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Heading / Subheading Stat Suffix Article Description Unit of Quantity Rates of Duty
1-General 1-Special 2
Articles imported for the use of an institution established solely for religious purposes:
9810.00.0500
Drawings, engravings, etchings, lithographs, woodcuts, sound recordings, recorded video tapes and photographic and other prints, all the foregoing whether bound or unbound, and exposed photographic films (including motion-picture films) whether or not developed
XFreeFree
9810.00.1000
Painted, colored or stained glass windows and parts thereof, all the foregoing valued over $161 per square meter and designed by, and produced by or under the direction of, a professional artist
m2FreeFree
9810.00.1500
Regalia
XFreeFree
9810.00.2000
Hand-woven fabrics, to be used by the institution in making religious vestments for its own use or for sale
XFreeFree
Articles imported for the use of an institution organized and operated for religious purposes, including cemeteries, schools, hospitals, orphanages and similar nonprofit activities staffed and controlled by such institution:
9810.00.2500
Altars, pulpits, communion tables, baptismal fonts, shrines, mosaics, iconostases, or parts, appurtenances or adjuncts of any of the foregoing, whether to be physically joined thereto or not, and statuary (except granite or marble cemetery headstones, granite or marble grave markers and granite or marble feature memorials, and except casts of plaster of Paris, or of compositions of paper or papier-mâché)
XFreeFree
Articles imported for the use of any public library, any other public institution or any nonprofit institution established for educational, scientific, literary or philosophical purposes, or for the encouragement of the fine arts:
9810.00.3000
Drawings and plans, reproductions thereof, engravings, etchings, lithographs, woodcuts, globes, sound recordings, recorded video tapes and photographic and other prints, all the foregoing whether bound or unbound, and exposed photographic films (including motion-picture films) whether or not developed
XFreeFree
9810.00.3500
Letters, numbers, and other symbols; number cards and other arithmetical materials; printed matter; blocks and other dimensional shapes; geometrical figures, plane or solid; geographical globes; tuned bells and basic materials for understanding music; model articles and figures of animate objects; puzzles and games; flags; dressing frames; dummy clocks; bottles, boxes, and other containers or holders; all the foregoing, whether or not in sets, fabricated to specification and designed for the classroom instruction of children; and containers or holders fabricated to specification and designed for the storage of such instructional articles when not in use
XFreeThe rate applicable in the absence of this subheading
9810.00.4000
Sculptures and statuary
XFreeFree
9810.00.4500
Regalia
XFreeFree
9810.00.5000
Any textile machine or machinery or part thereof, solely for the instruction of students
XFreeFree
9810.00.5500
Patterns and models exclusively for exhibition or educational use at any such institution
XFreeFree
Articles entered for the use of any nonprofit institution, whether public or private, established for educational or scientific purposes:
9810.00.6000
Instruments and apparatus, if no instrument or apparatus of equivalent scientific value for the purposes for which the instrument or apparatus is intended to be used is being manufactured in the United States (see U.S. note 6 to this subchapter)
XFreeFree
9810.00.6500
Repair components for instruments or apparatus admitted under subheading 9810.00.60
XFreeFree
9810.00.6700
Tools specially designed to be used for the maintenance, checking, gauging or repair of instruments or apparatus admitted under subheading 9810.00.60
XFreeFree
9810.00.7000
Wild animals (including birds and fish) imported for use, or for sale for use, in any scientific public collection for exhibition for scientific or educational purposes
XFreeFree
Articles imported for the use of an institution established to encourage the saving of human life:
9810.00.7500
Lifeboats and life-saving apparatus
XFreeFree
Articles imported for the use of any nonprofit institution, whether public or private, established for educational, scientific or therapeutic purposes:
9810.00.8000
Apparatus utilizing any radioactive substance in medical diagnosis or therapeutic treatment, including the radioactive material itself when contained in the apparatus as an integral element thereof, and parts or accessories of any of the foregoing
XFreeFree
9810.00.8500
Cellulosic plastics materials imported for use in artificial kidney machines or apparatus by a hospital or by a patient pursuant to prescription of a physician
XFreeThe rate applicable in the absence of this heading
9810.00.9000
Prayer shawls, bags for the keeping of prayer shawls and headwear of a kind used for public or private religious observances, whether or not any of the foregoing is imported for the use of a religious institution
XFreeFree
9810.00.9500
Scrolls or tablets of wood or paper, commonly known as Gohonzon, imported for use in public or private religious observances, whether or not any of the foregoing is imported for the use of a religious institution
XFreeFree