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Section IV - Chapter 22
Beverages, Spirits and Vinegar
Notes
1. This chapter does not cover:
(a). Sea water (heading 2501);
(b). Distilled or conductivity water or water of similar purity (heading 2853);
(c). Acetic acid of a concentration exceeding 10 percent by weight of acetic acid (heading 2915);
(d). Medicaments of heading 3003 or 3004; or
(e). Perfumery or toilet preparations (Chapter 33).
2. For the purposes of this chapter and of chapters 20 and 21, the "alcoholic strength by volume" shall be determined at a temperature of 20 degrees centigrade.
3. For the purposes of heading 2202, the term "nonalcoholic beverages" means beverages of an alcoholic strength by volume not exceeding 0.5 percent vol. Alcoholic beverages are classified in headings 2203 to 2206 or heading 2208 as appropriate.
Subheading Note
1. "For the purposes of subheading 2204.10 the expression ""sparkling wine"" means wine
which, when kept at a temperature of 20 degrees C in closed containers, has an excess
pressure of not less than 3 bars."
Statistical Notes
1. "Subheadings 2202.90.34, 2202.90.36 and 2202.90.38 cover vitamin or mineral fortified fruit or vegetable juices in non-concentrated forms. Such juices in concentrated form are classifiable in subheadings 2106.90.48, 2106.90.52 or 2106.90.54, as appropriate."
2. "The term ""effervescent wine"" means wine other than sparkling wine which contains in excess of 0.392 grams of carbon dioxide per 100 milliliters of wine."
3. The term "proof liter" means a liter of liquid at 15.56 degrees C (60 degrees F) which contains 50 percent (100 proof) by volume of ethyl alcohol having a specific gravity of 0.7939 at 15.56 degrees C (60 degrees F) referred to water at 15.56 degrees C (60 degrees F) as unity or the alcoholic equivalent thereof.

Schedule B No. and Headings Commodity Description Unit of Quantity Second Quantity
22 Beverages, Spirits and Vinegar
22.01 - Waters, including natural or artificial mineral waters and aerated waters, not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter nor flavored; ice and snow:
2201.10.0000 - - Mineral waters and aerated waters liters
2201.90.0000 - - Other t
22.02 - Waters, including mineral waters and aerated waters, containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or flavored, and other nonalcoholic beverages, not including fruit or vegetable juices of heading 2009:
2202.10 - - Waters, including mineral waters and aerated waters, containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or flavored:
- - - Carbonated soft drinks:
2202.10.0020 - - - - Containing high-intensity sweeteners (e.g., aspartame and/or saccharin) liters
2202.10.0040 - - - - Other liters
2202.10.0060 - - - Other liters
2202.90 - - Other:
2202.90.1500 - - - Milk-based drinks liters
- - - Fruit or vegetable juices, fortified with vitamins or minerals:
2202.90.3400 - - - - Orange juice liters
- - - - Other:
2202.90.3600 - - - - - Juice of any single fruit or vegetable liters
2202.90.3700 - - - - - Mixtures of juices liters
- - - Other:
2202.90.9010 - - - - Nonalcoholic beer liters
2202.90.9090 - - - - Other liters
2203.00.0000 - Beer made from malt liters
22.04 - Wine of fresh grapes, including fortified wines; grape must other than that of heading 2009:
2204.10.0000 - - Sparkling wine liters
- - Other wine; grape must with fermentation prevented or arrested by the addition of alcohol:
2204.21 - - - In containers holding 2 liters (.528 gallon) or less:
2204.21.2000 - - - - Effervescent wine liters
- - - - Other:
2204.21.4000 - - - - - Of an alcoholic strength by volume of not over 14 percent vol liters
2204.21.7000 - - - - - Of an alcoholic strength by volume of over 14 percent vol liters
2204.29 - - - Other:
2204.29.0020 - - - - Of an alcoholic strength by volume not over 14 percent vol liters
2204.29.0040 - - - - Of an alcoholic strength by volume over 14 percent vol liters
2204.30.0000 - - Other grape must liters
22.05 - Vermouth and other wine of fresh grapes flavored with plants or aromatic substances:
2205.10.0000 - - In containers holding 2 liters (.528 gallon) or less liters
2205.90.0000 - - Other liters
22.06 - Other fermented beverages (for example, cider, perry, mead); mixtures of fermented beverages and mixtures of fermented beverages and non-alcoholic beverages, not elsewhere specified or included:
2206.00.1500 - - Cider, whether still or sparkling liters
2206.00.7000 - - Other liters
22.07 - Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of 80 percent vol. or higher; ethyl alcohol and other spirits, denatured, of any strength:
2207.10 - - Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of 80 percent vol. or higher:
2207.10.3000 - - - For beverage purposes pf lit
- - - For nonbeverage purposes:
2207.10.6010 - - - - For fuel use liters
2207.10.6090 - - - - Other liters
- - Ethyl alcohol and other spirits, denatured, of any strength:
2207.20.0010 - - - For fuel use liters
2207.20.0090 - - - Other liters
22.08 - Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of less than 80 percent vol.; spirits, liqueurs and other spirituous beverages:
2208.20.0000 - - Spirits obtained by distilling grape wine or grape marc (grape brandy) pf lit
2208.30 - - Whiskies:
- - - Bourbon:
2208.30.6020 - - - - In containers each holding not over 4 liters pf lit
2208.30.6040 - - - - In containers each holding over 4 liters pf lit
- - - Other:
2208.30.9020 - - - - In containers each holding not over 4 liters pf lit
2208.30.9040 - - - - In containers each holding over 4 liters pf lit
2208.40 - - Rum and other spirits obtained by distilling fermented sugar-cane products:
2208.40.0030 - - - In containers each holding not over 4 liters pf lit
2208.40.0050 - - - In containers each holding over 4 liters pf lit
2208.50.0000 - - Gin and geneva pf lit
2208.60.0000 - - Vodka pf lit
2208.70.0000 - - Liqueurs and cordials pf lit
2208.90 - - Other:
2208.90.4600 - - - Kirschwasser and ratafia pf lit
2208.90.9000 - - - Other pf lit
2209.00.0000 - Vinegar and substitutes for vinegar obtained from acetic acid liters

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