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2011 Schedule B - Chapter 30

Section VI - 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 2520);

  (c). Aqueous distillates or aqueous solutions of essential oils, suitable for medicinal uses
        heading 3301);

  (d). Preparations of headings 3303 to 3307, even if they have therapeutic or prophylactic
        properties;

  (e). Soap or other products of heading 3401 containing added medicaments;

  (f). Preparations with a basis of plaster for use in dentistry (heading 3407); or

  (g). Blood albumin not prepared for therapeutic or prophylactic uses (heading 3502).

2.  For the purposes of heading 3002, 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 3003 and 3004 and of note 4(d) to this chapter the following
     are to be treated:

  (a). As unmixed products:

     (i).   Unmixed products dissolved in water;

     (ii).  All goods of chapter 28 or 29; and

     (iii). Simple vegetable extracts of heading 1302, merely standardized or dissolved
             in any solvent;

  (b). As products which have been mixed:

     (i).   Colloidal solutions and suspensions (other than colloidal sulfur);

     (ii).  Vegetable extracts obtained by the treatment of mixtures of vegetable
             materials; and

     (iii). Salts and concentrates obtained by evaporating natural mineral waters.

4.  Heading 3006 applies only to the following, which are to be classified in that heading and in
     no other heading of the export schedule:

  (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 hemostatics; 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 2937 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 is, pharmaceutical products which are unfit for their
        original intended purpose due to, for example, because of 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.

3001        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:
3001200000    Extracts of glands or other organs or of their secretionskg
300190        Other:
3001900115       Glands and other organs, dried, whether or not powdered kg
3001900190       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3002        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 microorganisms (excluding
              yeasts) and similar products:
300210        Antisera and other blood fractions and modified
                immunological products, whether or not obtained by
                means of biotechnological processes:
3002100110       Human blood plasma . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3002100120       Normal human blood sera, whether or not freeze-driedkg
3002100130       Human immune blood sera  . . . . . . . . .kg
                  Other:
3002100140         Fetal bovine serum (FBS) . . . . . . . .kg
3002100190         Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3002200000    Vaccines for human medicine . . . . . . . . .kg
3002300000    Vaccines for veterinary medicine  . . . . . .kg
300290        Other:
3002901000       Ferments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3002905110       Whole human blood  . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3002905120       Antiallergenic preparations  . . . . . . .kg
3002905150       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3003        Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 3002, 3005 or 3006)
              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:
3003100000    Containing penicillins or derivatives thereof, with a
                penicillanic acid structure, or streptomycins or their
                derivatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3003200000    Containing other antibiotics  . . . . . . . .kg
               Containing hormones or other products of heading 2937 but
                not containing antibiotics:
3003310000       Containing insulin . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3003390000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X
3003400000    Containing alkaloids or derivatives thereof but not containing
                hormones or other products of heading 2937, or antibiotics kg
3003900000    Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004        Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 3002, 3005 or 3006)
              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:
300410        Containing penicillins or derivatives thereof, with a
                penicillanic acid structure, or streptomycins or their
                derivatives:
                  Containing penicillin G salts:
3004101010         For veterinary use . . . . . . . . . . .kg
                    Other:
3004101020            Singles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004101045            Combination antibiotics . . . . . . .kg
                  Other:
3004105010         For veterinary use . . . . . . . . . . .kg
                    Other:
3004105045            Combination antibiotics . . . . . . .kg
3004105060            Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
300420        Containing other antibiotics:
3004200010       For veterinary use . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
                  Other:
3004200020         Erythromycin, singles or in combination with other
                     antibiotics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004200030         Tetracycline, singles or in combination with other
                     antibiotics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004200060         Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
               Containing hormones or other products of heading 2937
                but not containing antibiotics:
3004310000       Containing insulin.  . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004320000       Containing corticosteroid hormones, their derivatives
                   or structural analogues  . . . . . . . . .kg
300439           Other:
3004390010         For veterinary use . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004390050         Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
300440        Containing alkaloids or derivatives thereof but not
                containing hormones, other products of heading 2937, or
                antibiotics:
3004400005       For veterinary use . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
                  Other:
3004400010         Cardiovascular medicaments . . . . . . .kg
                    Medicaments primarily affecting the central nervous
                     system:
3004400020            Anticonvulsants, hypnotics, and sedatives kg
3004400030            Antidepressants, tranquilizers, and other
                        psychotherapeutic agents  . . . . . .kg
3004400040            Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004400050         Dermatological agents and local anesthetic kg
3004400060         Medicaments primarily affecting the eyes, ears or
                     respiratory system . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004400070         Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
300450        Other medicaments containing vitamins or other products
                of heading 2936:
3004504500       Containing vitamins synthesized wholly or in part from
                   aromatic or modified aromatic industrial organic
                   compounds  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
                  Other:
3004505005         For veterinary use . . . . . . . . . . .kg
                    Other:
                       Single vitamins:
3004505010              Combined with minerals or other nutrients kg
3004505020              Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
                       Multiple vitamins:
3004505030              Combined with minerals or other nutrients kg
3004505040              Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
300490        Other:
3004901000       Containing antigens or hyaluronic acid or its sodium
                   salt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
                  Other:
3004909103         For veterinary use . . . . . . . . . . .kg
                    Other:
                       Anti-infective medicaments:
3004909105              Sulfonamides  . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004909110              Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004909115            Antineoplastic and immunosuppressive
                        medicaments . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004909120            Cardiovascular medicaments  . . . . .kg
                       Medicaments primarily affecting the central
                        nervous system:
3004909125              Analgesics, antipyretics, and nonhormonal
                          anti-inflammatory agents  . . . . .kg
3004909130              Anticonvulsants, hypnotics, and sedatives kg
3004909135              Antidepressants, tranquilizers, and other
                          psychotherapeutic agents  . . . . .kg
3004909140              Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004909145            Dermatological agents and local anesthetics kg
                       Medicaments primarily affecting the digestive
                        system:
3004909150              Laxatives . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004909155              Antacids  . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004909160              Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
                       Medicaments primarily affecting electrolytic, caloric,
                        or water balance:
3004909165              Diuretics . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004909170              Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
                       Medicaments primarily affecting the eyes, ears or
                        respiratory system:
3004909176              Cough and cold preparations . . . .kg
                         Other:
3004909180                 Antihistamines . . . . . . . . .kg
3004909185                 Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3004909190            Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3005        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:
3005100000    Adhesive dressings and other articles having an adhesive
                layer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3005900000    Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3006        Pharmaceutical goods specified in note 4 to this chapter:
3006100100    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.kg
3006200000    Blood-grouping reagents . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3006300000    Opacifying preparations for X-ray examinations; diagnostic
                reagents designed to be administered to the patient kg
3006400000    Dental cements and other dental fillings; bone reconstruction
                cements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
3006500000    First-aid boxes and kits  . . . . . . . . . .kg
3006600000    Chemical contraceptive preparations based on hormones, on
                other products of heading 2937 or on spermicides kg
3006700000    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  . .kg
               Other:
3006910000       Appliances identifiable for ostomy use . .kg
3006920000       Waste pharmaceuticals  . . . . . . . . . .kg

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Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Location: MAIN: REFERENCE:CODES: SCHEDULE B 2009
Created: 22 December 2008
Last modified: 13 July 2011 at 08:39:36 AM