Soap, 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

Soap, 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

 

chapter 34

 

Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles, and similar articles, modeling pastes,

"dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster

 

Notes.


1. This Chapter does not cover:
(a) Edible mixtures or preparations of animal or vegetable fats or oils of a kind used as mould release preparations (heading 15.17);
(b) Separate chemically defined compounds; or
(c) Shampoos, dentifrices, shaving creams, and foams, or bath preparations, containing soap or other organic surface-active agents (heading 33.05, 33.06, or 33.07).
2. For the purposes of heading 34.01, the expression "soap" applies only to soap soluble in water. Soap and the other products of heading 34.01 may contain added substances (for example, disinfectants, abrasive powders, fillers, or medicaments). Products containing abrasive powders remain classified in heading 34.01 only if in the form of bars, cakes, or moulded pieces or shapes. In other forms, they are to be classified in heading 34.05 as "scouring powders and similar preparations".
3. For the purposes of heading 34.02, "organic surface-active agents" are products which when mixed with water at a concentration of 0.5% at 20°C and left to stand for one hour at the same temperature:
(a) give a transparent or translucent liquid or stable emulsion without separation of insoluble matter; and
(b) reduce the surface tension of water to 4.5 x 10 -2 N/m (45 dynes/cm) or less.
4. In heading 34.03 the expression "petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals" applies to the products defined in Note 2 to Chapter 27.
5. In heading 34.04, subject to the exclusions provided below, the expression "artificial waxes and prepared waxes" applies only to:
(a) Chemically produced organic products of a waxy
character, whether or not water-soluble;
(b) Products obtained by mixing different waxes;
(c) Products of a waxy character with a basis of one or more waxes and containing fats, resins, mineral substances, or other materials. The heading does not apply to:
(a) Products of heading 15.16,34.02 or 38.23, even if having a waxy character;
(b) Unmixed animal waxes or unmixed vegetable waxes, whether or not refined or coloured, of heading 15.21;
(c) Mineral waxes or similar products of heading 27.12, whether or not intermixed or merely coloured; or
(d) Waxes mixed with, dispersed in, or dissolved in a liquid medium (headings 34.05, 38.09, etc.).


Explanatory remarks to Chapter 34


Importation is subject to the observance of Article 16 of the Law on Foodstuffs, Beverages, and Cosmetics adopted in the year 1967 (1346).

 

Heading, Subheading No.  Description
Remark

Preferential
Tariff
SUQ  Import duty
34  01  Soap; organic surface-active products and preparations for use as soap, in the form of bars, cakes, moulded pieces or shapes, whether or not containing soap; organic surface-active products and preparations for washing the skin, in the form of liquid or cream and put up for retail sale, whether or not containing soap; paper, wadding, felt and nonwovens, impregnated, coated or covered with soap or detergent.         
 

 - Soap and organic surface-active products and preparations, in the form of bars, cakes, moulded pieces or shapes, and paper, wadding, felt and nonwovens, impregnated, coated or covered with soap or detergent:  

       
3401  11   -- For toilet use (including medicated products)     4,5,1     
3401  11  10   --- Bath Soap   4 Kg  26
3401  11  20   --- Glycerinated Soap   4 Kg  26
3401  11  30   --- Baby Soap   4 Kg  26
3401  11  40   --- Medical Soap   4 Kg  26
3401  11  50   --- Laundry Soap   4 Kg  26
3401  11  90   --- Other   4 Kg  26
3401  19  00   -- Other   5,1  Kg  26
3401  20   - Soap in Other forms   4,5,1     
3401  20  10   --- Liquid   4 Kg  26
3401  20  20   --- Industrial   4 Kg  26
3401  20  30   --- Chips   4 Kg  15
3401  20  40   --- Powder   4 Kg  26
3401  20  90   --- Other   4 Kg  26
3401  30  00   - organic surface-active products and preparations for washing the skin, in the form of Liquid or cream and put up for
retail sale, whether or not containing Soap
  5 Kg  26
34  02 Organic surface-active agents (other than soap); surface-active preparations, washing preparations (including auxiliary
washing preparations) and cleaning preparations, whether or not containing soap, other than those of heading 34.01.  
       
   - Organic surface-active agents, whether or not put up for retail sale:          
3402  11   -- Anionic        
3402  11  10   --- Sodium lauryle sulphate   4 Kg  15
3402  11  20   --- Sodium lauryle ether sulphate     Kg  20
3402  11  30   --- Alkyl benzen sulphonate     Kg  15
3402  11  90   --- Other     Kg  5
3402  12   -- Cationic        
3402  12  10   --- Benzalkonium chloride     Kg  15
3402  12  50   --- Bis (acyloxy) hydroxiethyl methyl ammonium methosulfate (ester quats) 5%      Kg  10
3402  12  90   --- Other     Kg  5
3402  13   -- Non-ionic        
3402  13  10   --- Ethoxylated fatty alcohol     Kg  15
3402  13  20   --- Ethoxylated nonyl phenol     Kg  15
3402  13  30   --- polyethylene glycol     Kg  15
3402  13  90   --- Other     Kg  5
3402  19     -- Other   4 Kg   
3402  19  10   --- Alkyl dimethyl betaine     Kg  15
3402  19  20   ---  Cocoamide propyl betaine     Kg  15
3402  19  30   --- Coconut fatty acid di ethanol amine     Kg  15
3402  19  90   --- Other     Kg  5
3402  20   - preparations put up for retail sale   1    
3402  20  10   ---moulded detergent  Powder, liquid, granule, tablet, gel, concentrate and other like production for in packages of 5kg
and less than that suitable for handwash 
    Kg  40
 

 --- Powder, liquid, granule, tablet, gel, concentrate and other like production for in packages of 5kg and less than that

suitable for machinewash 

       
3402  20  21   ---- Dishwasher tablet     Kg  40
3402  20  29   ---- Other     Kg  40
3402  20  90   --- Other     Kg  10
3402  90   - Other   7    
3402  90  10   --- Powder, Liquid, washing and  use including granule for toilet manual and machine types in packages more than 5 kg      Kg  10
3402  90  20   --- Industrial detergents     Kg  15
3402  90  30   --- Plating materials     Kg  15
3402  90  40   --- Auxiliary agents for textiles     Kg  15
3402  90  90   ---Other   4 Kg  5
34  03  Lubricating preparations (including cutting-oil preparations, bolt or nut release preparations, anti-rust or anticorrosion
preparations and mould release preparations, based on lubricants) and preparations of a kind used for the oil or grease
treatment of textile materials, leather, furskins or other materials, but excluding preparations containing, as basic constituents,
70% or more by weight of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals.
       
   - Containing petroleum oils or oils obtained from bituminous minerals:         
3403  11  00   -- Preparations for the treatment of textile materials, leather, furskins or other materials       Kg  10
3403  19   -- Other        
3403  19  10   --- Engine oils     Kg  40
3403  19  90   --- Other     Kg  10
  - Other:          
3403  91  00   -- preparations for the treatment of textile materials, leather, furskins or Other materials     Kg  10
3403  99     -- Other        
3403  99  10  --- Silicon lubricants     Kg 5
3403  99  90  --- Other     Kg 10
34  04  Artificial waxes and prepared waxes.          
3404  20   - of poly (oxyethylene) (polyethylene glycol)        
3404  20  10   --- of polyethylene glycol     Kg 26
3404  20  90   --- of Polyoxyethylene     Kg 5
3404  90  00   - Other     Kg 5
34  05  Polishes and creams, for footwear, furniture, floors, coachwork, glass or metal, scouring pastes and powders, and similar
preparations (whether or not in the form of paper, wadding, felt, nonwovens, cellular plastics or cellular rubber, impregnated,
coated or covered with such preparations), excluding waxes of heading 34.04.
       
3405  10  00  - Polishes, creams and similar preparations for footwear or leather   4 Kg 55
3405  20  00  - Polishes, creams and similar preparations
for the maintenance of wooden furniture, floors or other woodwork
    Kg 55
3405  30  00  - Polishes and similar preparations for coachwork, other than metal polishes     Kg 55
3405  40  00  - Scouring pastes and powders and other scouring preparations     Kg 40
3405  90  00  - Other     Kg 20
3406  00  00  Candles, tapers and the like.     Kg 40
3407  00   Modelling pastes, including those put up for children's amusement; preparations known as "dental wax" or as "dental impression
compounds", put up in sets, in packings for retail sale or in plates, horseshoe shapes, sticks or similar forms; other preparations
for use in dentistry, with a basis of plaster (of calcined gypsum or calcium sulphate).
       
3407  00  10  --- Preparations used in dentistry     Kg 10
3407  00  90  --- Other     Kg 10

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