CHAPTER 15
ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE FATS AND OILS AND THEIR
CLEAVAGE PRODUCTS; PREPARED EDIBLE FATS; ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE WAXES
III
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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 percent 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, sulfonated 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.
Subheading Note
  • 1. For the purposes of subheadings 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 percent by weight.
Additional U.S. Note
  • 1. Products of American fisheries are provided for in chapter 98.
Statistical Notes
  • 1. The unit of quantity “kg cmsc” (kilograms cows’ milk solids content) includes all cows milk components other than water.
  • 2. For a list of approved standards for "Certified organic", see General Statistical Note 6.
Compiler's Note
The provisions of subchapter II of chapter 99 (Miscellaneous Tariff Bills or MTBs), the provisions of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) found in General Note 4 and most product exclusions from the additional tariffs on products of China in subchapter III of chapter 99 expired on December 31, 2020. However, no endnotes or footnotes relating to these provisions have been deleted as of the issue date of this edition.

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