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|Section XI - Chapter 56|
|Wadding, Felt and Nonwovens; Special Yarns; Twine, Cordage, Ropes and Cables and Articles Thereof|
|1.||This chapter does not cover:|
|(a).||Wadding, felt or nonwovens, impregnated, coated or covered with substances or preparations (for example, perfumes or cosmetics of chapter 33, soaps or detergents of heading 3401, polishes, creams or similar preparations of heading 3405, fabric softeners of heading 3809) where the textile material is present merely as a carrying medium;|
|(b).||Textile products of heading 5811;|
|(c).||Natural or artificial abrasive powder or grain, on a backing of felt or nonwovens (heading 6805);|
|(d).||Agglomerated or reconstituted mica, on a backing of felt or nonwovens (heading 6814);|
|(e).||Metal foil on a backing of felt or nonwovens (generally section XIV or XV); or|
|(f).||Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins and napkin liners for babies and similar articles of heading 9619.|
|2.||The term "felt" includes needleloom felt and fabrics consisting of a web of textile fibers, the cohesion of which has been enhanced by a stitch-bonding process using fibers from the web itself.|
|3.||Headings 5602 and 5603 cover respectively felt and nonwovens, impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with plastics or rubber whatever the nature of these materials (compact or cellular). |
Heading 5603 also includes nonwovens in which plastics or rubber forms the bonding substance.Heading 5602 and 5603 do not, however, cover:
|(a).||Felt impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with plastics or rubber, containing 50 percent or less by weight of textile material or felt completely embedded in plastics or rubber (chapter 39 or 40);|
|(b).||Nonwovens, either completely embedded in plastics or rubber, or entirely coated or covered on both sides with such materials, provided that such coating or covering can be seen with the naked eye with no account being taken of any resulting change of color (chapter 39 or 40); or|
|(c).||Plates, sheets or strips of cellular plastics or cellular rubber combined with felt or nonwovens, where the textile materials is present merely for reinforcing purposes (chapter 39 or 40).|
|4.||Heading 5604 does not cover textile yarn, or strip or the like of heading 5404 or 5405, in which the impregnation, coating or covering cannot be seen with the naked eye (usually chapters 50 to 55); for the purpose of this provision, no account should be ta ken of any resulting change of color.|
|1.||Heading 5607 does not cover twine, cordage, rope or cables, of metal (section XV).|
|Schedule B No. and Headings||Commodity Description||Unit of Quantity||Second Quantity|
|56||Wadding, Felt and Nonwovens; Special Yarns; Twine, Cordage, Ropes and Cables and Articles Thereof|
|56.01||- Wadding of textile materials and articles thereof; textile fibers, not exceeding 5 mm (0.197 inch) in length (flock), textile dust and mill neps:|
|- - Wadding; other articles of wadding:|
|5601.21.0000||- - - Of cotton||kg|
|5601.22.0000||- - - Of manmade fibers||kg|
|5601.29.0000||- - - Other||kg|
|5601.30.0000||- - Textile flock and dust and mill neps||kg|
|56.02||- Felt, whether or not impregnated, coated, covered or laminated:|
|5602.10.0000||- - Needleloom felt and stitch-bonded fiber fabrics||kg|
|- - Other felt, not impregnated, coated, covered or laminated:|
|5602.21.0000||- - - Of wool or fine animal hair||kg|
|5602.29.0000||- - - Of other textile materials||kg|
|5602.90||- - Other:|
|5602.90.3000||- - - Laminated fabrics||kg|
|- - - Other:|
|5602.90.6000||- - - - Of manmade fibers||kg|
|5602.90.9000||- - - - Other||kg|
|56.03||- Nonwovens, whether or not impregnated, coated, covered or laminated:|
|- - Of manmade filaments:|
|5603.11.0000||- - - Weighing not more than 25 g/m2||kg|
|5603.12.0000||- - - Weighing more than 25 g/m2 but not more than 70 g/m2||kg|
|5603.13.0000||- - - Weighing more than 70 g/m2 but not more than 150 g/m2||kg|
|5603.14.0000||- - - Weighing more than 150 g/m2||kg|
|- - Other:|
|5603.91.0000||- - - Weighing not more than 25 g/m2||kg|
|5603.92.0000||- - - Weighing more than 25 g/m2 but not more than 70 g/m2||kg|
|5603.93.0000||- - - Weighing more than 70 g/m2 but not more than 150 g/m2||kg|
|5603.94||- - - Weighing more than 150 g/m2:|
|5603.94.1000||- - - - Floor covering underlays||m2||kg|
|5603.94.3500||- - - - Other||kg|
|56.04||- Rubber thread and cord, textile covered; textile yarn, and strip and the like of heading 5404 or 5405, impregnated, coated, covered or sheathed with rubber or plastics:|
|5604.10.0000||- - Rubber thread and cord, textile covered||kg|
|5604.90||- - Other:|
|5604.90.2000||- - - High tenacity yarn of polyesters, of nylon or other polyamides or of viscose rayon, impregnated or coated||kg|
|5604.90.9000||- - - Other||kg|
|5605.00.0000||- Metallized yarn, whether or not gimped, being textile yarn, or strip or the like of heading 5404 or 5405, combined with metal in the form of thread, strip or powder or covered with metal||kg|
|5606.00.0000||- Gimped yarn and strip and the like of heading 5404 or 5405, gimped (other than those of heading 5605 and gimped horsehair yarn); chenille yarn (including flock chenille yarn); loop wale-yarn||kg|
|56.07||- Twine, cordage, ropes and cables, whether or not plaited or braided and whether or not impregnated, coated, covered or sheathed with rubber or plastics:|
|- - Of sisal or other textile fibers of the genus Agave:|
|5607.21.0000||- - - Binder or baler twine||kg|
|5607.29.0000||- - - Other||kg|
|- - Of polyethylene or polypropylene:|
|5607.41.0000||- - - Binder or baler twine||kg|
|5607.49.0000||- - - Other||kg|
|5607.50.0000||- - Of other synthetic fibers||kg|
|5607.90||- - Other:|
|5607.90.1500||- - - Of jute or other textile bast fibers of heading 5303||kg|
|5607.90.3000||- - - Of abaca (manila hemp or musa textilis nee) or other hard (leaf) fibers||kg|
|5607.90.8000||- - - Other||kg|
|56.08||- Knotted netting of twine, cordage or rope; made-up fishing nets and other made-up nets, of textile materials:|
|- - Of manmade textile materials:|
|5608.11.0000||- - - Made-up fishing nets||kg|
|5608.19.0000||- - - Other||kg|
|5608.90.0000||- - Other||kg|
|5609.00.0000||- Articles of yarn, strip or the like of heading 5404 or 5405, twine, cordage, rope or cables, not elsewhere specified or included||kg|