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1233.0 - Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification (AHECC), Jan 2006  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/06/2003   
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3001Glands and other organs for organo-therapeutic uses, dried, whether or not powdered; extracts of glands or other organs or of their secretions for organo-therapeutic uses; heparin and its salts; other human or animal substances prepared for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, not elsewhere specified or included

3002Human blood; animal blood prepared for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera and other blood fractions and modified immunological products, whether or not obtained by means of biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms (excluding yeasts) and similar products

3003Medicaments (excluding goods of 3002, 3005 or 3006) consisting of two or more constituents which have been mixed together for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, not put up in measured doses or in forms or packings for retail sale

3004Medicaments (excluding goods of 3002, 3005 or 3006) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packings for retail sale

3005Wadding, gauze, bandages and similar articles (for example, dressings, adhesive plasters, poultices), impregnated or coated with pharmaceutical substances or put up in forms or packings for retail sale for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary purposes

3006Pharmaceutical goods specified in Note 4 to this Chapter



NOTES

1. This Chapter does not cover:
    (a) Foods or beverages (such as dietetic, diabetic or fortified foods, food supplements, tonic beveragesand mineral waters), other than nutritional preparations for intravenous administration (Section 04);
    (b) Plasters specially calcined or finely ground for use in dentistry (2520);
    (c) Aqueous distillates or aqueous solutions of essential oils, suitable for medicinal uses (3301);
    (d) Preparations of 3303 to 3307, even if they have therapeutic or prophylactic properties;
    (e) Soap or other products of 3401 containing added medicaments;
    (f) Preparations with a basis of plaster for use in dentistry (3407); or
    (g) Blood albumin not prepared for therapeutic or prophylactic uses (3502).


2. For the purposes of 3002, "modified immunological products" applies only to monoclonal antibodies (MABs), antibody fragments, antibody conjugates and antibody fragment conjugates.


3. For the purposes of 3003 and 3004 and of Note 4(d) to this Chapter, the following are to be treated:
    (a) As unmixed products:
      (1) Unmixed products dissolved in water;
      (2) All goods of Chapter 28 or 29; and
      (3) Simple vegetable extracts of 1302, merely standardised or dissolved in any solvent;
    (b) As products which have been mixed:
      (1) Colloidal solutions and suspensions (other than colloidal sulphur);
      (2) Vegetable extracts obtained by the treatment of mixtures of vegetable materials; and
      (3) Salts and concentrates obtained by evaporating natural mineral waters.


4. 3006 applies only to the following, which are to be classified in that heading and in no other heading of this Classification:
    (a) Sterile surgical catgut, similar sterile suture materials and sterile tissue adhesives for surgical wound closure;
    (b) Sterile laminaria and sterile laminaria tents;
    (c) Sterile absorbable surgical or dental haemostatics;
    (d) Opacifying preparations for X-ray examinations and diagnostic reagents designed to be administered to the patient, being unmixed products put up in measured doses or products consisting of two or more ingredients which have been mixed together for such uses;
    (e) Blood-grouping reagents;
    (f) Dental cements and other dental fillings; bone reconstruction cements;
    (g) First-aid boxes and kits;
    (h) Chemical contraceptive preparations based on hormones, on other products of 2937 or on spermicides;
    (ij) Gel preparations designed to be used in human or veterinary medicine as a lubricant for parts of the body for surgical operations or physical examinations or as a coupling agent between the body and medical instruments; and
    (k) Waste pharmaceuticals, that is, pharmaceutical products which are unfit for their original intended purpose due to, for example, expiry of shelf life.
      SECTION 06 - PRODUCTS OF THE CHEMICAL OR ALLIED INDUSTRIES
      CHAPTER 30 - PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS
NOTE: For goods exempt from Export Entry, refer to Explanatory Notes, 1.5 Instructions for Completing an Export Entry.



Heading no
HS
code
Export Statistical
Item
Unit of quantity
    Description

3001
    GLANDS AND OTHER ORGANS FOR ORGANO-THERAPEUTIC USES, DRIED, WHETHER OR NOT POWDERED; EXTRACTS OF GLANDS OR OTHER ORGANS OR OF THEIR SECRETIONS FOR ORGANO-THERAPEUTIC USES; HERAPIN AND ITS SALTS; OTHER HUMAN OR ANIMAL SUBSTANCES PREPARED FOR THERAPEUTIC OR PROPHYLACTIC USES, NOT ELSEWHERE SPECIFIED OR INCLUDED:
3001.10
    3001.10.01
    KG
    - Glands and other organs, dried, whether or not powdered
3001.20
    3001.20.02
    KG
    - Extracts of glands or other organs or of their secretions
3001.90
    3001.90.03
    KG
    - Other
3002
    HUMAN BLOOD; ANIMAL BLOOD PREPARED FOR THERAPEUTIC, PROPHYLACTIC OR DIAGNOSTIC USES; ANTISERA AND OTHER BLOOD FRACTIONS AND MODIFIED IMMUNOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, WHETHER OR NOT OBTAINED BY MEANS OF BIOTECHNOLOGICAL PROCESSES; VACCINES, TOXINS, CULTURES OF MICRO-ORGANISMS (EXCLUDING YEASTS) AND SIMILAR PRODUCTS:
3002.10
    3002.10.04
    KG
    - Antisera and other blood fractions and modified immunological products, whether or not obtained by means of biotechnological processes
3002.20
    3002.20.05
    KG
    - Vaccines for human medicine
3002.30
    3002.30.06
    KG
    - Vaccines for veterinary medicine
3002.90
    - Other:
3002.90
3002.90
3002.90
    3002.90.20
    3002.90.30
    3002.90.95
    KG
    KG
    KG
    -- Saxitoxin (CAS 35523-89-8) and salts thereof
    -- Ricin (CAS 9009-86-3) and derivatives thereof
    -- Other
3003
    MEDICAMENTS (EXCLUDING GOODS OF 3002, 3005 OR 3006) CONSISTING OF TWO OR MORE CONSTITUENTS WHICH HAVE BEEN MIXED TOGETHER FOR THERAPEUTIC OR PROPHYLACTIC USES, NOT PUT UP IN MEASURED DOSES OR IN FORMS OR PACKINGS FOR RETAIL SALE:
3003.10
    3003.10.08
    KG
    - Containing penicillins or derivatives thereof, with a penicillanic acid structure, or streptomycins or their derivatives
3003.20
    - Containing other antibiotics:
    3003.20.09
    3003.20.98
    KG
    KG
    -- Preparations for veterinary use only
    -- Other
3003.3
    - Containing hormones or other products of 2937 but not containing antibiotics:
3003.31
    3003.31.20
    KG
    -- Containing insulin
3003.39
    3003.39.21
    KG
    -- Other
3003.40
    3003.40.10
    KG
    - Containing alkaloids or derivatives thereof but not containing hormones or other products of 2937 or antibiotics
3003.90
    - Other:
    3003.90.11
    3003.90.92
    KG
    KG
    -- For veterinary use only
    -- Other
3004
    MEDICAMENTS (EXCLUDING GOODS OF 3002, 3005 OR 3006) CONSISTING OF MIXED OR UNMIXED PRODUCTS FOR THERAPEUTIC OR PROPHYLACTIC USES, PUT UP IN MEASURED DOSES (INCLUDING THOSE IN THE FORM OF TRANSDERMAL ADMINISTRATION SYSTEMS) OR IN FORMS OR PACKINGS FOR RETAIL SALE:
3004.10
    3004.10.12
    KG
    - Containing penicillins or derivatives thereof, with a penicillanic acid structure, or streptomycins or their derivatives
3004.20
    3004.20.13
    KG
    - Containing other antibiotics
3004.3
    - Containing hormones or other products of 2937 but not containing antibiotics:
3004.31
    3004.31.14
    KG
    -- Containing insulin
3004.32
    3004.32.15
    KG
    -- Containing adrenal corticosteroid hormones, their derivatives and structural analogues
3004.39
    3004.39.16
    KG
    -- Other
3004.40
    3004.40.17
    KG
    - Containing alkaloids or derivatives thereof but not containing hormones, other products of 2937 or antibiotics
3004.50
    3004.50.18
    KG
    - Other medicaments containing vitamins or other products of 2936
3004.90
    3004.90.25
    KG
    - Other
3005
    WADDING, GAUZE, BANDAGES AND SIMILAR ARTICLES (FOR EXAMPLE, DRESSINGS, ADHESIVE PLASTERS, POULTICES), IMPREGNATED OR COATED WITH PHARMACEUTICAL SUBSTANCES OR PUT UP IN FORMS OR PACKINGS FOR RETAIL SALE FOR MEDICAL, SURGICAL, DENTAL OR VETERINARY PURPOSES:
3005.10
    3005.10.30
    KG
    - Adhesive dressings and other articles having an adhesive layer
3005.90
    3005.90.91
    KG
    - Other
3006
    PHARMACEUTICAL GOODS SPECIFIED IN NOTE 4 TO THIS CHAPTER:
3006.10
    - Sterile surgical catgut, similar sterile suture materials and sterile tissue adhesives for surgical wound closure; sterile laminaria and sterile laminaria tents; sterile absorbable surgical or dental haemostatics:
    3006.10.15
    3006.10.91
    KG
    KG
    -- Surgical sutures
    -- Other
3006.20
    3006.20.01
    NR
    - Blood-grouping reagents
3006.30
    3006.30.25
    NR
    - Opacifying preparations for X-ray examinations; diagnostic reagents designed to be administered to the patient
3006.40
    3006.40.35
    KG
    - Dental cements and other dental fillings; bone reconstruction cements
3006.50
    3006.50.45
    NO
    - First-aid boxes and kits
3006.60
    3006.60.55
    NR
    - Chemical contraceptive preparations based on hormones, on other products of 2937 or on spermicides
3006.70
    3006.70.00
    NR
    - Gel preparations designed to be used in human or veterinary medicine as a lubricant for parts of the body for surgical operations or physical examinations or as a coupling agent between the body and medical instruments
3006.80
    3006.80.00
    NR
    - Waste pharmaceuticals



ISSUE DATE: 1 JANUARY 2002

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