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Section XX : Miscellaneous manufactured articles

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

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Worked ivory, bone, tortoiseshell, horn, antlers, coral, mother-of-pearl and other animal carving material, and articles of these materials (including articles obtained by moulding)
Worked vegetable or mineral carving material and articles of these materials; moulded or carved articles of wax, of stearin, of natural gums or natural resins or of modelling pastes, and other moulded or carved articles, not elsewhere specified or included; worked, unhardened gelatin (except gelatin of heading 3503) and articles of unhardened gelatin
Brooms, brushes (including brushes constituting parts of machines, appliances or vehicles), hand-operated mechanical floor sweepers, not motorised, mops and feather dusters; prepared knots and tufts for broom or brush making; paint pads and rollers; squeegees (other than roller squeegees)
Hand sieves and hand riddles
Travel sets for personal toilet, sewing or shoe or clothes cleaning
Buttons, press-fasteners, snap-fasteners and press studs, button moulds and other parts of these articles; button blanks
Slide fasteners and parts thereof
Ballpoint pens; felt-tipped and other porous-tipped pens and markers; fountain pens, stylograph pens and other pens; duplicating stylos; propelling or sliding pencils; pen-holders, pencil-holders and similar holders; parts (including caps and clips) of the foregoing articles, other than those of heading 9609
Pencils (other than pencils of heading 9608), crayons, pencil leads, pastels, drawing charcoals, writing or drawing chalks and tailors' chalks
Slates and boards, with writing or drawing surfaces, whether or not framed
Date, sealing or numbering stamps, and the like (including devices for printing or embossing labels), designed for operating in the hand; hand-operated composing sticks and hand printing sets incorporating such composing sticks
Typewriter or similar ribbons, inked or otherwise prepared for giving impressions, whether or not on spools or in cartridges; ink-pads, whether or not inked, with or without boxes
Cigarette lighters and other lighters, whether or not mechanical or electrical, and parts thereof other than flints and wicks
Smoking pipes (including pipe bowls) and cigar or cigarette holders, and parts thereof
Combs, hair-slides and the like; hairpins, curling pins, curling grips, hair-curlers and the like, other than those of heading 8516, and parts thereof
Scent sprays and similar toilet sprays, and mounts and heads therefor; powder-puffs and pads for the application of cosmetics or toilet preparations
Vacuum flasks and other vacuum vessels, complete with cases; parts thereof other than glass inners
Tailors' dummies and other lay figures; automata and other animated displays used for shop window dressing
Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins and napkin liners for babies, and similar articles, of any material
Monopods, bipods, tripods and similar articles

Chapter notes

  • 1 This chapter does not cover:
  • (a) pencils for cosmetic or toilet uses (Chapter 33);
  • (b) articles of Chapter 66 (for example, parts of umbrellas or walking sticks);
  • (c) imitation jewellery (heading 7117);
  • (d) parts of general use, as defined in note 2 to Section XV, of base metal (Section XV), or similar goods of plastics (Chapter 39);
  • (e) cutlery or other articles of Chapter 82 with handles or other parts of carving or moulding materials; heading 9601 or 9602 applies, however, to separately presented handles or other parts of such articles;
  • (f) articles of Chapter 90 (for example, spectacle frames (heading 9003), mathematical drawing pens (heading 9017), brushes of a kind specialised for use in dentistry or for medical, surgical or veterinary purposes (heading 9018));
  • (g) articles of Chapter 91 (for example, clock or watch cases);
  • (h) musical instruments or parts or accessories thereof (Chapter 92);
  • (ij) articles of Chapter 93 (arms and parts thereof);
  • (k) articles of Chapter 94 (for example, furniture, lamps and lighting fittings);
  • (l) articles of Chapter 95 (toys, games, sports requisites); or
  • (m) works of art, collectors' pieces or antiques (Chapter 97).
  • 2 In heading 9602, the expression 'vegetable or mineral carving material' means:
  • (a) hard seeds, pips, hulls and nuts and similar vegetable materials of a kind used for carving (for example, corozo and dom);
  • (b) amber, meerschaum, agglomerated amber and agglomerated meerschaum, jet and mineral substitutes for jet.
  • 3 In heading 9603, the expression 'prepared knots and tufts for broom or brush making' applies only to unmounted knots and tufts of animal hair, vegetable fibre or other material, which are ready for incorporation without division in brooms or brushes, or which require only such further minor processes as trimming to shape at the top, to render them ready for such incorporation.
  • 4 Articles of this chapter, other than those of headings 9601 to 9606 or 9615, remain classified in the chapter whether or not composed wholly or partly of precious metal or metal clad with precious metal, of natural or cultured pearls, or precious or semi-precious stones (natural, synthetic or reconstructed). However, headings 9601 to 9606 and 9615 include articles in which natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones (natural, synthetic or reconstructed), precious metal or metal clad with precious metal constitute only minor constituents. ## Additional chapter notes ##
  • 1 Subheadings 9619 00 71 to 9619 00 89 include goods of paper pulp, paper, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres. Those subheadings also include composite goods consisting of the following:
  • (a) an inner layer (for example, of nonwovens) designed to wick fluid from the wearer's skin and thereby prevent chafing;
  • (b) an absorbent core for collecting and storing the fluid until the product can be disposed of;
  • (c) an outer layer (for example, of plastics) to prevent leakage of the fluid from the absorbent core.
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