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Section II - Chapter 12
Oil Seeds and Oleaginous Fruits; Miscellaneous Grains, Seeds and Fruit; Industrial or Medicinal Plants; Straw and Fodder
Notes
1. Heading 1207 applies, inter alia, to palm nuts and kernels, cotton seeds, castor oil seeds, sesame seeds, mustard seeds, safflower seeds, poppy seeds and shea nuts (karite nuts). It does not apply to products of heading 0801 or 0802 or to olives (chapter 7 or chapter 20).
2. Heading 1208 applies not only to non-defatted flours and meals but also to flours and meals which have been partially defatted or defatted and wholly or partially refatted with their original oils. It does not, however, apply to residues of headings 2304 to 2306.
3. For the purposes of heading 1209, beet seeds, grass and other herbage seeds, seeds of ornamental flowers, vegetable seeds, seeds of forest trees, seeds of fruit trees, seeds of vetches (other than those of the species Vicia faba) or of lupines are to be regarded as "seeds of a kind used for sowing".
Heading 1209 does not, however, apply to the following even if for sowing:
(a). Leguminous vegetables or sweet corn (chapter 7);
(b). Spices or other products of chapter 9;
(c). Cereals (chapter 10); or
(d). Products of headings 1201 to 1207 or of heading 1211.
4. Heading 1211 applies, inter alia, to the following plants or parts thereof: basil, borage, ginseng, hyssop, licorice, all species of mint, rosemary, rue, sage and wormwood.
1211 does not, however, apply to:
(a). Medicaments of chapter 30;
(b). Perfumery, cosmetic, or toilet preparations of chapter 33; or
(c). Insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, disinfectants or similar products of heading 3808.
5. For the purposes of heading 1212, the term "seaweeds and other algae" does not include:
(a). Dead single-cell microorganisms of heading 2102;
(b). Cultures of microorganisms of heading 3002; or
(c). Fertilizers of heading 3101 or 3105.
Subheading Note
1. For the purpose of subheading 1205.10, the expression low erucic acid or colza seeds means rape of colza seeds yielding a fixed oil which has an erucic acid content of less than 2 percent by weight and yielding a solid component which contains less than 30 micromoles of glucosinolates per gram.
Statistical Note
1. Certain plants or parts of plants (including seeds or fruits) of heading 1211 may be put up as herbal infusions or herbal "teas". Such products consisting of plants or parts of plants of a single species, not mixed with other substances remain classified in this heading. Heading 1211 does not, however, apply to herbal "teas" or herbal infusions of heading 2106.

Schedule B No. and HeadingsCommodity DescriptionUnit of QuantitySecond Quantity
12 Oil Seeds and Oleaginous Fruits; Miscellaneous Grains, Seeds and Fruit; Industrial or Me
12.01 - Soybeans, whether or not broken:
1201.10.0000 - - Seed kg
1201.90 - - Other:
1201.90.0005 - - - Seeds of a kind used as oil stock kg
1201.90.0095 - - - Other t
12.02 - Peanuts (ground-nuts), not roasted or otherwise cooked, whether or not shelled or brok
1202.30.0000 - - Seed kg
- - Other:
1202.41.0000 - - - In shell kg
1202.42 - - - Shelled, whether or not broken:
1202.42.0020 - - - - For use as oil stock kg
1202.42.0040 - - - - Other kg
1203.00.0000 - Copra kg
1204.00.0000 - Flaxseed (linseed), whether or not broken kg
12.05 - Rape or colza seeds, whether or not broken:
1205.10.0000 - - Low erucic acid rape or colza seeds kg
1205.90.0000 - - Other kg
12.06 - Sunflower seeds, whether or not broken:
1206.00.0020 - - For use as oil stock kg
1206.00.0031 - - For sowing kg
- - Other:
- - - For human use:
1206.00.0061 - - - - In-shell kg
1206.00.0069 - - - - Other kg
1206.00.0090 - - - Other kg
12.07 - Other oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, whether or not broken:
1207.10.0000 - - Palm nuts and kernels kg
- - Cotton seeds:
1207.21.0000 - - - Seeds kg
1207.29.0000 - - - Other kg
1207.30.0000 - - Castor oil seeds kg
1207.40.0000 - - Sesame seeds kg
1207.50.0000 - - Mustard seeds kg
1207.60.0000 - - Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) seeds kg
1207.70 - - Melon seeds:
1207.70.0020 - - - Cantaloupe kg
1207.70.0040 - - - Watermelon kg
1207.70.0075 - - - Other kg
- - Other:
1207.91.0000 - - - Poppy seeds kg
1207.99 - - - Other:
1207.99.0310 - - - - Niger seed kg
1207.99.0392 - - - - Other kg
12.08 - Flours and meals of oil seeds or oleaginous fruits, other than those of mustard:
1208.10.0000 - - Of soybeans kg
1208.90.0000 - - Other kg
12.09 - Seeds, fruit and spores, of a kind used for sowing:
1209.10.0000 - - Sugar beet seeds kg
- - Seeds of forage plants:
1209.21 - - - Alfalfa (lucerne) seeds:
1209.21.0020 - - - - Certified kg
1209.21.0040 - - - - Other kg
1209.22 - - - Clover (Trifolium spp.) seeds:
1209.22.2000 - - - - White and ladino kg
1209.22.4030 - - - - Crimson kg
- - - - Red:
1209.22.4041 - - - - - Double cut kg
1209.22.4049 - - - - - Other kg
1209.22.4096 - - - - Other kg
1209.23 - - - Fescue seeds:
1209.23.0020 - - - - Tall kg
1209.23.0030 - - - - Creeping red kg
1209.23.0060 - - - - Meadow kg
1209.23.0090 - - - - Other kg
1209.24.0000 - - - Kentucky blue grass (Poa pratensis L.) seeds kg
1209.25 - - - Rye grass (Lolium multiflorium Lam., Lolium perenne L.) seeds:
1209.25.0020 - - - - Annual kg
1209.25.0040 - - - - Perennial kg
1209.29 - - - Other:
1209.29.1000 - - - - Beet kg
1209.29.9120 - - - - Bent grass (genus Agrostis) kg
- - - - Bermuda grass:
1209.29.9125 - - - - - Husked kg
1209.29.9126 - - - - - Other kg
1209.29.9130 - - - - Birdsfoot trefoil kg
1209.29.9140 - - - - Orchard grass kg
1209.29.9150 - - - - Sorghum-sudan grass kg
1209.29.9160 - - - - Sudan grass kg
1209.29.9170 - - - - Wheatgrass kg
1209.29.9175 - - - - Other grass kg
1209.29.9196 - - - - Other kg
1209.30 - - Seeds of herbaceous plants cultivated principally for their flowers:
1209.30.0010 - - - Petunia kg
1209.30.0020 - - - Pansy kg
1209.30.0080 - - - Other kg
- - Other:
1209.91 - - - Vegetable seeds:
1209.91.1000 - - - - Cauliflower kg
1209.91.2000 - - - - Celery kg
1209.91.4000 - - - - Onion kg
1209.91.5000 - - - - Parsley kg
- - - - Pepper:
1209.91.6010 - - - - - Sweet kg
1209.91.6090 - - - - - Other kg
1209.91.8005 - - - - Broccoli kg
- - - - Cabbage:
1209.91.8008 - - - - - Green cabbage kg
1209.91.8009 - - - - - Other kg
1209.91.8010 - - - - Carrot kg
1209.91.8020 - - - - Radish kg
1209.91.8030 - - - - Spinach kg
1209.91.8040 - - - - Cucumber kg
1209.91.8045 - - - - Kale kg
1209.91.8047 - - - - Kohlrabi kg
1209.91.8050 - - - - Lettuce kg
1209.91.8054 - - - - Parsnip kg
1209.91.8055 - - - - Pumpkin kg
1209.91.8060 - - - - Squash kg
1209.91.8070 - - - - Tomato kg
1209.91.8074 - - - - Turnip kg
1209.91.8090 - - - - Other kg
1209.99 - - - Other:
1209.99.2000 - - - - Tree and shrub kg
1209.99.4070 - - - - Tobacco kg
1209.99.4090 - - - - Other kg
12.10 - Hop cones, fresh or dried, whether or not ground, powdered or in the form of pellets;
1210.10.0000 - - Hop cones, neither ground nor powdered nor in the form of pellets kg
1210.20 - - Hop cones, ground, powdered or in the form of pellets; lupulin:
1210.20.0020 - - - Hop cone pellets kg
1210.20.0040 - - - Other kg
12.11 - Plants and parts of plants (including seeds and fruits), of a kind used primarily in p
1211.20 - - Ginseng roots:
1211.20.0020 - - - Cultivated kg
1211.20.0040 - - - Wild kg
1211.30.0000 - - Coca leaf kg
1211.40.0000 - - Poppy straw kg
1211.90 - - Other fresh or dried:
1211.90.9125 - - - Substances having anesthetic, prophylactic or therapeutic properties and principal kg
1211.90.9180 - - - Herbal teas or herbal infusions (single species, unmixed) kg
1211.90.9195 - - - Other kg
12.12 - Locust beans, seaweeds and other algae, sugar beet and sugar cane, fresh, chilled, fro
- - Seaweeds and other algae:
1212.21.0000 - - - Fit for human consumption kg
1212.29.0000 - - - Other kg
- - Other:
1212.91.0000 - - - Sugar beet t
1212.92.0000 - - - Locust beans (carob) kg
1212.93.0000 - - - Sugar cane t
1212.94.0000 - - - Chicory roots kg
1212.99 - - - Other:
- - - - Apricot, peach (including nectarine) or plum stones and kernels:
1212.99.2000 - - - - - Nectarine kg
1212.99.3000 - - - - - Other kg
1212.99.9200 - - - - Other kg
1213.00.0000 - Cereal straw and husks, unprepared, whether or not chopped, ground, pressed, or in the t
12.14 - Rutabagas (swedes), mangolds, fodder roots, hay, alfalfa (lucerne), clover, sainfoin,
1214.10 - - Alfalfa (lucerne) meal and pellets:
- - - Dehydrated:
1214.10.0010 - - - - Cubes t
1214.10.0015 - - - - Other t
- - - Other:
- - - - Sun-cured:
1214.10.0030 - - - - - Cubes t
1214.10.0050 - - - - - Other t
1214.10.0060 - - - - Other t
1214.90 - - Other:
- - - Hay:
1214.90.0010 - - - - Alfalfa, whether or not doubled compressed t
1214.90.0015 - - - - Other t
1214.90.0040 - - - Other t

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