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Section VI : Products of the chemical or allied industries

Section Section title
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Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes
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Organic chemicals
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Pharmaceutical products
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Fertilisers
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Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks
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Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
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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
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Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes
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Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations
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Photographic or cinematographic goods
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Miscellaneous chemical products
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There are important section notes for this part of the tariff:

  • 1 (A) Goods (other than radioactive ores) answering to a description in heading 2844 or 2845 are to be classified in those headings and in no other heading of the classification.
  • (B) Subject to paragraph (A) above, goods answering to a description in heading 2843, 2846 or 2852 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 3004, 3005, 3006, 3212, 3303, 3304, 3305, 3306, 3307, 3506, 3707 or 3808 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 classification.
  • 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 proportion in which they are present, as being complementary one to another.
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