Amendments to the Compendium of Classification Opinions The

Amendments to the Compendium of Classification Opinions
The following list contains the decisions taken by the Harmonized System Committee
(49th Session – March 2012) concerning amendments to the Harmonized System
Compendium of Classification Opinions. This publication will be updated regularly.
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time by replacing the pages affected by the amendments made.
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AMENDMENTS TO THE COMPENDIUM OF CLASSIFICATION OPINIONS
Page IV/6.
Insert the following Classification Opinions :
“1902.20
1. Preparation consisting of pasta stuffed with shrimps (wontons) and soup
concentrate. The preparation is frozen and put up in a plastic bowl for retail sale.
Before consumption, after adding water, it has to be re-heated in a microwave
oven.
Application of GIRs 1 and 6.
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2. Set consisting of pasta stuffed with shrimps (wontons) and a sachet of soup in
powder form. The set is frozen and put up in a paper container for retail sale.
Before consumption, after mixing the soup powder with water, the wontons have
to be cooked in the soup before serving.
Application of GIRs 1, 2 (b), 3 (b) and 6.
”.
Page VI/1.
Insert the following Classification Opinion :
“2841.90
1.
Lithium cobalt dioxide (LiCoO2), in the form of black powder, generally
used in the positive electrodes of lithium-ion batteries.
Application of GIRs 1 and 6.”
Page VI/14.
Insert the following Classification Opinions :
“3808.91
2.
Antiparasite lotion containing 1.8 % depallethrin (active ingredient), 7.2 %
piperonyl butoxide (synergist for the active ingredient), isododecane and
propellant gas HFA134a. The product is packaged for retail sale in a 125-ml
bottle of plastics, which itself is packaged in a paperboard box. Both the
bottle and box indicate that the product is recommended for treating lice and
nits on the scalp (head lice) and that it should be applied once only onto the
scalp on dry hair in a ventilated place. After the product is used, the head
should be washed with a gentle shampoo that makes removal of the dead
nits easier.
Application of GIRs 1 and 6.
3.
Antiparasite lotion containing 1.0 % permethrin (active ingredient), 0.5 %
malathion (active ingredient), 4.0 % piperonyl butoxide (synergist for the
active ingredient), isododecane and propellant gas HFA134a. The product
is packaged for retail sale in a 125-ml bottle of plastics, which itself is
packaged in a paperboard box. Both the bottle and box indicate that the
product is recommended for treating lice and nits on the scalp (head lice) and
that it should be applied once only onto the scalp on dry hair in a ventilated
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place. After the product is used, the head should be washed with a gentle
shampoo that makes removal of the dead nits easier.
Application of GIRs 1 and 6.”
Page XIII/1.
Insert the following Classification Opinion :
“6802.99
1. Boxes made of steatite (soapstone) used as ornaments. The boxes are
decorated with a painted motif and have not been fired.
Application of GIRs 1 and 6.
”.
Page XV/1.
Insert the following Classification Opinion :
“7308.30
2. Security doors of steel, for dwellings, consisting of the following
components :
-
a steel exterior panel;
an anti-drill shield;
exterior steel panel assembly profiles;
a steel panel;
a longitudinal reinforcement;
a longitudinal reinforcement and 3-point lock;
sealing gaskets;
an omega shaped profile reinforcing structure (skeleton);
a wood interior panel;
interior steel panel assembly profiles;
a steel profile frame;
a retractable draught-exclusion system.
Application of GIRs 1 and 6.”
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Page XVI/12.
Insert the following Classification Opinion :
“8435.10
1. Centrifugal juicer with a self-contained, ventilated, single phase industrial
synchronous electric motor, designed for commercial use (e.g., in bars,
restaurants, canteens, day nurseries, clinics, institutional kitchens) with the
following technical characteristics : motor speed : 3,000 rpm; motor power :
700 W; intensity : 7 A; electrical connection : 230 V/50 Hz; throughput :
100/120 kg fruit/vegetables per hour; waste container capacity : approximately
6 l; weight : approximately 11 kg; dimensions : 505 mm x 235 mm x 420 mm.
The appliance consists of a stainless steel motor unit with push-type “On-Off”
buttons, a stainless steel bowl with a pouring spout, a flange of plastics, a
stainless steel basket, a lid of plastics with a feed tube and an ejector spout, a
stainless steel grater disc, and a waste container of plastics. It is used for
extracting fruit/vegetable juices.
Application of GIRs 1 and 6.
”.
Page XVI/12.
Insert the following Classification Opinions :
“8438.60
1. Vegetable preparation machine with a self-contained, three phase electric
motor designed for commercial use with the following technical characteristics :
motor speed : 375 rpm; motor power : 600 W; electrical connection : 400 V/50 Hz;
prepare 1,200 servings in 3 hours or less; weight : approximately 15 kg;
dimensions : 745 mm x 610 mm x 310 mm.
The appliance consists of a motor unit, a feeding head with two openings and
pushers, and a control panel with push-type “On-Off” buttons. It is presented with
one 3 mm slicing disc and one 3 mm medium grating disc. It is used for
continuous feed slicing, dicing, shredding, grating, and preparing potato chips
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(French fries) and julienne.
Application of GIRs 1 and 6.
8438.80
1. Emulsifier-mixer with a self-contained, three phase electric motor designed for
commercial use (e.g., in hospitals, restaurants and pharmaceutical and chemical
laboratories) with the following technical characteristics : motor speed :
1,500/3,000 rpm; motor power : 950/1,300 W; electrical connection :
230/400 V/50 Hz; bowl capacity : approximately 6.6 l; weight : approximately
26 kg; dimensions : 520 mm x 280 mm x 340 mm.
The appliance consists of a stainless steel motor unit, a stainless steel stock-pot
shaped bowl with a handle and a lid equipped with a bowl and lid scraper
assembly, a stainless steel cutter blade, and a control panel with push-type
“On-Off” buttons and a speed selector. It is used for preparing mixed liquid and
semi-liquid foods.
Application of GIRs 1 and 6.
”.
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Page XVI/32.
Insert the following Classification Opinion :
“8516.29
1.
Combined gas-electric space heating appliance, incorporating three
gas heating plates and one electric heating tube.
Application of GIRs 1 and 6.”
Page XVII/5.
Insert the following Classification Opinion :
“8703.23
3.
Motor vehicle components, presented together and unassembled,
comprising all the components for the assembly of a complete
four-wheeled motor car with a spark-ignition internal combustion
reciprocating piston engine of a cylinder capacity of 2,792 cc.
After the assembly of all components into a complete motor car, the
following operations are carried out : vehicle identification number fixation,
brake system charging and bleeding air from brakes, charging of the
steering booster system (power steering) and cooling and conditioning
systems, headlights regulation, wheel geometry regulation (alignment),
and regulation of brakes.
Application of GIRs 1, 2 (a) and 6.”
Page XVII/10.
Insert the following Classification Opinion :
“8711.20
1. Motorcycle components, presented together and unassembled, belonging
to the same model of motorcycle, consisting of the following :
-
an instrument panel;
a spark-ignition internal combustion reciprocating piston engine, of a
cylinder capacity of 124.1 cc;
a frame body;
a fuel tank;
a harness wire;
a seat;
a steering handle pipe;
a headlight;
a front mudguard ;
a fork top bridge;
a set/starting motor;
two front fork tubes, right and left;
two rear cushions;
an exhaust silencer (muffler).
Application of GIRs 1, 2 (a) and 6.”
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Page XX/1.
Insert the following Classification Opinion :
“9401.61
1. Seat with a wooden frame and with brushed aluminum arms, upholstered
and covered with a sheeting of plastics, incorporating a sound system, a
side control panel and input/output jacks, and which is suitable for use
with video game consoles or machines, television or satellite receivers, as
well as DVD, music CD, MP3 or video cassette players.
Application of GIRs 1 and 6.
”.
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