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Section II - Chapter 9
Coffee, Tea, Maté and Spices
Notes
1. Mixtures of the products of headings 0904 to 0910 are to be classified as follows:
(a). Mixtures of two or more of the products of the same heading are to be classified in that heading;
(b). Mixtures of two or more of the products of different headings are to be classified in heading 0910.
The addition of other substances to the products of headings 0904 to 0910 or to the mixtures referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) above shall not affect their classification provided the resulting mixtures retain the essential character of the goods of those headings. Otherwise such mixtures are not classified in this chapter; those constituting mixed condiments or mixed seasonings are classified in heading 2103.
2. This chapter does not cover Cubeb pepper (Piper cubeba) or other products of heading 1211.
Statistical Notes
1. Except as otherwise indicated, the provisions in this chapter cover the named products whether whole or in crushed or powdered form.
2. Heading 0902 does not apply to certain plants or parts of plants (including seeds or fruits) put up for making "herbal teas" or herbal infusions (heading 0813, 0909, 1211 or 2106).
3. For purposes of this chapter, the expression "Certified organic" refers to a fresh or processed agricultural product that is certified to:
(a). The United States Department of Agriculture National Organic Program Regulation (7 CFR 205),
(b). The Canadian Organic Products Regulations (SOR/2006-338 COPR),
(c). The European Union (EU) Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007 and Commission Regulations (EC) No. 889/2008 and 1235/2008,
(d). The Japanese Agricultural Standard (JAS) for Organic Plants (Notification No. 1605 of 2005) and the JAS for Organic Processed Foods (Notification No. 1606 of 2005),
(e). The Republic of Korea Act on Promotion of Environmentally-Friendly Agriculture and Fisheries and Management of and Support for Organic Food, and its implementing regulations for processed foods, or
(f). The Swiss Ordinance on Organic Farming and the Labeling of Organically Produced Products and Foodstuffs (910.18) and Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER) Ordinance on Organic Farming of 22 September 1997 (910.181) and its regulations.

Schedule B No. and HeadingsCommodity DescriptionUnit of QuantitySecond Quantity
09 Coffee, Tea, Mate and Spices
0901 - Coffee, whether or not roasted or decaffeinated; coffee husks and skins; coffee substitutes containing coffee in any proportion:
- - Coffee, not roasted:
0901.11.0000 - - - Not decaffeinated kg
0901.12.0000 - - - Decaffeinated kg
- - Coffee, roasted:
0901.21 - - - Not decaffeinated:
0901.21.0010 - - - - Certified organic kg
0901.21.0050 - - - - Other kg
0901.22.0000 - - - Decaffeinated kg
0901.90 - - Other:
0901.90.1000 - - - Coffee husks and skins kg
0901.90.2000 - - - Coffee substitutes containing coffee kg
0902 - Tea, whether or not flavored:
0902.10.0000 - - Green tea (not fermented) in immediate packings of a content not exceeding 3 kg (6.61 lbs.) kg
0902.20.0000 - - Other green tea (not fermented) kg
0902.30.0000 - - Black tea (fermented) and partly fermented tea, in immediate packings of a content not exceeding 3 kg (6.61 lbs.) kg
0902.40.0000 - - Other black tea (fermented) and other partly fermented tea kg
0903.00.0000 - Mate kg
0904 - Pepper of the genus Piper; dried or crushed or ground fruits of the genus Capsicum (peppers) or of the genus Pimenta (e.g., allspice):
- - Pepper of the genus Piper (black and white):
0904.11.0000 - - - Neither crushed nor ground kg
0904.12.0000 - - - Crushed or ground kg
- - Fruits of the genus Capsicum (peppers) or of the genus Pimenta (e.g., allspice):
0904.21.0000 - - - Dried, neither crushed nor ground kg
0904.22.0000 - - - Crushed or ground kg
0905 - Vanilla:
0905.10.0000 - - Neither crushed nor ground kg
0905.20.0000 - - Crushed or ground kg
0906 - Cinnamon and cinnamon-tree flowers:
- - Neither crushed nor ground:
0906.11.0000 - - - Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume) kg
0906.19.0000 - - - Other kg
0906.20.0000 - - Crushed or ground kg
0907 - Cloves (whole fruit, cloves and stems):
0907.10.0000 - - Neither crushed nor ground kg
0907.20.0000 - - Crushed or ground kg
0908 - Nutmeg, mace and cardamoms:
- - Nutmeg:
0908.11.0000 - - - Neither crushed nor ground kg
0908.12.0000 - - - Crushed or ground kg
- - Mace:
0908.21.0000 - - - Neither crushed nor ground kg
0908.22.0000 - - - Crushed or ground kg
- - Cardamoms:
0908.31.0000 - - - Neither crushed nor ground kg
0908.32.0000 - - - Crushed or ground kg
0909 - Seeds of anise, badian, fennel, coriander, cumin or caraway; juniper berries:
- - Seeds of coriander
0909.21.0000 - - - Neither crushed nor ground kg
0909.22.0000 - - - Crushed or ground kg
- - Seeds of cumin
0909.31.0000 - - - Neither crushed nor ground kg
0909.32.0000 - - - Crushed or ground kg
- - Seeds of anise, badian, caraway or fennel; juniper berries:
0909.61.0000 - - - Neither crushed nor ground kg
0909.62.0000 - - - Crushed or ground kg
0910 - Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices:
- - Ginger
0910.11.0000 - - - Neither crushed nor ground kg
0910.12.0000 - - - Crushed or ground kg
0910.20.0000 - - Saffron kg
0910.30.0000 - - Turmeric (curcuma) kg
- - Other spices:
0910.91.0000 - - - Mixtures referred to in note 1(b) to this chapter kg
0910.99 - - - Other:
0910.99.0550 - - - - Thyme; bay leaves kg
0910.99.1000 - - - - Curry kg
0910.99.7000 - - - - Other kg

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