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What's the HS Code for "Popcorn"?


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Harmonized Tariff Schedule (Popcorn HS Code)

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

Section II: Vegetable Products
Chapter 10: Cereals
Corn (maize):
Other: (not Seed)
Unit of Quantity:--
Rates of Duty
Column 2:--

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Depending on the country of origin, intended use, and other factors, an imported Popcorn may require one or more other HS Codes in addition to 1005.90 and — correspondingly — 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.



  • 1.
    • (a) The products specified in the headings of this chapter are to be classified in those headings only if grains are present, whether or not in the ear or on the stalk.
    • (b) This chapter does not cover grains which have been hulled or otherwise worked. However, rice, husked, milled, polished, glazed, parboiled, or broken remains classified in heading 1006. Similarly, quinoa from which the pericarp has been wholly or partly removed in order to separate the saponin, but which has not undergone any other processes, remains classified in heading 1008.
  • 2. Heading 1005 does not cover sweet corn (chapter 7).
Subheading Note
  • 1. The term " durum wheat" means wheat of the Triticum durum species and the hybrids derived from the interspecific crossing of Triticum durum which have the same number (28) of chromosomes as that species.
Additional U.S. Note
  • 1. In subheading 1005.10, the expression "seed" covers only seed corn or maize which is certified by a responsible officer or agency of a foreign government in accordance with the rules and regulations of that government to have been grown and approved especially for use as seed, in containers marked with the foreign government's official certified seed corn tags.
Statistical Note
  • 1. For a list of approved standards for "Certified organic", see General Statistical Note 6.

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