Section XVI - Chapter 85
Electrical Machinery and Equipment and Parts Thereof; Sound Recorders and Reproducers,
Television Image and Sound Recorders and Reproducers, and Parts and Accessories of Such
Classification of Exports
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1. This chapter does not cover:
Electrically warmed blankets, bed pads, foot muffs or the like; electrically warmed
clothing, footwear or ear pads or other electrically warmed articles worn on or
about the person;
Articles of glass of heading 7011; or
Electrically heated furniture of chapter 94.
Headings 8501 to 8504 do not apply to goods described in heading 8511, 8512, 8540,
8541 or 8542.
However, metal tank mercury arc rectifiers remain classified in heading 8504.
Heading 8509 covers only the following electromechanical machines of the kind
commonly used for domestic purposes:
Vacuum cleaners, including dry and wet vacuum cleaners, floor polishers, food
grinders, processors or mixers, and fruit or vegetable juice extractors, of any
Other machines provided the weight of such machines does not exceed 20 kg,
exclusive of extra interchangeable parts or detachable auxiliary devices.
The heading does not, however, apply to fans or ventilating or recycling hoods
incorporating a fan, whether or not fitted with filters (heading 8414), centrifugal clothes
dryers (heading 8421), dishwashing machines (heading 8422), household washing
machines (heading 8450), roller or other ironing machines (heading 8420 or 8451),
sewing machines (heading 8452), electric scissors (heading 8467) or to electrothermic
appliances (heading 8516).
For the purposes of heading 8534 "printed circuits" are circuits obtained by forming on
an insulating base, by any printing process (for example, embossing, plating-up,
etching) or by the "film circuit" technique, conductor elements, contacts or other printed
components (for example, inductances, resistors, capacitors) alone or interconnected
according to a pre-established pattern,