Commodity information for 9504200000

Overview

Import

The commodity code for importing is 9504200000.

Goods are subject to Value added tax (20.00 %).

Importing from outside the UK 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 95042000.

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

Footnotes
Code Description
TN207

The export of arms and WMD-related items; Aviation fuels; Condensates and natural gas liquid; Curde oil; Helicopters and vessels; Industrial machinery, vehicles, iron, steel and other metals; luxury goods; Refined petroleum products; gold and precious metals or diamonds to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is controlled (as well as related activities). Please refer to the Sanctions to determine whether your items are controlled and whether you need a licence from the Export Control Joint Unit.

TN208

The export of goods relating to chemical and biological weapons; crude oil and natural gas equipment; aviation fuel and aviation fuel additives; Electricity production; Gold and precious metals or diamonds; luxury goods; internal repression goods and technology; interception and monitoring goods and technology to or for use in Syria is controlled (as well as related activities). Please refer to the Sanctions to determine whether your items are controlled and whether you need a licence from the Export Control Joint Unit.

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.

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

  • 1. This chapter does not cover:
    • (a) candles (heading 3406);
    • (b) fireworks or other pyrotechnic articles of heading 3604;
    • (c) yarns, monofilament, cords or gut or the like for fishing, cut to length but not made up into fishing lines, of Chapter 39, heading 4206 or Section XI;
    • (d) sports bags or other containers of heading 4202, 4303 or 4304;
    • (e) fancy dress of textiles, of Chapter 61 or 62; sports clothing and special articles of apparel of textiles, of Chapter 61 or 62, whether or not incorporating incidentally protective components such as pads or padding in the elbow, knee or groin areas (for example, fencing clothing or soccer goalkeeper jerseys);
    • (f) textile flags or bunting, or sails for boats, sailboards or land craft, of Chapter 63;
    • (g) sports footwear (other than skating boots with ice or roller skates attached) of Chapter 64, or sports headgear of Chapter 65;
    • (h) walking sticks, whips, riding-crops or the like (heading 6602), or parts thereof (heading 6603);
    • (ij) unmounted glass eyes for dolls or other toys, of heading 7018;
    • (k) parts of general use, as defined in note 2 to Section XV, of base metal (Section XV), or similar goods of plastics (Chapter 39);
    • (l) bells, gongs or the like of heading 8306;
    • (m) pumps for liquids (heading 8413), filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus for liquids or gases (heading 8421), electric motors (heading 8501), electric transformers (heading 8504), discs, tapes, solid-state non-volatile storage devices, ‘smart cards’ and other media for the recording of sound or of other phenomena, whether or not recorded (heading 8523), radio remote control apparatus (heading 8526) or cordless infrared remote-control devices (heading 8543);
    • (n) sports vehicles (other than bobsleighs, toboggans and the like) of Section XVII;
    • (o) children’s bicycles (heading 8712);
    • (p) sports craft such as canoes and skiffs (Chapter 89), or their means of propulsion (Chapter 44 for such articles made of wood);
    • (q) spectacles, goggles or the like, for sports or outdoor games (heading 9004);
    • (r) decoy calls or whistles (heading 9208);
    • (s) arms or other articles of Chapter 93;
    • (t) electric garlands of all kinds (heading 9405);
    • (u) monopods, bipods, tripods and similar articles (heading 9620);
    • (v) racket strings, tents or other camping goods, or gloves, mittens and mitts (classified according to their constituent material); or
    • (w) tableware, kitchenware, toilet articles, carpets and other textile floor coverings, apparel, bedlinen, table linen, toilet linen, kitchen linen and similar articles having a utilitarian function (classified according to their constituent material).
  • 2. This chapter includes articles in which natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones (natural, synthetic or reconstructed), precious metal or metal clad with precious metal constitute only minor constituents.

  • 3. Subject to note 1 above, parts and accessories which are suitable for use solely or principally with articles of this chapter are to be classified with those articles.

  • 4. Subject to the provision of note 1 above, heading 9503 applies, inter alia, to articles of this heading combined with one or more items, which cannot be considered as sets under the terms of General rule of interpretation 3(b) and which, if presented separately, would be classified in other headings, provided the articles are put up together for retail sale and the combinations have the essential character of toys.

  • 5. Heading 9503 does not cover articles which, on account of their design, shape or constituent material, are identifiable as intended exclusively for animals, for example, ‘pet toys’ (classification in their own appropriate heading).

Subheading notes

  • 1. Subheading 9504 50 covers:
    • (a) video game consoles from which the image is reproduced on a television receiver, a monitor or other external screen or surface; or
    • (b) video game machines having a self-contained video screen, whether or not portable.
  • This subheading does not cover video game consoles or machines operated by coins, banknotes, bankcards, tokens or by any other means of payment (subheading 9504 30).

Additional chapter note

  • 1. Subheading 9505 10 covers:
    • (a) articles that are broadly recognised as traditionally used at Christmas festivities and exclusively manufactured and designed as articles for Christmas festivities.
    • These are:
      • (1) articles associated with the nativity (i.e. articles for the traditional Christmas crib), such as nativity figures, nativity animals, Bethlehem stars, the three nativity kings, and nativity scenes;
      • (2) articles recognised as being used at Christmas festivities due to long standing national traditions, such as:
        • - artificial Christmas trees,
        • - Christmas stockings,
        • - imitation yule logs,
        • - Christmas crackers,
        • - Father Christmases with or without a sledge,
        • - Christmas angels.
    • The subheading does not cover articles of the winter season which are suitable for a more general use as decorations during that season, because their objective characteristics suggest that they are not exclusively used for Christmas festivities but mainly as decorations during the winter season, such as icicles, snow- crystals, stars, reindeers, robins, snowmen, and other images of the winter season, whether or not the colours or outfits etc. suggest a connection with Christmas.
    • (b) decorative articles for Christmas trees. These are articles designed to be hung on a Christmas tree (i.e. lightweight articles of generally non-durable material designed to decorate a Christmas tree). The articles must have a connection with Christmas.

Measures and restrictions for importing into the UK under the UKGT

Measures for all countries
Country Measure Value Conditions that apply Exclusions Start date
(End date)
Footnotes
Value added tax 20.00 % 01/09/2019 03020
Third country duty 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Import control - CITES Conditions 01/01/2021
Andorra (AD) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Cameroon (CM) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Ceuta (XC) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Chile (CL) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Colombia (CO) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Ecuador (EC) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Egypt (EG) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Faroe Islands (FO) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Fiji (FJ) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Georgia (GE) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Ghana (GH) Tariff preference 0.00 % 05/03/2021
Iceland (IS) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Israel (IL) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Ivory Coast (CI) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Kenya (KE) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Lebanon (LB) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Liechtenstein (LI) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Melilla (XL) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Mexico (MX) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Moldova (MD) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Morocco (MA) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Norway (NO) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Occupied Palestinian Territories (PS) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Papua New Guinea (PG) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Samoa (WS) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
San Marino (SM) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Singapore (SG) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
South Africa (ZA) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
South Korea (KR) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Switzerland (CH) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Tunisia (TN) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Turkey (TR) Tariff preference 0.00 % 20/01/2021
Vietnam (VN) Tariff preference 0.00 % 01/01/2021
Iraq (IQ) Restriction on entry into free circulation Additional code: 4049 Toys and games, between 50 and 100 years old, other than those covered by the additional codes 4008, 4010, 4011, 4013, 4023, 4040 - 4048 01/01/2021 TM570
Iraq (IQ) Restriction on entry into free circulation Additional code: 4099 Other than those mentioned in Regulation (EC) no 1210/2003 (OJ L 169): no restrictions 01/01/2021
North Korea (KP) Import control on luxury goods Conditions 01/01/2021
Footnotes
Code Description
TN207

The export of arms and WMD-related items; Aviation fuels; Condensates and natural gas liquid; Curde oil; Helicopters and vessels; Industrial machinery, vehicles, iron, steel and other metals; luxury goods; Refined petroleum products; gold and precious metals or diamonds to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is controlled (as well as related activities). Please refer to the Sanctions to determine whether your items are controlled and whether you need a licence from the Export Control Joint Unit.

TN208

The export of goods relating to chemical and biological weapons; crude oil and natural gas equipment; aviation fuel and aviation fuel additives; Electricity production; Gold and precious metals or diamonds; luxury goods; internal repression goods and technology; interception and monitoring goods and technology to or for use in Syria is controlled (as well as related activities). Please refer to the Sanctions to determine whether your items are controlled and whether you need a licence from the Export Control Joint Unit.

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.

Measures and restrictions for exporting from the UK under the UKGT

Measures for all countries
Country Measure Value Conditions that apply Exclusions Start date
(End date, if any)
Footnotes
Export control on cultural goods Conditions 01/01/2021 Footnotes
North Korea (KP) Export control on restricted goods and technologies Conditions 01/01/2021 EX008
Syria (SY) Export control on restricted goods and technologies Conditions 01/01/2021 EX013
Footnotes
Code Description
TN207

The export of arms and WMD-related items; Aviation fuels; Condensates and natural gas liquid; Curde oil; Helicopters and vessels; Industrial machinery, vehicles, iron, steel and other metals; luxury goods; Refined petroleum products; gold and precious metals or diamonds to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is controlled (as well as related activities). Please refer to the Sanctions to determine whether your items are controlled and whether you need a licence from the Export Control Joint Unit.

TN208

The export of goods relating to chemical and biological weapons; crude oil and natural gas equipment; aviation fuel and aviation fuel additives; Electricity production; Gold and precious metals or diamonds; luxury goods; internal repression goods and technology; interception and monitoring goods and technology to or for use in Syria is controlled (as well as related activities). Please refer to the Sanctions to determine whether your items are controlled and whether you need a licence from the Export Control Joint Unit.

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.

Value added tax for All countries

Code Description
03020

UK VAT standard rate

Import control - CITES for All countries

Y: Other conditions
Document code Requirement Action
C400 Other certificates: Presentation of the required "CITES" certificate Import/export allowed after control
Y900 Particular provisions: Declared goods do not belong to the Washington Convention (CITES) Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control

Restriction on entry into free circulation for Iraq

Code Description
TM570

The following shall be prohibited:
a) the import of or the introduction into the territory of the Community of, and
b) the dealing in, Iraqi cultural property and other items of archaeological, historical, cultural, rare scientific and religious importance, if they have been illegally removed from locations in Iraq, in particular, if:
i) the items form an integral part of either the public collections listed in the inventories of Iraqi museums, archives or libraries' conservation collection, or the inventories of Iraqi religious institutions, or
ii) there exists reasonable suspicion that the goods have been removed from Iraq without the consent of their legitimate owner or have been removed in breach of Iraq's laws and regulations.
These prohibitions shall not apply if it is shown that either:
a) the cultural items were exported from Iraq prior to 6 August 1990; or
b) the cultural items are being returned to Iraqi institutions in accordance with the objective of safe return as set out in paragraph 7 of UNSC Resolution 1483 (2003).

Additional code

Measure: Restriction on entry into free circulation

Code Description code
4049 Toys and games, between 50 and 100 years old, other than those covered by the additional codes 4008, 4010, 4011, 4013, 4023, 4040 - 4048

Additional code

Measure: Restriction on entry into free circulation

Code Description code
4099 Other than those mentioned in Regulation (EC) no 1210/2003 (OJ L 169): no restrictions

Import control on luxury goods for North Korea

Y: Other conditions
Document code Requirement Action
Y945 Particular provisions: Travellers' personal effects or goods of a non-commercial nature for travellers' personal use contained in their luggage (Art 10.2 of Regulation (EU) 2017/1509) Import/export allowed after control
Y946 Particular provisions: Goods necessary for the official purposes of diplomatic or consular missions of Member States in the DPRK or international organisations enjoying immunities in accordance with international law, or to the personal effects of their staff (Art 10.3 of Regulation (EU) 2017/1509) Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control

Export control on cultural goods for All third countries

Y: Other conditions
Document code Requirement Action
E012 Export certificate/licence/document from country of origin: Export licence "Cultural goods" (Regulation (EC) No 116/2009) Import/export allowed after control
Y903 Particular provisions: Declared goods are not included in the list of cultural goods Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control

Export control on cultural goods for All third countries

Code Description
CD483

If the declared goods are described in the "CG" footnotes linked to the measure, an export licence must be presented

CG024

Between 50 and 100 years old, with a value corresponding to or exceeding 50000 Euro

Export control on restricted goods and technologies for North Korea

B: Presentation of a certificate/licence/document
Document code Requirement Action
C052 Other certificates: Export authorisation for restricted goods and technologies Import/export allowed after control
Y999 Particular provisions: Goods for which a licence is not required Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control

Export control on restricted goods and technologies for North Korea

Code Description
EX008

The export of arms and WMD-related items; Aviation fuels; Condensates and natural gas liquid; Curde oil; Helicopters and vessels; Industrial machinery, vehicles, iron, steel and other metals; luxury goods; Refined petroleum products; gold and precious metals or diamonds to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is controlled (as well as related activities). Please refer to the Sanctions to determine whether your items are controlled and whether you need a licence from the Export Control Joint Unit.

Export control on restricted goods and technologies for Syria

B: Presentation of a certificate/licence/document
Document code Requirement Action
C052 Other certificates: Export authorisation for restricted goods and technologies Import/export allowed after control
Y999 Particular provisions: Goods for which a licence is not required Import/export allowed after control
  No document provided Import/export not allowed after control

Export control on restricted goods and technologies for Syria

Code Description
EX013

The export of goods relating to chemical and biological weapons; crude oil and natural gas equipment; aviation fuel and aviation fuel additives; Electricity production; Gold and precious metals or diamonds; luxury goods; internal repression goods and technology; interception and monitoring goods and technology to or for use in Syria is controlled (as well as related activities). Please refer to the Sanctions to determine whether your items are controlled and whether you need a licence from the Export Control Joint Unit.

Last updated: 12 April 2021 View latest amendments