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2011 Schedule B - Chapter 31

Section VI - Chapter 31

Fertilizers

Notes

1.  This chapter does not cover:

  (a). Animal blood of heading 0511;

  (b). Separate chemically defined compounds (other than those answering to the
        descriptions in notes 2(a), 3(a), 4(a), or 5 below); or

  (c). Cultured potassium chloride crystals (other than optical elements) weighing not less
        than 2.5 g each, of heading 3824; optical elements of potassium chloride, of heading
        9001.

2.  Heading 3102 applies only to the following goods, provided that they are not put up in the
     forms or packages described in heading 3105:

  (a). Goods which answer to one or other of the descriptions given below:

     (i).    Sodium nitrate, whether or not pure;

     (ii).   Ammonium nitrate, whether or not pure;

     (iii).  Double salts, whether or not pure, of ammonium sulfate and ammonium
              nitrate;

     (iv).   Ammonium sulfate, whether or not pure;

     (v).    Double salts (whether or not pure) or mixtures of calcium nitrate and
              ammonium nitrate;

     (vi).   Double salts (whether or not pure) or mixtures of calcium nitrate and
              magnesium nitrate;

     (vii).  Calcium cyanamide, whether or not pure or treated with oil;

     (viii). Urea, whether or not pure.

  (b). Fertilizers consisting of any of the goods described in 2(a) above mixed together.

  (c). Fertilizers consisting of ammonium chloride or of any of the goods described in 2(a)
        or 2(b) above mixed with chalk, gypsum or other inorganic nonfertilizing substances.

  (d). Liquid fertilizers consisting of the goods of subparagraph 2(a) (iii) or 2(a) (viii) or of
        mixtures of those goods, in an aqueous or ammoniacal solution.

3.  Heading 3103 applies only to the following goods, provided that they are not put up in the
     forms or packages described in heading 3105:

  (a). Goods which answer to one or other of the descriptions given below:

       (i).   Basic slag;

       (ii).  Natural phosphates of heading 2510, calcined or further heat-treated than for
               the removal of impurities;

       (iii). Superphosphates (single, double or triple);

       (iv).  Calcium hydrogenorthophosphate containing not less than 0.2 percent by
               weight of fluorine calculated on the dry anhydrous product.

  (b). Fertilizers consisting of any of the goods described in 3(a) above, mixed together,
        but with no account being taken of the fluorine content limit.

  (c). Fertilizers consisting of any of the goods described in 3(a) or 3(b) above, but with no
        account being taken of the fluorine content limit, mixed with chalk, gypsum or other
        inorganic nonfertilizing substances.

4.  Heading 3104 applies only to the following goods, provided that they are not put up in the
     forms or packages described in heading 3105:

  (a). Goods which answer to one or other of the descriptions given below:

       (i).   Crude natural potassium salts (for example, carnallite, kainite and sylvite);

       (ii).  Potassium chloride, whether or not pure, except as provided in note (c) above;

       (iii). Potassium sulfate, whether or not pure;

       (iv).  Magnesium potassium sulfate, whether or not pure.

  (b). Fertilizers consisting of any of the goods described in 4(a) above mixed together.

5.  Ammonium dihydrogenorthophosphate (monoammonium phosphate) and diammonium
     hydrogenorthophosphate (diammonium phosphate), whether or not pure, and intermixtures
     thereof, are to be classified in heading 3105.

6.  For the purpose of heading 3105, the term "other fertilizers" applies only to products of a
     kind used as fertilizers and containing, as an essential constituent, at least one of the
     fertilizing elements nitrogen, phosphorus or potassium.

3101000000  Animal or vegetable fertilizers, whether or not mixed together or
              chemically treated; fertilizers produced by the mixing or
              chemical treatment of animal or vegetable products t
3102        Mineral or chemical fertilizers, nitrogenous:
3102100000    Urea, whether or not in aqueous solution. . .t
               Ammonium sulfate; double salts and mixtures of ammonium
                sulfate and ammonium nitrate:
3102210000       Ammonium sulfate . . . . . . . . . . . . .t
3102290000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .t
3102300000    Ammonium nitrate, whether or not in aqueous solution t
3102400000    Mixtures of ammonium nitrate with calcium carbonate or
                other inorganic nonfertilizing substances . .t
3102500000    Sodium nitrate  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .t
3102600000    Double salts and mixtures of calcium nitrate and ammonium
                nitrate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .t
3102800000    Mixtures of urea and ammonium nitrate in aqueous or
                ammoniacal solution . . . . . . . . . . . . .t
3102900100    Other, including mixtures not specified in the foregoing
                subheadings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .t
3103        Mineral or chemical fertilizers, phosphatic:
310310        Superphosphates:
3103100010       Normal and enriched superphosphates, less than 40
                   percent available phosphorus pentoxide (P205)
                   equivalent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .t
3103100020       Concentrated superphosphates, 40 percent or more
                   available phosphorus pentoxide (P2O5) equivalent t
3103900100    Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .t
3104        Mineral or chemical fertilizers, potassic:
3104200000    Potassium chloride  . . . . . . . . . . . . .t
3104300000    Potassium sulfate . . . . . . . . . . . . . .t
3104900100    Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .t
3105        Mineral or chemical fertilizers containing two or three of the
              fertilizing elements nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium;
              other fertilizers; goods of this chapter in tablets or similar
              forms or in packages of a gross weight not exceeding 10 kg
              (22 lbs.):
3105100000    Products of this chapter in tablets or similar forms or in
                packages of a gross weight not exceeding 10 kg (22 lbs.) kg
3105200000    Mineral or chemical fertilizers containing the three fertilizing
                elements nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium .t
3105300000    Diammonium hydrogenorthophosphate (diammonium
                phosphate)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .t
3105400000    Ammonium dihydrogenorthophosphate (monoammonium
                phosphate) and mixtures thereof with diammonium
                hydrogenorthophosphate (diammonium phosphate) t
                Other mineral or chemical fertilizers containing the two
                fertilizing elements nitrogen and phosphorus:
3105510000       Containing nitrates and phosphates . . . .t
3105590000       Other  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .t
3105600000    Mineral or chemical fertilizers containing the two fertilizing
                elements phosphorus and potassium . . . . . .t
3105900000    Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .t

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Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Location: MAIN: REFERENCE:CODES: SCHEDULE B 2009
Created: 22 December 2008
Last modified: 13 July 2011 at 08:39:37 AM