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|Section XIII - Chapter 68|
|Articles of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos, Mica or Similar Materials|
|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);|
|(ij).||Articles of chapter 91 (for example, clocks and clock cases);|
|(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.|
|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.|
|Schedule B No. and Headings||Commodity Description||Unit of Quantity||Second Quantity|
|68||Articles of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos, Mica or Similar Materials|
|6801.00.0000||- Setts, curbstones and flagstones, of natural stone (except slate)||t|
|68.02||- 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):|
|6802.10.0000||- - 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:|
|6802.21.0000||- - - Marble, travertine and alabaster||t|
|6802.23.0000||- - - Granite||t|
|6802.29||- - - Other stone:|
|6802.29.1000||- - - - Calcareous stone, other than marble, travertine or alabaster||t|
|6802.29.9000||- - - - Other||t|
|- - Other:|
|6802.91.0000||- - - Marble, travertine and alabaster||t|
|6802.92.0000||- - - Other calcareous stone||t|
|6802.93.0000||- - - Granite||t|
|6802.99.0000||- - - Other stone||t|
|6803.00.0000||- Worked slate and articles of slate or of agglomerated slate||X|
|68.04||- 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:|
|6804.10.0000||- - Millstones and grindstones for milling, grinding or pulping||No.|
|- - Other millstones, grindstones, grinding wheels and the like:|
|6804.21.0000||- - - Of agglomerated synthetic or natural diamond||No.|
|6804.22.0000||- - - Of other agglomerated abrasives or of ceramics||X|
|6804.23.0000||- - - Of natural stone||No.|
|6804.30.0000||- - Hand sharpening or polishing stones||No.|
|68.05||- 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:|
|6805.10.0000||- - On a base of woven textile fabric only||kg|
|6805.20.0000||- - On a base of paper or paperboard only||kg|
|6805.30.0000||- - On a base of other materials||kg|
|68.06||- 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:|
|6806.10.0000||- - Slag wool, rock wool and similar mineral wools (including intermixtures thereof), in bulk, sheets or rolls||X|
|6806.20.0000||- - Exfoliated vermiculite, expanded clays, foamed slag and similar expanded mineral materials (including intermixtures thereof)||kg|
|6806.90||- - Other:|
|6806.90.0010||- - - Acoustical pads and boards||m2|
|6806.90.0050||- - - Other||X|
|68.07||- Articles of asphalt or of similar material (for example, petroleum bitumen or coal tar pitch):|
|6807.10.0000||- - In rolls||kg|
|6807.90||- - Other:|
|6807.90.0010||- - - Articles of a kind used for roofing or siding||kg|
|6807.90.0050||- - - Other||kg|
|6808.00.0000||- 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|
|68.09||- Articles of plaster or of compositions based on plaster:|
|- - Boards, sheets, panels, tiles and similar articles, not ornamented:|
|6809.11.0000||- - - Faced or reinforced with paper or paperboard only||kg|
|6809.19.0000||- - - Other||X|
|6809.90.0000||- - Other articles||X|
|68.10||- Articles of cement, of concrete or of artificial stone, whether or not reinforced:|
|- - Tiles, flagstones, bricks and similar articles:|
|6810.11.0000||- - - Building blocks and bricks||X|
|6810.19||- - - Other:|
|6810.19.1000||- - - - Floor and wall tiles||m2|
|6810.19.5000||- - - - Other||X|
|- - Other articles:|
|6810.91.0000||- - - Prefabricated structural components for building or civil engineering||X|
|6810.99.0000||- - - Other||X|
|68.11||- Articles of asbestos-cement, of cellulose fiber-cement or the like:|
|6811.40.0000||- - Containing asbestos||kg|
|- - Not containing asbestos:|
|6811.81.0000||- - - Corrugated sheets||kg|
|6811.82.0000||- - - Other sheets, panels, tiles and similar articles||kg|
|6811.89||- - - Other articles:|
|6811.89.1000||- - - - Tubes, pipes and tube or pipe fittings||kg|
|6811.89.9000||- - - - Other||kg|
|68.12||- 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 reinfor ced, other than goods of heading 6811 or 6813:|
|6812.80.0000||- - Of crocidolite||kg|
|- - Other:|
|6812.91.0000||- - - Clothing, clothing accessories, footwear and headgear||kg|
|6812.92.0000||- - - Paper, millboard and felt||X|
|6812.93.0000||- - - Compressed asbestos fiber jointing, in sheets or rolls||X|
|6812.99||- - - Other:|
|6812.99.0010||- - - - For use in civil aircraft||X|
|- - - - Other:|
|6812.99.0020||- - - - - Gaskets, packing and seals||kg|
|6812.99.0060||- - - - - Other||X|
|68.13||- 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:|
|6813.20.0000||- - Containing asbestos||X|
|- - Not containing asbestos:|
|6813.81.0000||- - - Brake linings and pads||X|
|6813.89.0000||- - - Other||X|
|68.14||- Worked mica and articles of mica, including agglomerated or reconstituted mica, whether or not on a support of paper, paperboard or other materials:|
|6814.10.0000||- - Plates, sheets and strips of agglomerated or reconstituted mica, whether or not on a support||kg|
|6814.90.0000||- - Other||kg|
|68.15||- Articles of stone or of other mineral substances (including carbon fibers, articles of carbon fibers and articles of peat), not elsewhere specified or included:|
|6815.10.0000||- - Nonelectrical articles of graphite or other carbon||X|
|6815.20.0000||- - Articles of peat||X|
|- - Other articles:|
|6815.91.0000||- - - Containing magnesite, dolomite or chromite||X|
|6815.99.0000||- - - Other||X|