CHAPTER 30

 Notes.

1.-This Chapter does not cover :

 (a) Foods or beverages (such as dietetic, diabetic or fortified foods, food supplements, tonic
      beverages and mineral waters), other than nutritional preparations for intravenous
      administration (Section IV);

 (b) Plasters specially calcined or finely ground for use in dentistry (heading 25.20);

 (c) Aqueous distillates or aqueous solutions of essential oils, suitable for medicinal uses
      (heading 33.01);

 (d) Preparations of headings 33.03 to 33.07, even if they have therapeutic or prophylactic
      properties;

 (e) Soap or other products of heading 34.01 containing added medicaments;

 (f) Preparations with a basis of plaster for use in dentistry (heading 34.07); or

 (g) Blood albumin not prepared for therapeutic or prophylactic uses (heading 35.02).

2.-For the purposes of heading 30.02, the expression " modified immunological products " applies
  only to monoclonal antibodies (MABs), antibody fragments, antibody conjugates and antibody
  fragment conjugates.

3.-For the purposes of headings 30.03 and 30.04 and of Note 4 (d) to this Chapter, the following
  are to be treated :

 (a) As unmixed products :

   (1) Unmixed products dissolved in water;

   (2) All goods of Chapter 28 or 29; and

   (3) Simple vegetable extracts of heading 13.02, merely standardised or dissolved in any
          solvent;

 (b) As products which have been mixed :

   (1) Colloidal solutions and suspensions (other than colloidal sulphur);

   (2) Vegetable extracts obtained by the treatment of mixtures of vegetable materials; and

   (3) Salts and concentrates obtained by evaporating natural mineral waters.

4.-Heading 30.06 applies only to the following, which are to be classified in that heading and in no
  other heading of the Nomenclature :

 (a) Sterile surgical catgut, similar sterile suture materials and sterile tissue adhesives for surgical
      wound closure;

 (b) Sterile laminaria and sterile laminaria tents;

 (c) Sterile absorbable surgical or dental haemostatics;

 (d) Opacifying preparations for X-ray examinations and diagnostic reagents designed to be
      administered to the patient, being unmixed products put up in measured doses or products
      consisting of two or more ingredients which have been mixed together for such uses;

 (e) Blood-grouping reagents;



 
 (f) Dental cements and other dental fillings; bone reconstruction cements;

 (g) First-aid boxes and kits;

 (h) Chemical contraceptive preparations based on hormones, on other products of heading
      29.37 or on spermicides;
(ij) Gel preparations designed to be used in human or veterinary medicine as a lubricant for
      parts of the body for surgical operations or physical examinations or as a coupling agent
      between the body and medical instruments; and

 (k) Waste pharmaceuticals, that is, pharmaceutical products which are unfit for their original
      intended purpose due to, for example, expiry of shelf life.



subdivisions
30.01 - GLANDS AND OTHER ORGANS FOR ORGANO-THERAPEUTIC USES, DRIED,
      WHETHER OR NOT POWDERED; EXTRACTS OF GLANDS OR OTHER ORGANS OR
      OF THEIR SECRETIONS FOR ORGANO-THERAPEUTIC USES; HEPARIN AND ITS
      SALTS; OTHER HUMAN OR ANIMAL SUBSTANCES PREPARED FOR THERAPEUTIC
      OR PROPHYLACTIC USES, NOT ELSEWHERE SPECIFIED OR INCLUDED.
30.02 - HUMAN BLOOD; ANIMAL BLOOD PREPARED FOR THERAPEUTIC, PROPHYLACTIC
      OR DIAGNOSTIC USES; ANTISERA AND OTHER BLOOD FRACTIONS AND MODIFIED
      IMMUNOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, WHETHER OR NOT OBTAINED BY MEANS OF
      BIOTECHNOLOGICAL PROCESSES; VACCINES, TOXINS, CULTURES OF MICRO-
      ORGANISMS (EXCLUDING YEASTS) AND SIMILAR PRODUCTS.
30.03 - MEDICAMENTS (EXCLUDING GOODS OF HEADING 30.02, 30.05 OR 30.06)
      CONSISTING OF TWO OR MORE CONSTITUENTS WHICH HAVE BEEN MIXED
      TOGETHER FOR THERAPEUTIC OR PROPHYLACTIC USES, NOT PUT UP IN
      MEASURED DOSES OR IN FORMS OR PACKINGS FOR RETAIL SALE.
30.04 - MEDICAMENTS (EXCLUDING GOODS OF HEADING 30.02, 30.05 OR 30.06)
      CONSISTING OF MIXED OR UNMIXED PRODUCTS FOR THERAPEUTIC OR
      PROPHYLACTIC USES, PUT UP IN MEASURED DOSES (INCLUDING THOSE IN THE
      FORM OF TRANSDERMAL ADMINISTRATION SYSTEMS) OR IN FORMS OR
      PACKINGS FOR RETAIL SALE.
30.05 - WADDING, GAUZE, BANDAGES AND SIMILAR ARTICLES (FOR EXAMPLE,
      DRESSINGS, ADHESIVE PLASTERS, POULTICES), IMPREGNATED OR COATED
      WITH PHARMACEUTICAL SUBSTANCES OR PUT UP IN FORMS OR PACKINGS FOR
      RETAIL SALE FOR MEDICAL, SURGICAL, DENTAL OR VETERINARY PURPOSES.
30.06 - PHARMACEUTICAL GOODS SPECIFIED IN NOTE 4 TO THIS CHAPTER.

HEADING/
H.S.CODE

DESCRIPTION

SU

ID

VAT

LVY

EXC

30.01

Glands, etc, dried; extracts of glands, etc; heparin and its salts; etc

3001.2000.00

Extracts of glands or other organs or of their secretions

0

3001.9000.00

Glands and other organs for organotherap Other

0

30.02

Human blood; animal blood; antisera, etc; vaccines, toxins, etc

3002.1000.00

Antisera, other blood fractions and immunological products

0

3002.2000.00

Vaccines for human medicine

0

3002.3000.00

Vaccines for veterinary medicine

0

3002.9010.00

Ferments

0

3002.9090.00

.

0

30.03

Medicaments with >=2 constituents mixed together, not for retail sale

3003.1000.00

Containing penicillins or derivatives thereof, with a penicillanic or their
derivatives

0

3003.2000.00

Containing other antibiotics

0



HEADING/
H.S.CODE

DESCRIPTION

SU

ID

VAT

LVY

EXC

30.03

Medicaments with >=2 constituents mixed together, not for retail sale

3003.3100.00

Containing insulin

0

3003.3900.00

Medicaments (excluding goods of heading Other

0

3003.4000.00

Containing alkaloids or derivatives thereof but not conta

0

3003.9000.00

Other Containing hormones or other products of heading 29

0

30.04

Medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, for retail sale

3004.1000.00

Containing penicillins or derivatives thereof, with a pen

0

3004.2000.00

Containing other antibiotics

0

20

3004.3100.00

Containing insulin

0

3004.3200.00

Containing corticosteroid hormones, their derivatives or structural
analogues

0

3004.3900.00

Other Containing other antibiotics; Not specified or included

0

3004.4000.00

Containing alkaloids or derivatives thereof but not conta

0

20

3004.5000.00

.36

0

20

3004.9010.00

Antimalarial

0

20

3004.9020.00

Oral Rehydration Salt (ORS)

0

3004.9090.00

Other a

0

30.05

Wadding, gauze, etc with pharmaceutical substances or for retail sale

3005.1000.00

Adhesive dressings and other articles having an adhesive layer

0

3005.9000.00

Wadding, gauze, bandages and similar art Other

0

30.06

Pharmaceutical goods specified in note 3 to this chapter

3006.1000.00

Sterile surgical catgut, similar sterile suture materials

0

3006.2000.00

Bloodgrouping reagents

0

3006.3000.00

Opacifying preparations for Xray examinations; diagnosti

0

3006.4000.00

Dental cements and other dental fillings; bone reconstruction cements

0

3006.5000.00

Firstaid boxes and kits

0

3006.6000.00

Chemical contraceptive preparations based on hormones, on

0

3006.7000.00

Gel preparations designed to be used in human or veterina

0

3006.9100.00

Appliances identifiable for ostomy use

0

5

3006.9200.00

Waste pharmaceuticals

0

5