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Section XX - Chapter 96
Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles
Notes
1. This chapter does not cover:
(a). Pencils for cosmetic or toilet uses (chapter 33);
(b). Articles of chapter 66 (for example, parts of umbrellas or walking-sticks);
(c). Imitation jewelry (heading 7117);
(d). Parts of general use, as defined in note 2 to section XV, of base metal (section XV), or similar goods of plastics (chapter 39);
(e). Cutlery or other articles of chapter 82 with handles or other parts of carving or molding materials; heading 9601 or 9602 applies, however, to separately exported handles or other parts of such articles;
(f). Articles of chapter 90 (for example, spectacle frames (heading 9003), mathematical drawing pens (heading 9017), brushes of a kind specialized for use in dentistry or for medical, surgical or veterinary purposes (heading 9018);
(g). Articles of chapter 91 (for example, clock or watch cases);
(h). Musical instruments or parts or accessories thereof (chapter 92);
(ij). Articles of chapter 93 (arms and parts thereof);
(k). Articles of chapter 94 (for example, furniture, lamps and lighting fittings);
(l). Articles of chapter 95 (toys, games, sports equipment);
(m). Works of art, collectors' pieces or antiques (chapter 97).
2. In heading 9602 the expression "vegetable or mineral carving material" means:
(a). Hard seeds, pips, hulls and nuts and similar vegetable materials of a kind used for carving (for example, corozo and dom);
(b). Amber, meerschaum, agglomerated amber and agglomerated meerschaum, jet and mineral substitutes for jet.
3. In heading 9603 the expression "prepared knots and tufts for broom or brush making" applies only to unmounted knots and tufts of animal hair, vegetable fiber or other material, which are ready for incorporation without division in brooms or brushes, or whi ch require only such further minor processes as trimming to shape at the top, to render them ready for such incorporation.
4. Articles of this chapter, other than those of headings 9601 to 9606 and 9615, remain classified in the chapter whether or not composed wholly or partly of precious metal or metal clad with precious metal, of natural or cultured pearls, or precious or semip recious stones (natural, synthetic or reconstructed). However, headings 9601 to 9606 and 9615 include articles in which natural or cultured pearls, precious or semiprecious stones (natural, synthetic or reconstructed), precious metal or metal clad with pre cious metal constitute only minor constituents.

Schedule B No. and Headings Commodity Description Unit of Quantity Second Quantity
96 Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles
96.01 - Worked ivory, bone, tortoise-shell, horn, antlers, coral, mother- of-pearl and other animal carving material, and articles of these materials (including articles obtained by molding):
9601.10.0000 - - Worked ivory and articles of ivory X
9601.90.0000 - - Other X
96.02 - Worked vegetable or mineral carving material and articles of these materials; molded or carved articles of wax, of stearin, of natural gums or natural resins, of modeling pastes, and other molded or carved articles, not elsewhere specified or included; w orked, unhardened gelatin (except gelatin of heading 3503) and articles of unhardened gelatin:
9602.00.1040 - - Unfilled gelatin capsules Thsnds
9602.00.4000 - - Molded or carved articles of wax X
9602.00.6000 - - Other X
96.03 - Brooms, brushes (including brushes constituting parts of machines, appliances or vehicles), hand-operated mechanical floor sweepers, not motorized, mops and feather dusters; prepared knots and tufts for broom or brush making; paint pads and rollers; sque egees (other than roller squeegees):
9603.10.0000 - - Brooms and brushes, consisting of twigs or other vegetable materials bound together, with or without handles Doz.
- - Toothbrushes, shaving brushes, hairbrushes, nail brushes, eyelash brushes and other toilet brushes for use on the person, including such brushes constituting parts of appliances:
9603.21.0000 - - - Tooth brushes, including dental-plate brushes No.
9603.29.0000 - - - Other No.
9603.30.0000 - - Artists' brushes, writing brushes and similar brushes for the application of cosmetics No.
9603.40 - - Paint, distemper, varnish or similar brushes (other than brushes of subheading 9603.30); paint pads and rollers:
9603.40.2000 - - - Paint rollers No.
- - - Other:
9603.40.4020 - - - - Paint pads No.
9603.40.4050 - - - - Other No.
9603.50.0000 - - Other brushes constituting parts of machines, appliances or vehicles No.
9603.90.0000 - - Other No.
9604.00.0000 - Hand sieves and hand riddles X
9605.00.0000 - Travel sets for personal toilet, sewing or shoe or clothes cleaning (other than manicure and pedicure sets of heading 8214) X
96.06 - Buttons, press-fasteners, snap-fasteners and press-studs, button molds and other parts of these articles; button blanks:
9606.10.0000 - - Press-fasteners, snap-fasteners and press-studs and parts therefor X
- - Buttons:
9606.21.0000 - - - Of plastics, not covered with textile material Gross
9606.22.0000 - - - Of base metal, not covered with textile material Gross
9606.29.0000 - - - Other Gross
9606.30.0000 - - Button molds and other parts of buttons; button blanks X
96.07 - Slide fasteners and parts thereof:
- - Slide fasteners:
9607.11.0000 - - - Fitted with chain scoops of base metal No.
9607.19.0000 - - - Other No.
9607.20.0000 - - Parts X
96.08 - Ball point pens; felt tipped and other porous-tipped pens and markers; fountain pens, stylograph pens and other pens; duplicating stylos; propelling or sliding pencils (for example, mechanical pencils); pen-holders, pencil-holders and similar holders; pa rts (including caps and clips) of the foregoing articles, other than those of heading 9609:
9608.10.0000 - - Ball point pens Gross
9608.20.0000 - - Felt tipped and other porous-tipped pens and markers Gross
9608.30 - - Fountain pens, stylograph pens and other pens:
9608.30.0031 - - - India ink drawing pens No.
9608.30.0039 - - - Other No.
9608.40 - - Propelling or sliding pencils (for example, mechanical pencils):
9608.40.4000 - - - With a mechanical action for extending, or for extending and retracting, the lead Gross
9608.40.8000 - - - Other Gross
9608.50.0000 - - Sets of articles from two or more of the subheadings 9608.10, 9608.20, 9608.31, 9608.39 or 9608.40 No.
9608.60.0000 - - Refills for ball point pens, comprising the ball point and ink reservoir No.
- - Other:
9608.91.0000 - - - Pen nibs and nib points Gross
9608.99.0000 - - - Other X
96.09 - Pencils (other than those pencils of heading 9608), crayons, pencil leads, pastels, drawing charcoals, writing or drawing chalks and tailors' chalks:
9609.10.0000 - - Pencils and crayons, with leads encased in a rigid sheath Gross
9609.20.0000 - - Pencil leads, black or colored Gross
9609.90.0000 - - Other Gross
9610.00.0000 - Slates and boards, with writing or drawing surfaces, whether or not framed X
9611.00.0000 - Date, sealing or numbering stamps, and the like (including devices for printing or embossing labels), designed for operating in the hand; hand-operated composing sticks and hand printing sets incorporating such composing sticks X
96.12 - Typewriter or similar ribbons, inked or otherwise prepared for giving impressions, whether or not on spools or in cartridges; ink pads, whether or not inked, with or without boxes:
- - Ribbons:
9612.10.1000 - - - Measuring less than 30 mm in width, permanently put up in plastic or metal cartridges (whether or not containing spools) of a kind used in typewriters, automatic data processing or other machines Doz. kg
9612.10.9000 - - - Other Doz. kg
9612.20.0000 - - Ink-pads X
96.13 - Cigarette lighters and other lighters, whether or not mechanical or electrical, and parts thereof other than flints and wicks:
9613.10.0000 - - Pocket lighters, gas fueled, nonrefillable No.
9613.20.0000 - - Pocket lighters, gas fueled, refillable No.
9613.80 - - Other lighters:
9613.80.1010 - - - Table lighters No.
9613.80.1090 - - - Other No.
9613.90.0000 - - Parts X
96.14 - Smoking pipes (including pipe bowls) and cigar or cigarette holders, and parts thereof:
- - Pipes and pipe bowls:
9614.00.2100 - - - Roughly shaped blocks of wood or root, for the manufacture of pipes Gross
9614.00.3000 - - - Other No.
- - Other:
9614.00.9400 - - - Of metal X
9614.00.9800 - - - Other X
96.15 - Combs, hair-slides and the like; hairpins, curling pins, curling grips, hair-curlers and the like, other than those of heading 8516, and parts thereof:
- - Combs, hair-slides and the like:
9615.11.0000 - - - Of hard rubber or plastics X
9615.19.0000 - - - Other X
9615.90 - - Other:
9615.90.2000 - - - Nonthermic, nonornamental devices for curling the hair X
9615.90.7000 - - - Other X
96.16 - Scent sprayers and similar toilet sprayers, and mounts and heads therefor; powder-puffs and pads for the application of cosmetics or toilet preparations:
9616.10.0000 - - Scent sprayers and similar toilet sprayers, and mounts and heads therefor X
9616.20.0000 - - Powder puffs and pads for the application of cosmetics or toilet preparations kg
96.17 - Vacuum flasks and other vacuum vessels, complete with cases; parts thereof other than glass inners:
9617.00.2000 - - Flasks and other vessels No.
9617.00.6000 - - Parts X
9618.00.0000 - Tailors' dummies and other mannequins; automatons and other animated displays used for shop window dressing X
9619.00 - Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, diapers and diaper liners for babies and similar articles, of any material:
9619.00.1100 - - Of paper pulp kg
- - Of paper, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibers:
9619.00.1510 - - - Sanitary napkins and tampons kg
9619.00.1530 - - - Diapers and diaper liners kg
9619.00.1560 - - - Other kg
9619.00.2000 - - Of textile wadding kg
9619.00.8000 - - Other X

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