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2011 Schedule B - Chapter 56

Section XI - Chapter 56

Wadding, Felt and Nonwovens; Special Yarns; Twine, Cordage, Ropes and Cables
 and Articles Thereof

Notes

1.  This chapter does not cover:

  (a). Wadding, felt or nonwovens, impregnated, coated or covered with substances or
        preparations (for example, perfumes or cosmetics of chapter 33, soaps or
        detergents of heading 3401, polishes, creams or similar preparations of heading
        3405, fabric softeners of heading 3809) where the textile material is present
        merely as a carrying medium;

  (b). Textile products of heading 5811;

  (c). Natural or artificial abrasive powder or grain, on a backing of felt or nonwovens
        (heading 6805);

  (d). Agglomerated or reconstituted mica, on a backing of felt or nonwovens (heading
        6814); or

  (e). Metal foil on a backing of felt or nonwovens (generally section XIV or XV).

2.  The term "felt" includes needleloom felt and fabrics consisting of a web of textile fibers,
     the cohesion of which has been enhanced by a stitch-bonding process using fibers from
     the web itself.

3.  Headings 5602 and 5603 cover respectively felt and nonwovens, impregnated, coated,
     covered or laminated with plastics or rubber whatever the nature of these materials
     (compact or cellular).

    Heading 5603 also includes nonwovens in which plastics or rubber forms the bonding
     substance.

    Heading 5602 and 5603 do not, however, cover:

  (a). Felt impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with plastics or rubber,
        containing 50 percent or less by weight of textile material or felt completely
        embedded in plastics or rubber (chapter 39 or 40);

  (b). Nonwovens, either completely embedded in plastics or rubber, or entirely coated
        or covered on both sides with such materials, provided that such coating or
        covering can be seen with the naked eye with no account being taken of any
        resulting change of color (chapter 39 or 40); or

  (c). Plates, sheets or strips of cellular plastics or cellular rubber combined with felt or
        nonwovens, where the textile materials is present merely for reinforcing
        purposes (chapter 39 or 40).

4.  Heading 5604 does not cover textile yarn, or strip or the like of heading 5404 or 5405,
     in which the impregnation, coating or covering cannot be seen with the naked eye
     (usually chapters 50 to 55); for the purpose of this provision, no account should be
     taken of any resulting change of color.

Statistical Note

1.   Heading 5607 does not cover twine, cordage, rope or cables, of metal (section XV).

5601        Wadding of textile materials and articles thereof; textile fibers,
              not exceeding 5 mm (0.197 inch) in length (flock), textile dust
              and mill neps:
5601100000    Sanitary napkins and tampons, diapers and diaper liners
                for babies and similar sanitary articles, of wadding kg
               Wadding; other articles of wadding:
5601210000       Of cotton  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5601220000       Of manmade fibers  . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5601290000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5601300000    Textile flock and dust and mill neps  . . . .kg
5602        Felt, whether or not impregnated, coated, covered or laminated:
5602100000    Needleloom felt and stitch-bonded fiber fabrics kg
               Other felt, not impregnated, coated, covered or laminated:
5602210000       Of wool or fine animal hair  . . . . . . .kg
5602290000       Of other textile materials . . . . . . . .kg
560290        Other:
5602903000       Laminated fabrics  . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
                  Other:
5602906000         Of manmade fibers  . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5602909000         Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5603        Nonwovens, whether or not impregnated, coated, covered or
              laminated:
               Of manmade filaments:
5603110000       Weighing not more than 25 g/m2 . . . . . .kg
5603120000       Weighing more than 25 g/m2 but not more than 70 g/m2 kg
5603130000       Weighing more than 70 g/m2 but not more than
                   150 g/m2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5603140000       Weighing more than 150 g/m2  . . . . . . .kg
               Other:
5603910000       Weighing not more than 25 g/m2 . . . . . .kg
5603920000       Weighing more than 25 g/m2 but not more than 70 g/m2 kg
5603930000       Weighing more than 70 g/m2 but not more than
                   150 g/m2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
560394           Weighing more than 150 g/m2:
5603941000         Floor covering underlays . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5603943500         Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5604        Rubber thread and cord, textile covered; textile yarn, and strip
              and the like of heading 5404 or 5405, impregnated, coated,
              covered or sheathed with rubber or plastics:
5604100000    Rubber thread and cord, textile covered . . .kg
560490        Other:
5604902000       High tenacity yarn of polyesters, of nylon or other
                   polyamides or of viscose rayon, impregnated or coated kg
5604909000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5605000000  Metallized yarn, whether or not gimped, being textile yarn, or
              strip or the like of heading 5404 or 5405, combined with metal
              in the form of thread, strip or powder or covered with metal kg
5606000000  Gimped yarn and strip and the like of heading 5404 or 5405,
              gimped (other than those of heading 5605 and gimped horsehair
              yarn); chenille yarn (including flock chenille yarn); loop wale-yarn kg
5607        Twine, cordage, ropes and cables, whether or not plaited or
              braided and whether or not impregnated, coated, covered or
              sheathed with rubber or plastics:
               Of sisal or other textile fibers of the genus Agave:
5607210000       Binder or baler twine  . . . . . . . . . .kg
5607290000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
               Of polyethylene or polypropylene:
5607410000       Binder or baler twine  . . . . . . . . . .kg
5607490000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5607500000    Of other synthetic fibers . . . . . . . . . .kg
560790        Other:
5607901500       Of jute or other textile bast fibers of heading 5303 kg
5607903000       Of abaca (manila hemp or musa textilis nee) or other hard
                   (leaf) fibers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5607908000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5608        Knotted netting of twine, cordage or rope; made-up fishing nets
              and other made-up nets, of textile materials:
               Of manmade textile materials:
5608110000       Made-up fishing nets . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5608190000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5608900000    Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5609000000  Articles of yarn, strip or the like of heading 5404 or 5405, twine,
              cordage, rope or cables, not elsewhere specified or included 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: 16 December 2008
Last modified: 13 July 2011 at 08:39:35 AM