HS Codes Chapter 90 - Optical Photographic

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Chapter - 90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
Heading 9001Others
Heading 9001Optical fibres and optical fibre bundles; optical fibre cables (excluding made up of individually sheathed fibres of heading 8544); sheets and plates of polarising material; lenses, incl. contact lenses, prisms, mirrors and other optical elements of any material, unmounted (excluding such elements of glass not optically worked)
Heading 9002Lenses, prisms, mirrors and other optical elements, of any material, mounted, being parts of or fittings for instruments or apparatus (excluding such elements of glass not optically worked)
Heading 9002Others
Heading 9003Others
Heading 9003Frames and mountings for spectacles, goggles or the like, and parts thereof, n.e.s.
Heading 9004Spectacles, goggles and the like, corrective, protective or other (excluding spectacles for testing eyesight, contact lenses, spectacle lenses and frames and mountings for spectacles)
Heading 9004Others
Heading 9005Others
Heading 9005Binoculars, monoculars, astronomical and other optical telescopes, and mountings therefor; other astronomical instruments and mountings therefor (excluding instruments for radio-astronomy and other instruments or apparatus specified elsewhere)
Heading 9006Photographic cameras, photographic flashlight apparatus and flashbulbs (excluding discharge lamps of heading 8539)
Heading 9006Others
Heading 9007Others
Heading 9007Cinematographic cameras and projectors, whether or not incorporating sound recording or reproducing apparatus (excluding video equipment)
Heading 9008Image projectors, and photographic enlargers and reducers (excluding cinematographic)
Heading 9008Others
Heading 9009Others
Heading 9009Photocopying apparatus incorporating an optical system or of the contact type and thermo-copying apparatus
Heading 9010Apparatus and equipment for photographic or cinematographic laboratories, not elsewhere specified in chapter 90; negatoscopes; projection screens
Heading 9010Others
Heading 9011Others
Heading 9011Optical microscopes, incl. those for photomicrography, cinephotomicrography or microprojection (excluding binocular microscopes for ophthalmology and instruments, appliances and machines of heading 9031)
Heading 9012Electron microscopes, proton microscopes and diffraction apparatus
Heading 9012Others
Heading 9013Others
Heading 9013Liquid crystal devices not constituting articles provided for more specifically in other heading; lasers (excluding laser diodes); other optical appliances and instruments not elsewhere specified in chapter 90
Heading 9014Direction finding compasses; other navigational instruments and appliances (excluding radio navigational equipment)
Heading 9014Others
Heading 9015Others
Heading 9015Surveying, incl. photogrammetrical surveying, hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments and appliances (excluding compasses); rangefinders
Heading 9016Balances of a sensitivity of 50 mg or better, with or without weights
Heading 9016Others
Heading 9017Others
Heading 9017Drawing, marking-out or mathematical calculating instruments, e.g. drafting machines, pantographs, protractors, drawing sets, slide rules, disc calculators; instruments for measuring length, for use in the hand, e.g. measuring rods and tapes, micrometres, callipers and other gauges, not elsewhere specified in chapter 90
Heading 9018Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, incl. scintigraphic apparatus, other electro-medical apparatus and sight-testing instruments, n.e.s.
Heading 9018Others
Heading 9019Others
Heading 9019Mechano-therapy appliances; massage apparatus; psychological aptitude-testing apparatus; ozone therapy, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, artificial respiration or other therapeutic respiration apparatus
Heading 9020Breathing appliances and gas masks (excluding protective masks having neither mechanical parts nor replaceable filters, and artificial respiration or other therapeutic respiration apparatus)
Heading 9020Others
Heading 9021Others
Heading 9021Orthopaedic appliances, incl. crutches, surgical belts and trusses; splints and other fracture appliances; artificial parts of the body; hearing aids and other appliances which are worn or carried, or implanted in the body, to compensate for a defect or disability
Heading 9022Apparatus based on the use of X-rays or of alpha, beta or gamma radiations, whether or not for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary uses, incl. radiography or radiotherapy apparatus, X-ray tubes and other X-ray generators, high tension generators, control panels and desks, screens, examination or treatment tables, chairs and the like
Heading 9022Others
Heading 9023Others
Heading 9023Instruments, apparatus and models designed for demonstrational purposes, e.g. in education or exhibitions, unsuitable for other uses (excluding ground flying trainers of heading 8805, collectors' pieces of heading 9705 and antiques of an age 100 years of heading 9706)
Heading 9024Machines and appliances for testing the hardness, strength, compressibility, elasticity or other mechanical properties of materials, e.g. metals, wood, textiles, paper or plastics
Heading 9024Others
Heading 9025Others
Heading 9025Hydrometers, areometers and similar floating instruments, thermometers, pyrometers, barometers, hygrometers and psychrometers, recording or not, and any combination of these instruments
Heading 9026Instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking the flow, level, pressure or other variables of liquids or gases, e.g. flow meters, level gauges, manometers, heat meters (excluding instruments and apparatus of heading 9014, 9015, 9028 or 9032)
Heading 9026Others
Heading 9027Others
Heading 9027Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis, e.g. polarimeters, refractometers, spectrometers, gas or smoke analysis apparatus; instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking viscosity, porosity, expansion, surface tension or the like; instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking quantities of heat, sound or light, incl. exposure meters; microtomes
Heading 9028Gas, liquid or electricity supply or production meters, incl. calibrating meters therefor
Heading 9028Others
Heading 9029Others
Heading 9029Revolution counters, production counters, taximeters, milometers, pedometers and the like (excluding gas, liquid and electricity meters); speed indicators and tachometers (excluding those of heading 9014 and 9015); stroboscopes
Heading 9030Oscilloscopes, spectrum analysers and other instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking electrical quantities (excluding meters of heading 9028); instruments and apparatus for measuring or detecting alpha, beta, gamma, X-ray, cosmic or other ionising radiations
Heading 9030Others
Heading 9031Others
Heading 9031Measuring or checking instruments, appliances and machines not elsewhere specified in chapter 90; profile projectors
Heading 9032Regulating or controlling instruments and apparatus (excluding taps, cocks and valves of heading 8481)
Heading 9032Others
Heading 9033Others
Heading 9033Parts and accessories for machines, appliances, instruments or other apparatus in chapter 90, specified neither in this chapter nor elsewhere

FAQs About Global HS Code List

As we come across new product launches every day, so there was a need to create a system to track import and export of a nation. So, A Harmonized System Code or Harmonized System of Nomenclature was developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO) in 1988. Since 1988, HS Codes have been reformed five times, namely in 1996, 2002, 2007, 2012, and 2017. The sole purpose of Global HS Codes is to identify different goods and products which assist authorities in charging custom Duties, Surcharge, taxes, and monitor import export. An HC Code list includes specific names and HS numbers to classify various goods and commodities.

HS Codes are of great use in international trade as they cover over 5000+ commodities and 95% of global Trade.HS Codes are very important while performing import/export operations. The customs authorities use HS Codes to identify goods and commodities and apply tariffs and taxes. If you don’t include the correct HS Code on your Commercial bill and shipment details, it will result in the recipient paying the wrong tax while your shipment might delay.

A HS Code can be of 6 to 10 digits, in which the first six digits remains same for all countries as per WCO rules and norms while last 4 digits are used variably by custom authorities. A Global HS Code list includes 21 sections and 99 chapters which are followed by 1,244 heading and 5,244 subheadings.
For Further Explanation, let us now understand with General structure of HS Code with an example.

Consider this HS Code: 88664422
·Chapter: Here First two digits (88) represents chapter,
· Heading: Next two digits (66) represent headings.
·Subheading: Further, two digits (44) represent subheadings.
· Regional Tariff: Last Two digits (22) represent Regional Tariff.

By using our HS Code Search option, you can find the HS Code of your desired goods and products. You just simply need to enter the product and perform the search, and then your HS code will appear. Now, how would you identify the chapter, heading, and subheading of your product? You can easily understand the HS Code Structure in the table given below.

Type Product Category HS Code
Section Textiles & Textile Articles ******
Chapter (88) Knitted or crocheted fabrics 88
Heading (66) Fabrics, knitted or crocheted, of a width of 30 cm 8866
Subheading (44) Knitted or crocheted fabrics of artificial filaments PRINTED 886644
Regional Tariff (22) ******** 88664422

Hence, the HS Code for printed fabric is 88664422.

Yes, HS Code is Different per country for the classification of goods. Each country has its addition to the HS Code system to transfer vital information of goods. The first six digits remains fixed while the rest are decided by the respected country.

ITC HS Codes are categorized into two schedules –
Schedule (I) – It Includes all the rules and procedures of import policies.
Schedule (II) – It consists of all rules and procedures of all export operations of the country.

The India HS/HSN Code list covers around 21 sections followed by 99 chapters, 1244 headings and 5,222 subheadings. Every section is classified into different chapters. Each chapter consists of several headings and every heading consists of many Subheadings.

For example, suppose you are looking for the ITC-HS Code of a painting. After performing a search on our HS Code Search, you found that ITC-HS Code for painting is 970110. Now, to understand this product's ITC-HS Code structure, read the points given below:
· Here, the first two digits (97) represent chapters. · The two digits (01) represent heading. · And the last two digits (10) represent subheading.

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HS Code in India is known as ITC HS Codes that stands for Indian Trade Clarification or Indian Tariff Code. These codes are used for classifying goods and performing export-import operations. A standard ITC HS Code consists of 8 digits. The first six digits are fixed as per WCO rules. And the next two digits are assigned by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT).