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What's the HS Code for "Flour"?


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Harmonized Tariff Schedule (Flour HS Code)

How does the tariff book describe the HS Code for "Flour"?

Section II: Vegetable Products
Chapter 11: Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten
Flour, meal, powder, flakes, granules and pellets of potatoes:
Flour, meal and powder
Unit of Quantity:kg
Rates of Duty
Column 2:5.5ยข/kg

See 9903.88.03.

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Depending on the country of origin, intended use, and other factors, an imported Flour may require one or more other HS Codes in addition to 1105.10.0000 and โ€” correspondingly โ€” a different duty rate.

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Tariff Legal Notes

Vegetable Products


  • 1. In this section the term "pellets" means products which have been agglomerated either directly by compression or by the addition of a binder in a proportion not exceeding 3 percent by weight.

Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten


  • 1. This chapter does not cover:
    • (a) Roasted malt put up as coffee substitutes (heading 0901 or 2101);
    • (b) Prepared flours, groats, meals or starches of heading 1901;
    • (c) Corn flakes or other products of heading 1904;
    • (d) Vegetables, prepared or preserved, of heading 2001, 2004 or 2005;
    • (e) Pharmaceutical products (chapter 30); or
    • (f) Starches having the character of perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (chapter 33).
  • 2.
    • (A) Products from the milling of the cereals listed in the table below fall within this chapter if they have, by weight on the dry product:
      • (a) A starch content (determined by the modified Ewers polarimetric method) exceeding that indicated in column (2); and
      • (b) An ash content (after deduction of any added minerals) not exceeding that indicated in column (3).
      Otherwise, they fall in heading 2302. However, germ of cereals, whole, rolled, flaked or ground is always classified in heading 1104.
    • (B) Products falling within this chapter under the above provisions shall be classified in heading 1101 or 1102 if the percentage passing through a woven metal wire cloth sieve with the aperture indicated in column (4) or (5) is not less, by weight, than that shown against the cereal concerned.
      Otherwise, they fall in heading 1103 or 1104.
    • CerealStarch contentAsh contentRate of passage through a sieve with an aperture of--
      (microns)(microns)315 micrometers500 micrometers
      Wheat and rye 452.580-
      Barley 45380-
      Corn (maize) and grain sorghum452-90
  • 3. For the purposes of heading 1103 the terms "groats" and "meal" mean products obtained by the fragmentation of cereal grains, of which --
    • (a) In the case of corn (maize) products, at least 95 percent by weight passes through a woven metal wire cloth sieve with an aperture of 2 mm;
    • (b) In the case of other cereal products, at least 95 percent by weight passes through a woven metal wirecloth sieve with an aperture of 1.25 mm.
Additional U.S. Note
  • 1. Notwithstanding the rates of duty set forth in this subchapter, mixtures of the products classifiable in headings 1101, 1102, 1103 or 1104 (except mixtures classifiable in subheading 1102.90.30) are dutiable as follows:
    column 1 (general)-12.8%
    column 1 (special)- Free (AU,CL,E,IL,P,SG)
    column 2-20%

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