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2011 Schedule B - Chapter 68

                          Section XIII
Articles of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos, Mica or Similar Materials;
             Ceramic Products; Glass and Glassware

Section XIII - Chapter 68

Articles of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos, Mica or Similar Materials

Notes

1.  This chapter does not cover:

  (a). Goods of chapter 25;

  (b). Coated, impregnated or covered paper and paperboard of heading 4810 or 4811 (for
        example, paper and paperboard coated with mica powder or graphite, bituminized or
        asphalted paper and paperboard);

  (c). Coated, impregnated or covered textile fabric of chapter 56 or 59 (for example,
        fabric coated or covered with mica powder, bituminized or asphalted fabric);

  (d). Articles of chapter 71;

  (e). Tools or parts of tools of chapter 82;

  (f). Lithographic stones of heading 8442;

  (g). Electrical insulators (heading 8546) or fittings of insulating material of heading
        8547;

  (h). Dental burrs (heading 9018);

  (i). Articles of chapter 91 (for example, clocks and clock cases);

  (j). See (i) above.

  (k). Articles of chapter 94 (for example, furniture, lamps and lighting fittings,
        prefabricated buildings);

  (l). Articles of chapter 95 (for example, toys, games and sports equipment);

  (m). Articles of heading 9602, if made of materials specified in note 2(b) to chapter 96; or
        of heading 9606 (for example, buttons), 9609 (for example, slate pencils) or 9610
        (for example, drawing slates); or

  (n). Articles of chapter 97 (for example, works of art).

2.  In heading 6802 the expression "worked monumental or building stone" applies not only to
     the varieties of stone referred to in heading 2515 or 2516, but also to all other natural stone
     (for example, quartzite, flint, dolomite and steatite) similarly worked; it does not, however,
     apply to slate.

Statistical Note

1.  For the purposes of heading 6802, the term "slabs" embraces flat stone pieces, not over
     5.1 cm in thickness, having a facial area of 25.8 cm2 or more, the edge of which have not
     been beveled, rounded or otherwise processed except such processing as may be needed to
     facilitate installation as tiling or veneering in building construction.

2.  For purposes of heading 6810, the term "tiles" does not include any article 3.2 cm (1.26
     inches) or more in thickness.

6801000000  Setts, curbstones and flagstones, of natural stone
              (except slate)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . t
6802        Worked monumental or building stone (except slate) and articles
              thereof, other than goods of heading 6801; mosaic cubes and
              the like, of natural stone (including slate), whether or not on a
              backing; artificially colored granules, chippings and powder, of
              natural stone (including slate):
6802100000    Tiles, cubes and similar articles, whether or not rectangular
                (including square), the largest surface area of which is
                capable of being enclosed in a square the side of which is
                less than 7 cm (2.76 inches); artificially colored granules,
                chippings and powder  . . . . . . . . . . . . X
               Other monumental or building stone and articles thereof,
                simply cut or sawn, with a flat or even surface:
6802210000       Marble, travertine and alabaster . . . . . t
6802230000       Granite  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . t
680229           Other stone:
6802291000         Calcareous stone, other than marble, travertine or
                     alabaster  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . t
6802299000         Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . t
               Other:
6802910000       Marble, travertine and alabaster . . . . . t
6802920000       Other calcareous stone . . . . . . . . . . t
6802930000       Granite  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . t
6802990000       Other stone  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . t
6803000000  Worked slate and articles of slate or of agglomerated slate X
6804        Millstones, grindstones, grinding wheels and the like, without
              frameworks, for grinding, sharpening, polishing, trueing or
              cutting, hand sharpening or polishing stones, and parts thereof,
              of natural stone, of agglomerated natural or artificial abrasives,
              or of ceramics, with or without parts of other materials:
6804100000    Millstones and grindstones for milling, grinding or pulping No.
               Other millstones, grindstones, grinding wheels and the like:
6804210000       Of agglomerated synthetic or natural diamond No.
6804220000       Of other agglomerated abrasives or of ceramics X
6804230000       Of natural stone . . . . . . . . . . . . .No.
6804300000    Hand sharpening or polishing stones . . . . .No.
6805        Natural or artificial abrasive powder or grain, on a base of
              textile material, of paper, of paperboard or of other materials,
              whether or not cut to shape or sewn or otherwise made up:
6805100000    On a base of woven textile fabric only  . . .kg
6805200000    On a base of paper or paperboard only . . . .kg
6805300000    On a base of other materials  . . . . . . . .kg
6806        Slag wool, rock wool and similar mineral wools; exfoliated
              vermiculite, expanded clays, foamed slag and similar expanded
              mineral materials; mixtures and articles of heat-insulating,
              sound-insulating or sound-absorbing mineral materials, other
              than those of heading 6811 or 6812 or of chapter 69:
6806100000    Slag wool, rock wool and similar mineral wools (including
                intermixtures thereof), in bulk, sheets or rolls X
6806200000    Exfoliated vermiculite, expanded clays, foamed slag and
                similar expanded mineral materials (including intermixtures
                thereof)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
680690        Other:
6806900010       Acoustical pads and boards . . . . . . . .m2
6806900050       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X
6807        Articles of asphalt or of similar material (for example, petroleum
              bitumen or coal tar pitch):
6807100000    In rolls  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
680790        Other:
6807900010       Articles of a kind used for roofing or siding kg
6807900050       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
6808000000  Panels, boards, tiles, blocks and similar articles of vegetable
              fiber, of straw or of shavings, chips, particles, sawdust or other
              waste, of wood, agglomerated with cement, plaster or other
              mineral binders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
6809        Articles of plaster or of compositions based on plaster:
               Boards, sheets, panels, tiles and similar articles, not
                ornamented:
6809110000       Faced or reinforced with paper or paperboard only kg
6809190000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X
6809900000    Other articles  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X
6810        Articles of cement, of concrete or of artificial stone, whether
              or not reinforced:
               Tiles, flagstones, bricks and similar articles:
6810110000       Building blocks and bricks . . . . . . . . X
681019           Other:
6810191000         Floor and wall tiles . . . . . . . . . .m2
6810195000         Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X
               Other articles:
6810910000       Prefabricated structural components for building or civil
                   engineering  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X
6810990000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X
6811        Articles of asbestos-cement, of cellulose fiber-cement or the
              like:
6811400000    Containing asbestos . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
               Not containing asbestos:
6811810000       Corrugated sheets  . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
6811820000       Other sheets, panels, tiles and similar articles kg
6811830000       Tubes, pipes and tube or pipe fittings . .kg
6811890000       Other articles . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
6812        Fabricated asbestos fibers; mixtures with a basis of asbestos or
              with a basis of asbestos and magnesium carbonate; articles of
              such mixtures or of asbestos (for example, thread, woven fabric,
              clothing, headgear, footwear, gaskets), whether or not reinforced,
              other than goods of heading 6811 or 6813:
6812800000    Of crocidolite  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
               Other:
6812910000       Clothing, clothing accessories, footwear and headgear kg
6812920000       Paper, millboard and felt  . . . . . . . . X
6812930000       Compressed asbestos fiber jointing, in sheets or rolls X
681299           Other:
6812990010         For use in civil aircraft  . . . . . . . X
                    Other:
6812990020            Gaskets, packing and seals  . . . . .kg
6812990060            Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X
6813        Friction material and articles thereof (for example, sheets, rolls,
              strips, segments, discs, washers, pads), not mounted, for brakes,
              for clutches or the like, with a basis of asbestos, of other mineral
              substances or of cellulose, whether or not combined with textile
              or other materials:
6813200000    Containing asbestos . . . . . . . . . . . . . X
               Not containing asbestos:
6813810000       Brake linings and pads . . . . . . . . . . X
6813890000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X
6814        Worked mica and articles of mica, including agglomerated or
              reconstituted mica, whether or not on a support of paper,
              paperboard or other materials:
6814100000    Plates, sheets and strips of agglomerated or reconstituted
                mica, whether or not on a support . . . . . .kg
6814900000    Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg
6815        Articles of stone or of other mineral substances (including
              carbon fibers, articles of carbon fibers and articles of peat), not
              elsewhere specified or included:
6815100000    Nonelectrical articles of graphite or other carbon X
6815200000    Articles of peat  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X
               Other articles:
6815910000       Containing magnesite, dolomite or chromite X

6815990000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X

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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 08:39:36 AM