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Sub-Chapter I

Goods of siliceous fossil meals or of similar siliceous earths, and refractory goods

6901Bricks, blocks, tiles and other ceramic goods of siliceous fossil meals (for example, kieselguhr, tripolite or diatomite) or of similar siliceous earths

6902Refractory bricks, blocks, tiles and similar refractory ceramic constructional goods, other than those of siliceous fossil meals or similar siliceous earths

6903Other refractory ceramic goods (for example, retorts, crucibles, muffles, nozzles, plugs, supports, cupels, tubes, pipes, sheaths and rods), other than those of siliceous fossil meals or of similar siliceous earths


Sub-Chapter II

    Other ceramic products

    6904

    Ceramic building bricks, flooring blocks, support or filler tiles and the like
    6905

    Roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners, architectural ornaments and other ceramic constructional goods
    6906

    Ceramic pipes, conduits, guttering and pipe fittings
    6907

    Unglazed ceramic flags and paving, hearth or wall tiles; unglazed ceramic mosaic cubes and the like, whether or not on a backing
    6908

    Glazed ceramic flags and paving, hearth or wall tiles; glazed ceramic mosaic cubes and the like, whether or not on a backing
    6909Ceramic wares for laboratory, chemical or other technical uses; ceramic troughs, tubs and similar receptacles of a kind used in agriculture; ceramic pots, jars and similar articles of a kind used for the conveyance or packing of goods

    6910Ceramic sinks, wash basins, wash basin pedestals, baths, bidets, water closet pans, flushing cis terns, urinals and similar sanitary fixtures

    6911

    Tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and toilet articles, of porcelain or china
    6912

    Ceramic tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and toilet articles, other than of porcelain or china
    6913

    Statuettes and other ornamental ceramic articles
    6914Other ceramic articles


    NOTES

    1. This Chapter applies only to ceramic products which have been fired after shaping. 6904 to 6914 apply only to such products other than those classifiable in 6901 to 6903.


    2. This Chapter does not cover:
      (a) Products of 2844;
      (b) Articles of 6804;
      (c) Articles of Chapter 71 (for example, imitation jewellery);
      (d) Cermets of 8113;
      (e) Articles of Chapter 82;
      (f) Electrical insulators (8546) or fittings of insulating material of 8547;
      (g) Artificial teeth (9021);
      (h) Articles of Chapter 91 (for example, clocks and clock cases);
      (ij) Articles of Chapter 94 (for example, furniture, lamps and lighting fittings, prefabricated buildings);
      (k) Articles of Chapter 95 (for example, toys, games and sports requisites);
      (l) Articles of 9606 (for example, buttons) or of 9614 (for example, smoking pipes); or
      (m) Articles of Chapter 97 (for example, works of art).


    SECTION 13 - ARTICLES OF STONE, PLASTER, CEMENT, ASBESTOS, MICA OR SIMILAR MATERIALS;
    CERAMIC PRODUCTS; GLASS AND GLASSWARE
    CHAPTER 69 - CERAMIC 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

      SUB-CHAPTER 01 - GOODS OF SILICEOUS FOSSIL MEALS OR OF SIMILAR SILICEOUS EARTHS, AND REFRACTORY GOODS
    6901(A)
      6901.00
      6901.00.00
      T
      BRICKS, BLOCKS, TILES AND OTHER CERAMIC GOODS OF SILICEOUS FOSSIL MEALS (FOR EXAMPLE, KIESELGUHR, TRIPOLITE OR DIATOMITE) OR OF SIMILAR SILICEOUS EARTHS)
    6902
      REFRACTORY BRICKS, BLOCKS, TILES AND SIMILAR REFRACTORY CERAMIC CONSTRUCTIONAL GOODS, OTHER THAN THOSE OF SILICEOUS FOSSIL MEALS OR SIMILAR SILICEOUS EARTHS:
      6902.10
      6902.10.00
      T
      - Containing by weight, singly or together, more than 50% of the elements magnesium, calcium or chromium, expressed as magnesium oxide, calcium oxide or chromic oxide
      6902.20
      6902.20.00
      T
      - Containing by weight more than 50% of alumina, of silica or of a mixture or compound of these products
      6902.90
      6902.90.00
      T
      - Other
    6903
      OTHER REFRACTORY CERAMIC GOODS (FOR EXAMPLE, RETORTS, CRUCIBLES, MUFFLES, NOZZLES, PLUGS, SUPPORTS, CUPELS, TUBES, PIPES, SHEATHS AND RODS), OTHER THAN THOSE OF SILICEOUS FOSSIL MEALS OR OF SIMILAR SILICEOUS EARTHS:
      6903.10
      6903.10.01
      NR
      - Containing by weight more than 50% of graphite or other carbon or of a mixture of these products
      6903.20
      6903.20.00
      NR
      - Containing by weight more than 50% of alumina or of a mixture or compound of alumina and of silica
      6903.90
      6903.90.00
      NR
      - Other
      SUB-CHAPTER 02 - OTHER CERAMIC PRODUCTS
    6904
      CERAMIC BUILDING BRICKS, FLOORING BLOCKS, SUPPORT OR FILLER TILES AND THE LIKE:
      6904.10
      6904.10.00
      NO
      - Building bricks
      6904.90
      6904.90.00
      NO
      - Other
    6905
      ROOFING TILES, CHIMNEY-POTS, COWLS, CHIMNEY LINERS, ARCHITECTURAL ORNAMENTS AND OTHER CERAMIC CONSTRUCTIONAL GOODS:
      6905.10
      6905.10.00
      NO
      - Roofing tiles
      6905.90
      6905.90.00
      NO
      - Other
    6906
      6906.00
      6906.00.00
      NO
      CERAMIC PIPES, CONDUITS, GUTTERING AND PIPE FITTINGS
    6907
      UNGLAZED CERAMIC FLAGS AND PAVING, HEARTH OR WALL TILES; UNGLAZED CERAMIC MOSAIC CUBES AND THE LIKE, WHETHER OR NOT ON A BACKING:
      6907.10
      6907.10.00
      SM
      - Tiles, cubes and similar articles, whether or not rectangular, the largest surface area of which is capable of being enclosed in a square the side of which is less than 7 cm
      6907.90(B)
      6907.90.00
      SM
      - Other
    6908
      GLAZED CERAMIC FLAGS AND PAVING, HEARTH OR WALL TILES; GLAZED CERAMIC MOSAIC CUBES AND THE LIKE, WHETHER OR NOT ON A BACKING:
      6908.10
      6908.10.00
      SM
      - Tiles, cubes and similar articles, whether or not rectangular, the largest surface area of which is capable of being enclosed in a square the side of which is less than 7 cm
      6908.90
      6908.90.00
      SM
      - Other
    6909
      CERAMIC WARES FOR LABORATORY, CHEMICAL OR OTHER TECHNICAL USES; CERAMIC TROUGHS, TUBS AND SIMILAR RECEPTACLES OF A KIND USED IN AGRICULTURE; CERAMIC POTS, JARS AND SIMILAR ARTICLES OF A KIND USED FOR THE CONVEYANCE OR PACKING OF GOODS:
      6909.1
      - Ceramic wares for laboratory, chemical or other technical uses:
      6909.11
      6909.11.00
      NO
      -- Of porcelain or china
      6909.12
      6909.12.00
      NO
      -- Articles having a hardness equivalent to 9 or more on the Mohs scale
      6909.19
      6909.19.01
      NO
      -- Other
      6909.90
      6909.90.00
      NO
      - Other
    6910
      CERAMIC SINKS, WASH BASINS, WASH BASIN PEDESTALS, BATHS, BIDETS, WATER CLOSET PANS, FLUSHING CISTERNS, URINALS AND SIMILAR SANITARY FIXTURES:
      6910.10
      6910.10.00
      NO
      - Of porcelain or china
      6910.90
      6910.90.00
      NO
      - Other
    6911
      TABLEWARE, KITCHENWARE, OTHER HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES AND TOILET ARTICLES, OF PORCELAIN OR CHINA:
      6911.10
      6911.10.00
      NR
      - Tableware and kitchenware
      6911.90
      6911.90.00
      NR
      - Other
    6912
      6912.00
      6912.00.00
      NR
      CERAMIC TABLEWARE, KITCHENWARE, OTHER HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES AND TOILET ARTICLES, OTHER THAN OF PORCELAIN OR CHINA
    6913
      STATUETTES AND OTHER ORNAMENTAL CERAMIC ARTICLES:
      6913.10
      6913.10.00
      NR
      - Of porcelain or china
      6913.90
      6913.90.00
      NR
      - Other
    6914
      OTHER CERAMIC ARTICLES:
      6914.10
      6914.10.00
      NR
      - Of porcelain or china
      6914.90
      6914.90.00
      NR
      - Other


    (A) Clay bricks and pavers (comprised of brick earth) products should be classified to 6904 or 6907 not 6901.
    (B) Including pavers, the surface area of which is not capable of being enclosed in a square, the side of which is less than 7 cm.

    ISSUE DATE: 1 JANUARY 2002

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