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Classification of Goods and Services

Chapter 11


Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten


Notes:

1. This Chapter does not cover :

(a) roasted malt put up as coffee substitutes (heading 0901 or 2101);

(b) prepared flours, groats, meals or starches of heading 1901;

(c) corn flakes or other products of heading 1904;

(d) vegetables, prepared or preserved, of heading 2001, 2004 or 2005;

(e) pharmaceutical products (Chapter 30); or

(f) starches having the character of perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (Chapter 33).

2. (A) Products from the milling of the cereals listed in the table below fall in this Chapter if they have, by weight on the dry product :

(a) a starch content (determined by the modified Ewers polarimetric method) exceeding that indicated in column (2); and

(b) an ash content (after deduction of any added minerals) not exceeding that indicated in column (3).

Otherwise, they fall in heading 2302. However, germ of cereals, whole, rolled, flaked or ground, is always classified in heading 1104.

(B) Products falling in this Chapter under the above provisions shall be classified in heading 1101 or 1102 if the percentage passing through a woven metal wire cloth sieve with the aperture indicated in column (4) or (5) is not less, by weight, than that shown against the cereal concerned.

Otherwise, they fall in heading 1103 or 1104.

Cereal

Starch content

Ash content

Rate of passage through a sieve with an aperture of

 

 

 

315 micrometres (microns)

500 micrometres (microns)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

Wheat and rye

45%

2.5%

80%

-

Barley

45%

3%

80%

-

Oats

45%

5%

80%

-

Maize (corn) and grain soghum

45%

2%

-

90%

Rice

45%

1.6%

80%

-

Buckwheat

45%

4%

80%

-

 

3. For the purposes of heading 1103, the terms “groats” and “meal” mean products obtained by the fragmentation of cereal grains, of which :

(a) in the case of maize (corn) products, at least 95% by weight passes through a woven metal wire cloth sieve with an aperture of 2 mm;

(b) in the case of other cereal products, at least 95% by weight passes through a woven metal wire cloth sieve with an aperture of 1.25 mm.