Commodity information for 2612201000

This information is for 22 October 2020.

Overview

Import

The commodity code for importing is 2612201000.

Goods are subject to VAT standard rate (20.00 %).

Importing from outside the EU is subject to a third country duty of 0.00 % unless subject to other measures.

Import measures and restrictions for specific countries can be found under the import tab.

Export

The commodity code for exporting and intrastat reporting is 26122010.

You may need to apply for a licence from the Export Control Organisation (ECO) as your goods may be controlled under the Export Control Order 2008.

Export measures and restrictions for specific countries can be found under the export tab.

Footnotes
Code Description
05002

Export Control Organisation

For further information concerning export prohibitions and restrictions for this commodity, please contact:

Export Control Organisation

Department for International Trade

3 Whitehall Place

London

SW1A 2AW

Tel: 020 7215 4594

Email: eco.help@trade.gsi.gov.uk

www.gov.uk/government/policies/export-controls

TN701

According to the Council Regulation (EU) No 692/2014 (OJ L183, p. 9) it shall be prohibited to import into European Union goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol.
The prohibition shall not apply in respect of:
(a) the execution until 26 September 2014, of trade contracts concluded before 25 June 2014, or of ancillary contracts necessary for the execution of such contracts, provided that the natural or legal persons, entity or body seeking to perform the contract have notified, at least 10 working days in advance, the activity or transaction to the competent authority of the Member State in which they are established.
(b) goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol which have been made available to the Ukrainian authorities for examination, for which compliance with the conditions conferring entitlement to preferential origin has been verified and for which a certificate of origin has been issued in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 978/2012 and Regulation (EU) No 374/2014 or in accordance with the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.

TN702

According to the Council Regulation (EU) No 1351/2014 (OJ L365, p. 46), the export of goods and technologies suited for use in the sectors of transport; telecommunications; energy; prospection, exploatation and production of oil, gas and mineral resources is prohibited:
(a) to any natural or legal person, entity or body in Crimea or Sevastopol, or
(b) for use in Crimea or Sevastopol.
The prohibitions shall be without prejudice to the execution until 21 March 2015 of an obligation arising from a contract concluded before 20 December 2014, or by ancillary contracts necessary for the execution of such contracts, provided that the competent authority has been informed at least five working days in advance.
When related to the use in Crimea or Sevastopol, the prohibitions do not apply where there are no reasonable grounds to determine that the goods and technology or the services are to be used in Crimea or Sevastopol.

There are important chapter notes for this part of the tariff:

  • 1. This chapter does not cover:
    • (a) slag or similar industrial waste prepared as macadam (heading 2517);
    • (b) natural magnesium carbonate (magnesite), whether or not calcined (heading 2519);
    • (c) sludges from the storage tanks of petroleum oils, consisting mainly of such oils (heading 2710);
    • (d) basic slag of Chapter 31;
    • (e) slag wool, rock wool or similar mineral wools (heading 6806);
    • (f) waste or scrap of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal; other waste or scrap containing precious metal or precious metal compounds, of a kind used principally for the recovery of precious metal (heading 7112); or
    • (g) copper, nickel or cobalt mattes produced by any process of smelting (Section XV).
  • 2. For the purposes of headings 2601 to 2617, the term ‘ores’ means minerals of mineralogical species actually used in the metallurgical industry for the extraction of mercury, of the metals of heading 2844 or of the metals of Section XIV or XV, even if they are intended for non-metallurgical purposes. Headings 2601 to 2617 do not, however, include minerals which have been submitted to processes not normal to the metallurgical industry.
  • 3. Heading 2620 applies only to:
    • (a) slag, ash and residues of a kind used in industry either for the extraction of metals or as a basis for the manufacture of chemical compounds of metals, excluding ash and residues from the incineration of municipal waste (heading 2621); and
    • (b) slag, ash and residues containing arsenic, whether or not containing metals, of a kind used either for the extraction of arsenic or metals or for the manufacture of their chemical compounds.

Subheading notes

  • 1. For the purposes of subheading 2620 21, ‘leaded gasoline sludges and leaded anti-knock compound sludges’ mean sludges obtained from storage tanks of leaded gasoline and leaded anti-knock compounds (for example, tetraethyl lead), and consisting essentially of lead, lead compounds and iron oxide.
  • 2. Slag, ash and residues containing arsenic, mercury, thallium or their mixtures, of a kind used for the extraction of arsenic or those metals or for the manufacture of their chemical compounds, are to be classified in subheading 2620 60.

Binding tariff information

You can search the EU EBTI-database for existing Binding Tariff Information for commodity code 2612201000.

Import measures and restrictions

This information is for 22 October 2020.

Measures for all countries
Country Measure Value Conditions that apply Exclusions Legal base Start date
(End date)
Footnotes
VAT standard rate 20.00 % 04/01/2011 03020
Third country duty 0.00 % R2658/87 15/09/1994
Import control Conditions Iran, Islamic Republic of R0267/12 03/04/2017 Footnotes
Import control - waste Conditions R1013/06 18/08/2016 Footnotes
Health and Safety Executive Import Licensing Firearms and Ammunition Conditions 01/01/2008 04001
Iran, Islamic Republic of (IR) Import control Conditions R0267/12 03/04/2017 Footnotes
North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) (KP) Import control on restricted goods and technologies Conditions R1509/17 01/09/2017 Footnotes
Footnotes
Code Description
05002

Export Control Organisation

For further information concerning export prohibitions and restrictions for this commodity, please contact:

Export Control Organisation

Department for International Trade

3 Whitehall Place

London

SW1A 2AW

Tel: 020 7215 4594

Email: eco.help@trade.gsi.gov.uk

www.gov.uk/government/policies/export-controls

TN701

According to the Council Regulation (EU) No 692/2014 (OJ L183, p. 9) it shall be prohibited to import into European Union goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol.
The prohibition shall not apply in respect of:
(a) the execution until 26 September 2014, of trade contracts concluded before 25 June 2014, or of ancillary contracts necessary for the execution of such contracts, provided that the natural or legal persons, entity or body seeking to perform the contract have notified, at least 10 working days in advance, the activity or transaction to the competent authority of the Member State in which they are established.
(b) goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol which have been made available to the Ukrainian authorities for examination, for which compliance with the conditions conferring entitlement to preferential origin has been verified and for which a certificate of origin has been issued in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 978/2012 and Regulation (EU) No 374/2014 or in accordance with the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.

TN702

According to the Council Regulation (EU) No 1351/2014 (OJ L365, p. 46), the export of goods and technologies suited for use in the sectors of transport; telecommunications; energy; prospection, exploatation and production of oil, gas and mineral resources is prohibited:
(a) to any natural or legal person, entity or body in Crimea or Sevastopol, or
(b) for use in Crimea or Sevastopol.
The prohibitions shall be without prejudice to the execution until 21 March 2015 of an obligation arising from a contract concluded before 20 December 2014, or by ancillary contracts necessary for the execution of such contracts, provided that the competent authority has been informed at least five working days in advance.
When related to the use in Crimea or Sevastopol, the prohibitions do not apply where there are no reasonable grounds to determine that the goods and technology or the services are to be used in Crimea or Sevastopol.

Export measures and restrictions

This information is for 22 October 2020.

Measures for all countries
Country Measure Value Conditions that apply Exclusions Legal base Start date
(End date, if any)
Footnotes
Export authorization (Dual use) Conditions R2199/19 31/12/2019 Footnotes
Export control - Waste Conditions Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Chile, Israel, Iceland, Japan, Korea, Republic of (South Korea), Liechtenstein, Mexico, Norway, New Zealand, Turkey, United States R1013/06 18/08/2016 CD576
Export control - Waste Conditions R1013/06 18/08/2016 Footnotes
North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) (KP) Export control on restricted goods and technologies Conditions R1509/17 01/09/2017 Footnotes
Footnotes
Code Description
05002

Export Control Organisation

For further information concerning export prohibitions and restrictions for this commodity, please contact:

Export Control Organisation

Department for International Trade

3 Whitehall Place

London

SW1A 2AW

Tel: 020 7215 4594

Email: eco.help@trade.gsi.gov.uk

www.gov.uk/government/policies/export-controls

TN701

According to the Council Regulation (EU) No 692/2014 (OJ L183, p. 9) it shall be prohibited to import into European Union goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol.
The prohibition shall not apply in respect of:
(a) the execution until 26 September 2014, of trade contracts concluded before 25 June 2014, or of ancillary contracts necessary for the execution of such contracts, provided that the natural or legal persons, entity or body seeking to perform the contract have notified, at least 10 working days in advance, the activity or transaction to the competent authority of the Member State in which they are established.
(b) goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol which have been made available to the Ukrainian authorities for examination, for which compliance with the conditions conferring entitlement to preferential origin has been verified and for which a certificate of origin has been issued in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 978/2012 and Regulation (EU) No 374/2014 or in accordance with the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.

TN702

According to the Council Regulation (EU) No 1351/2014 (OJ L365, p. 46), the export of goods and technologies suited for use in the sectors of transport; telecommunications; energy; prospection, exploatation and production of oil, gas and mineral resources is prohibited:
(a) to any natural or legal person, entity or body in Crimea or Sevastopol, or
(b) for use in Crimea or Sevastopol.
The prohibitions shall be without prejudice to the execution until 21 March 2015 of an obligation arising from a contract concluded before 20 December 2014, or by ancillary contracts necessary for the execution of such contracts, provided that the competent authority has been informed at least five working days in advance.
When related to the use in Crimea or Sevastopol, the prohibitions do not apply where there are no reasonable grounds to determine that the goods and technology or the services are to be used in Crimea or Sevastopol.

VAT standard rate for All countries

Code Description
03020

UK VAT standard rate

Legal base

Regulation No. Start date End date Publication date Journal No. Journal page
R2658/87 01/01/1988 1987-09-07 L 256 1

Import control for All countries

Y: Other conditions
Document code Requirement Action
Y949 Particular provisions: Goods other than those described in the footnotes linked to the measure (Reg 267/2012) Import/export allowed after control
C067 Other certificates: Import authorisation for restricted goods and technologies (Council Regulation (EU) No 267/2012) Import/export allowed after control
Y069 Particular provisions: Goods not consigned from Iran Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control

Legal base

Regulation No. Start date End date Publication date Journal No. Journal page
R0267/12 26/03/2012 2012-03-23 L 88 1

Import control for All countries

Code Description
CD989

If the goods declared are described in footnote "DU" linked to the measure a prior import authorisation must be presented for the import, purchase or transport from Iran of the goods and technology listed in Annex I, whether or not originating in Iran (R267/2012).

DU017

Goods 0C001 from the dual use list.

Import control - waste for All countries

B: Presentation of a certificate/licence/document
Document code Requirement Action
C672 Other certificates: Information document accompanying shipments of waste as mentioned in Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (OJ L 190) – Article 18 and Annex VII Import/export allowed after control
C669 Other certificates: Notification document as mentioned in Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (OJ L 190) - Article 4 and Annex IA Import/export allowed after control
Y923 Particular provisions: Product not subjected to the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (OJ L 190) Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control
C: Presentation of a certificate/licence/document
Document code Requirement Action
C672 Other certificates: Information document accompanying shipments of waste as mentioned in Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (OJ L 190) – Article 18 and Annex VII Import/export allowed after control
C670 Other certificates: Movement document as mentioned in Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (OJ L 190) – Article 4 and Annex IB Import/export allowed after control
Y923 Particular provisions: Product not subjected to the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (OJ L 190) Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control

Legal base

Regulation No. Start date End date Publication date Journal No. Journal page
R1013/06 12/07/2007 2006-07-12 L 190 1

Import control - waste for All countries

Code Description
CD572

The wastes mentioned in Article 3 (1) of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 shall be subject to the procedure of prior written notification and consent.

CD573

The wastes mentioned in Article 3 (2) of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 shall be subjected to the general information requirements laid down in Article 18 of the same Regulation, if the amount of waste shipped exceeds 20 kg

CD574

If the wastes listed in Annex III (green list) display certain hazardous characteristics, the relevant provisions shall apply as if these wastes had been listed in Annex IV (amber list). See Article 3 (3) of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006.

CD577

The waste explicitly destined for laboratory analysis (Article 3 (4) of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006) to assess either its physical or chemical characteristics or to determine its suitability for recovery or disposal operations shall not be subject to the procedure of prior written notification and consent. Instead, the procedural requirements of general information requirements shall apply (Article 18 of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006). The amount of such waste exempted when explicitly destined for laboratory analysis shall be determined by the minimum quantity reasonably needed to adequately perform the analysis in each particular case, and shall not exceed 25 kg.

Health and Safety Executive Import Licensing Firearms and Ammunition for All countries

B: Presentation of a certificate/licence/document
Document code Requirement Action
9100 National Document: Firearms: Open individual licence or Specific individual licence. Nuclear materials open individual licence or specific individual licence
  No document provided The entry into free circulation is not allowed

Health and Safety Executive Import Licensing Firearms and Ammunition for All countries

Code Description
04001

Health and Safety Executive

Import Licensing

For further information concerning import prohibitions and restrictions for this commodity, please contact:

Health and Safety Executive

Mines, Quarries & Explosives Policy

Rose Court

2 Southwark Bridge

London

SE1 9HS

Tel: 0207 717 6205

Fax: 0207 717 6690

www.gov.uk/import-controls

Import control for Iran, Islamic Republic of

Y: Other conditions
Document code Requirement Action
Y949 Particular provisions: Goods other than those described in the footnotes linked to the measure (Reg 267/2012) Import/export allowed after control
C067 Other certificates: Import authorisation for restricted goods and technologies (Council Regulation (EU) No 267/2012) Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control

Legal base

Regulation No. Start date End date Publication date Journal No. Journal page
R0267/12 26/03/2012 2012-03-23 L 88 1

Import control for Iran, Islamic Republic of

Code Description
CD989

If the goods declared are described in footnote "DU" linked to the measure a prior import authorisation must be presented for the import, purchase or transport from Iran of the goods and technology listed in Annex I, whether or not originating in Iran (R267/2012).

DU017

Goods 0C001 from the dual use list.

Import control on restricted goods and technologies for North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)

Y: Other conditions
Document code Requirement Action
Y958 Particular provisions: Goods other than those described in Annex IV (Gold, titanium, vanadium ore, rare-earth minerals) of Reg. (EU) 2017/1509 Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control

Legal base

Regulation No. Start date End date Publication date Journal No. Journal page
R1509/17 01/09/2017 2017-08-31 L 224 1

Import control on restricted goods and technologies for North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)

Code Description
CD995

If the declared goods are described in the footnotes linked to the measure, export/import is not allowed.

TM288

Goods from the Annex IV of Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 (Gold, titanium ore, vanadium ore and rare earth minerals)

Export authorization (Dual use) for All third countries

Y: Other conditions
Document code Requirement Action
X002 Export licence: Dual use export authorisation (Regulation 428/2009 and its amendments). Import/export allowed after control
Y901 Particular provisions: Product not included in the dual use list Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control

Legal base

Regulation No. Start date End date Publication date Journal No. Journal page
R2199/19 31/12/2019 2019-12-30 L 338 1
R0428/09 27/08/2009 2009-05-25 L 134 1

Export authorization (Dual use) for All third countries

Code Description
CD464

If the goods declared are described in footnote "DU" linked to the measure, an export authorisation must be presented according to Regulation (EC) 428/2009 and its amendments.

DU017

Goods 0C001 from the dual use list.

Export control - Waste for All third countries

B: Presentation of a certificate/licence/document
Document code Requirement Action
Y923 Particular provisions: Product not subjected to the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (OJ L 190) Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control

Legal base

Regulation No. Start date End date Publication date Journal No. Journal page
R1013/06 12/07/2007 2006-07-12 L 190 1

Export control - Waste for All third countries

Code Description
CD576

Exports from the Community of the wastes, listed in Article 36 of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006, are prohibited if they are destined for recovery in countries to which the OECD Decision does not apply (C(2001)107/Final of the OECD Council concerning the revision of Decision C(92)39/Final on control of transboundary movements of wastes destined for recovery operations).

Export control - Waste for OECD

B: Presentation of a certificate/licence/document
Document code Requirement Action
C672 Other certificates: Information document accompanying shipments of waste as mentioned in Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (OJ L 190) – Article 18 and Annex VII Import/export allowed after control
C669 Other certificates: Notification document as mentioned in Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (OJ L 190) - Article 4 and Annex IA Import/export allowed after control
Y923 Particular provisions: Product not subjected to the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (OJ L 190) Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control
C: Presentation of a certificate/licence/document
Document code Requirement Action
C672 Other certificates: Information document accompanying shipments of waste as mentioned in Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (OJ L 190) – Article 18 and Annex VII Import/export allowed after control
C670 Other certificates: Movement document as mentioned in Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (OJ L 190) – Article 4 and Annex IB Import/export allowed after control
Y923 Particular provisions: Product not subjected to the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (OJ L 190) Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control

Legal base

Regulation No. Start date End date Publication date Journal No. Journal page
R1013/06 12/07/2007 2006-07-12 L 190 1

Export control - Waste for OECD

Code Description
CD572

The wastes mentioned in Article 3 (1) of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 shall be subject to the procedure of prior written notification and consent.

CD574

If the wastes listed in Annex III (green list) display certain hazardous characteristics, the relevant provisions shall apply as if these wastes had been listed in Annex IV (amber list). See Article 3 (3) of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006.

CD576

Exports from the Community of the wastes, listed in Article 36 of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006, are prohibited if they are destined for recovery in countries to which the OECD Decision does not apply (C(2001)107/Final of the OECD Council concerning the revision of Decision C(92)39/Final on control of transboundary movements of wastes destined for recovery operations).

CD577

The waste explicitly destined for laboratory analysis (Article 3 (4) of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006) to assess either its physical or chemical characteristics or to determine its suitability for recovery or disposal operations shall not be subject to the procedure of prior written notification and consent. Instead, the procedural requirements of general information requirements shall apply (Article 18 of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006). The amount of such waste exempted when explicitly destined for laboratory analysis shall be determined by the minimum quantity reasonably needed to adequately perform the analysis in each particular case, and shall not exceed 25 kg.

Export control on restricted goods and technologies for North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)

Y: Other conditions
Document code Requirement Action
Y920 Particular provisions: Goods other than those described in the footnotes linked to the measure Import/export allowed after control
C052 Other certificates: Export authorisation for restricted goods and technologies Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control

Legal base

Regulation No. Start date End date Publication date Journal No. Journal page
R1509/17 01/09/2017 2017-08-31 L 224 1

Export control on restricted goods and technologies for North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)

Code Description
CD994

If the declared goods are referred to in the footnotes linked to the measure an export/import authorisation must be presented.

DU017

Goods 0C001 from the dual use list.

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