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Classification examples of imported goods


Japan Customs makes responses to inquiries on tariff classification of imported goods made by importers and other related parties. This page offers some of the examples by Chapter that are considered useful for other importers.

  
SECTION ILIVE ANIMALS; ANIMAL PRODUCTS(Chapter 1~Chapter 5)
SECTION IIVEGETABLE PRODUCTS(Chapter 6~Chapter 14)
SECTION IIIANIMAL OR VEGETABLE FATS AND OILS AND THEIR CLEAVAGE PRODUCTS; PREPARED EDIBLE FATS; ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE WAXES(Chapter 15)
SECTION IVPREPARED FOODSTUFFS; BEVERAGES, SPIRITS AND VINEGAR; TOBACCO AND MANUFACTURED TOBACCO SUBSTITUTES (Chapter16~Chapter 24)
SECTION VMINERAL PRODUCTS(Chapter 25~Chapter 27)
SECTION VIPRODUCTS OF THE CHEMICAL OR ALLIED INDUSTRIES(Chapter 28~Chapter 38)
SECTION VIIPLASTICS AND ARTICLES THEREOF; RUBBER AND ARTICLES THEREOF(Chapter 39,Chapter 40)
SECTION VIIIRAW HIDES AND SKINS, LEATHER, FURSKINS AND ARTICLES THEREOF; ADDLERY AND HARNESS; TRAVEL GOODS, HANDBAGS AND SIMILAR CONTAINERS; ARTICLES OF ANIMAL GUT (OTHER THAN SILK-WORM GUT)(Chapter 41~Chapter 43)
SECTION IXWOOD AND ARTICLES OF WOOD; WOOD CHARCOAL; CORK AND ARTICLES OF CORK; MANUFACTURES OF STRAW, OF ESPARTO OR OF OTHER PLAITING MATERIALS; BASKETWARE AND WICKERWORK(Chapter 44~Chapter 46)
SECTION XPULP OF WOOD OR OF OTHER FIBROUS CELLULOSIC MATERIAL; RECOVERED (WASTE AND SCRAP) PAPER OR PAPERBOARD; PAPER AND PAPERBOARD AND ARTICLES THEREOF(Chapter 47~Chapter 49)
SECTION XITEXTILES AND TEXTILE ARTICLES(Chapter 50~Chapter 63)
SECTION XIIFOOTWEAR, HEADGEAR, UMBRELLAS, SUN UMBRELLAS, WALKING-STICKS, SEAT-STICKS, WHIPS, RIDING-CROPS AND PARTS THEREOF; PREPARED FEATHERS AND ARTICLES MADE THEREWITH; ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS; ARTICLES OF HUMAN HAIR(Chapter 64~Chapter 67)
SECTION XIIIARTICLES OF STONE, PLASTER, CEMENT, ASBESTOS, MICA OR SIMILAR MATERIALS; CERAMIC PRODUCTS; GLASS AND GLASSWARE(Chapter 68~Chapter 70)
SECTION XIVNATURAL OR CULTURED PEARLS, PRECIOUS OR SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES, PRECIOUS METALS, METALS CLAD WITH PRECIOUS METAL AND ARTICLES THEREOF; IMITATION JEWELLERY; COIN(Chapter 70)
SECTION XVBASE METALS AND ARTICLES OF BASE METAL(Chapter 72~Chapter 83)
SECTION XVIMACHINERY AND MECHANICAL APPLIANCES; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; PARTS THEREOF; SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, TELEVISION IMAGE AND SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, AND PARTS AND ACCESSORIES OF SUCH ARTICLES(Chapter 84,Chapter 85)
SECTION XVIIVEHICLES, AIRCRAFT, VESSELS AND ASSOCIATED TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT (Chapter 86~Chapter 89)
SECTION XVIIIOPTICAL, PHOTOGRAPHIC, CINEMATOGRAPHIC, MEASURING, CHECKING, PRECISION, MEDICAL OR SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND APPARATUS; CLOCKS AND WATCHES; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF(Chapter 90~Chapter 92)
SECTION XIXARMS AND AMMUNITION; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF(Chapter 93)
SECTION XXMISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURED ARTICLES(Chapter 94~Chapter 96)
SECTION XXIWORKS OF ART, COLLECTORS' PIECES AND ANTIQUES(Chapter 97)

SECTION ILIVE ANIMALS; ANIMAL PRODUCTS
 Chapter 1Live animals
 Chapter 2Meat and edible meat offal
  Heading 02.03Meat of hybrid of wild boar and domestic pig
 Chapter 3Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates.
  Heading 03.04Semi-dried herring
  Heading 03.04Frozen mince of horse mackerel
  Heading 03.04Frozen fish mince
  Heading 03.05Dried flavored Pollock
  Heading 03.06Seafood mix
  Heading 03.06Crab innards
  Heading 03.07Frozen squid
 Chapter4Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin,not elsewhere specified or included.
  Heading 04.08Boiled quail egg soaked in salt water
 Chapter 5Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included.
SECTION IIVEGETABLE PRODUCTS
 Chapter 6Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage.
 Chapter 7Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers.
  Heading 07.10Frozen red pepper (cut in squares)
  Heading 07.10Frozen lily bulb
  Heading 07.14Root and tuber with high starch or inulin content
 Chapter 8Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons.
  Heading 08.01Dried coconuts
  Heading 08.03Dried banana
 Chapter 9Coffee, tea, mate and spices
  Heading 09.10Ginger provisionally preserved
 Chapter10Cereals
  Heading 10.05Maize (popcorn) 
  Heading 10.06Red rice (seeds of a plant of Oryza, Poaceae)
 Chapter 11Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten.
  Heading 11.05Potato flakes
 Chapter 12Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder.
 Chapter 13Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts.
  Heading 13.02Chlorella extract
 Chapter 14Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included.
  Heading 14.01Oboe tube cane
SECTION IIISECTION ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE FATS AND OILS AND THEIR CLEAVAGE PRODUCTS; PREPARED EDIBLE FATS; ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE WAXES
 Chapter 15Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes.
  Heading 15.04Nutritional supplement
SECTION IVPREPARED FOODSTUFFS; BEVERAGES, SPIRITS AND VINEGAR; TOBACCO AND MANUFACTURED TOBACCO SUBSTITUTES
 Chapter 16Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates.
  Heading 16.02Beef curry
  Heading 16.02preparation for cooked rice (Kamameshi mix)
  Heading 16.04Pickled horse mackerel
 Chapter 17Sugars and sugar confectionery.
  Heading 17.02Coconut sugar
  Heading 17.02Mixture of sugars
 Chapter 18Cocoa and cocoa preparations.
 Chapter 19Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products
  Heading 19.01Preparation of flour (Imagawayaki mix)
  Heading 19.01Frozen pie base
  Heading 19.02Rice paper
 Chapter 20Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants
  Heading 20.03Preparation for seasoning rice (1)
  Heading 20.03Preparation for seasoning rice (2)
  Heading 20.05Fillings for soup
  Heading 20.05Chukadon mix
 Chapter 21Miscellaneous edible preparations.
  Heading 21.03Cooking wine
  Heading 21.03Powdered soy sauce
  Heading 21.04Preparation for broth
  Heading 21.06Prepared edible fat
  Heading 21.06Soy milk skin
  Heading 21.06Vegetable curry
 Chapter 22Beverages, spirits and vinegar.
  Heading 22.08Liqueur using apple wine
  Heading 22.08Wine vinegar (edible vinegar)
 Chapter 23Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder.
  Heading 23.09Mixed animal feed
 Chapter 24Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes.
SECTION VMINERAL PRODUCTS
 Chapter 25Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement.
 Chapter 26Ores, slag and ash.
  Heading 26.20Spent catalyst
 Chapter 27Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes.
  Heading 27.10Lubricant for chain (Aerosol can)
SECTION VIPRODUCTS OF THE CHEMICAL OR ALLIED INDUSTRIES
 Chapter 28Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes.
 Chapter 29Organic chemicals
 Chapter 30Pharmaceutical products
 Chapter 31Fertilisers
  Heading 31.03Tribasic calcium phosphate (feed additive)
  Heading 31.03Fertilizer
 Chapter 32Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks.
  Heading 32.06Pigment for cosmetics
 Chapter 33Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations.
 Chapter 34Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modelling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster.
  Heading 34.04Medicated soap
 Chapter 35Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes.
 Chapter 36Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations.
 Chapter 37Photographic or cinematographic goods.
 Chapter 38Miscellaneous chemical products.
  Heading 38.08Collar for dogs (for flea removal)
  Heading 38.14Label remover spray
  Heading 38.15Iridium catalyst with carrier
  Heading 38.15Decomposition accelerator
  Heading 38.21Prepared culture media for microorganisms
  Heading 38.22Prepared reagent kit
  Heading 38.24Cleaning agent for carpets
  Heading 38.24Chemically prepared seawater components
  Heading 38.24Sand for urine treatment of cats
  Heading 38.24Magnesium sulfate fertilizer
SECTIONVIIPLASTICS AND ARTICLES THEREOF; RUBBER AND ARTICLESTHEREOF
 Chapter 39Plastics and articles thereof.
  Heading 39.05Polyvinylpyrrolidone (Goods subject to the INN)
  Heading 39.13Chitosan obtained from chitin
  Heading 39.13Heparinoid
  Heading 39.17Plastic core(Tube for film winding)
  Heading 39.21PVC artificial leather-like long sheet
  Heading 39.22Modular bath
  Heading 39.24Rattan pot
  Heading 39.24Water drip bag for kitchen
  Heading 39.26Plastic flange
  Heading 39.26Polyester button blank
  Heading 39.26Teflon endless belt for copier
  Heading 39.26Symbol (emblem) for motor vehicle
 Chapter 40Rubber and articles thereof.
  Heading 40.09Rubber hose
SECTION VIIIRAW HIDES AND SKINS, LEATHER, FURSKINS AND ARTICLES THEREOF; ADDLERY AND HARNESS; TRAVEL GOODS, HANDBAGS AND SIMILAR CONTAINERS; ARTICLES OF ANIMAL GUT (OTHER THAN SILK-WORM GUT)
 Chapter 41Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather.
  Heading 41.15Imitation crocodile leather sheet
 Chapter 42Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut).
  Heading 42.02Windshield bag for motorcycle
  Heading 42.02Nylon bag for storage of duvet
  Heading 42.02Jewelry box with flock finish
  Heading 42.02Golf bag with foldable wheeled stand
  Heading 42.02Saddlebag for motorcycle
  Heading 42.02Pouch for mounting on bicycle
  Heading 42.03Leather belt bonded with polyurethane sheet
 Chapter 43Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof.
  Heading 43.03Coat with furskin
SECTION IXWOOD AND ARTICLES OF WOOD; WOOD CHARCOAL; CORK AND ARTICLES OF CORK; MANUFACTURES OF STRAW, OF ESPARTO OR OF OTHER PLAITING MATERIALS; BASKETWARE AND WICKERWORK
 Chapter 44Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal.
  Heading 44.02Charcoal for barbecue (agglomerated wood charcoal powder)
  Heading 44.09Moulded wood for decoration of the periphery of ceiling
  Heading 44.12Plywood imitating parquet panel
  Heading 44.12Packing material
  Heading 44.19Coaster
  Heading 44.21Board made of wood and plastic boards by bonding
  Heading 44.21Home ironing board (with wooden base material)
 Chapter 45Cork and articles of cork.
 Chapter 46Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork.
SECTION XPULP OF WOOD OR OF OTHER FIBROUS CELLULOSIC MATERIAL; RECOVERED (WASTE AND SCRAP) PAPER OR PAPERBOARD; PAPER AND PAPERBOARD AND ARTICLES THEREOF
 Chapter47Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard.
 Chapter 48Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard.
  Heading 48.19Paper sheet for milk carton
 Chapter 49Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans.
SECTION XITEXTILES AND TEXTILE ARTICLES
  Heading 49.05A Globe
  Heading 49.11Coloring set
 Chapter 50Silk
  Heading 50.07Silk fabric cloth
 Chapter 51Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric.
 Chapter 52Cotton.
 Chapter 53Other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn.
 Chapter 54Man-made filaments; strip and the like of man-made textile materials.
  Heading 54.04Hollow filament (Monofilament of synthetic fiber)
  Heading 54.07Polyester long-fiber fabric (Coated with plastic)
 Chapter 55Man-made staple fibres.
 Chapter 56Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof.
  Heading 56.08Windbreak / anti-animal net
 Chapter 57Carpets and other textile floor coverings.
  Heading 57.03Floor mat for motor vehicle (rolled)
  Heading 57.04Floor mat for motor vehicle (rectangular)
 Chapter 58Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery.
 Chapter 59Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use.
 Chapter 60Knitted or crocheted fabrics.
  Heading 60.03Raschel lace
 Chapter 61Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted.
  Heading 61.16Knitted gloves impregnated with vinyl chloride
 Chapter 62Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted.
  Heading 62.01Men’s reversible jacket
  Heading 62.10Track suit
  Heading 62.17Interlining cloth for tie
 Chapter 63Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags.
  Heading 63.01Cotton blanket
  Heading 63.04Tissue paper box cover representing an animal
  Heading 63.07Hanging hooks
  Heading 63.07Nonwoven fabric mask
SECTION XIIFOOTWEAR, HEADGEAR, UMBRELLAS, SUN UMBRELLAS, WALKING-STICKS, SEAT-STICKS, WHIPS, RIDING-CROPS AND PARTS THEREOF; PREPARED FEATHERS AND ARTICLES MADE THEREWITH; ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS; ARTICLES OF HUMAN HAIR
 Chapter 64Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles.
  Heading 64.03Moccasin shoes with bead embroidery on upper
  Heading 64.03Unpaired shoe
  Heading 64.03Miniature shoes (with a function as footwear)
  Heading 64.03Golf shoes (spike shoes)
  Heading 64.04Casual boots
  Heading 64.06Upper of leather shoes
 Chapter 65Headgear and parts thereof.
  Heading 65.05Swimming cap
 Chapter 66Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof.
 Chapter 67Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair.
SECTION XIIIARTICLES OF STONE, PLASTER, CEMENT, ASBESTOS, MICA OR SIMILAR MATERIALS; CERAMIC PRODUCTS; GLASS AND GLASSWARE
 Chapter 68Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials.
 Chapter 69Ceramic products.
 Chapter 70Glass and glassware.
SECTION XIVNATURAL OR CULTURED PEARLS, PRECIOUS OR SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES, PRECIOUS METALS, METALS CLAD WITH PRECIOUS METAL AND ARTICLES THEREOF; IMITATION JEWELLERY; COIN
 Chapter 71Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin.
  Heading 71.03Precious stone and semi-precious stone
  Heading 71.03Temporarily threaded agate
  Heading 71.08Gold bullion
  Heading 71.13Pendant made of gold bullion
  Heading 71.17Earrings
SECTION XVBASE METALS AND ARTICLES OF BASE METAL
 Chapter 72Iron and steel.
 Chapter 73Articles of iron or steel.
 Chapter 74Copper and articles thereof.
 Chapter 75Nickel and articles thereof.
 Chapter 76Aluminium and articles thereof.
  Heading 76.10Components for aluminum sash (1) (Set of components of the dimensions for widow frame)
  Heading 76.10Components for aluminum sash (2) (Those which are not cut to the dimensions for widow frame)
 Chapter 77(Reserved for possible future use in the Harmonized System)
 Chapter 78Lead and articles thereof.
 Chapter 79Zinc and articles thereof.
 Chapter 80Tin and articles thereof.
 Chapter 81Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof.
 Chapter 82Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal.
 Chapter 83Miscellaneous articles of base metal.
SECTION XVIMACHINERY AND MECHANICAL APPLIANCES; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; PARTS THEREOF; SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, TELEVISION IMAGE AND SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, AND PARTS AND ACCESSORIES OF SUCH ARTICLES
 Chapter 84Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof.
  Heading 84.21Pot-type water purifier
  Heading 84.43Facsimile machine (FAX)
  Heading 84.43Digital multifunction machine
  Heading 84.79Aluminum can crushing machine
 Chapter 85Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles.
  Heading 85.05Magnetic memo holder
SECTION XVIIVEHICLES, AIRCRAFT, VESSELS AND ASSOCIATED TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT
 Chapter 86Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds.
 Chapter 87Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof.
  Heading 87.08Jet bag
  Heading 87.16Wooden flat trolley
 Chapter 88Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof.
 Chapter 89Ships, boats and floating structures.
SECTION XVIIIOPTICAL, PHOTOGRAPHIC, CINEMATOGRAPHIC, MEASURING, CHECKING, PRECISION, MEDICAL OR SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND APPARATUS; CLOCKS AND WATCHES; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF
 Chapter 90Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof.
  Heading 90.043D goggles(FAX)
  Heading 90.18Suture thread with a needle
 Chapter 91Clocks and watches and parts thereof.
  Heading 91.02Set of watch parts before assembly
 Chapter 92Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles.
SECTION XIXARMS AND AMMUNITION; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF
 Chapter 93Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof.
SECTION XXMISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURED ARTICLES
 Chapter 94Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings.
  Heading 94.04Bottom board supporting mattress of bed
  Heading 94.04Unfinished futon
  Heading 94.04Fabric mat filled with gel (for bedding)
  Heading 94.06Agricultural greenhouse
 Chapter 95Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof.
  Heading 95.06Snow-ski equipment
  Heading 95.06Uphaul line for sailboard
  Heading 95.06Golf club head (unfinished product)
  Heading 95.06Tennis training equipment
 Chapter 96Miscellaneous manufactured articles.
  Heading 96.03Tooth brushing set
  Heading 96.03Brush for vacuum cleaner attachment
  Heading 96.03Mop for dish washing
SECTION XXIWORKS OF ART, COLLECTORS' PIECES AND ANTIQUES
 Chapter 97Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques.