28.33

 

Sulphates; alums; peroxosulphates (porsulphates).

   

- Sodium sulphates:

 

2833.11

- - Disodium sulphate

 

2833.19

- - Other

   

- Other sulphates:

 

2833.21

- - Of magnesium

 

2833.22

- - Of aluminium

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
 

2833.24

- - Of nickel

 

2833.25

- - Of copper

 

2833.27

- - Of barium

 

2833.29

- - Other

 

2833.30

- Alums

 

2833.40

- Peroxosulphates (persulphates)

28.34

 

Nitrites; nitrates.

 

2834.10

- Nitrites

   

- Nitrates:

 

2834.21

- - Of potassium

 

2834.29

- - Other

28.35

 

Phosphinates (hypophosphites), phosphonates (phosphites) and phosphates; polyphosphates, whether or not chemically defined.

 

2835.10

- Phosphinates (hypophosphites) and phosphonates (phosphites)

   

- Phosphates:

 

2835.22

- - Of mono- or disodium

 

2835.24

- - Of potassium

 

2835.25

- - Calcium hydrogenorthophosphate ("dicalcium phosphate")

 

2835.26

- - Other phosphates of calcium

 

2835.29

- - Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Polyphosphates;

 

2835.31

- - Sodium triphosphate (sodium tripolyphosphate)

 

2835.39

- - Other

28.36

 

Carbonates; peroxocarbonates

(percarbonates); commercial ammonium

carbonate containing ammonium carbamate.

 

2836.20

- Disodium carbonate

 

2836.30

- Sodium hydrogencarbonate (sodium bicarbonate)

 

2836.40

- Potassium carbonates

 

2836.50

- Calcium carbonate

 

2836.60

- Barium carbonate

   

- Other:

 

2836.91

- - Lithium carbonates

 

2836.92

- Strontium carbonate

 

2836.99

- - Other

28.37

 

Cyanides, cyanide oxides and complex cyanides.

   

- Cyanides and cyanide oxides:

 

2837.11

- - Of sodium

 

2837.19

- - Other

 

2837.20

- Complex cyanides

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

28.39

 

Silicates; commercial alkali metal silicates.

   

- Of sodium:

 

2839.11

- - Sodium metasilicates

 

2839.19

- - Other

 

2839.90

- Other

28.40

 

Borates; peroxoborates (perborates).

- Disodium tetraborate (refined borax):

 

2840.11

- - Anhydrous

 

2840.19

- - Other

 

2840.20

- Other borates

 

2840.30

- Peroxoborates (perborates)

28.41

 

Sails of oxomatallic or peroxomotallic acids.

 

2841.30

- Sodium dichromate

 

2841.50

- Other chromates and dichromates; peroxochromates

   

- Manganites, manganates and permanganates :

 

2841.61

- Potassium permanganate

 

2841.69

- - Other

 

2841.70

- Molybdates

 

2841.60

- Tungstates (wolframates)

 

2841.90

- Other

28.42

 

Other salts of inorganic acids or peroxoacids (including aluminosilicates whether or not chemically defined), other than azides.

 

2842.10

- Double or complex silicates, including aluminosilicates whether or not chemically defined

 

2842.90

- Other

 

2842.10

- Double or complex silicates

 

2842.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

VI.-MISCELLANEOUS

28.43

 

Colloidal precious metals; inorganic or

organic compounds of precious metals,

whether or not chemically defined; amalgams of precious metals.

 

2843.10

- Colloidal precious metals

   

- Silver compounds:

 

2843.21

- - Silver nitrate

 

2843.29

- - Other

 

2843.30

- Gold compounds

 

2843.90

- Other compounds; amalgams

28.44

 

Radioactive chemical elements and

radioactive isotopes (including the fissile

or fertile chemical elements and isotopes)

and their compounds; mixtures and residues containing these products.

 

2844.10

- Natural uranium and its compounds;

alloys, dispersions (including cermets),

ceramic products and mixtures containing natural uranium or natural uranium compounds

 

2844.20

- Uranium enriched in U235 and its compounds; plutonium and its compounds;

alloys, dispersions (including cermets),

ceramic products and mixtures containing uranium enriched in U235, plutonium or compounds of these products

 

2844.30

- Uranium depleted in U235 and its compounds; thorium and its compounds;

alloys, dispersions (including cermets),

ceramic products and mixtures containing uranium depleted in U235, thorium or compounds of these products

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
 

2344.40

- Radioactive elements and isotopes and

compounds other than those of subheading 2844.10, 2844.20 or 2844.30;

alloys, dispersions (including cermets),

ceramic products and mixtures containing these elements, isotopes or compounds; radioactive residues

 

2844.50

- Spent (irradiated) fuel elements (cartridges) of nuclear reactors

28.45

 

Isotopes other than those of heading

No. 28.44; compounds, inorganic or

organic, of such isotopes, whether or not chemically defined.

 

2845.10

- Heavy water (deuterium oxide)

 

2845.90

- Other

28.46

 

Compounds, inorganic or organic, of rare

earth metals, of yttrium or of scandium or of mixtures of those metals.

 

2846.10

- Cerium compounds

 

2846.90

- Other

28.47

2847.00

Hydrogen peroxide, whether or not solidified with urea.

28.48

2848.00

Phosphides, whether or not chemically defined, excluding ferrophosphorus.

28.49

 

Carbides, whether or not chemically defined.

 

2849.10

- Of calcium

 

2849.20

- Of silicon

 

2849.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

28.50

2850.00

Hydrides, nitrides, aaides, silicides and borides, whether or not chemically defined, other than compounds which are also carbides of heading 28.49.

28.52

2852.00

Compounds, inorganic or organic, of mercury, excluding amalgams.

28.53

2853.00

Other inorganic compounds (including distilled or conductivity water and water of similar purity); liquid air (whether or not rare gases have been removed); compressed air; amalgams, other than amalgams of precious metals.

Chapter 29

Organic chemicals

Notes.

1. Except where the context otherwise requires, the headings of this Chapter apply only to :

(a) Separate chemically defined organic compounds, whether or not containing impurities;

(b) Mixtures of two or more isomers of the same organic compound (whether or not containing impurities), except mixtures of acyclic hydrocarbon isomers (other than stereoisomers), whether or not saturated (Chapter 27);

(c) The products of headings 29.36 to 29.39 or the sugar ethers, sugar acetals and sugar esters, and their salts, of heading 29.40, or the products of heading 29.41, whether or not chemically defined;

(d) The products mentioned in (a), (b) or (c) above dissolved in water;

(e) The products mentioned in (a), (b) or (c) above dissolved in other solvents provided that the solution constitutes a normal and necessary method of putting up these products adopted solely for reasons of safety or for transport and that the solvent does not render the product particularly suitable for specific use rather than for general use;

(f) The products mentioned in (a), (b), (c), (d) or (e) above with an added stabiliser (including an anti-caking agent) necessary for their preservation or transport;

(g)The products mentioned in (a), (b), (c), (d), (e) or (f) above with an added anti-dusting agent or a colouring or odoriferous substance added to facilitate their identification or for safety reasons, provided that the additions do not render the product particularly suitable for specific use rather than for general use;

(h)The following products, diluted to standard strengths, for the production of azo dyes: diazonium salts, couplers used for these salts and diazotisable amines and their salts.

2.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Goods of heading 15.04 or crude glycerol of heading 15.20;

(b) Ethyl alcohol (heading 22.07 or 22.08);

(c) Methane or propane (heading 27.11);

(d)The compounds of carbon mentioned in Note 2 to Chapter 28;

(e) Urea (heading 31.02 or 31.05);

(f) Colouring matter of vegetable or animal origin (heading 32.03), synthetic organic colouring matter, synthetic organic products of a kind used as fluorescent brightening agents or as luminophores (heading 32.04) or dyes or other colouring matter put up in forms or packings for retail sale (heading 32.12);

(g) Enzymes (heading 35.07);

(h) Metaldehyde, hexamethyleneletramine or similar substances, put up in forms (for example, tablets, sticks or similar forms) for use as fuels, or liquid or liquefied-gas fuels in containers of a kind used for filling or refilling cigarette or similar lighters and of a capacity not exceeding 300 cm3 (heading 36.06);

(ij) Products put up as charges for fire-extinguishers or put up in fireextinguishing grenades, of heading 38.13; ink removers put up in packings for retail sale, of heading 38.24; or

(k) Optical elements, for example, of ethylenediamine tartrate (heading 90.01).

3.- Goods which could be included in two or more of the headings of this Chapter are to be classified in that one of those headings which occurs last in numerical order.

4.- In headings 29.04 to 29.06, 29.08 to 29.11 and 29.13 to 29.20, any reference to halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives includes a reference to compound derivatives, such as sulphohalogenated, nitrohalogenated, nltrosulphonated or nitrosulphohatogenated derivatives.

Nitro or nitroso groups are not to be taken as "nitrogen-functions" for the purposes of heading 29.29.

For the purposes of headings 29.11, 29.12, 29.14. 29.18 and 29.22, "oxygen-function" is to be restricted to the functions (the characteristic organic oxygen-containing groups) referred to in headings 29.05 to 29.20.

5.- (A) The esters of acid-function organic compounds of sub-Chapters I to VII with organic compounds of these sub-Chapters are to be classified with that compound which is classified in the heading which occurs last in numerical order in these sub-Chapters.

(B) Esters of ethyl alcohol with acid-function organic compounds of sub-Chapters 1 to VII are to be classified in the same heading as the corresponding acid-function compounds.

(C) Subject to Note 1 to Section VI and Note 2 to Chapter 28:

(1) Inorganic salts of organic compounds such as acid-, phenol- or enol-function compounds or organic bases, of sub-Chapters I to X or heading 29.42, are to be classified in the heading appropriate to the organic compound;

(2) Salts formed between organic compounds of sub-Chapters I to X or heading 29.42 are to be classified in the heading appropriate to the base or to the acid (including phenol- or enol-function compounds) from which they are formed, whichever occurs last in numerical order in the Chapter; and

(3) Co-ordination compounds, other than products classifiable in sub-Chapter XI or heading 29.41, are to be classified in the heading which occurs last in numerical order in Chapter 29, among those appropriate to the fragments formed by ‘‘cleaving’’ of all metal bonds, other than metal-carbon bonds.

(D) Metal alcoholates are to be classified in the same heading as the corresponding alcohols except in the case of ethanol (heading 29.05).

(E) Halides of carboxylic acids are to be classified in the same heading as the corresponding acids.

6.- The compounds of headings 29.30 and 29.31 are organic compounds the molecules of which contain, in addition to atoms of hydrogen, oxygen or nitrogen, atoms of other non-metals or of metals (such as sulphur, arsenic or lead) directly linked to carbon atoms.

Heading No. 29.30 (organo-sulphur compounds) and heading 29.31 (other organo-inorganic compounds) do not include sulphonated or halogenated derivatives (including compound derivatives) which, apart from hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen, only have directly linked to carbon the atoms of sulphur or of a halogen which give them their nature of sulphonated or halogenated derivatives (or compound derivatives).

7.- Headings Nos. 29.32, 29.33 and 29.34 do not include epoxides with a three-membered ring, ketone peroxides, cyclic polymers of aldehydes or of thioaldehydes, anhydrides of polybasic carboxylic acids, cyclic esters of polyhydric alcohols or phenols with polybasic acids, or imides of polybasic acids.

These provisions apply only when the ring-position hetero-atoms are those resulting solely from the cyclising function or functions here listed.

8.- For the purposes of heading 29.37:

  • a) the term "hormones" includes hormone-releasing or hormone-stimulating factors, hormone inhibitors and hormone antagonists (anti-hormones);

  • b) the expression "used primarily as hormones" applies not only to hormone derivatives and structural analogues used primarily for their hormonal effect, but also to those derivatives and structural analogues used primarily as intermediates in the synthesis of products of this heading.

Subheading Notes.

1.- Within any one heading of this Chapter, derivatives of a chemical compound (or group of chemical compounds) are to be classified in the same subheading as that compound (or group of compounds) provided that they are not more specifically covered by any other subheading and that there is no residual subheading named "Other" in the series of subheadings concerned.

2. - Note 3 to Chapter 29 does not apply to the subheadings of this Chapter.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

I.- HYDROCARBONS AND THEIR

HALOGENATED, SULPHONATED,

NITRATED OR NITROSATED DERIVATIVES

29.01

2901.10

Acyclic hydrocarbons.

Saturated

Unsaturated :

 

2901.21

2901.22

- Ethylene

- Propene (propylene)

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
 

2901.23

- - Butene (butylene) and isomers thereof

 

2901.24

- - Buta-1,3-diene and isoprene

 

2901.29

- - Other

29.02

 

Cyclic hydrocarbons.

   

- Cyclanes, cyclenes and cycloterpenes:

 

2902.11

- - Cyclohexano

 

2902.19

- - Other

 

2902.20

- Benzene

 

2902.30

- Toluene

   

- Xylenes:

 

2902.41

- - o -Xylene

 

2902.42

- - m -Xylene

 

2902.43

- - p -Xylene

 

2902.44

- - Mixed xylene isomers

 

2902.50

- Styrene

 

2902.60

- Ethylbenzene

 

2902.70

- Cumene

 

2902.90

- Other

29.03

 

Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons.

   

- Saturated chlorinated derivatives of acyclic hydrocarbons:

 

2903.11

- - Chloromethane (methyl chloride) and chloroothane (ethyl chloride)

 

2903.12

- - Dichloromethane (methylene chloride)

 

2903.13

- - Chloroform (trichloromethane)

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
 

2903.14

- - Carbon tetrachloride

 

2903.15

-- Ethylene dichloride (ISO) (1,2-dichloroethane)

 

2903.19

- - Other

   

- Unsaturated chlorinated derivatives of acyclic hydrocarbons:

 

2903.21

- - Vinyl chloride (chloroethylene)

 

2903.22

- - Trichloroethylene

 

2903.23

- - Tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene)

 

2903.29

- - Other

   

- Fluorinated, brominated or iodinated derivatives of acyclic hydrocarbons:

 

2903.31

-- Ethylene dibromide (ISO) (1,2-dibromoethane)

 

2903.39

-- Other

   

- Halogenated derivatives of acyclic hydrocarbons containing two or more different halogens :

 

2903.41

- - Trichlorofluoromethane

 

2903.42

- - Dichlorodifluoromethane

 

2903.43

- - Trichlorotrifluoroethanes

 

2903.44

- - Dichlorotetrafluoroethanes and chloropentafluoroethane

 

2903.45

- - Other derivatives perhalogenated only with fluorine and chlorine

 

2903.46

- - Bromochlorodifluoromethane, brotnotrìfluoromethane and dibromotetrafluoroethanes

 

2903.47

- - Other perhalogenated derivatives

 

2903.49

- - Other

   

- Halogenated derivatives of cyclanic, cyclenic or cycloterpenic hydrocarbons:

 

2903.51

-- 1,2,3,4,5,6-Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH (ISO)), including lindane (ISO, INN)

 

2903.52

-- Aldrin (ISO), chlordane (ISO) and heptachlor (ISO)

 

2903.59

- - Other

   

- Halogenated derivatives of aromatic hydrocarbons:

 

2903.61

- - Chlorobenzene, o-dichlorobenzene and p-dichlorobenzene

 

2903.62

-- Hexachlorobenzene (ISO) and DDT (ISO) (clofenotane (INN), 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane)

 

2903.69

- - Other

Heading

No.

H.S. Code

 

29.04

 

Sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated

derivatives of hydrocarbons, whether or not halogonated.

 

2904.10

- Derivatives containing only sulpho groups, their salts and ethyl esters

 

2904.20

- Derivatives containing only nitro or only nitroso groups

 

2904.90

- Other

   

II.- ALCOHOLS AND THEIR

HALOGENATED, SULPHONATED,

NITRATED OR NITROSATED DERIVATIVES

29.05

 

Acyclic alcohols and their halogenated,

sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.

   

- Saturated monohydric alcohols :

 

2905.11

- - Methanol (methyl alcohol)

 

2905.12

- - Propan-1-ol (propyl alcohol) and propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol)

 

2905.13

- - Butan-1-ol (n-butyl alcohol)

 

2905.14

- - Other butanols

 

2905.16

- - Octanol (octyl alcohol) and isomers thereof

 

2905.17

- - Dodecan-1-ol (lauryl alcohol), hexadecan-1-ol (cetyl alcohol) and octadecan-1-ol (stearyl alcohol)

 

2905.19

- - Other

Heading No.

H.S.

Code

 
   

- Unsaturated monohydric alcohols:

 

2905.22

- - Acyclic terpene alcohols

 

2905.29

- - Other

   

- Diols:

 

2905.31

- - Ethylene glycol (ethanediol)

 

2905.32

- - Propylene glycol (propane-1,2-diol)

 

2905.39

- - Other

   

- Other polyhydric alcohols:

 

2905.41

- - 2-Ethyl-2-(hydroxymethyl)propane-1, 3-diol (trimethylolpropane)

 

2905.42

- - Pentaerythritol

 

2905.43

- - Mannitol

 

2905.44

- - D-glucitol (sorbitol)

 

2905.45

- Glycerol

 

2905.49

- - Other

   

- Halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives of acyclic alcohols:

 

2905.51

- - Ethchlorvynol (INN)

 

2905.59

- - Other

29.06

 

Cyclic alcohols and their halogenated,

sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.

   

- Cyclanic, cyclonic or cycloterpenic:

 

2906.11

- - Menthol

 

2906.12

- - Cyclohexanol, methylcyclohexanols and dimethylcyclohexanols

 

2906.13

- - Sterols and inositols

 

2906.19

- - Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Aromatic:

 

2906.21

- - Benzyl alcohol

 

2906.29

- - Other

   

III.- PHENOLS, PHENOL-ALCOHOLS, AND

THEIR HALOGENATED, SULPHONATED,

NITRATED OR NITROSATED DERIVATIVES

29.07

 

Phenols; phenol-alcohols.

   

- Monophenols:

 

2907.11

- - Phenol (hydroxybenzene) and its salts

 

2907.12

- - Cresols and their salts

 

2907.13

- - Octylphenol, nonylphenol and their isomers; salts thereof

 

2907.15

- - Naphthols and their salts

 

2907.19

- - Other

   

- Polyphenols; phenol-alcohols:

 

2907.21

- - Resorcinol and its salts

 

2907.22

- - Hydroquinone (quinol) and its salts

 

2907.23

- - 4,4'-Isopropylidenodiphonol (bisphenol A, diphenylolpropane) and its salts

 

2907.29

- - Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

29.08

 

Halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or

nitrosated derivatives of phenols or phenol-alcohols.

   

- Derivatives containing only halogen substituents and their salts:

 

2908.11

-- Pentachlorophenol (ISO)

 

2908.19

-- Other

   

- Other:

 

2908.91

-- Dinoseb (ISO) and its salts

 

2908.99

-- Other

   

IV.- ETHERS, ALCOHOL PEROXIDES,

ETHER PEROXIDES, KETONE

PEROXIDES, EPOXIDES WITH A THREE

MEMBERED RING, ACETALS AND

HEMIACETALS, AND THEIR

HALOGENATED, SULPHONATED,

NITRATED OR NITROSATED DERIVATIVES

29.09

 

Ethers, ether-alcohols, ether-phenols,

ether-alcohol-phenols, alcohol peroxides,

ether peroxides, ketone peroxides

(whether or not chemically defined), and

their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.

   

- Acyclic ethers and their halogenated,

sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives:

 

2909.11

- - Diethyl ether

 

2909.19

- - Other

 

2909.20

- Cyclanic, cyclenic or cycloterpenic

ethers and their halogenated,

sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives

 

2909.30

- Aromatic ethers and their halogenated,

sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Ether-alcohols and their halogenated,

sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives:

 

2909.41

- - 2,2'-Oxydiethanol (diethylene glycol, digol)

 

2909.43

- - Monobutyl ethers of ethylene glycol or of diethylene glycol

 

2909.44

- - Other monoalkylethers of ethylene glycol or of diethylene glycol

 

2909.49

- - Other

 

2909.50

- Ether-phenols, ether-alcohol-phenols and

their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives

 

2909.60

- Alcohol peroxides, ether peroxides,

ketone peroxides and their halogenated,

sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives

29.10

 

Epoxides, epoxyalcohols, epoxyphenols

and epoxyethers, with a three-membered

ring, and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.

 

2910.10

- Oxirane (ethylene oxide)

 

2910.20

- Methyloxirane (propylene oxide)

 

2910.30

- 1-Chloro-2,3-epoxypropane (epichlorohydrin)

 

2910.40

- Dieldrin (ISO, INN)

 

2910.90

- Other

29.11

2911.00

Acetals and hemiacetals, whether or not

with other oxygen function, and their

halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

V.- ALDEHYDE-FUNCTION COMPOUNDS

29.12

 

Aldehydes, whether or not with other

oxygen function; cyclic polymers of aldehydes; paraformaldehyde.

   

- Acyclic aldehydes without other oxygen function:

 

2912.11

- - Methanal (formaldehyde)

 

2912.12

- - Ethanal (acetaldehyde)

 

2912.19

- - Other

   

- Cyclic aldehydes without other oxygen function:

 

2912.21

- - Benzaldehyde

 

2912.29

- - Other

 

2912.30

- Aldehyde-alcohols

   

- Aldehyde-ethers, aldehyde-phenols and aldehydes with other oxygen function :

 

2912.41

- - Vanillin (4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzaldehyde)

 

2912.42

- - Ethylvanillin (3-ethoxy-4-hydroxybenzaldehyde)

 

2912.49

- - Other

 

2912.50

- Cyclic polymers of aldehydes

 

2912.60

- Paraformaldehyde

29.13

2913.00

Halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or

nitrosated derivatives of products of heading 29.12.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

VI.- KETONE-FUNCTION COMPOUNDS AND QUINONE-FUNCTION COMPOUNDS

29.14

 

Ketones and quinones, whether or not

with other oxygen function, and their

halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.

   

- Acyclic ketones without other oxygen function:

 

2914.11

- - Acetone

 

2914.12

- - Butanone (methyl ethyl ketone)

 

2914.13

- - 4-Methylpentan-2-one (methyl isobutyl ketone)

 

2914.19

- - Other

   

- Cyclanic, cyclonic or cycloterpenic ketones without other oxygen function ;

 

2914.21

- - Camphor

 

2914.22

- - Cyclohexanone and methylcyclohexanones

 

2914.23

- - lonones and methylionones

 

2914.29

- - Other

   

- Aromatic ketones without other oxygen function :

 

2914.31

- Phenylacetone (phenylpropan-2-one)

 

2914.39

- Other

 

2914.40

- Ketone-alcohols and ketone-aldehydes

 

2914.50

- Ketone-phenols and ketones with other oxygen function

   

- Quinones:

 

2914.61

- - Anthraquinone

 

2914.69

- - Other

 

2914.70

- Halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

VII.- CARBOXYLIC ACIDS AND THEIR

ANHYDRIDES, HALIDES, PEROXIDES

AND PEROXYACIDS AND THEIR

HALOGENATED, SULPHONATED,

NITRATED OR NITROSATED DERIVATIVES

29.15

 

Saturated acyclic monocarboxylic acids

and their anhydrides, halides, peroxides and peroxyacids; their halogenated,

sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.

   

- Formic acid, its salts and esters:

 

2915.11

- - Formic acid

 

2915.12

- - Salts of formic acid

 

2915.13

- - Esters of formic acid

   

- Acetic acid and its salts; acetic anhydride:

 

2915.21

- - Acetic acid

 

2915.24

- - Acetic anhydride

 

2915.29

- - Other

   

- Esters of acetic acid :

 

2915.31

- - Ethyl acetate

 

2915.32

- - Vinyl acetate

 

2915.33

- - n -Butyl acetate

 

2915.36

-- Dinoseb (ISO) acetate

 

2915.39

- - Other

 

2915.40

- Mono-, di- or trichloroacetic acids, their salts and esters

2915.50

- Propionic acid, its salts and esters

Heading

No.

H.S. Code

 
 

2915.60

- Butanoic acids, pentanoic acids, their salts and esters

 

2915.70

- Palmitic acid, stearic acid, their salts and esters

 

2915.90

- Other

29.16

 

Unsaturated acyclic monocarboxylic

acids, cyclic monocarboxylic acids, their

anhydrides, halides, peroxides and

peroxyacids; their halogenated,

sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.

   

- Unsaturated acyclic monocarboxylic

acids, their anhydrides, halides,

peroxides, peroxyacids and their derivatives:

 

2916.11

- - Acrylic acid and its salts

 

2916.12

- - Esters of acrylic acid

 

2916.13

- - Methacrylic acid and its salts

 

2916.14

- - Esters of methacrylic acid

 

2916.15

- - Oleic, linoleic or linolenic acids, their salts and esters

 

2916.19

- - Other

 

2916.20

- Cyclanic, cyclenic or cycloterpenic

monocarboxylic acids, their anhydrides,

halides, peroxides, peroxyacids and their derivatives

   

- Aromatic monocarboxylic acids, their

anhydrides, halides, peroxides, peroxyacids and their derivatives:

 

2916.31

- - Benzole acid, its salts and eaters

 

2916.32

- - Benzoyl peroxide and benzoyl chloride

 

2916.34

- - Phenylacetic acid and its salts

 

2916.35

- Esters of phenylacetic acid

 

2916.36

-- Binapacryl (ISO)

 

2916.39

- - Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

29.17

 

Polycarboxylic acids, their anhydrides,

halides, peroxides and peroxyacids; their

halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.

   

- Acyclic polycarboxylic acids, their

anhydrides, halides, peroxides, peroxyacids and their derivatives:

 

2917.11

- - Oxalic acid, its salts and esters

 

2917.12

- - Adipic acid, its salts and esters

 

2917.13

- - Azelaic acid, sebacic acid, their salts and esters

 

2917.14

- - Maleic anhydride

 

2917.19

- - Other

 

2917.20

- Cyclanic, cyclenic or cycloterpenic

polycarboxylic acids, their anhydrides, halides, peroxides, peroxyacids and their

derivatives

   

- Aromatic polycarboxylic acids, their

anhydrides, halides, peroxides, peroxyacids and their derivatives ;

 

2917.32

- - Dioctyl orthophthalates

 

2917.33

- - Dinonyl or didecyl orthophthalates

 

2917.34

- - Other esters of orthophthalic acid

 

2917.35

- - Phthalic anhydride

 

2917.36

- - Terephthalic acid and its salts

 

2917.37

- - Dimethyl terephthalate

 

2917.39

- Other

Heading

No.

H.S. Code

 

29.18

 

Carboxytic acids with additional oxygen

function and their anhydrides, halides,

peroxides and peroxyacids; their

halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.

   

- Carboxylic acids with alcohol function

but without other oxygen function, their

anhydrides, halides, peroxides, peroxyacids and their derivatives :

 

2918.11

- - Lactic acid, its salts and esters

 

2918.12

- Tartaric acid

 

2918.13

- - Salts and esters of tartaric acid

 

2918.14

- - Citric acid

 

2918.15

- - Salts and esters of citric acid

 

2918.16

- - Gluconic acid, its salts and esters

 

2918.18

-- Chlorobenzilate (ISO)

 

2918.19

- - Other

   

- Carboxylic acids with phenol function

but without other oxygen function, their

anhydrides, halides, peroxides, peroxyacids and their derivatives:

 

2918.21

- - Salicylic acid and its salts

 

2918.22

- - O-Acetylsalicylic acid, its salts and esters

 

2918.23

- - Other esters of salicylic acid and their salts

 

2918.29

- - Other

 

2918.30

- Carboxylic acids with aldehyde or

ketone function but without other

oxygen function, their anhydrides,

halides, peroxides, peroxyacids and their derivatives

   

- Other:

 

2918.91

-- 2,4,5-T (ISO) (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid), its salts and esters

 

2918.99

-- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

VIII.- ESTERS OF INORGANIC ACIDS OF NON-METALS AND THEIR SALTS, AND THEIR HALOGENATED, SULPHONATED, NITRATED OR NITROSATED DERIVATIVES

29.19

 

Phosphoric esters and their salts, including lactophosphates; their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.

 

2919.10

- Tris(2,3-dibromopropyl) phosphate

 

2919.90

- Other

29.20

 

Esters of other inorganic acids of non-metals (excluding esters of hydrogen halides) and their salts; their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.

   

- Thiophosphoric esters (phosphorothioates) and their salts; their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives:

 

2920.11

-- Parathion (ISO) and parathion-methyl (ISO) (methyl-parathion)

 

2920.19

-- Other

 

2920.90

- Other

   

IX.- NITROGEN-FUNCTION COMPOUNDS

29.21

 

Amine-function compounds.

   

- Acyclic monoamines and their derivatives; salts thereof:

 

2921.11

- - Methylamine, di- or trimethylamine and their salts

 

2921.19

- - Other

   

- Acyclic polyamines and their derivatives; salts thereof:

 

2921.21

- - Ethylenediamine and its salts

 

2921.22

- - Hexamethylenediamine and its salts

 

2921.29

- - Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
 

2921.30

- Cyclanic, cyclenic or cycloterpenic

mono- or polyamines, and their derivatives: salts thereof

   

- Aromatic monoamines and their derivatives; salts thereof:

 

2921.41

- - Aniline and its salts

 

2921.42

- - Aniline derivatives and their salts

 

2921.43

- - Toluidines and their derivatives; salts thereof

 

2921.44

- - Diphenylamine and its derivatives; salts thereof

 

2921.45

- - 1-Naphthylamine (alpha

naphthylamine), 2-naphthylamine (beta

naphthylamine) and their derivatives; salts thereof

 

2921.49

- - Other

   

- Aromatic polyamines and their derivatives; salts thereof:

 

2921.51

-o-, m-, p -Phenylenediamine,

diaminotoluenes, and their derivatives; salts thereof

 

2921.59

- - Other

29.22

 

Oxygen-function amino-compounds.

   

- Amino-alcohols, other than those containing more than one kind of oxygen function, their ethers and esters; salts thereof:

 

2922.11

- - Manoethanolamine and its salts

 

2922.12

- - Diethanolamine and its salts

 

2922.13

- - Triethanolamine and its salts

 

2922.14

- - Dextropropoxyphene (INN) and its salts

 

2922.19

- - Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Amino-naphthols and other amino-phenols, other than those containing more than one kind of oxygen function, their ethers and esters; salts thereof:

 

2922.21

- - Aminohydroxynaphthalenesulphonic acids and their salts

 

2922.29

- - Other

 

2922.30

- Amino-aldehydes, amino-ketones and amino-quinones, other than those containing more than one kind of oxygen function; salts thereof:

 

2922.31

- - Amfepramone (INN), methadone (INN) and normethadone (INN); salts thereof

 

2922.39

- - Other

   

- Amino-acids, other than those containing more than one kind of oxygen function, and their esters; salts thereof:

 

2922.41

- - Lysine and its esters; salts thereof

 

2922.42

- - Glutamic acid and its salts

 

2922.43

- Anthranilic acid and its salts

 

2922.44

- - Tilidine (INN) and its salts

 

2922.49

- - Other

 

2922.50

- Aminoalcoholphenols, amino-acid

phenols and other amino-compounds with oxygen function

29.23

 

Quaternary ammonium salts and hydroxides; lecithins and other phosphoaminolipids, whether or not chemically defined

 

2923.10

- Choline and its salts

 

2923.20

- Lecithins and other phosphoaminolipids

 

2923.90

- Other

29.24

 

Carboxyamide-function compounds;

amide-function compounds of carbonic acid.

   

 - Acyclic amides (including acyclic carbamates) and their derivatives; salts thereof:

 

2924.11

- - Meprobamate (INN)

 

2924.12

-- Fluoroacetamide (ISO), monocrotophos (ISO) and phosphamidon (ISO)

 

2924.19

- - Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Cyclic amides (including cyclic

carbamates) and their derivatives; salts thereof:

 

2924.21

- - Ureines and their derivatives; salts thereof

 

2924.23

- - 2-Acetamidobenzoic acid (N-acetylanthranilic acid) and its salts

 

2924.24

- - Ethinamate (INN)

 

2924.29

- - Other

29.25

 

Carboxylmide-functlon compounds

(including saccharin and its salts) and imine-function compounds.

   

- Imides and their derivatives; salts thereof:

 

2925.11

- - Saccharin and its salts

 

2925.12

- - Glutethimide (INN)

 

2925.19

- - Other

   

- Imines and their derivatives; salts thereof:

 

2925.21

-- Chlordimeform (ISO)

 

2925.29

-- Other

29.26

 

Nitrile-function compounds.

 

2926.10

- Acrylonitrile

 

2926.20

- 1-Cyanoguanidine (dicyandiamide)

 

2926.30

- Fenproporex (INN) and its salts; methadone (INN) intermediate (4-cyano-2-dimethylamino-4,4-diphenylbutane)

 

2926.90

- Other

29.27

2927.00

Diazo-, azo- or azoxy-compounds.

29.28

2928.00

Organic derivatives of hydrazine or of hydroxylamine.

29.29

 

Compounds with other nitrogen function.

 

2929.10

- Isocyanates

 

2929.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

X.- ORGANO-INORGANIC COMPOUNDS,

HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS, NUCLEIC

ACIDS AND THEIR SALTS, AND SULPHONAMIDES

29.30

 

Organo-sulphur compounds.

 

2930.20

- Thiocarbamates and dithiocarbamates

 

2930.30

- Thiuram mono-, di- or tetrasulphides

 

2930.40

- Methionine

 

2930.50

- Captafol (ISO) and methamidophos (ISO)

 

2930.90

- Other

29.31

2931.00

Other organo-inorganic compounds.

29.32

 

Heterocyclic compounds with oxygen hetero-atom(s) only.

   

- Compounds containing an unfused furan

ring (whether or not hydrogenated) in the structure:

 

2932.11

- - Tetrahydrofuran

 

2932.12

- - 2-Furaldehyde (furfuraldehyde)

 

2932.13

- - Furfuryl alcohol and tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol

 

2932.19

- - Other

   

- Lactones:

 

2932.21

- - Coumarin, methylcoumarins and ethylcoumarins

 

2932.29

- - Other lactones

   

- Other :

 

2932.91

- Isosafrole

 

2932.92

- 1-(1,3-Benzodioxol-5-yl)propan-2-one

 

2932.93

- Piperonal

 

2932.94

- Safrole

 

2932.95

- - Tetrahydrocannabinols (all isomers)

 

2932.99

- Other

Heading No.

H.S.

Code

 

29.33

 

Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen hetero-atom(s) only.

   

- Compounds containing an unfused pyrazole ring (whether or not hydrogenated) in the structure :

 

2933.11

- - Phenazone (antipyrin) and its derivatives

 

2933.19

- - Other

   

- Compounds containing an unfused

imidazole ring (whether or not hydrogenated) in the structure:

 

2933.21

- - Hydantoin and its derivatives

 

2933.29

- - Other

   

- Compounds containing an unfused

pyridine ring (whether or not hydrogenated) in the structure :

 

2933.31

- - Pyridine and its salts

 

2933.32

- Piperidine and its salts

 

2933.33

- - Alfentanil (INN), anileridine (INN), bezitramide (INN), bromazepam (INN), difenoxin (INN), diphenoxylate (INN), dipipanone (INN), fentanyl (INN), ketobemidone (INN), methylphenidate (INN), pentazocine (INN), pethidine (INN), pethidine (INN) intermediate A, phencyclidine (INN) (PCP), phenoperidine (INN), pipradrol (INN), piritramide (INN), propiram (INN) and trimeperidine (INN); salts thereof

 

2933.39

- - Other

   

- Compounds containing in the structure a quinoline or isoquinoline ring-system (whether or not hydrogenated), not further fused:

 

2933.41

- - Levorphanol (INN) and its salts

 

2933.49

- - Other

   

- Compounds containing a pyrimidine ring (whether or not hydrogenated) or piperazine ring in the structure :

 

2933.52

- - Malonylurea (barbituric acid) and its salts

 

2933.53

- - Allobarbital (INN), amobarbital (INN), barbital (INN), butalbital (INN), butobarbital, cyclobarbital (INN), methylphenobaribital (INN), pentobarbital (INN), phenobarbital (INN), secbutabarbital (INN), secobarbital (INN) and vinylbital (INN); salts thereof

 

2933.54

- - Other derivatives of malonylurea (barbituric acid); salts thereof

 

2933.55

- - Loprazolam (INN), mecloqualone (INN), methaqualone (INN) and zipeprol (INN); salts thereof

 

2933.59

- - Other

   

- Compounds containing an unfused

triazine ring (whether or not hydrogonated) in the structure:

 

2933.61

- - Melamine

 

2933.69

- - Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Lactams:

 

2933.71

- - 6-Hexanelactam (epsilon-caprolactam)

 

2933.72

- - Clobazam (INN) and methyprylon (INN)

 

2933.79

- - Other lactams

   

- Other:

 

2933.91

- - Alprazolam (INN), camazepam (INN), chlordiazepoxide (INN), clonazepam (INN), clorazepate, delorazepam (INN), diazepam (INN), estazolam (INN), ethyl loflazepate (INN), fludiazepam (INN), flunitrazepam (INN), flurazepam (INN), halazepam (INN), lorazepam (INN), lormetazepam (INN), mazindol (INN), medazepam (INN), midazolam (INN), nimetazepam (INN), nitrazepam (INN), nordazepam (INN), oxazepam (INN), pinazepam (INN), prazepam (INN), pyrovalerone (INN), temazepam (INN), tetrazepam (INN) and triazolam (INN); salts thereof

 

2933.99

- - Other

29.34

 

Nucleic acids and their salts, whether or not chemically defined; other heterocyclic compounds.

 

2934.10

- Compounds containing an unfused

thiazole ring (whether or not hydrogenated) in the structure

 

2934.20

- Compounds containing in the structure a benzothiazole ringsystem (whether or not hydrogenated), not further fused

 

2934.30

- Compounds containing in the structure a phenothiazine ringsystem (whether or not hydrogenated), not further fused

   

- Other:

 

2934.91

- - Aminorex (INN), brotizolam (INN), clotiazepam (INN), cloxazolam (INN), dextromoramide (INN), haloxazolam (INN), ketazolam (INN), mesocarb (INN), oxazolam (INN), pemoline (INN), phendimetrazine (INN), phenmetrazine (INN) and sufentanil (INN); salts thereof

 

2934.99

- - Other

29.35

2935.00

Sulphonamides.

   

XI- PROVITAMINS, VITAMINS AND HORMONES

29.36

 

Provitamins and vitamins, natural or

reproduced by synthesis (including

natural concentrates), derivatives thereof

used primarily as vitamins, and intermixtures of the foregoing, whether or not in any solvent.

   

- Vitamins and their derivatives, unmixed :

 

2936.21

- - Vitamins A and their derivatives

 

2936.22

- - Vitamin B1 and its derivatives

 

2936.23

- - Vitamin B2 and its derivatives

 

2936.24

- - D- or DL-Pantothonic acid (Vitamin B3 or Vitamin B5) and its derivatives

 

2936.25

- - Vitamin B6 and its derivatives

Heading No.

H.S.

Code

 
 

2936.26

- - Vitamin B12 and its derivatives

 

2936.27

- - Vitamin C and its derivatives

 

2936.28

- - Vitamin E and its derivatives

 

2936.29

- - Other vitamins and their derivatives

 

2936.90

- Other, including natural concentrates

29.37

 

Hormones, prostaglandins, thromboxanes and leukotrienes, natural or reproduced by synthesis; derivatives and structural analogues thereof, including chain modified polypeptides, used primarily as hormones.

   

- Polypeptide hormones, protein hormones and glycoprotein hormones, their derivatives and structural analogues:

 

2937.11

- - Somatotropin, its derivatives and structural analogues

 

2937.12

- - Insulin and its salts

 

2937.19

- - Other

   

- Steroidal hormones, their derivatives and structural analogues:

 

2937.21

- - Cortisone, hydrocortisone, prednisone (dehydrocortisone) and prednisolone (dehydrohydrocortisone)

 

2937.22

- - Halogenated derivatives of corticosteroidal hormones

 

2937.23

- - Oestrogens and progestogens

 

2937.29

- - Other

   

- Catecholamine hormones, their derivatives and structural analogues:

 

2937.31

- - Epinephrine

 

2937.39

- - Other

 

2937.40

- Amino-acid derivatives

 

2937.50

- Prostaglandins, thromboxanes and leukotrienes, their derivatives and structural analogues

 

2937.90

- Other

 

2937.10

- Pituitary (anterior) or similar hormones, and their derivatives

   

- Adrenal cortical hormones and their derivatives:

 

2937.21

- - Cortisone, hydrocortisone, prednisone

(dehydrocortisone) and prednisolone (dehydro hydrocortisone)

 

2937.22

- - Halogenated derivatives of adrenal conical hormones

 

2937.29

- - Other

   

- Other hormones and their derivatives;

other steroids used primarily as hormones:

 

2937.91

- - Insulin and its salts

 

2937.92

- - Oestrogens and progestogens

 

2937.99

- - Other

Heading No.

H.S.

Code

 
   

XII.- GLYCOSIDES AND VEGETABLE

ALKALOIDS, NATURAL OR

REPRODUCED BY SYNTHESIS, AND

THEIR SALTS, ETHERS, ESTERS AND OTHER DERIVATIVES

29.38

 

Glycosides, natural or reproduced by

synthesis, and their salts, ethers, esters and other derivatives.

 

2938.10

- Rutoside (rutin) and its derivatives

 

2938.90

- Other

29.39

 

Vegetable alkaloids, natural or reproduced

by synthesis, and their salts, ethers, esters and other derivatives.

   

- Alkaloids of opium and their derivatives; salts thereof:

 

2939.11

- - Concentrates of poppy straw; buprenorphine (INN), codeine, dihydrocodeine (INN), ethylmorphine, etorphine (INN), heroin, hydrocodone (INN), hydromorphone (INN), morphine, nicomorphine (INN), oxycodone (INN), oxymorphone (INN), pholcodine (INN), thebacon (INN) and thebaine; salts thereof

 

2939.19

- - Other

 

2939.20

- Alkaloids of cinchona and their derivatives; salts thereof

 

2939.30

- Caffeine and its salts

   

- Ephedrines and their salts :

 

2939.41

- Ephedrine and its salts

 

2939.42

- Pseudoephedrine (INN) and its salts

 

2939.43

- - Cathine (INN) and its salts

 

2939.49

- Other

   

- Theophylline and aminophylline (theophylline-ethylenediamine) and their derivatives; salts thereof:

 

2939.51

- - Fenetylline (INN) and its salts

 

2939.59

- - Other

   

- Alkaloids of rye ergot and their derivatives; salts thereof :

 

2939.61

- Ergometrine (INN) and its salts

 

2939.62

- Ergotamine (INN) and its salts

 

2939.63

- Lysergic acid and its salts

 

2939.69

- Other

   

- Other:

 

2939.91

- - Cocaine, ecgonine, levometamfetamine, metamfetamine (INN), metamfetamine racemate; salts, esters and other derivatives thereof

 

2939.99

- - Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

XIII.- OTHER ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

29.40

2940.00

Sugars, chemically pure, other than sucrose, lactose, maltose, glucose and fructose; sugar ethers, sugar acetals and sugar esters, and their salts, other than products of heading 29.37, 29.38 or 29.39.

29.41

 

Antibiotics.

 

2941.10

- Penicillins and their derivatives with a penicillanic acid structure; salts thereof

 

2941.20

- Streptomycins and their derivatives; salts thereof

 

2941.30

- Tetracyclines and their derivatives; salts thereof

 

2941.40

- Chloramphenicol and its derivatives; salts thereof

 

2941.50

- Erythromycin and its derivatives; salts thereof

 

2941.90

- Other

29.42

2942.00

Other organic compounds.

Chapter 30

Pharmaceutical products

Notes. 1.

This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Foods or beverages (such as dietetic, diabetic or fortified foods, food supplements, tonic beverages and mineral waters), other than nutritional preparations for intravenous administration (Section IV);

(b) Plasters specially calcined or finely ground for use in dentistry (heading 25.20);

(c) Aqueous distillates or aqueous solutions of essential oils, suitable for medicinal uses (heading 33.01);

(d) Preparations of headings 33.03 to 33.07, even if they have therapeutic or prophylactic properties;

(e) Soap or other products of heading 34.01 containing added medicaments;

(f) Preparations with a basis of plaster for use in dentistry (heading 34.07); or

(g) Blood albumin not prepared for therapeutic or prophylactic uses (heading 35.02).

2.- For the purposes of heading 30.02, the expression "modified immunological products" applies only to monoclonal antibodies (MABs), antibody fragments, antibody conjugates and antibody fragment conjugates.

3.- For the purposes of headings 30.03 and 30.04 and of Note 4 (d) to this Chapter, the following are to be treated :

(a) As unmixed products :

(1) Unmixed products dissolved in water;

(2) All goods of Chapter 28 or 29; and

(3) Simple vegetable extracts of heading13.02, merely standardised or dissolved in any solvent;

(b) As products which have been mixed :

(1) Colloidal solutions and suspensions (other than colloidal sulphur);

(2) Vegetable extracts obtained by the treatment of mixtures of vegetable materials; and

(3) Salts and concentrates obtained by evaporating natural mineral waters.

4.- Heading No. 30.06 applies only to the following, which are to be classified in that heading and in no other heading of the Nomenclature:

(a) Sterile surgical catgut, similar sterile suture materials (including sterile absorbable surgical or dental yarns) and sterile tissue adhesives for surgical wound closure;

(b) Sterile laminaria and sterile laminaria tents;

(c) Sterile absorbable surgical or dental haemostatics; sterile surgical or dental adhesion barriers, whether or not absorbable;

(d) Opacifying preparations for X-ray examinations and diagnostic reagents designed to be administered to the patient, being unmixed products put up in measured doses or products consisting of two or more ingredients which have been mixed together for such uses;

(e) Blood-grouping reagents;

(f) Dental cements and other dental fillings; bone reconstruction cements;

(g) First-aid boxes and kits;

(h) Chemical contraceptive preparations based on hormones, on other products of heading 29.37 or on spermicides;

(ij) Gel preparations designed to be used in human or veterinary medicine as a lubricant for parts of the body for surgical operations or physical examinations or as a coupling agent between the body and medical instruments;

(k) Waste pharmaceuticals, that it, pharmaceutical products which are unfit for their original intended purpose due to, for example, expiry of shelf life; and

(l) Appliances identifiable for ostomy use, that is, colostomy, ileostomy and urostomy pouches cut to shape and their adhesive wafers or faceplates.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

30.01

 

Glands and other organs for organo

therapeutic uses, dried, whether or not

powdered; extracts of glands or other

organs or of their secretions for organo

therapeutic uses; heparin and its salts;

other human or animal substances

prepared for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, not elsewhere specified or included.

 

3001.20

- Extracts of glands or

other organs or of their secretions

 

3001.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

30.02

 

Human blood; animal blood prepared for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera and other blood fractions and modified immunological products, whether or not obtained by means of biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms (excluding yeasts) and similar products.

 

3002.10

- Antisera and other blood fractions and modified immunological products, whether or not obtained by means of biotechnological processes

 

3002.20

- Vaccines for human medicine

 

3002.30

- Vaccines for veterinary medicine

 

3002.90

- Other

30.03

 

Medicaments (excluding goods of

heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06)

consisting of two or more constituents

which have been mixed together for

therapeutic or prophylactic uses, not put

up in measured doses or in forms or packings for retail sale.

 

3003.10

- Containing penicillins or derivatives

thereof, with a penicillanic acid

structure, or streptomycins or their derivatives

 

3003.20

- Containing other antibiotics

   

- Containing hormones or other products

of heading 29.37 but not containing antibiotics:

 

3003.31

- - Containing insulin

 

3003.39

- - Other

 

3003.40

- Containing alkaloids or derivatives

thereof but not containing hormones or

other products of heading 29.37 or antibiotics

 

3003.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

30.04

 

Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packings for retail sale.

 

3004.10

- Containing penicillins or derivatives

thereof, with a penicillanic acid

structure, or streptomycins or their derivatives

 

3004.20

- Containing other antibiotics

   

- Containing hormones or other products

of heading 29.37 but not containing antibiotics:

 

3004.31

- - Containing insulin

 

3004.32

- - Containing corticosteroid hormones, their derivatives or structural analogues

 

3004.39

- - Other

 

3004.40

- Containing alkaloids or derivatives

thereof but not containing hormones,

other products of heading 29.37 or antibiotics

 

3004.50

- Other medicaments containing vitamins or other products of heading 29.36

 

3004.90

- Other

30.05

 

Wadding, gauze, bandages and similar

articles (for example, dressings, adhesive

plasters, poultices), impregnated or

coated with pharmaceutical substances

or put up in forms or packings for retail

sale for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary purposes.

 

3005.10

- Adhesive dressings and other articles having an adhesive layer

 

3005.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

30.06

 

Pharmaceutical goods specified in Note 4 to this Chapter.

 

3006.10

- Sterile surgical catgut, similar sterile suture materials (including sterile absorbable surgical or dental yarns) and sterile tissue adhesives for surgical wound closure; sterile laminaria and sterile laminaria tents; sterile absorbable surgical or dental haemostatics; sterile surgical or dental adhesion barriers, whether or not absorbable

 

3006.20

- Blood-grouping reagents

 

3006.30

- Opacifying preparations for X-ray

examinations; diagnostic reagents

designed to be administered to the patient

 

3006.40

- Dental cements and other dental fillings; bone reconstruction cements

 

3006.50

- First-aid boxes and kits

 

3006.60

- Chemical contraceptive preparations based on hormones, on other products of heading 29.37 or on spermicides

 

3006.70

- Gel preparations designed to be used in human or veterinary medicine as a lubricant for parts of the body for surgical operations or physical examinations or as a coupling agent between the body and medical instruments

   

- Other:

 

3006.91

-- Appliances identifiable for ostomy use

 

3006.92

-- Waste pharmaceuticals

Chapter 31

Fertilisers

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Animal blood of heading 05.11;

(b) Separate chemically defined compounds (other than those answering to the descriptions in Note 2 (a), 3 (a), 4 (a) or 5 below); or

(c) Cultured potassium chloride crystals (other than optical elements) weighing not less than 2.5 g each, of heading 38.24; optical elements of potassium chloride (heading 90.01).

2.- Heading No. 31.02 applies only to the following goods, provided that they are not put up in the forms or packages described in heading 31.05:

(a) Goods which answer to one or other of the descriptions given below:

(i) Sodium nitrate, whether or not pure;

(ii) Ammonium nitrate, whether or not pure;

(iii) Double salts, whether or not pure, of ammonium sulphate and ammonium nitrate;

(iv) Ammonium sulphate, whether or not pure;

(v) Double salts (whether or not pure) or mixtures of calcium nitrate and ammonium nitrate;

(vi) Double salts (whether or not pure) or mixtures of calcium nitrate and magnesium nitrate;

(vii) Calcium cyanamide, whether or not pure or treated with oil;

(viii) Urea, whether or not pure.

(b) Fertilisers consisting of any of the goods described in (a) above mixed together.

(c) Fertilisers consisting of ammonium chloride or of any of the goods described in (a) or (b) above mixed with chalk, gypsum or other inorganic non-fertilising substances.

(d) Liquid fertilisers consisting of the goods of subparagraph (a) (ii) or (viii) above, or of mixtures of those goods, in an aqueous or ammoniacal solution.

3.- Heading No. 31.03 applies only to the following goods, provided that they are not put up in the forms or packages described in heading 31.05:

(a) Goods which answer to one or other of the descriptions given below:

(i) Basic slag;

(ii) Natural phosphates of heading 25.10, calcined or further heat-treated than for the removal of impurities;

(iii) Superphosphates (single, double or triple);

(iv) Calcium hydrogenorthophosphate containing not less than 0.2 % by weight of fluorine calculated on the dry anhydrous product.

(b) Fertilisers consisting of any of the goods described in (a) above mixed together, but with no account being taken of the fluorine content limit.

(c) Fertilisers consisting of any of the goods described in (a) or (b) above, but with no account being taken of the fluorine content limit, mixed with chalk, gypsum or other inorganic non-fertilising substances.

4.- Heading No. 31.04 applies only to the following goods, provided that they are not put up in the forms or packages described in heading 31.05:

(a) Goods which answer to one or other of the descriptions given below:

(i) Crude natural potassium salts (for example, carnallite, kainite and sylvite);

(ii) Potassium chloride, whether or not pure, except as provided in Note 1 (c) above;

(iii) Potassium sulphate, whether or not pure;

(iv) Magnesium potassium sulphate, whether or not pure.

(b) Fertilisers consisting of any of the goods described in (a) above mixed together.

5.- Ammonium dihydrogonorthophosphate (monoammonium phosphate) and diammonium hydrogenorthophosphate (diammonium phosphate), whether or not pure, and intermixtures thereof, are to be classified in heading 31.05.

6.- For the purposes of heading 31.05, the term "other fertilisers" applies only to products of a kind used as fertilisers and containing, as an essential constituent, at least one of the fertilising elements nitrogen, phosphorus or potassium.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

31.01

3101.00

Animal or vegetable fertilisers, whether or

not mixed together or chemically treated;

fertilisers produced by the mixing or

chemical treatment of animal or vegetable products.

31.02

 

Mineral or chemical fertilisers, nitrogenous.

 

3102.10

- Urea, whether or not in aqueous solution

   

- Ammonium sulphate; double salts and

mixtures of ammonium sulphate and ammonium nitrate:

 

3102.21

- - Ammonium sulphate

 

3102.29

- - Other

 

3102.30

- Ammonium nitrate, whether or not in aqueous solution

 

3102.40

- Mixtures of ammonium nitrate with calcium carbonate or other inorganic non fertilising substances

 

3102.50

- Sodium nitrate

 

3102.60

- Double salts and mixtures of calcium nitrate and ammonium nitrate

 

3102.80

- Mixtures of urea and ammonium nitrate in aqueous or ammoniacal solution

 

3102.90

- Other, including mixtures not specified in the foregoing subheadings

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

31.03

 

Mineral or chemical fertilisers, phosphatic.

 

3103.10

- Superphosphates

 

3103.90

- Other

31.04

 

Mineral or chemical fertilisers, potassic.

 

3104.20

- Potassium chloride

 

3104.30

- Potassium sulphate

 

3104.90

- Other

31.05

 

Mineral or chemical fertilisers containing

two or three of the fertilising elements

nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium;

other fertilisers; goods of this Chapter in

tablets or similar forms or in packages of a gross weight not exceeding 10 kg.

 

3105.10

- Goods of this Chapter in tablets or

similar forms or in packages of a gross weight not exceeding 10 kg

 

3105.20

- Mineral or chemical fertilisers containing

the three fertilising elements nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium

 

3105.30

- Diammonium hydrogenorthophosphate (diammonium phosphate)

 

3105.40

- Ammonium dihydrogenorthophosphate

(monoammonium phosphate) and

mixtures thereof with diammonium

hydrogenorthophosphate (diammonium phosphate)

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Other mineral or chemical fertilisers

containing the two fertilising elements nitrogen and phosphorus:

 

3105.51

- - Containing nitrates and phosphates

 

3105.59

- - Other

 

3105.60

- - Mineral or chemical fertilisers containing

the two fertilising elements phosphorus and potassium

 

3105.90

- Other

Chapter 32

Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Separate chemically defined elements or compounds (except those of heading 32.03 or 32.04, inorganic products of a kind used as luminophores (heading 32.06), glass obtained from fused quartz or other fused silica in the forms provided for in heading 32.07, and also dyes and other colouring matter put up in forms or packings for retail sale, of heading 32.12);

(b) Tannates or other tannin derivatives of products of headings 29.36 to 29.39, 29.41 or 35.01 to 35.04; or

(c) Mastics of asphalt or other bituminous mastics (heading 27.15).

2.- Heading No. 32.04 includes mixtures of stabilised diazonium salts and couplers for the production of azo dyes.

3.- Headings Nos. 32.03, 32.04,32.05 and 32.06 apply also to preparations based on colouring matter (including, in the case of heading 32.06, colouring pigments of heading 25.30 or Chapter 28, metal flakes and metal powders), of a kind used for colouring any material or used as ingredients in the manufacture of colouring preparations. The headings do not apply, however, to pigments dispersed in non-aqueous media, in liquid or paste form, of a kind used in the manufacture of paints, including enamels (heading 32.12), or to other preparations of heading 32.07, 32.08, 32.09, 32.10, 32.12, 32.13 or 32.15.

4.- Heading No. 32.08 includes solutions (other than collodions) consisting of any of the products specified in headings 39.01 to 39.13 in volatile organic solvents when the weight of the solvent exceeds 50 % of the weight of the solution.

5.- The expression "colouring matter" in this Chapter does not include products of a kind used as extenders in oil paints, whether or not they are also suitable for colouring distempers.

6.- The expression "stamping foils" in heading 32.12 applies only to thin sheets of a kind used for printing, for example, book covers or hat bands, and consisting of:

(a) Metallic powder (including powder of precious metal) or pigment, agglomerated with glue, gelatin or other binder; or

(b) Metal (including precious metal) or pigment, deposited on a supporting sheet of any material.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

32.01

 

Tanning extracts of vegetable origin;

tannins and their salts, ethers, esters and other derivatives.

 

3201.10

- Quebracho extract

 

3201.20

- Wattle extract

 

3201.90

- Other

32.02

 

Synthetic organic tanning substances;

inorganic tanning substances; tanning

preparations, whether or not containing

natural tanning substances; enzymatic preparations for pre-tanning.

 

3202.10

- Synthetic organic tanning substances

 

3202.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

32.03

3203.00

Colouring matter of vegetable or animal origin (including dyeing extracts but excluding animal black), whether or not chemically defined; preparations as specified in Note 3 to this Chapter based on colouring matter of vegetable or animal origin.

32.04

 

Synthetic organic colouring matter,

whether or not chemically defined;

preparations as specified in Note 3 to this Chapter based on synthetic organic colouring matter;

   

- Synthetic organic colouring matter and

preparations based thereon as specified in Note 3 to this Chapter:

 

3204.11

- - Disperse dyes and preparations based thereon

 

3204.12

- - Acid dyes, whether or not

premetallised, and preparations based

thereon; mordant dyes and preparations based thereon

 

3204.13

- - Basic dyes and preparations based thereon

 

3204.14

- - Direct dyes and preparations based thereon

 

3204.15

- - Vat dyes (including those usable in that

state as pigments) and preparations based thereon

 

3204.16

- - Reactive dyes and preparations based thereon

 

3204.17

- - Pigments and preparations based thereon

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
 

3204.19

- - Other, including mixtures of colouring

matter of two or more of the sub headings 3204.11 to 3204.19

 

3204.20

- Synthetic organic products of a kind used as fluorescent brightening agents

 

3204.90

- Other

32.05

3205.00

Colour lakes; "preparations as specified in Note 3 to this Chapter based on colour lakes.

32.06

 

Other colouring matter, preparations as

specified in Note 3 to this Chapter, other

than those of heading 32.03, 32.04 or

32.05; inorganic products of a kind used

as luminophores, whether or not chemically defined.

   

- Pigments and preparations based on titanium dioxide :

 

3206.11

- Containing 80 % or more by weight of titanium dioxide calculated on the dry matter

 

3206.19

- - Other

 

3206.20

- Pigments and preparations based on chromium compounds

   

- Other colouring matter and other preparations:

 

3206.41

- - Ultramarine and preparations based thereon

 

3206.42

- - Lithopone and other pigments and preparations based on zinc sulphide

 

3206.49

- - Other

 

3206.50

- Inorganic products of a kind used

as luminophores

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

32.07

 

Prepared pigments, prepared opacifiers

and prepared colours, vitrifiable enamels

and glazes, engobes (slips), liquid lustres

and similar preparations, of a kind used in

the ceramic, enamelling or glass industry;

glass frit and other glass, in the form of powder, granules or flakes.

 

3207.10

- Prepared pigments, prepared opacifiers,

prepared colours and similar preparations

 

3207.20

- Verifiable enamels and glazes, engobes (slips) and similar preparations

 

3207.30

- Liquid lustres and similar preparations

 

3207.40

- Glass frit and other glass, in the form of powder, granules or flakes

32.08

 

Paints and varnishes (including enamels

and lacquers) based on synthetic

polymers or chemically modified natural

polymers, dispersed or dissolved in a non

aqueous medium; solutions as defined in Note 4 to this Chapter.

 

3208.10

- Based on polyesters

 

3208.20

- Based on acrylic or vinyl polymers

 

3208.90

- Other

32.09

 

Paints and varnishes (including enamels

and lacquers) based on synthetic

polymers or chemically modified natural

polymers, dispersed or dissolved in an aqueous medium.

 

3209.10

- Based on acrylic or vinyl polymers

 

3209.90

- Other

32.10

3210.00

Other paints and varnishes (including

enamels, lacquers and distempers);

prepared water pigments of a kind used for finishing leather.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

32.11

3211.00

Prepared driers.

32.12

 

Pigments (including metallic powders and

flakes) dispersed in non-aqueous media.

in liquid or paste form, of a kind used in

the manufacture of paints (including

enamels); stamping foils; dyes and other

colouring matter put up in forms or packings for retail sale.

 

3212.10

- Stamping foils

 

3212.90

- Other

32.13

 

Artists', students' or signboard painters'

colours, modifying tints, amusement

colours and the like, in tablets, tubes,

jars, bottles, pans or in similar forms or packings.

 

3213.10

- Colours in sets

 

3213.90

- Other

32.14

 

Glaziers' putty, grafting putty, resin

cements, caulking compounds and other

mastics; painters' fillings; non-refractory

surfacing preparations for facades, indoor walls, floors, ceilings or the like

 

3214.10

- Glaziers' putty, grafting putty, resin cements, caulking compounds and other mastics; painters' fillings

 

3214.90

- Other

32.15

 

Printing ink, writing or drawing ink and

other inks, whether or not concentrated or solid.

   

- Printing ink:

 

3215.11

- - Black

 

3215.19

- - Other

 

3215.90

- Other

Chapter 33

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Natural oleoresins or vegetable extracts of heading 13.01 or 13.02;

(b) Soap or other products of heading 34.01; or

(c ) Gum, wood or sulphate turpentine or other products of heading 38.05.

2. The expression "odoriferous substances" in heading 33.02 refers only to the substances of heading 33.01, to odoriferous constituents isolated from those substances or to synthetic aromatics.

3.- Headings Nos. 33.03 to 33.07 apply, inter alia, to products, whether or not mixed (other than aqueous distillates and aqueous solutions of essential oils), suitable for use as goods of these headings and put up in packings of a kind sold by retail for such use.

4.- The expression "perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations" in heading 33.07 applies, inter alia, to the following products : scented sachets; odoriferous preparations which operate by burning; perfumed papers and papers impregnated or coated with cosmetics; contact lens or artificial eye solutions; wadding, felt and nonwovens, impregnated, coated or covered with perfume or cosmetics; animal toilet preparations.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

33.01

 

Essential oils (terpeneless or not), including concretes and absolutes; resinoids; extracted oleoresins;

concentrates of essential oils in fats, in

fixed oils, in waxes or the like, obtained

by enfleurage or maceration; terpenic by

products of the deterpenation of essential

oils; aqueous distillates and aqueous solutions of essential oils.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Essential oils of citrus fruit:

 

3301.12

- - Of orange

 

3301.13

- - Of lemon

 

3301.19

- - Other

   

- Essential oils other than those of citrus fruit:

 

3301.24

- - Of peppermint(Mentha piperita)

 

3301.25

- - Of other mints

 

3301.29

- - Other

 

3301.30

- Resinoids

 

3301.90

- Other

33.02

 

Mixtures of odoriferous substances and mixtures (including alcoholic solutions) with a basis of one or more of these substances, of a kind used as raw materials in industry; other preparations based on odoriferous substances, of a kind used for the manufacture of beverages.

 

3302.10

- Of a kind used in the food or drink industries

 

3302.90

- Other

33.03

3303.00

Perfumes and toilet waters.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

33.04

 

Beauty or make-up preparations and

preparations for the care of the skin (other

than medicaments), including sunscreen

or sun tan preparations; manicure or pedicure preparations.

 

3304.10

- Lip make-up preparations

 

3304.20

- Eye make-up preparations

 

3304.30

- Manicure or pedicure preparations

- Other:

 

3304.91

- - Powders, whether or not compressed

 

3304.99

- - Other

33.05

3305.10

Preparations for use on the hair.

- Shampoos

 

3305.20

- Preparations for permanent waving or straightening

 

3305.30

- Hair lacquers

 

3305.90

- Other

33.06

 

Preparations for oral or dental hygiene, including denture fixative pastes and powders; yarn used to clean between the teeth (dental floss), in individual retail packages.

 

3306.10

- Dentifrices

 

3306.20

- Yarn used to clean between the teeth (dental floss)

 

3306.90

- Other

33.07

 

Pre-shave, shaving or after-shave

preparations, personal deodorants, bath

preparations, depilatories and other

perfumery, cosmetic or toilet

preparations, not elsewhere specified or

included; prepared room deodorisers,

whether or not perfumed or having disinfectant properties.

 

3307.10

- Pre-shave, shaving or after-shave preparations

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
 

3307.20

- Personal deodorants and antiperspirants

 

3307.30

- Perfumed bath salts and other bath preparations

- Preparations for perfuming or

deodorizing rooms, including odoriferous preparations used during religious rites:

 

3307.41

- - "Agarbatti" and other odoriferous preparations which operate by burning

 

3307.49

- - Other

 

3307.90

- Other

Chapter 34

Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modelling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Edible mixtures or preparations of animal or vegetable fats or oils of a kind used as mould release preparations (heading 15.17);

(b) Separate chemically defined compounds; or

(c) Shampoos, dentifrices, shaving creams and foams, or bath preparations, containing soap or other organic surface-active agents (heading 33.05, 33.06 or 33.07).

2.- For the purposes of heading 34.01, the expression "soap" applies only to soap soluble in water. Soap and the other products of heading 34.01 may contain added substances (for example, disinfectants, abrasive powders, fillers or medicaments). Products containing abrasive powders remain classified in heading 34.01 only if in the form of bars, cakes or moulded pieces or shapes, in other forms they are to be classified in heading 34.05 as "scouring powders and similar preparations".

3.- For the purposes of heading 34.02, "organic surface-active agents" are products which when mixed with water at a concentration of 0.5 % at 20 °C and left to stand for one hour at the same temperature :

(a) give a transparent or translucent liquid or stable emulsion without separation of insoluble matter; and

(b) reduce the surface tension of water to 4.5 x 10-2 N/m (45 dyne/cm) or less.

4.- In heading 34.03 the expression "petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals" applies to the products defined in Note 2 to Chapter 27.

5.- In heading 34.04, subject to the exclusions provided below, the expression "artificial waxes and prepared waxes" applies only to :

(a) Chemically produced organic products of a waxy character, whether or not water-soluble;

(b) Products obtained by mixing different waxes;

(c) Products of a waxy character with a basis of one or more waxes and containing fats, resins, mineral substances or other materials.

The heading does not apply to :

(a) Products of heading 15.16, 34.02 or 38.23, even if having a waxy character;

(b) Unmixed animal waxes or unmixed vegetable waxes, whether or not refined or coloured, of heading 15.21;

(c) Mineral waxes or similar products of heading 27.12, whether or not intermixed or merely coloured; or

(d) Waxes mixed with, dispersed in or dissolved in a liquid medium (headings 34.05, 38.09, etc.).

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

34.01

 

Soap; organic surface-active products and preparations for use as soap, in the form of bars, cakes, moulded pieces or shapes, whether or not containing soap; organic surface-active products and preparations for washing the skin, in the form of liquid or cream and put up for retail sale, whether or not containing soap; paper, wadding, felt and nonwovens, impregnated, coated or covered with soap or detergent.

 

3401.11

- - For toilet use (including medicated products)

 

3401.19

- - Other

 

3401.20

- Soap in other forms

 

3401.30

- Organic surface-active products and preparations for washing the skin, in the form of liquid or cream and put up for retail sale, whether or not containing soap

34.02

 

Organic surface-active agents (other than

soap); surface-active preparations,

washing preparations (including auxiliary

washing preparations) and cleaning

preparations, whether or not containing

soap, ether than those of heading 34.01.

- Organic surface-active agents, whether or not put up for retail sale :

 

3402.11

- - Anionic

 

3402.12

- - Cationic

 

3402.13

- - Non-ionic

 

3402.19

- - Other

 

3402.20

- Preparations put up for retail sate

 

3402.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

34.03

 

Lubricating preparations (including

cutting-oil preparations, bolt or nut

release preparations, anti-rust or anti

corrosion preparations and mould release

preparations, based on lubricants) and

preparations of a kind used for the oil or

grease treatment of textile materials,

leather, furskins or other materials, but

excluding preparations containing, as

basic constituents, 70 % or more by

weight of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals.

   

- Containing petroleum oils or oils obtained from bituminous minerals :

 

3403.11

- - Preparations for the treatment of

textile materials, leather, furskins or other materials

 

3403.19

- - Other

- Other:

 

3403.91

- - Preparations for the treatment of

textile materials, leather, furskins or other materials

 

3403.99

- - Other

34.04

 

Artificial waxes and prepared waxes.

 

3404.20

- Of poly(oxyethylene) (polyethylene glycol)

 

3404.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

34.05

 

Polishes and creams, for footwear,

furniture, floors, coachwork, glass or

metal, scouring pastes and powders and

similar preparations (whether or not in the

form of paper, wadding, felt, nonwovens,

cellular plastics or cellular rubber,

impregnated, coated or covered with such

preparations), excluding waxes of heading 34.04.

 

3405.10

- Polishes, creams and similar preparations for footwear or leather

 

3405.20

- Polishes, creams and similar

preparations for the maintenance of

wooden furniture, floors or other woodwork

 

3405.30

- Polishes and similar preparations for coachwork, other than metal polishes

 

3405.40

- Scouring pastes and powders and other scouring preparations

 

3405.90

- Other

34.06

3406.00

Candles, tapers and the like.

34.07

3407.00

Modelling pastes, including those put up

for children's amusement; preparations

known as "dental wax" or as "dental

impression compounds", put up in sets,

in packings for retail sale or in plates,

horseshoe shapes, sticks or similar forms;

other preparations for use in dentistry,

with a basis of plaster (of calcined gypsum or calcium sulphate).

Chapter 35

Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes

Notes.

1. This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Yeasts (heading 21.02);

(b) Blood fractions (other than blood albumin not prepared for therapeutic or prophylactic uses), medicaments or other products of Chapter 30;

(c) Enzymatic preparations for pre-tanning (heading 32.02);

(d) Enzymatic soaking or washing preparations or other products of Chapter 34;

(e) Hardened proteins (heading 39.13); or

(f) Gelatin products of the printing industry (Chapter 49).

2.- For the purposes of heading 35.05, the term "dextrins" means starch degradation products with a reducing sugar content, expressed as dextrose on the dry substance, not exceeding 10 %.

Such products with a reducing sugar content exceeding 10 % fall in heading 17.02.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

35.01

 

Casein, caseinates and other casein derivatives; casein glues.

 

3501.10

Casein

 

3501.90

Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

35.02

 

Albumins (including concentrates of two or more whey proteins, containing by weight more than 80 % whey proteins, calculated on the dry matter), albuminates and other albumin derivatives.

   

- Egg albumin :

 

3502.11

- Dried

 

3502.19

- Other

 

3502.20

- Milk albumin, including concentrates of two or more whey proteins

 

3502.90

- Other

35.03

3503.00

Gelatin (including gelatin in rectangular

(including square) sheets, whether or not

surface-worked or coloured) and gelatin

derivatives; isinglass; other glues of

animal origin, excluding casein glues of heading 35.01.

35.04

3504.00

Peptones and their derivatives; other

protein substances and their derivatives,

not elsewhere specified or included; hide powder, whether or not chromed.

35.05

 

Dextrins and other modified starches (for

example, pregelatinised or esterified

starches); glues based on starches, or on dextrins or other modified starches.

 

3505.10

- Dextrins and other modified starches

 

3505.20

- Glues

35.06

 

Prepared glues and other prepared

adhesives, not elsewhere specified or

included; products suitable for use as

glues or adhesives, put up for retail sale

as glues or adhesives, not exceeding a net weight of 1 kg.

 

3506.10

- Products suitable for use as glues or

adhesives, put up for retail sale as glues

or adhesives, not exceeding a net weight of 1 kg

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Other:

 

3506.91

- - Adhesives based on polymers of headings 39.01 to 39.13 or on rubber

 

3506.99

- - Other

35.07

 

Enzymes; prepared enzymes not elsewhere specified or included.

 

3507.10

- Rennet and concentrates thereof

 

3507.90

- Other

Chapter 36

Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover separate chemically defined compounds other than those described in Note 2 (a) or (b) below.

2 - The expression "articles of combustible materials" in heading 36.06 applies only to :

(a) Metaldehyde, hexamethylenetetramine and similar substances, put up in forms (for example, tablets, sticks or similar forms) for use as fuels; fuels with a basis of alcohol, and similar prepared fuels, in solid or semi-solid form;

(b) Liquid or liquefied-gas fuels in containers of a kind used for filling or refilling cigarette or similar lighters and of a capacity not exceeding 300 cm3; and

(c) Resin torches, firelighters and the like.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

36.01

3601.00

Propellent powders.

36.02

3602.00

Prepared explosives, other than propellent powders.

36.03

3603.00

Safety fuses; detonating fuses; percussion or detonating caps; igniters; electric detonators.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

36.04

 

Fireworks, signalling flares, rain rockets, fog signals and other pyrotechnic articles.

 

3604.10

- Fireworks

 

3604.90

- Other

36.05

3605.00

Matches, other than pyrotechnic articles of heading 36.04.

36.06

 

Ferro-cerium and other pyrophoric alloys

in all forms; articles of combustible

materials as specified in Note 2 to this Chapter.

 

3606.10

- Liquid or liquefied-gas fuels in

containers of a kind used for filling or

refilling cigarette or similar lighters and of a capacity not exceeding 300 cm3

 

3606.90

- Other

Chapter 37

Photographic or cinematographic goods

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover waste or scrap.

2.- In this Chapter the word "photographic" relates to the process by which visible images are formed, directly or indirectly, by the action of light or other forms of radiation on photosensitive surfaces.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

37.01

 

Photographic plates and film in the flat,

sensitised, unexposed, of any material

other than paper, paperboard or textiles;

Instant print film in the flat, sensitised, unexposed, whether or not in packs.

 

3701.10

- For X-ray

 

3701.20

- Instant print film

 

3701.30

- Other plates and film, with any side exceeding 255 mm

- Other :

 

3701.91

- - For colour photography (polychrome)

 

3701.99

- - Other

37.02

 

Photographic film in rolls, sensitised,

unexposed, of any material other than

paper, paperboard or textiles; instant print film in rolls, sensitised, unexposed.

 

3702.10

- For X-ray

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Other film, without perforations, of a width not exceeding 105 mm :

 

3702.31

- - For colour photography (polychrome)

 

3702.32

- - Other, with silver halide emulsion

 

3702.39

- - Other

   

- Other film, without perforations, of a width exceeding 105 mm :

 

3702.41

- - Of a width exceeding 610 mm and of a

length exceeding 200 m, for colour photography (polychrome)

 

3702.42

- - Of a width exceeding 610 mm and of a

length exceeding 200 m, other than for colour photography

 

3702.43

- - Of a width exceeding 610 mm and of a length not exceeding 200 m

 

3702.44

- - Of a width exceeding 105 mm but not exceeding 610 mm

   

- Other film, for colour photography (polychrome):

 

3702.51

- - Of a width not exceeding 16 mm and of a length not exceeding 14 m

 

3702.52

- - Of a width not exceeding 16 mm and of a length exceeding 14 m

 

3702.53

- - Of a width exceeding 16 mm but not

exceeding 35 mm and of a length not exceeding 30 m, for slides

 

3702.54

- - Of a width exceeding 16 mm but not

exceeding 35 mm and of a length not exceeding 30 m, other than for slides

 

3702.55

- - Of a width exceeding 16 mm but not

exceeding 35 mm and of a length exceeding 30 m

 

3702.56

- - Of a width exceeding 35 mm

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Other:

 

3702.91

- - Of a width not exceeding 16 mm

 

3702.93

- - Of a width exceeding 16 mm but not

exceeding 35 mm and of a length not exceeding 30 m

 

3702.94

- - Of a width exceeding 16 mm but not

exceeding 35 mm and of a length exceeding 30 m

 

3702.95

- - Of a width exceeding 35 mm

37.03

 

Photographic paper, paperboard

and textiles, sensitised, unexposed.

 

3703.10

- In rolls of a width exceeding 610 mm

 

3703.20

- Other, for colour photography (polychrome)

 

3703.90

- Other

37.04

3704.00

Photographic plates, film, paper,

paperboard and textiles, exposed but not developed.

37.05

 

Photographic plates and film, exposed

and developed, other than cinematographic film.

 

3705.10

- For offset reproduction

 

3705.90

- Other

37.06

 

Cinematographic film, exposed and

developed, whether or not incorporating

sound track or consisting only of sound track.

 

3706.10

- Of a width of 35 mm or more

 

3706.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

37.07

 

Chemical preparations for photographic

uses (other than varnishes, glues,

adhesives and similar preparations);

unmixed products for photographic uses,

put up in measured portions or put up for retail sale in a form ready for use.

 

3707.10

- Sensitising emulsions

 

3707.90

- Other

Chapter 38

Miscellaneous chemical products

Notes.

1.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Separate chemically defined elements or compounds with the exception of the following :

(1) Artificial graphite (heading 38.01);

(2) Insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides, herbicides, anti-sprouting products and plant-growth regulators, disinfectants and similar products, put up as described in heading 38.08;

(3) Products put up as charges for fire-extinguishers or put up in fire-extinguishing grenades (heading 33.13);

(4) Certified reference materials specified in Note 2 below;

(5) Products specified in Note 3 a) or 3 c) below;

(b) Mixtures of chemicals with foodstuffs or other substances with nutritive value, of a kind used in the preparation of human foodstuffs (generally heading 21.06);

(c) Slag, ash and residues (including sludges, other than sewage sludge), containing metals, arsenic or their mixtures and meeting the requirements of Note 3 a) or 3 b) to Chapter 26 (heading 26.20);

(d) Medicaments (heading 30.03 or 30.04); or

(e) Spent catalysts of a kind used for the extraction of base metals or for the manufacture of chemical compounds of base metals (heading 26.20), spent catalysts of a kind used principally for the recovery of precious metal (heading 71.12) or catalysts consisting of metals or metal alloys in the form of, for example, finely divided powder or woven gauze (Section XIV or XV).

2.- (a) For the purpose of heading 38.22, the expression "certified reference materials" means reference materials which are accopanied by a certificate which indicates the values of the certified properties, the methods used to determine these values and the degree of certainty associated with each value and which are suitable for analytical, calibrating or referencing purposes.

(b) With the exception of the products of Chapter 28 or 29, for the classification of certified reference materials, heading 38.22 shall take precedence over any other heading in the Nomenclature.

3.- Heading No. 38.24 includes the following goods which are not to be classified in any other heading of the Nomenclature :

(a) Cultured crystals (other than optical elements) weighing not less than 2.5 g each, of magnesium oxide or of the halides of the alkali or alkaline-earth metals;

(b) Fusel oil; Dippel's oil;

(c) Ink removers put up in packings for retail sale;

(d) Stencil correctors and other correcting fluids put up in packings for retail sale; and

(e) Ceramic firing testers, fusible (for example, Seger cones).

4.- Throughout the Nomenclature, "municipal waste" means waste of a kind collected from households, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, shops, offices, etc., road and pavement sweepings, as well as construction and demolition waste. Municipal waste generally contains a large variety of materials such as plastics, rubber, wood, paper, textiles, glass, metals, food materials, broken furniture and other damaged or discarded articles. The term "municipal waste", however, does not cover:

(a) Individual materials or articles segregated from the waste, such as wastes of plastics, rubber, wood, paper, textiles, glass or metals and spent batteries which fall in their appropriate headings of the Nomenclature;

(b) Industrial waste;

(c) Waste pharmaceuticals, as defined in Note 4 k) to Chapter 30; or

(d) Clinical waste, as defined in Note 6 a) below.

5.- For the purposes of heading 38.25, "sewage sludge" means sludge arising from urban effluent treatment plant and includes pre-treatment waste, scourings and unstabilised sludge. Stabilised sludge when suitable for use as fertiliser is excluded (Chapter 31).

6.- For the purposes of heading 38.25, the expression "other wastes" applies to:

(a) Clinical waste, that is, contaminated waste arising from medical research, diagnosis, treatment or other medical, surgical, dental or veterinary procedures, which often contain pathogens and pharmaceutical substances and require special disposal procedures (for example, soiled dressings, used gloves and used syringes);

(b) Waste organic solvents;

(c) Wastes of metal pickling liquors, hydraulic fluids, brake fluids and anti-freezing fluids; and

(d) Other wastes from chemical or allied industries.

The expression "other wastes" does not, however, cover wastes which contain mainly petroleum oils or oils obtained from bituminous minerals (heading 27.10).

Subheading Notes.

1. - Subheading 3808.50 covers only goods of heading 38.08, containone or more of the following substances: aldrin (ISO); binapacryl (ISO); camphechlor (ISO) (toxaphene); captafol (ISO); chlordane (ISO); chlordimeform (ISO); chlorobenzilate (ISO); DDT (ISO) (clofenotane (INN), 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane); dieldrin (ISO, INN); dinoseb (ISO), its salts or its esters; ethylene dibromide (ISO) (1,2-dibromoethane); ethylene dichloride (ISO) (1,2-dichloroethane); fluoroacetamide (ISO); heptachlor (ISO); hexachlorobenzene (ISO); 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH (ISO)), including lindane (ISO, INN); mercury compounds; methamidophos (ISO); monocrotophos (ISO); oxirane (ethylene oxide); parathion (ISO); parathion-methyl (ISO) (methyl-parathion); pentachlorophenol (ISO); phosphamidon (ISO); 2,4,5-T (ISO) (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid), its salts or its esters.

2.- For the purposes of subheadings 3825.41 and 3825.49, "waste organic solvents" are wastes containing mainly organic solvents, not fit for further use as presented as primary products, whether or not intended for recovery of the solvents.

Heading No.

H.S.

Code

 

38.01

 

Artificial graphite; colloidal or semi-colloidal graphite; preparations based on

graphite or other carbon in the form of

pastes, blocks, plates or other semimanufactures.

 

3801.10

- Artificial graphite

 

3801.20

- Colloidal or semi-colloidal graphite

 

3801.30

- Carbonaceous pastes for electrodes and similar pastes for furnace linings

 

3801.90

- Other

38.02

 

Activated carbon; activated natural

mineral products; animal black, including spent animal black.

 

3802.10

- Activated carbon

 

3802.90

- Other

38.03

3803.00

Tall oil, whether or not refined.

38.04

3804.00

Residual lyes from the manufacture of

wood pulp, whether or not concentrated,

desugared or chemically treated,

Including lignin sulphonates, but excluding tall oil of heading 36.03.

38.05

 

Gum, wood or sulphate turpentine and

other terpenic oils produced by the

distillation or other treatment of

coniferous woods; crude dipentene;

sulphite turpentine and other crude para-cymerte; pine oil containing alphaterpineol as the main constituent.

 

3805.10

- Gum, wood or sulphate turpentine oils

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
 

3805.90

- Other

38.06

 

Rosin and resin acids, and derivatives

thereof; rosin spirit and rosin oils; run gums.

 

3806.10

- Rosin and resin acids

 

3806.20

- Salts of rosin, of resin acids or of derivatives of rosin or resin acids, other than salts of rosin adducts

 

3806.30

- Ester gums

 

3806.90

- Other

38.07

3807.00

Wood tan wood tar oils; wood creosote;

wood naphtha; vegetable pitch; brewers'

pitch and similar preparations based on rosin, resin acids or on vegetable pitch.

38.08

 

Insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides,

herbicides, anti-sprouting products and

plant-growth regulators, disinfectants and

similar products, put up in forms or

packings for retail sale or as preparations or articles (for example, sulphur

treated bands, wicks and candles, and flypapers).

 

3808.50

- Goods specified in Subheading Note 1 to this Chapter

   

- Other:

 

3808.91

-- Insecticides

 

3808.92

-- Fungicides

 

3808.93

-- Herbicides, anti-sprouting products and plant-growth regulators

 

3808.94

-- Disinfectants

 

3808.99

-- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

38.09

 

Finishing agents, dye carriers to

accelerate the dyeing or fixing of dye

stuffs and other products and

preparations (for example, dressings and

mordants), of a kind used in the textile,

paper, leather or tike industries, not elsewhere specified or included.

 

3809.10

- With a basis of amylaceous substances

- Other:

 

3809.91

- - Of a kind used in the textile or like industries

 

3809.92

- - Of a kind used in the paper or like industries

 

3809.93

- - Of a kind used in the leather or like industries

38.10

 

Pickling preparations for metal surfaces;

fluxes and other auxiliary preparations for

soldering, brazing or welding; soldering,

brazing or welding powders and pastes

consisting of metal and other materials;

preparations of a kind used as cores or coatings for welding electrodes or rods.

 

3810.10

- Pickling preparations for metal surfaces;

soldering, brazing or welding powders

and pastes consisting of metal and other materials

 

3810.90

- Other

38.11

 

Anti-knock preparations, oxidation

inhibitors, gum inhibitors, viscosity

improvers, anti-corrosive preparations and

other prepared additives, for mineral oils

(including gasoline) or for other liquids

used for the same purposes as mineral oils.

- Anti-knock preparations:

 

3811.11

- - Based on lead compounds

 

3811.19

- - Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Additives for lubricating oils :

 

3811.21

- - Containing petroleum oils or oils obtained from bituminous minerals

 

3811.29

- - Other

 

3811.90

- Other

38.12

 

Prepared rubber accelerators; compound

plasticisers for rubber or plastics, not

elsewhere specified or included; anti

oxidising preparations and other

compound stabilisers for rubber or plastics.

 

3812.10

- Prepared rubber accelerators

 

3812.20

- Compound plasticisers for rubber or plastics

 

3812.30

- Anti-oxidising preparations and other

compound stabilisers for rubber or plastics

38.13

3813.00

Preparations and charges for fire

extinguishers; charged fire-extinguishing grenades.

38.14

3814.00

Organic composite solvents and thinners,

not elsewhere specified or included; prepared paint or varnish removers.

38.15

 

Reaction initiators, reaction accelerators

and catalytic preparations, not elsewhere specified or included.

- Supported catalysts:

 

3815.11

- - With nickel or nickel compounds as the active substance

 

3815.12

- - With precious metal or precious metal compounds as the active substance

 

3815.19

- - Other

 

3815.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

38.16

3816.00

Refractory cements, mortars, concretes

and similar compositions, other than products of heading 38.01.

38.17

3817.00

Mixed alkylbenzenes and mixed alkylnaphthalenes, other than those of heading 27.07 or 29.02.

38.18

3818.00

Chemical elements doped for use in

electronics, in the form of discs, wafers or

similar forms; chemical compounds doped for use in electronics.

38.19

3819.00

Hydraulic brake fluids and other prepared

liquids for hydraulic transmission, not

containing or containing less than 70 %

by weight of petroleum oils or oils obtained from bituminous minerals.

38.20

3820.00

Anti-freezing preparations and prepared de-icing fluids.

38.21

 

Prepared culture media for the development or maintenance of micro-organisms (including viruses and the like) or of plant, human or animal cells.

38.22

3822.00

Diagnostic or laboratory reagents on a backing, prepared diagnostic or laboratory reagents whether or not on a backing, other than those of heading 30.02 or 30.06; certified reference materials.

38.23

 

Industrial monocarboxylic fatty acids; acid oils from refining; industrial fatty alcohols.

   

- Industrial monocarboxylic fatty acids; acid oils from refining :

 

3823.11

- Stearic acid

 

3823.12

- Oleic acid

 

3823.13

- Tall oil fatty acids

 

3823.13

- Other

 

3823.70

- Industrial fatty alcohols

38.24

 

Prepared binders for foundry moulds or cores; chemical products and preparations of the chemical or allied industries (including those consisting of mixtures of natural products), not elsewhere specified or included.

 

3824.10

- Prepared binders for foundry moulds or cores

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
 

3824.30

- Non-agglomerated metal carbides mixed together or with metallic binders

 

3824.40

- Prepared additives for cements, mortars or concretes

 

3824.50

- Non-refractory mortars and concretes

 

3824.60

- Sorbitol other than that of subheading 2905.44

   

- Mixtures containing halogenated derivatives of methane, ethane or propane:

 

3824.71

-- Containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), whether or not containing hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs) or hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)

 

3824.72

-- Containing bromochlorodifluoromethane, bromotrifluoromethane or dibromotetrafluoroethanes

 

3824.73

-- Containing hydrobromofluorocarbons (HBFCs)

 

3824.74

-- Containing hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), whether or not containing perfluorocarbons (PFCs) or hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), but not containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)

 

3824.75

-- Containing carbon tetrachloride

 

3824.76

-- Containing 1,1,1-trichloroethane (methyl chloroform)

 

3824.77

-- Containing bromomethane (methyl bromide) or bromochloromethane

 

3824.78

-- Containing perfluorocarbons (PFCs) or hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), but not containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) or hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)

 

3824.79

-- Other

   

- Mixtures and preparations containing oxirane (ethylene oxide), polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polychlorinated terphenyls (PCTs) or tris(2,3-dibromopropyl) phosphate:

 

3824.81

-- Containing oxirane (ethylene oxide)

 

3824.82

-- Containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polychlorinated terphenyls (PCTs) or polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs)

 

3824.83

-- Containing tris(2,3-dibromopropyl) phosphate

 

3824.90

- Other

38.25

 

Residual products of the chemical or allied industries, not elsewhere specified or included; municipal waste; sewage sludge; other wastes specified in Note 6 to this Chapter.

 

3825.10

- Municipal waste

 

3825.20

- Sewage sludge

 

3825.30

- Clinical waste

   

- Waste organic solvents:

 

3825.41

- - Halogenated

 

3825.49

- - Other

 

3825.50

- Wastes of metal pickling liquors, hydraulic fluids, brake fluids and anti-freeze fluids

   

- Other wastes from chemical or allied industries:

 

3825.61

- - Mainly containing organic constituents

 

3825.69

- - Other

 

3825.90

- Other

Section VII

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

Notes

1.- Goods put up in sets consisting of two or more separate constituents, some or all of which fall in this Section and are intended to be mixed together to obtain a product of Section VI or VII, are to be classified in the heading appropriate to that product, provided that the constituents are:

(a) having regard to the manner in which they are put up, clearly identifiable as being intended to be used together without first being repacked;

(b) presented together; and

(c) identifiable, whether by their nature or by the relative proportions in which they are present, as being complementary one to another.

2.- Except for the goods of heading 39.18 or 39.19, plastics, rubber, and articles thereof, printed with motifs, characters or pictorial representations, which are not merely incidental to the primary use of the goods, fall in Chapter 49.

Chapter 39

Plastics and articles thereof

Notes.

1.- Throughout the Nomenclature the expression "plastics" means those materials of headings 39.01 to 39.14 which are or have been capable, either at the moment of polymerisation or at some subsequent stage, of being formed under external influence (usually heat and pressure, if necessary with a solvent or plasticiser) by moulding, casting, extruding, rolling or other process into shapes which are retained on the removal of the external influence.

Throughout the Nomenclature any reference to "plastics" also includes vulcanised fibre. The expression, however, does not apply to materials regarded as textile materials of Section XI.

2.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Lubricating preparations of heading 27.10 or 34.03;

(b) Waxes of heading 27.12 or 34.04;

(c) Separate chemically defined organic compounds (Chapter 29);

(d) Heparin or its salts (heading 30.01);

(e) Solutions (other than collodions) consisting of any of the products specified in headings 39.01 to 39.13 in volatile organic solvents when the weight of the solvent exceeds 50 % of the weight of the solution (heading 32.08); stamping foils of heading 32.12;

(f) Organic surface-active agents or preparations of heading 34.02;

(g) Run gums or ester gums (heading 38.06);

(h) Prepared additives for mineral oils (including gasoline) or for other liquids used for the same purposes as mineral oils (heading 38.11);

(ij) Prepared hydraulic fluids based on polyglycols, silicones or other polymers of Chapter 39 (heading 38.19);

(k) Diagnostic or laboratory reagents on a backing of plastics (heading 38.22);

(l) Synthetic rubber, as defined for the purposes of Chapter 40, or articles thereof;

(m) Saddlery or harness (heading 42.01) or trunks, suitcases, handbags or other containers of heading 42.02;

(n) Plaits, wickerwork or other articles of Chapter 46;

(o) Wall coverings of heading 48.14; (I) Goods of Section XI (textiles and textile articles); (m) Articles of Section XII (for example, footwear, headgear, umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, whips, riding-crops or parts thereof);

(p) Imitation jewellery of heading 71.17;

(q) Articles of Section XVI (machines and mechanical or electrical appliances);

(r) Parts of aircraft or vehicles of Section XVII;

(s) Articles of Chapter 90 (for example, optical elements, spectacle frames, drawing instruments);

(t) Articles of Chapter 91 (for example, clock or watch cases);

(u) Articles of Chapter 92 (for example, musical instruments or parts thereof);

(v) Articles of Chapter 94 (for example, furniture, lamps and lighting fittings, illuminated signs, prefabricated buildings);

(w) Articles of Chapter 95 (for example, toys, games, sports requisites); or

(x) Articles of Chapter 96 (for example, brushes, buttons, slide fasteners, combs, mouthpieces or sterns for smoking pipes, cigarette holders or the like, parts of vacuum flasks or the like, pens, propelling pencils).

3.- Headings Nos. 39.01 to 39.11 apply only to goods of a kind produced by chemical synthesis, falling in the following categories :

(a) Liquid synthetic polyolefins of which less than 60 % by volume distils at 300 °C, after conversion to 1,013 millibars when a reduced pressure distillation method is used (headings 39.01 and 39.02);

(b) Resins, not highly polymerised, of the coumarone-indene type (heading 39.11);

(c) Other synthetic polymers with an average of at least 5 monomer units;

(d) Silicones (heading 39.10);

(e) Resols (heading 39.09) and other prepolymers.

4.- The expression "copolymers" covers all polymers in which no single monomer unit contributes 95 % or more by weight to the total polymer content.

For the purposes of this Chapter, except where the context otherwise requires, copolymers (including copolycondensates, co-polyaddition products, block copolymers and graft copolymers) and polymer blends are to be classified in the heading covering polymers of that comonomer unit which predominates by weight over every other single comonomer unit. For the purposes of this Note, constituent comonomer units of polymers falling in the same heading shall be taken together.

If no single comonomer unit predominates, copolymers or polymer blends, as the case may be, are to be classified in the heading which occurs last in numerical order among those which equally merit consideration.

5.- Chemically modified polymers, that is those in which only appendages to the main polymer chain have been changed by chemical reaction, are to be classified in the heading appropriate to the unmodified polymer. This provision does not apply to graft copolymers.

6.- In headings 39.01 to 39.14, the expression "primary forms" applies only to the following forms :

(a) Liquids and pastes, including dispersions (emulsions and suspensions) and solutions;

(b) Blocks of irregular shape, lumps, powders (including moulding powders), granules, flakes and similar bulk forms.

7.- Heading No. 39.15 does not apply to waste, parings and scrap of a single thermoplastic material, transformed into primary forms (headings 39.01 to 39.14).

8.- For the purposes of heading 39.17, the expression "tubes, pipes and hoses" means hollow products, whether semi-manufactures or finished products, of a kind generally used for conveying, conducting or distributing gases or liquids (for example, ribbed garden hose, perforated tubes). This expression also includes sausage casings and other lay-flat tubing. However, except for the last-mentioned, those having an internal cross-section other than round, oval, rectangular (in which the length does not exceed 1.5 times the width) or in the shape of a regular polygon are not to be regarded as tubes, pipes and hoses but as profile shapes.

9.- For the purposes of heading 39.18, the expression "wall or ceiling coverings of plastics" applies to products in rolls, of a width not less than 45 cm, suitable for wall or ceiling decoration, consisting of plastics fixed permanently on a backing of any material other than paper, the layer of plastics (on the face side) being grained, embossed, coloured, design-printed or otherwise decorated.

10.-In headings 39.20 and 39-21, the expression "plates, sheets, film, foil and strip" applies only to plates, sheets, film, foil and strip (other than those of Chapter 54) and to blocks of regular geometric shape, whether or not printed or otherwise surface-worked, uncut or cut into rectangles (including squares) but not further worked (even if when so cut they become articles ready for use).

11-Heading No. 39.25 applies only to the following articles, not being products covered by any of the earlier headings of sub-Chapter II:

(a) Reservoirs, tanks (including septic tanks), vats and similar containers, of a capacity exceeding 300 l;

(b) Structural elements used, for example, in floors, walls or partitions, ceilings or roofs;

(c) Gutters and fittings therefor;

(d) Doors, windows and their frames and thresholds for doors;

(e) Balconies, balustrades, fencing, gates and similar barriers;

(f) Shutters, blinds (including Venetian blinds) and similar articles and parts and fittings thereof;

(g) Large-scale shelving for assembly and permanent installation, for example, in shops, workshops, warehouses;

(h) Ornamental architectural features, for example, flutings, cupolas, dovecotes; and

(ij) Fittings and mountings intended for permanent installation in or on doors, windows, staircases, walls or other parts of buildings, for example, knobs, handles, hooks, brackets, towel rails, switch-plates and other protective plates.

Subheading Notes.

1.- Within any one heading of this Chapter, polymers (including copolymers) and chemically modified polymers are to be classified according to the following provisions :

(a) Where there is a subheading named "Other" in the same series :

(1) The designation in a subheading of a polymer by the prefix "poly" (for example, polyethylene and polyamide-6,6) means that the constituent monomer unit or monomer units of the named polymer taken together must contribute 95 % or more by weight of the total polymer content.

(2) The copolymers named in subheadings 3901.30, 3903.20, 3903.30 and 3904.30 are to be classified in those subheadings, provided that the comonomer units of the named copolymers contribute 95 % or more by weight of the total polymer content.

(3) Chemically modified polymers are to be classified in the subheading named "Other", provided that the chemically modified polymers are not more specifically covered by another subheading.

(4) Polymers not meeting (1), (2) or (3) above, are to be classified in the subheading, among the remaining subheadings in the series, covering polymers of that monomer unit which predominates by weight over every other single comonomer unit. For this purpose, constituent monomer units of polymers falling in the same subheading shall be taken together. Only the constituent comonomer units of the polymers in the series of subheadings under consideration are to be compared.

(b) Where there is no subheading named "Other" in the same series :

(1) Polymers are to be classified in the subheading covering polymers of that monomer unit which predominates by weight over every other single comonomer unit. For this purpose, constituent monomer units of polymers falling in the same subheading shall be taken together. Only the constituent comonomer units of the polymers in the series under consideration are to be compared.

(2) Chemically modified polymers are to be classified in the subheading appropriate to the unmodified polymer.

Polymer blends are to be classified in the same subheading as polymers of the same monomer units in the same proportions.

2.- For the purposes of subheading 3920.43, the term "plasticisers" includes secondary plasticisers.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

I. PRIMARY FORMS

39.01

 

Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms.

 

3901.10

- Polyethylene having a specific gravity of less than 0.94

 

3901.20

- Polyethylene having a specific gravity of 0.94 or more

 

3901.30

- Ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymers

 

3901.90

- Other

39.02

 

Polymers of propylene or of other olefins, in primary forms.

 

3902.10

- Polypropylene

 

3902.20

- Polyisobutylene

 

3902.30

- Propylene copolymers

 

3902.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

39.03

 

Polymers of styrene. in primary forms.

- Polystyrene :

 

3903.11

- - Expansible

 

3903.19

- - Other

 

3903.20

- Styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) copolymers

 

3903.30

- Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) copolymers

 

3903.90

- Other

39.04

 

Polymers of vinyl chloride or of other halogenated olefins, in primary forms.

 

3904.10

- Poly(vinyl chloride), not mixed with any other substances

   

- Other poly(vinyl chloride):

 

3904.21

- - Non-plasticised

 

3904.22

- - Plasticised

 

3904.30

- Vinyl chloride-vinyl acetate copolymers

 

3904.40

- Other vinyl chloride copolymers

 

3904.50

- Vinylidene chloride polymers

- Fluoro-polymers:

 

3904.61

- - Polytetrafluoroethylene

 

3904.69

- - Other

 

3904.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

39.05

 

- Poly(vinyl acetate):

 

3905.12

- - In aqueous dispersion

 

3905.19

- - Other

   

- Vinyl acetate copolymers :

 

3905.21

- - In aqueous dispersion

 

3905.29

- - Other

 

3905.30

- Poly(vinyl alcohol), whether or not containing unhydrolysed acetate groups

   

Other :

 

3905.91

- - Copolymers

 

3905.99

- - Other

39.06

 

Acrylic polymers in primary forms.

 

3906.10

- Poly(methyl methacrylate)

 

3906.90

- Other

39.07

 

Polyacetals, other polyethers and epoxide

resins, in primary forms; polycarbonates,

alkyd resins, polyallyl esters and other polyesters, in primary forms.

 

3907.10

- Polyacetals

 

3907.20

- Other polyethers

 

3907.30

- Epoxide resins

 

3907.40

- Polycarbonates

 

3907.50

- Alkyd resins

 

3907.60

- Poly(ethylene terephthalate)

 

3907.70

- Poly(lactic acid)

   

- Other polyesters:

 

3907.91

- - Unsaturated

 

3907.99

- - Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

39.08

 

Polyamides in primary forms.

 

3908.10

- Polyamide-6, -11, -12. -6,6, -6,9, -6,10 or 6,12

 

3908.90

- Other

39.09

 

Amino-resins, phenolic resins and polyurethanes, in primary forms.

 

3909.10

- Urea resins; thiourea resins

 

3909.20

- Melamine resins

 

3909.30

- Other amino-resins

 

3909.40

- Phenolic resins

 

3909.50

- Polyurethanes

39.10

3910.00

Silicones in primary forms.

39.11

 

Petroleum resins, coumarone-indene

resins, polyterpenes, polysulphides,

polysulphones and other products

specified in Note 3 to this Chapter, not

elsewhere specified or included, in primary forms.

 

3911.10

- Petroleum resins, coumarone, indene or

coumarone-indene resins and polyterpenes

 

3911.90

- Other

39.12

 

Cellulose and its chemical derivatives, not

elsewhere specified or included, in primary forms.

- Cellulose acetates:

 

3912.11

- - Non-plasticised

 

3912.12

- - Plasticised

 

3912.20

- Cellulose nitrates (including collodions)

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
   

- Cellulose ethers:

 

3912.31

- - Carboxymethylcellulose and its salts

 

3912.39

- - Other

 

3912.90

- Other

39.13

 

Natural polymers (for example, alginic

acid) and modified natural polymers (for

example, hardened proteins, chemical

derivatives of natural rubber), not

elsewhere specified or included, in primary forms.

 

3913.10

- Alginic acid, its salts and esters

 

3913.90

- Other

39.14

3914.00

Ion-exchangers based on polymers of

headings 39.01 to 39.13, in primary forms.

   

II.-WASTE, PARINGS AND SCRAP; SEMI-MANUFACTURES; ARTICLES

39.15

 

Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics.

 

3915.10

- Of polymers of ethylene

 

3915.20

- Of polymers of styrene

 

3915.30

- Of polymers of vinyl chloride

 

3915.90

- Of other plastics

39.16

 

Monofilament of which any cross- sectional dimension exceeds 1 mm, rods,

sticks and profile shapes, whether or not

surface-worked but not otherwise worked, of plastics.

 

3916.10

- Of polymers of ethylene

 

3916.20

- Of polymers of vinyl chloride

 

3916.90

- Of other plastics

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

39.17

 

Tubes, pipes and

hoses, and fittings

therefor (for example, joints, elbows, flanges), of plastics.

 

3917.10

- Artificial guts (sausage casings) of

hardened protein or of cellulosic materials

- Tubes, pipes and hoses, rigid :

 

3917.21

- - Of polymers of ethylene

 

3917.22

- - Of polymers of propylene

 

3917.23

- - Of polymers of vinyl chloride

 

3917.29

- - Of other plastics

- Other tubes, pipes and hoses:

 

3917.31

- - Flexible tubes, pipes and hoses, having a minimum burst pressure of 27.6 MPa

 

3917.32

- - Other, not reinforced or otherwise

combined with other materials, without fittings

 

3917.33

- - Other, not reinforced or otherwise

combined with other materials, with fittings

 

3917.39

- - Other

 

3917.40

- Fittings

39.18

 

Floor coverings of plastics, whether or not

self-adhesive, in rolls or in the form of

tiles; wall or ceiling coverings of plastics, as defined in Note 9 to this Chapter.

 

3918.10

- Of polymers of vinyl chloride

 

3918.90

- Of other plastics

39.19

 

Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film, foil,

tape, strip and other flat shapes, of plastics, whether or not in rolls.

 

3919.10

- In rolls of a width not exceeding 20 cm

 

3919.90

- Other

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

39.20

 

Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of

plastics, non-cellular and not reinforced,

laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.

 

3920.10

- Of polymers of ethylene

 

3920.20

- Of polymers of propylene

 

3920.30

- Of polymers of styrene

- Of polymers of vinyl chloride:

 

3920.43

- - Containing by weight not less than 6% of plasticisers

 

3920.49

- - Other

   

- Of acrylic polymers:

 

3920.51

- - Of poly(methyl methacrylate)

 

3920.59

- - Other

- Of polycarbonates, alkyd resins, polyallyl esters or other polyesters :

 

3920.61

- - Of polycarbonates

 

3920.62

- - Of poly(ethylene terephthalate)

 

3920.63

- - Of unsaturated polyesters

 

3920.69

- - Of other polyesters

- Of cellulose or its chemical derivatives :

 

3920.71

- - Of regenerated cellulose

 

3920.73

- - Of cellulose acetate

 

3920.79

- - Of other cellulose derivatives

- Of other plastics :

 

3920.91

- - Of poly(vinyl butyral)

 

3920.92

- - Of polyamides

 

3920.93

- - Of amino-resins

 

3920.94

- - Of phenolic resins

 

3920.99

- - Of other plastics

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

39.21

 

Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics.

- Cellular:

 

3921.11

- - Of polymers of styrene

 

3921.12

- - Of polymers of vinyl chloride

 

3921.13

- - Of polyurethanes

 

3921.14

- - Of regenerated cellulose

 

3921.19

- - Of other plastics

 

3921.90

- Other

39.22

 

Baths, shower-baths, sinks, wash-basins, bidets, lavatory pans, seats and covers, flushing cisterns and similar sanitary ware, of plastics

 

3922.10

- Baths, shower-baths, sinks and wash-basins

 

3922.20

- Lavatory seats and covers

 

3922.90

- Other

39.23

 

Articles for the conveyance or packing of

goods, of plastics; stoppers, lids, caps and other closures, of plastics.

 

3923.10

- Boxes, cases, crates and similar articles

- Sacks and bags (including cones):

 

3923.21

- - Of polymers of ethylene

 

3923.29

- - Of other plastics

 

3923.30

- Carboys, bottles, flasks and similar articles

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 
 

3923.40

- Spools, cops, bobbins and similar supports

 

3923.50

- Stoppers, lids, caps and other closures

 

3923.90

- Other

39.24

 

Tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and hygienic or toilet articles, of plastics.

 

3924.10

- Tableware and kitchenware

 

3924.90

- Other

39.25

 

Builders' ware of plastics, not elsewhere specified or included.

 

3925.10

- Reservoirs, tanks, vats and similar containers, of a capacity exceeding 300 l

 

3925.20

- Doors, windows and their frames and thresholds for doors

 

3925.30

- Shutters, blinds (including Venetian

blinds) and similar articles and parts thereof

 

3925.90

- Other

39.26

 

Other articles of plastics and articles of

other materials of headings 39.01 to 39.14.

 

3926.10

- Office or school supplies

 

3926.20

- Articles of apparel and clothing accessoires (including gloves, mittens and mitts)

 

3926.30

- Fittings for furniture, coachwork or the like

 

3926.40

- Statuettes and other ornamental articles

 

3926.90

- Other

Chapter 40

Rubber and articles thereof

Notes.

1.- Except where the context otherwise requires, throughout the Nomenclature the expression "rubber" means the following products, whether or not vulcanised or hard : natural rubber, balata, gutta-percha, guayule, chicle and similar natural gums, synthetic rubber, factice derived from oils, and such substances reclaimed.

2.- This Chapter does not cover:

(a) Goods of Section XI (textiles and textile articles);

(b) Footwear or parts thereof of Chapter 64;

(c) Headgear or parts thereof (including bathing caps) of Chapter 65;

(d) Mechanical or electrical appliances or parts thereof of Section XVI (including electrical goods of all kinds), of hard rubber;

(e) Articles of Chapter 90, 92, 94 or 96; or

(f) Articles of Chapter 95 (other than sports gloves, mittens and mitts and articles of headings 40.11 to 40.13).

3.- In headings 40.01 to 40.03 and 40.05, the expression "primary forms" applies only to the following forms :

(a) Liquids and pastes (including latex, whether or not pre-vulcanised, and other dispersions and solutions);

(b) Blocks of irregular shape, lumps, bales, powders, granules, crumbs and similar bulk forms.

4.- In Note 1 to this Chapter and in heading 40.02, the expression "synthetic rubber" applies to :

(a) Unsaturated synthetic substances which can be irreversibly transformed by vulcanisation with sulphur into non-thermoplastic substances which, at a temperature between 18 °C and 29 °C, will not break on being extended to three times their original length and will return, after being extended to twice their original length, within a period of five minutes, to a length not greater than one and a half times their original length. For the purposes of this test, substances necessary for the cross-linking, such as vulcanising activators or accelerators, may be added; the presence of substances as provided for by Note 5 (B) (ii) and (iii) is also permitted. However, the presence of any substances not necessary for the cross-linking, such as extenders, plasticisers and fillers, is not permitted;

(b)Thioplasts (TM); and

(c) Natural rubber modified by grafting or mixing with plastics, depolymerised natural rubber, mixtures of unsaturated synthetic substances with saturated synthetic high polymers provided that all the above-mentioned products comply with the requirements concerning vulcanisation, elongation and recovery in (a) above.

5.- (A) Headings Nos. 40.01 and 40.02 do not apply to any rubber or mixture of rubbers which has been compounded, before or after coagulation, with:

(i) vulcanising agents, accelerators, retarders or activators (other than those added for the preparation of pre-vulcanised rubber latex);

(ii) pigments or other colouring matter, other than those added solely for the purpose of identification;

(iii) plasticisers or extenders (except mineral oil in the case of oil-extended rubber), filters, reinforcing agents, organic solvents or any other substances, except those permitted under (B);

(B) The presence of the following substances in any rubber or mixture of rubbers shall not affect its classification in heading 40.01 or 40.02, as the case may be, provided that such rubber or mixture of rubbers retains its essential character as a raw material:

(i) emulsifiers or anti-tack agents;

(ii) small amounts of breakdown products of emulsifiers;

(iii) very small amounts of the following; heat-sensitive agents (generally for obtaining thermosensitive rubber latexes), cationic surface-active agents (generally for obtaining electro-positive rubber latexes), antioxidants, coagulants, crumbling agents, freeze-resisting agents, peptisers, preservatives, stabilisers, viscosity-control agents, or similar special-purpose additives.

6.- For the purposes of heading 40.04, (he expression "waste, parings and scrap" means rubber waste, parings and scrap from the manufacture or working of rubber and rubber goods definitely not usable as such because of cutting-up, wear or other reasons.

7.- Thread wholly of vulcanised rubber, of which any cross-sectional dimension exceeds 5 mm, is to be classified as strip, rods or profile shapes, of heading 40.08.

8.- Heading No. 40.10 includes conveyor or transmission belts or belting of textile fabric impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with rubber or made from textile yarn or cord impregnated, coated, covered or sheathed with rubber.

9.- In headings 40.01, 40.02, 40.03, 40.05 and 40.08, the expressions "plates", "sheets" and "strip" apply only to plates, sheets and strip and to blocks of regular geometric shape, uncut or simply cut to rectangular (including square) shape, whether or not having the character of articles and whether or not printed or otherwise surface-worked, but not otherwise cut to shape or further worked.

In heading 40.08 the expressions "rods" and "profile shapes" apply only to such products, whether or not cut to length or surface-worked but not otherwise worked.

Heading No.

H.S. Code

 

40.01

 

Natural rubber, balata, gutta-percha,

guayule, chicle and similar natural gums,

in primary forms or in plates, sheets or strip.

 

4001.10

- Natural rubber latex, whether or not prevulcanised

- Natural rubber in other forms :

 

4001.21

- - Smoked sheets

 

4001.22

- - Technically specified natural rubber (TSNR)

 

4001.29