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HS Nomenclature 2012 Edition

Table of Contents

Abbreviations and symbols

 ABBREV-2012E

General Rules for the interpretation of the Harmonized System.

 

 0001-2012E GIR

 

SECTION I
LIVE ANIMALS; ANIMAL PRODUCTS

 Section Notes.

0100-2012E

1

Live animals.

0101-2012E

2

Meat and edible meat offal.

0102-2012E

3

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates.

0103-2012E

4

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

0104-2012E

5

Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included.

0105-2012E

SECTION II
VEGETABLE PRODUCTS
 
      

Section Note.

0200-2012E

6

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

0206-2012E

7

Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers.

0207-2012E

8

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

0208-2012E

9

Coffee, tea, maté and spices.

0209-2012E

10

Cereals.

0210-2012E

11

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

0211-2012E

12

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

0212-2012E

13

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

0213-2012E

14

 

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

 

0214-2012E

 

 

 

 

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.

 

0315-2012E

 

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

Section Note.

0400-2012E

16

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

0416-2012E

17

Sugars and sugar confectionery.

0417-2012E

18

Cocoa and cocoa preparations.

0418-2012E

19

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

0419-2012E

20

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

0420-2012E

21

Miscellaneous edible preparations.

0421-2012E

22

Beverages, spirits and vinegar.

0422-2012E

23

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

0423-2012E

24

 

Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes.

 

0424-2012E

 

SECTION V
MINERAL PRODUCTS
 

25

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

0525-2012E

26

Ores, slag and ash.

0526-2012E

27

 

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

 

0527-2012E

 

SECTION VI
PRODUCTS OF THE CHEMICAL OR ALLIED INDUSTRIES
 

Section Notes.

0600-2012E

28

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

0628-2012E

29

Organic chemicals.

0629-2012E

30

Pharmaceutical products.

0630-2012E

31

Fertilisers.

0631-2012E

32

Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks.

0632-2012E

33

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations.

0633-2012E

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.

0634-2012E

35

Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes.

0635-2012E

36

Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations.

0636-2012E

37

Photographic or cinematographic goods.

0637-2012E

38

 

Miscellaneous chemical products.

 

0638-2012E

 

SECTION VII
PLASTICS AND ARTICLES THEREOF; RUBBER AND ARTICLES THEREOF
 

Section Notes.

0700-2012E

39

Plastics and articles thereof.

0739-2012E

40

Rubber and articles thereof.

0740-2012E

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 SILK-WORM GUT)

41

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

0841-2012E

42

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

0842-2012E

43

 

Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof.

 

0843-2012E

 

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.

0944-2012E

45

Cork and articles of cork.

0945-2012E

46

 

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

 

0946-2012E

 

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.

1047-2012E

48

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

1048-2012E

49

 

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

 

1049-2012E

 

SECTION XI
TEXTILES AND TEXTILE ARTICLES
 

Section Notes.

1100-2012E

50

Silk.

1150-2012E

51

Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric.

1151-2012E

52

Cotton.

1152-2012E

53

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

1153-2012E

54

Man-made filaments.

1154-2012E

55

Man-made staple fibres.

1155-2012E

56

Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof.

1156-2012E

57

Carpets and other textile floor coverings.

1157-2012E

58

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

1158-2012E

59

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

1159-2012E

60

Knitted or crocheted fabrics.

1160-2012E

61

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted.

1161-2012E

62

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

1162-2012E

63

 

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

 

1163-2012E

 

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.

1264-2012E

65

Headgear and parts thereof.

1265-2012E

66

Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof.

1266-2012E

67

 

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

 

1267-2012E

 

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.

1368-2012E

69

Ceramic products.

1369-2012E

70

Glass and glassware.

1370-2012E

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.

1471-2012E

 

 
 
SECTION XV
BASE METALS AND ARTICLES OF BASE METAL
 

Section Notes.

1500-2012E

72

Iron and steel.

1572-2012E

73

Articles of iron or steel.

1573-2012E

74

Copper and articles thereof.

1574-2012E

75

Nickel and articles thereof.

1575-2012E

76

Aluminium and articles thereof.

1576-2012E

77

( Reserved for possible future use in the Harmonized System)

1577-2012E

78

Lead and articles thereof.

1578-2012E

79

Zinc and articles thereof.

1579-2012E

80

Tin and articles thereof.

1580-2012E

81

Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof.

1581-2012E

82

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal.

1582-2012E

83

Miscellaneous articles of base metal.

1583-2012E

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.

1600-2012E

84

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

1684-2012E

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.

1685-2012E

 

 
SECTION XVII
VEHICLES, AIRCRAFT, VESSELS AND ASSOCIATED TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT
 

Section Notes.

1700-2012E

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.

1786-2012E

 

87

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

1787-2012E

88

Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof.

1788-2012E

89

Ships, boats and floating structures.

1789-2012E

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.

1890-2012E

 

91

Clocks and watches and parts thereof.

1891-2012E

  

92

Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles.

1892-2012E

 

 

 

 
SECTION XIX
ARMS AND AMMUNITION; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF

93

Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof.

1993-2012E

   

 

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.

2094-2012E

95

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

2095-2012E

  

96

Miscellaneous manufactured articles.

2096-2012E

   

 

SECTION XXI
WORKS OF ART, COLLECTORS' PIECES AND ANTIQUES
 

97

Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques.

2197-2012E

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