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Harmonized System Committee Takes Classification Actions

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

At its 59th session, held March 15-24 in Brussels, the World Customs Organization’s Harmonized System Committee adopted 27 new classification opinions, 30 sets of amendments to the Explanatory Notes, and 28 classification rulings dealing with the following goods, among others.

- arachidonic acid oil

- a mixture of pieces of red and green peppers filled with feta cheese and fresh cheese, submerged in a liquid consisting of sunflower oil, garlic, and spices

- rapid diagnostic test kits for detecting the Zika virus and other diseases transmitted by mosquitoes of the Aedes genus

- a medicated bone graft substitute

- photoresists; i.e., light-sensitive plastic resin solutions used in the photolithographic manufacture of semiconductor materials

- table top art easels

- laminated textile fabric

- an electronic safe made of steel and designed to protect valuables

- a palm-size washer device operated by a small electric motor and used to remove stains from clothes

- unassembled bicycle parts

- a virtual reality headset designed to be connected to and used with a specific type of mobile phone

- jump ropes

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