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Classification of Goods and Services

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

Chapter 76


Aluminium and articles thereof


1. In this Chapter, the following expressions have the meanings hereby assigned to them:

(a) Aluminium, not alloyed

Metal containing by weight at least 99% of aluminium, provided that the content by weight of any other element does not exceed the limit specified in the following Table:




Limiting content % by weight

Fe + Si (iron plus silicon)


Other elements (1), each


(1) Other elements are, for example, Cr, Cu, Mg, Mn, Ni, Zn

(2) Copper is permitted in a proportion greater than 0.1% but not more than 0.2%, provided that neither the chromium nor manganese content exceeds 0.05%


(b) Aluminium alloys

Metallic substances in which aluminium predominates by weight over each of the other elements, provided that:

(i) the content by weight of at least one of the other elements or of iron plus silicon taken together is greater than the limit specified in the foregoing table; or

(ii) the total content by weight of such other elements exceeds 1%.

2. Notwithstanding the provisions of Note 9 (c) to Section XV, for the purposes of sub-heading 7616 91, the term "wire" applies only to products, whether or not in coils, of any cross-sectional shape, of which no cross-sectional dimension exceeds 6 mm.