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Section XV - Chapter 79
Zinc and Articles Thereof
Note
1. In this chapter the following expressions have the meanings hereby assigned to them:
(a). Bars and rods
Rolled, extruded, drawn or forged products, not in coils, which have a uniform solid cross section along their whole length in the shape of circles, ovals, rectangles (including squares), equilateral triangles or regular convex polygons (including "flatte
(b). Profiles
Rolled, extruded, drawn, forged or formed products, coiled or not, of a uniform cross section along their whole length, which do not conform to any of the definitions of bars, rods, wire, plates, sheets, strip, foil, tubes or pipes. The expression also co
(c). Wire
Rolled, extruded or drawn products, in coils, which have a uniform solid cross section along their whole length in the shape of circles, ovals, rectangles (including squares), equilateral triangles or regular convex polygons (including "flattened circles"
(d). Plates, sheets, strip and foil
Flat-surfaced products (other than the unwrought products of heading 7901), coiled or not, of solid rectangular (other than square) cross section with or without rounded corners (including "modified rectangles" of which two opposite sides are convex arcs,
- of rectangular (including square) shape with a thickness not exceeding one-tenth of the width,
- of a shape other than rectangular or square, of any size, provided that they do not assume the character of articles or products of other headings.
Heading 7905 applies, inter alia , to plates, sheets, strip and foil with patterns (for example, grooves, ribs, checkers, tears, buttons, lozenges) and to such products which have been perforated, corrugated, polished or coated, provided that they do not
(e). Tubes and pipes
Hollow products, coiled or not, which have a uniform cross section with only one enclosed void along their whole length in the shape of circles, ovals, rectangles (including squares), equilateral triangles or regular convex polygons, and which have a unif
Subheading Note
1. In this chapter the expressions have the meanings hereby assigned to them:
(a). Zinc, not alloyed
Metal containing by weight at least 97.5 percent of zinc.
(b). Zinc alloys
Metallic substances in which zinc predominates by weight over each of the other elements, provided that the total content by weight of such other elements exceeds 2.5 percent.
(c). Zinc dust
Dust obtained by condensation of zinc vapor, consisting of spherical particles which are finer than zinc powders. At least 80 percent by weight of the particles pass through a sieve with 63 micrometers (microns) mesh. It must contain at least 85 percent b

Schedule B No. and HeadingsCommodity DescriptionUnit of QuantitySecond Quantity
79 Zinc and Articles Thereof
7901 - Unwrought zinc:
- - Zinc, not alloyed:
7901.11.0000 - - - Containing by weight 99.99 percent or more of zinc kg
7901.12.0000 - - - Containing by weight less than 99.99 percent of zinc kg
7901.20.0000 - - Zinc alloys kg
7902.00.0000 - Zinc waste and scrap kg
7903 - Zinc dust, powders and flakes:
7903.10.0000 - - Zinc dust kg
7903.90.0000 - - Other kg
7904.00.0000 - Zinc bars, rods, profiles and wire kg
7905.00.0000 - Zinc plates, sheets, strip and foil kg
7907 - Other articles of zinc:
7907.00.1000 - - Articles of a type used for household, table or kitchen use; toilet and sanitary wares; all the foregoing and parts thereof of zinc kg
7907.00.2000 - - Zinc tubes, pipes and tube or pipe fittings (for example, couplings, elbows, sleeves) kg
7907.00.6000 - - Other kg

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