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2011 Schedule B - Chapter 59

Section XI - Chapter 59

Impregnated, Coated, Covered or Laminated Textile Fabrics; Textile Articles of a
 Kind Suitable for Industrial Use

Notes

1.  Except where the context otherwise requires, for the purposes of this chapter, the
     expression "textile fabrics" applies only to the woven fabrics of chapters 50 to 55 and
     headings 5803 and 5806, the braids and ornamental trimmings in the piece of heading
     5808, and the knitted or crocheted fabrics of headings 6002 to 6006.

2.  Heading 5903 applies to:

  (a). Textile fabrics, impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with plastics, whatever
        the weight per square meter and whatever the nature of the plastic material
        (compact or cellular), other than:

      (1). Fabrics in which the impregnation, coating or covering cannot be seen with
            the naked eye (usually chapters 50 to 55, 58 or 60); for the purpose of this
            provision, no account should be taken of any resulting change of color;

      (2). Products which cannot, without fracturing, be bent manually around a
            cylinder of a diameter of 7 mm (.273 inch), at a temperature between 15 and
            30 degrees Celsius (57 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit) (usually chapter 39);

      (3). Products in which the textile fabric is either completely embedded in plastics
            or entirely coated or covered on both sides with such material, 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);

      (4). Fabrics partially coated or partially covered with plastics and bearing designs
            resulting from these treatments (usually chapters 50 to 55, 58 or 60);

      (5). Plates, sheets or strip of cellular plastics, combined with textile fabric, where
            the textile fabric is present merely for reinforcing purposes (chapter 39); or

      (6). Textile products of heading 5811;

  (b). Fabrics made from yarn, strip or the like, impregnated, coated, covered or sheathed
        with plastics, of heading 5604.

3.  For the purposes of heading 5905, the expression "textile wall coverings" applies to
     products in rolls, of a width of not less than 45 cm (18 inches), suitable for wall or ceiling
     decoration, consisting of a textile surface which has been fixed on a backing or has been
     treated on the back (impregnated or coated to permit pasting).

    This heading does not, however, apply to wall coverings consisting of textile flock or dust
     fixed directly on a backing of paper (heading 4814) or on a textile backing (generally   headin

4.  For the purposes of heading 5906, the expression "rubberized textile fabrics" means:

  (a). Textile fabrics impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with rubber:

      (1). Weighing not more than 1,500 g/m2 (44 oz./sq.yd.); or

      (2). Weighing more than 1,500 g/m2 (44 oz./sq.yd.) and containing more than 50
            percent by weight of textile material;

  (b). Fabrics made from yarn, strip or the like, impregnated, coated, covered or sheathed
        with rubber, of heading 5604;

  (c). Fabrics composed of parallel textile yarns agglomerated with rubber, irrespective of
        their weight per square meter.

  (d). This heading does not, however, apply to plates, sheets or strip of cellular rubber,
        combined with textile fabric, where the textile fabric is present merely for reinforcing
        purposes (chapter 40), or textile products of heading 5811.

5.  Heading 5907 does not apply to:

  (a). Fabrics in which the impregnation, coating or covering cannot be seen with the
        naked eye (usually chapter 50 to 55, 58 or 60); for the purpose of this provision, no
        account should be taken of any resulting change of color;

  (b). Fabrics painted with designs (other than painted canvas being theatrical scenery,
        studio back-cloths or the like);

  (c). Fabrics partially covered with flock, dust, powdered cork or the like and bearing
        designs resulting from these treatments; however, imitation pile fabrics remain
        classified in this heading;

  (d). Fabrics finished with normal dressings having a basis of amylaceous or similar
        substances;

  (e). Wood veneered on a backing of textile fabrics (heading 4408);

  (f). Natural or artificial abrasive powder or grain, on a backing of textile fabrics (heading
        6805);

  (g). Agglomerated or reconstituted mica, on a backing of textile fabrics (heading 6814);
        or

  (h). Metal foil on a backing of textile fabrics (generally section XIV or XV).

6.  Heading 5910 does not apply to:

  (a). Transmission or conveyor belting, of textile material, of a thickness of less than 3
        mm (0.12 inch); or

  (b). Transmission or conveyor belts or belting of textile fabric impregnated, coated,
        covered or laminated with rubber or made from textile yarn or cord impregnated,
        coated, covered, or sheathed with rubber (heading 4010).

7.  Heading 5911 applies to the following goods, which do not fall in any other heading of
     section XI:

  (a). Textile products in the piece, cut to length or simply cut to rectangular (including
        square) shape (other than those having the character of the products of headings
        5908 to 5910), the following only:

      (i).   Textile fabrics, felt and felt-lined woven fabrics, coated, covered or laminated
              with rubber, leather or other material, of a kind used for card clothing, and
              similar fabrics of a kind used for other technical purposes, including narrow
              fabrics made of velvet impregnated with rubber, for covering weaving
              spindles (weaving beams);

      (ii).  Bolting cloth;

      (iii). Straining cloth of a kind used in oil presses or the like, of textile material or
              of human hair;

      (iv).  Flat woven textile fabric with multiple warp or weft, whether or not felted,
              impregnated or coated, of a kind used in machinery or for other technical
              purposes;

      (v).   Textile fabric reinforced with metal, of a kind used for technical purposes;

      (vi).  Cords, braids and the like, whether or not coated, impregnated or reinforced
              with metal, of a kind used in industry as packing or lubricating materials;

  (b). Textile articles (other than those of headings 5908 to 5910) of a kind used for
        technical purposes (for example, textile fabrics and felts, endless or fitted with
        linking devices, of a kind used in paper-making or similar machines (for example,
        for pulp or asbestos-cement), gaskets, washers, polishing discs and other machinery
        parts).

5901        Textile fabrics coated with gum or amylaceous substances, of a
              kind used for the outer covers of books or the like; tracing cloth;
              prepared painting canvas; buckram and similar stiffened textile
              fabrics of a kind used for hat foundations:
5901100000    Textile fabrics coated with gum or amylaceous substances, of
                a kind used for the outer covers of books or the like m2
                                                            kg
5901900000    Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5902        Tire cord fabric of high tenacity yarn of nylon or other
              polyamides, polyesters or viscose rayon:
5902100000    Of nylon or other polyamides  . . . . . . . .kg
5902200000    Of polyesters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5902900000    Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5903        Textile fabrics impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with
              plastics, other than those of heading 5902:
590310        With poly (vinyl chloride):
5903101000       Of cotton  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5903101600       Of manmade fibers  . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5903103000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
590320        With polyurethane:
5903201000       Of cotton  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5903201600       Of manmade fibers  . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
                  Other:
5903203010         Of wool or fine animal hair  . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5903203090         Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
590390        Other:
5903901000       Of cotton  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5903901600       Of manmade fibers  . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
                  Other:
5903903010         Of wool or fine animal hair  . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5903903090         Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5904        Linoleum, whether or not cut to shape; floor coverings consisting
              of a coating or covering applied on a textile backing, whether or
              not cut to shape:
5904100000    Linoleum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5904900000    Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5905000000  Textile wall coverings  . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5906        Rubberized textile fabrics, other than those of heading 5902:
5906100000    Adhesive tape of a width not exceeding 20 cm (8 inches) kg
               Other:
590691           Knitted or crocheted:
5906911000         Of cotton  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5906911800         Of manmade fibers  . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5906913000         Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
590699           Other:
5906991000         Of cotton  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5906991800         Of manmade fibers  . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5906993000         Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5907000000  Textile fabrics otherwise impregnated, coated or covered;
              painted canvas being theatrical scenery, studio back-cloths or
              the like  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .m2
                                                            kg
5908000000  Textile wicks, woven, plaited or knitted, for lamps, stoves,
              lighters, candles or the like; incandescent gas mantles and
              tubular knitted gas mantle fabric therefor, whether or not
              impregnated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5909000000  Textile hosepiping and similar textile tubing, with or without
              lining, armor or accessories of other materials kg
5910000000  Transmission or conveyor belts or belting, of textile material,
              whether or not impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with
              plastics, or reinforced with metal or other material . . . .kg
5911        Textile products and articles, for technical uses, specified in
              note 7 to this chapter:
591110        Textile fabrics, felt and felt-lined woven fabrics,  coated,
                covered or laminated with rubber, leather or other material,
                of a kind used for card clothing, and similar fabrics of a kind
                used for other technical purposes, including narrow fabrics
                made of velvet impregnated with rubber, for covering
                weaving spindles (weaving beams):
5911101000       Printers' rubberized blankets  . . . . . .kg
5911102000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
5911200000    Bolting cloth, whether or not made-up . . . .m2
                                                            kg
               Textile fabrics and felts, endless or fitted with linking
                devices, of a kind used in papermaking or similar machines
                (for example, for pulp or asbestos-cement):
5911310000       Weighing less than 650 g/m2 (19 oz./sq. yd.) m2
                                                            kg
5911320000       Weighing 650 g/m2 (19 oz./sq. yd.) or more m2
                                                            kg
5911400000    Straining cloth of a kind used in oil presses and the like,
                including that of human air . . . . . . . . .kg
591190        Other:
5911900040       Cords, braids and the like of a kind used in industry as
                   packing or lubricating material  . . . . .kg
5911900080       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .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