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Chapter File Type Introduction Abbreviations for Commodity Classification and Units of Quantity Conversion Tables for Measures and Weights Obsolete to New Add/Delete List All Chapters 01 Through 98 Section I - LIVE ANIMALS; ANIMAL PRODUCTS Chapter 01: LIVE ANIMALS Chapter 02: MEAT AND EDIBLE MEAT OFFAL Chapter 03: FISH, CRUSTACEANS & AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES Chapter 04: DAIRY PRODS; BIRDS EGGS; HONEY; ED ANIMAL PR NESOI Chapter 05: PRODUCTS OF ANIMAL ORIGIN, NESOI Section II - VEGETABLE PRODUCTS Chapter 06: LIVE TREES, PLANTS, BULBS ETC.; CUT FLOWERS ETC. Chapter 07: EDIBLE VEGETABLES & CERTAIN ROOTS & TUBERS Chapter 08: EDIBLE FRUIT & NUTS; CITRUS FRUIT OR MELON PEEL Chapter 09: COFFEE, TEA, MATE & SPICES Chapter 10: CEREALS Chapter 11: MILLING PRODUCTS; MALT; STARCH; INULIN; WHT GLUTEN Chapter 12: OIL SEEDS ETC.; MISC GRAIN, SEED, FRUIT, PLANT ETC Chapter 13: LAC; GUMS, RESINS & OTHER VEGETABLE SAP & EXTRACT Chapter 14: VEGETABLE PLAITING MATERIALS & PRODUCTS NESOI Section III - ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE FATS AND OILS AND THEIR CLEAVAGE PRODUCTS; PREPARED EDIBLE FATS; ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE WAXES Chapter 15: ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE FATS, OILS ETC. & WAXES Section IV - PREPARED FOODSTUFFS; BEVERAGES, SPIRITS AND VINEGAR; TOBACCO AND MANUFACTURED TOBACCO SUBSTITUTES Chapter 16: EDIBLE PREPARATIONS OF MEAT, FISH, CRUSTACEANS ETC Chapter 17: SUGARS AND SUGAR CONFECTIONARY Chapter 18: COCOA AND COCOA PREPARATIONS Chapter 19: PREP CEREAL, FLOUR, STARCH OR MILK; BAKERS WARES Chapter 20: PREP VEGETABLES, FRUIT, NUTS OR OTHER PLANT PARTS Chapter 21: MISCELLANEOUS EDIBLE PREPARATIONS Chapter 22: BEVERAGES, SPIRITS AND VINEGAR Chapter 23: FOOD INDUSTRY RESIDUES & WASTE; PREP ANIMAL FEED Chapter 24: TOBACCO AND MANUFACTURED TOBACCO SUBSTITUTES Section V - MINERAL PRODUCTS Chapter 25: SALT; SULFUR; EARTH & STONE; LIME & CEMENT PLASTER Chapter 26: ORES, SLAG AND ASH Chapter 27: MINERAL FUEL, OIL ETC.; BITUMIN SUBST; MINERAL WAX Section VI - PRODUCTS OF THE CHEMICAL OR ALLIED INDUSTRIES Chapter 28: INORG CHEM; PREC & RARE-EARTH MET & RADIOACT COMPD Chapter 29: ORGANIC CHEMICALS Chapter 30: PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS Chapter 31: FERTILIZERS Chapter 32: TANNING & DYE EXT ETC; DYE, PAINT, PUTTY ETC; INKS Chapter 33: ESSENTIAL OILS ETC; PERFUMERY, COSMETIC ETC PREPS Chapter 34: SOAP ETC; WAXES, POLISH ETC; CANDLES; DENTAL PREPS Chapter 35: ALBUMINOIDAL SUBST; MODIFIED STARCH; GLUE; ENZYMES Chapter 36: EXPLOSIVES; PYROTECHNICS; MATCHES; PYRO ALLOYS ETC Chapter 37: PHOTOGRAPHIC OR CINEMATOGRAPHIC GOODS Chapter 38: MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL PRODUCTS Section VII - PLASTICS AND ARTICLES THEREOF; RUBBER AND ARTICLES THEREOF Chapter 39: PLASTICS AND ARTICLES THEREOF Chapter 40: RUBBER AND ARTICLES THEREOF Section VIII - RAW HIDES AND SKINS, LEATHER, FURSKINS AND ARTICLES THEREOF; SADDLERY AND HARNESS; TRAVEL GOODS, HANDBAGS AND SIMILAR CONTAINERS; ARTICLES OF ANIMAL GUT (OTHER THAN SILKWORM GUT) Chapter 41: RAW HIDES AND SKINS (NO FURSKINS) AND LEATHER Chapter 42: LEATHER ART; SADDLERY ETC; HANDBAGS ETC; GUT ART Chapter 43: FURSKINS AND ARTIFICIAL FUR; MANUFACTURES THEREOF Section IX - WOOD AND ARTICLES OF WOOD; WOOD CHARCOAL; CORK AND ARTICLES OF CORK; MANUFACTURES OF STRAW, OF ESPARTO OR OF OTHER PLAITING MATERIALS; BASKETWARE AND WICKERWORK Chapter 44: WOOD AND ARTICLES OF WOOD; WOOD CHARCOAL Chapter 45: CORK AND ARTICLES OF CORK Chapter 46: MFR OF STRAW, ESPARTO ETC.; BASKETWARE & WICKERWRK Section X - PULP OF WOOD OR OF OTHER FIBROUS CELLULOSIC MATERIAL; RECOVERED (WASTE AND SCRAP) PAPER OR PAPERBOARD; PAPER AND PAPERBOARD ARTICLES THEREOF Chapter 47: PULP OF WOOD ETC; WASTE ETC OF PAPER & PAPERBOARD Chapter 48: PAPER & PAPERBOARD & ARTICLES (INC PAPR PULP ARTL) Chapter 49: PRINTED BOOKS, NEWSPAPERS ETC; MANUSCRIPTS ETC Section XI - TEXTILES AND TEXTILE ARTICLES Chapter 50: SILK, INCLUDING YARNS AND WOVEN FABRIC THEREOF Chapter 51: WOOL & ANIMAL HAIR, INCLUDING YARN & WOVEN FABRIC Chapter 52: COTTON, INCLUDING YARN AND WOVEN FABRIC THEREOF Chapter 53: VEG TEXT FIB NESOI; VEG FIB & PAPER YNS & WOV FAB Chapter 54: MANMADE FILAMENTS, INCLUDING YARNS & WOVEN FABRICS Chapter 55: MANMADE STAPLE FIBERS, INCL YARNS & WOVEN FABRICS Chapter 56: WADDING, FELT ETC; SP YARN; TWINE, ROPES ETC. Chapter 57: CARPETS AND OTHER TEXTILE FLOOR COVERINGS Chapter 58: SPEC WOV FABRICS; TUFTED FAB; LACE; TAPESTRIES ETC Chapter 59: IMPREGNATED ETC TEXT FABRICS; TEX ART FOR INDUSTRY Chapter 60: KNITTED OR CROCHETED FABRICS Chapter 61: APPAREL ARTICLES AND ACCESSORIES, KNIT OR CROCHET Chapter 62: APPAREL ARTICLES AND ACCESSORIES, NOT KNIT ETC. Chapter 63: TEXTILE ART NESOI; NEEDLECRAFT SETS; WORN TEXT ART Section XII - FOOTWEAR, HEADGEAR, UMBRELLAS, SUN UMBRELLAS, WALKING-STICKS, SEAT-STICKS, WHIPS, RIDING-CROPS AND PARTS THEREOF; PREPARED FEATHERS AND ARTICLES MADE THEREWITH; ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS; ARTICLES OF HUMAN HAIR Chapter 64: FOOTWEAR, GAITERS ETC. AND PARTS THEREOF Chapter 65: HEADGEAR AND PARTS THEREOF Chapter 66: UMBRELLAS, WALKING-STICKS, RIDING-CROPS ETC, PARTS Chapter 67: PREP FEATHERS, DOWN ETC; ARTIF FLOWERS; H HAIR ART Section XIII - ARTICLES OF STONE, PLASTER, CEMENT, ASBESTOS, MICA OR SIMILAR MATERIALS; CERAMIC PRODUCTS; GLASS AND GLASSWARE Chapter 68: ART OF STONE, PLASTER, CEMENT, ASBESTOS, MICA ETC. Chapter 69: CERAMIC PRODUCTS Chapter 70: GLASS AND GLASSWARE Section XIV - NATURAL OR CULTURED PEARLS, PRECIOUS OR SEMIPRECIOUS STONES, PRECIOUS METALS, METALS CLAD WITH PRECIOUS METAL, AND ARTICLES THEREOF; IMITATION JEWELRY; COIN Chapter 71: NAT ETC PEARLS, PREC ETC STONES, PR MET ETC; COIN Section XV - BASE METALS AND ARTICLES OF BASE METAL Chapter 72: IRON AND STEEL Chapter 73: ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL Chapter 74: COPPER AND ARTICLES THEREOF Chapter 75: NICKEL AND ARTICLES THEREOF Chapter 76: ALUMINUM AND ARTICLES THEREOF Chapter 78: LEAD AND ARTICLES THEREOF Chapter 79: ZINC AND ARTICLES THEREOF Chapter 80: TIN AND ARTICLES THEREOF Chapter 81: BASE METALS NESOI; CERMETS; ARTICLES THEREOF Chapter 82: TOOLS, CUTLERY ETC. OF BASE METAL & PARTS THEREOF Chapter 83: MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES OF BASE METAL Section XVI - MACHINERY AND MECHANICAL APPLIANCES; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; PARTS THEREOF; SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, TELEVISION IMAGE AND SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, AND PARTS AND ACCESSORIES OF SUCH ARTICLES Chapter 84: NUCLEAR REACTORS, BOILERS, MACHINERY ETC.; PARTS Chapter 85: ELECTRIC MACHINERY ETC; SOUND EQUIP; TV EQUIP; PTS Section XVII - VEHICLES, AIRCRAFT, VESSELS AND ASSOCIATED TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT Chapter 86: RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY STOCK ETC; TRAFFIC SIGNAL EQUIP Chapter 87: VEHICLES, EXCEPT RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY, AND PARTS ETC Chapter 88: AIRCRAFT, SPACECRAFT, AND PARTS THEREOF Chapter 89: SHIPS, BOATS AND FLOATING STRUCTURES Section XVIII - OPTICAL, PHOTOGRAPHIC, CINEMATOGRAPHIC, MEASURING, CHECKING, PRECISION, MEDICAL OR SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND APPARATUS; CLOCKS AND WATCHES; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF Chapter 90: OPTIC, PHOTO ETC, MEDIC OR SURGICAL INSTRMENTS ETC Chapter 91: CLOCKS AND WATCHES AND PARTS THEREOF Chapter 92: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF Section XIX - ARMS AND AMMUNITION; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF Chapter 93: ARMS AND AMMUNITION; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF Section XX - MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURED ARTICLES Chapter 94: FURNITURE; BEDDING ETC; LAMPS NESOI ETC; PREFAB BD Chapter 95: TOYS, GAMES & SPORT EQUIPMENT; PARTS & ACCESSORIES Chapter 96: MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURED ARTICLES Section XXI - WORKS OF ART, COLLECTORS' PIECES AND ANTIQUES Chapter 97: WORKS OF ART, COLLECTORS' PIECES AND ANTIQUES Section XXII - SPECIAL CLASSIFICATION PROVISIONS Chapter 98: SPECIAL CLASSIFICATION PROVISIONS, NESOI