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Products consigned from Japan shall be accompanied by a Common Health Entry Document for Feed and Food of Non-Animal Origin (CHED-D) or a Common Health Entry Document for Products (CHED-P) according to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1787 as transposed into UK law. See [2019/1787] for specific coverage.


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.


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.

Chapter notes

  • 1.\ This chapter does not cover:
    • (a) mixed vegetables of heading 0712;
    • (b) roasted coffee substitutes containing coffee in any proportion (heading 0901);
    • (c) flavoured tea (heading 0902);
    • (d) spices or other products of headings 0904 to 0910;
    • (e) food preparations, other than the products described in heading 2103 or 2104, containing more than 20% by weight of sausage, meat, meat offal, blood, fish or crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, or any combination thereof (Chapter 16);
    • (f) yeast put up as a medicament or other products of heading 3003 or 3004; or
    • (g) prepared enzymes of heading 3507.
  • 2. Extracts of the substitutes referred to in note 1 (b) are to be classified in heading 2101.
  • 3. For the purposes of heading 2104, the expression ‘homogenised composite food preparations’ means preparations consisting of a finely homogenised mixture of two or more basic ingredients such as meat, fish, vegetables, fruit or nuts, put up for retail sale as food suitable for infants or young children or for dietetic purposes, in containers of a net weight content not exceeding 250 g. For the application of this definition, no account is to be taken of small quantities of any ingredients which may be added to the mixture for seasoning, preservation or other purposes. Such preparations may contain a small quantity of visible pieces of ingredients.

Additional chapter notes

  • 1. For the purpose of subheadings 2106 10 20 and 2106 90 92 the term ‘starch’ also covers starch breakdown products.

  • 2. For the purposes of subheading 2106 90 20 ‘compound alcoholic preparations, other than those based on odoriferous substances, of a kind used for the manufacture of beverages’ means those preparations having an alcoholic strength by volume of more than 0.5% vol.

  • 3. For the purposes of subheading 2106 90 30, ‘isoglucose’ means the product obtained from glucose or its polymers with a content by weight in the dry state of at least 10% fructose.

  • 4. For products of subheadings 2106 90 30 and 2106 90 59, the sucrose content, including other sugars expressed as sucrose, is to be determined by the refractometry method (expressed in degrees Brix in accordance with the Tariff of the United Kingdom Version 1.0, dated 11 February 2019.

  • 5. Other food preparations presented in measured doses, such as capsules, tablets, pastilles and pills, and which are intended for use as food supplements are to be classified under heading 2106, unless elsewhere specified or included.

  • 6. Preparations with a basis of coffee, tea or maté or extracts, essences and concentrates thereof with a sugar content of 97% or more by weight, calculated on the dry matter, are excluded from classification under heading 2101 and are in principle to be classified in Chapter 17. The character of those products is no longer deemed to be determined by coffee, tea or maté or extracts, essences and concentrates thereof.

Section notes

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% by weight.

Last updated: 6 May 2021 View latest amendments