What's the HS Code for "Infant Formula"?
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Harmonized Tariff Schedule (Infant Formula HS Code)
How does the tariff book describe the HS Code for "Infant Formula"?
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Depending on the country of origin, intended use, and other factors, an imported Infant Formula may require one or more other HS Codes in addition to 1901.10 and — correspondingly — a different duty rate.
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Read about other relevant content that may affect the HS Classification for Infant Formula
- Section IV: HTSUS Tariff Notes
- Chapter 19: HTSUS Tariff Notes, 🔒 WCO Explanatory Notes
- 1901: 🔒 WCO Explanatory Notes
- Customs Rulings
Tariff Legal Notes
- 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.
- 1. In this section the term "canned" means preserved in airtight containers by heat processing to destroy or inactivate micro-organisms and enzymes that otherwise could cause spoilage.
- 2. For the purposes of this section, unless the context otherwise requires--
- (a) the term "percent by dry weight" means the sugar content as a percentage of the total solids in the product;
- (b) The term "capable of being further processed or mixed with similar or other ingredients" means that the imported product is in such condition or container as to be subject to any additional preparation, treatment or manufacture or to be blended or combined with any additional ingredient, including water or any other liquid, other than processing or mixing with other ingredients performed by the ultimate consumer prior to consumption of the product;
- (c) the term "prepared for marketing to the ultimate consumer in the identical form and package in which imported" means that the product is imported in packaging of such sizes and labeling as to be readily identifiable as being intended for retail sale to the ultimate consumer without any alteration in the form of the product or its packaging; and
- (d) the term "ultimate consumer" does not include institutions such as hospitals, prisons and military establishments or food service establishments such as restaurants, hotels, bars or bakeries.
- 1. This chapter does not cover:
- (a) Except in the case of stuffed products of heading 1902, food preparations containing more than 20 percent by weight of sausage, meat, meat offal, blood, insects, fish or crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, or any combination thereof (chapter 16);
- (b) Biscuits or other articles made from flour or from starch, specially prepared for use in animal feeding (heading 2309); or
- (c) Medicaments or other products of chapter 30.
- 2. For the purposes of heading 1901:
- (a) The term "groats" means cereal groats of chapter 11;
- (b) The terms "flour" and "meal" mean :
- 3. Heading 1904 does not cover preparations containing more than 6 percent by weight of cocoa calculated on a totally defatted basis or completely coated with chocolate or other food preparations containing cocoa of heading 1806 (heading 1806).
- 4. For the purposes of heading 1904 the expression "otherwise prepared" means prepared or processed to an extent beyond that provided for in the headings of or notes to chapter 10 or 11.
- 1. For the purposes of this chapter, the term "mixes and doughs described in additional U.S. note 1 to chapter 19" means articles containing over 10 percent by dry weight of sugars derived from sugar cane or sugar beets, whether or not mixed with other ingredients (except (a) articles not principally of crystalline structure or not in dry amorphous form, the foregoing that are prepared for marketing to the ultimate consumer in the identical form and package in which imported, (b) blended syrups containing sugars derived from sugar cane or sugar beets, capable of being further processed or mixed with similar or other ingredients, and not prepared for marketing to the ultimate consumer in the identical form and package in which imported, or (c) articles containing over 65 percent by dry weight of sugars derived from sugar cane or sugar beets, whether or not mixed with other ingredients, capable of being further processed or mixed with similar or other ingredients, and not prepared for marketing to the ultimate consumer in the identical form and package in which imported).
- 2. The aggregate quantity of infant formula containing oligosaccharides, approved by the Food and Drug Administration, the foregoing goods entered under subheadings 1901.10.11 and 1901.10.33 in any calendar year shall not exceed 100 metric tons (articles the product of Mexico shall not be permitted or included under the aforementioned quantitative limitation and no such articles shall be classifiable therein).
- 3. The aggregate quantity of mixes and doughs described in additional U.S. note 1 to chapter 19, the foregoing goods entered under subheadings 1901.20.30 and 1901.20.65 during the 12-month period from October 1 in any year to the following September 30, inclusive, shall not exceed 5,398 metric tons (articles the product of Mexico shall not be permitted or included under this quantitative limitation and no such articles shall be classifiable therein).
- 1. The unit of quantity "kg cmsc" (kilograms cows? milk solids content) includes all cows? milk components other than water.
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Protest 1803-05-100005; Cerelac
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The tariff classification of infant formulas from Canada
May 22, 1997
The tariff classification and status under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), of infant formulas from Canada; Article 509
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