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Classification of Goods and Services

(The First Schedule To The Customs Tariff Act, 1975)

Chapter 15

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Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes


NOTES :

1. This Chapter does not cover :

(a) pig fat or poultry fat of heading 0209;

(b) cocoa butter, fat or oil (heading 1804);

(c) edible preparations containing by weight more than 15% of the products of heading 0405 (generally Chapter 21);

(d) greaves (heading 2301) or residues of headings 2304 to 2306;

(e) fatty acids, prepared waxes, medicaments, paints, varnishes, soap, perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations, sulphonated oils or other goods of Section VI; or

(f) factice derived from oils (heading 4002).

2. Heading 1509 does not apply to oils obtained from olives by solvent extraction (heading 1510).

3. Heading 1518 does not cover fats or oils or their fractions, merely denatured, which are to be classified in the heading appropriate to the corresponding undenatured fats and oils and their fractions.

4. Soap-stocks, oil foots and dregs, stearin pitch, glycerol pitch and wool grease residues fall in heading 1522.

SUB-HEADING NOTE :

For the purpose of sub-headings 1514 11 and 1514 19, the expression "low erucic acid rape or colza oil" means the fixed oil which has an erucic acid content of less than 2% by weight.

SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES :

1. In this Chapter, "edible grade", in respect of a goods (i.e. edible oil) specified in Appendix B to the Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules, 1955, means the standard of quality specified for such goods in that Appendix.

2. In this Chapter, "fixed vegetable oil" means oils which cannot easily be distilled without decomposition, which are not volatile and which cannot be carried off by superheated steam (which decomposes and saponifies them).