Government of India

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Department of Commerce

Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi

Dated :   June 27 , 2005

POLICY CIRCULAR NO. 11 RE-02005) 2004-2009

Subject : – Re-assignment of 8 digit Codes of ITC(HS) to the Scheduled Chemicals

  of CWC as given against Category 1 B and 1 C to Appendix 3 to   Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export & Import items, 2004-2009 –regarding .

 Attention is invited to provisions contained in ITC(HS) Classification of Export and Import items, 2004-2009 relating to the export and import of Scheduled Chemicals of CWC.

2. The Government has re-assigned 8 digit of ITC(HS) Codes to the Scheduled Chemicals of CWC and notified them in the Customs Tariff. Some of the commercially important Schedule 2 Chemicals are given at Annexure ‘A’ of this Circular. It is reiterated that the export of these chemicals is allowed only as per provisions in Appendix 3 to Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) after due consideration by the IMWG at DGFT (Hqrs) and not under the Advance Licence and other Export Promotion Scheme. Also the import of these chemicals is allowed freely, except from the 25 countries given at Annexure ‘C’ of this Circular.

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3. Most of the chemicals at Schedule 3 of CWC as given at Category 1C under Appendix 3 to Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) are also re-assigned 8 digit codes of ITC(HS) and given at Annexure ‘B’ of this Circular.   It is also reiterated that the import of these chemicals is freely allowed.   Exports of these chemicals is also freely allowed except to the countries as given at Appendix ‘C’ of this Circular. The exports of these chemicals to the countries at Annexure ‘C’ is permissible only against an export licence issued after due consideration by the IMWG at DGFT (Hqrs) and not against any advance licence. In cases of applications for exports under Advance Licence and other Export Promotion Scheme, except for countries as at Annexure ‘C’, the firms should be advised to follow the policy in detail as given against Category 1C of Appendix 3 to Schedule 2 of ITC(HS).

 4. This issues with the approval of competent authority.

 (Ashutosh Jindal)

Joint Director General of Foreign Trade

Encl : as above.

(Issued from File No.01/91/180/903/AM03/PC-III)

Annexure A

List of commercially important Schedule-2 Chemicals of CWC

S.No. Name of Chemical Entry into Schedule CAS Numbers Existing ITC(HS) Classification codes New ITC(HS) codes now incorporated by DOR in Customs Tariff.
1. 2-Chloro N, N-Di-isopropyl ethylamine 2B10 4261-68-1 29211900 29211911
2. Diethyl amino Ethanethiol 2B12 100-38-9 292219.00 29221910
3. O, O, Dimethyl Methyl Phosphonate 2B04 756-79-6 292090.90 29209045
4. 2-Hydroxy N, N-Diisopropyl Ethylamine 2B11 96-80-0 292211.00 29221111
5. N, N-Diethyl Amino ethyl Chloride Hydrochloride 2B10 869-24-9 292211.00 29221112
6. Di-ethyl Amino ethanethiol Hydrochloride 2B12 1942-52-5 -do- 29221113
7. Di-Methyl Amino ethyl chloride Hydrochloride 2B10 4584-46-7 -do- 29221114
8. Di-Methyl Amino ethanethiol 2B12 108-02-1 -do- 29221115
9. Di-Methyl Amino ethanethiol Hydrochloride 2B12 13242-44-9 -do- 29221116
10. Phosphorothioic acid, S [2-(diethylamino) ethyl] O, O – diethyl ester 2A01 78-53-5 292010.00 29201010
11. 1-Propene, 1,1, 3, 3, 3, – Pentafluoro – 2- (trifluoromethyl) (PFIB)

 

 

 

2A02 382-21-8 290330.10 29033011
12. Benzeneacetic acid, alphahydroxy – alpha-phenyl, 1 – azabicyclo [2.2.2.] oct-3-yl ester 2A03 6581-06-2 292090.90 29392910
13. Phosphonic Acid, Methyl-compound with (aminoimino methyl) urea (1: 1) 2B04 84402-58-4 -do- 29209047
14. 1-Propanaminium N, N, N-trimethyl – 3- [1-oxo-9 octadecenyl) amino]-. (Z)- methyl methylphosphonate 2B04 70055-71-9 -do- 29209048
15. Phosphonic acid, [methyl bis (5-ethyl-2-methyl-2-oxido-1, 3, 2- dioxaphosphorinan-5-yl) methyl] ester 2B04 42595-45-9 -do- 29209051
16. Phosphonic acid, [methyl-(5-ethyl-2-methyl 2-oxido-1,3,2-dioxaphosphorinan-5-yl) methyl] ester 2B04 41203-81-0 -do- 29209052
17. Phosphonic acid, propyl-dimethyl ester 2B04 18755-43-6 -do- 29209053
18. Phosphonous acid, methyl-diethyl ester 2B04 15715-41-0 -do- 29209054
19. Phosphonic acid, ethyl- 2B04 6779-09-5 -do- 29209055
20. Phosphonic acid, propyl- 2B04 4672-38- -do- 29209056
21. Phosphonic acid, methyl- 2B04 4206-94-4 -do- 29209057
22. Phosphonochloridic acid, methyl-, methyl ester 2B04 1066-52-0 -do- 29209058
23. Phosphonothioic dichloride, ethyl- 2B04 993-43-1 -do- 29209061
24. Phosphonic acid methyl- 2B04 993-43-1 -do- 29209062
25. Phosphonic acid, methyl-, dimethyl ester 2B04 756-79-6 -do- 29209062
26. Phosphonic dichloride, methyl- 2B04 676-97-1 -do- 29209064
27. Phosphonous dichloride, methyl- 2B04 676-83-5 -do- 29209065
28. Phosphonic acid, ethyl-, diethyl ester 2B04 78-38-6 -do- 29209066
29. Arsenous trichloride 2B07 7784-34-1 281210.90 28121060
30. Benzeneacetic acid, alpha-hydroxy-alpha-phenyl 2B08 76-93-7 291819.00 29181910
31. 1-Azabicyclo (2.2.2.) octan-3-01 2B09 1619-34-7 292240.08 29333930
32. Ethanamine, 2-Chloro-N, N-dimethyl- 2B10 107-99-3 -do- 29211914
33. Ethanol, 2-[bis(1-methylethyl)amino]- 2B11 96-80-0 292219.00 29221920
34. Ethanethiol, 2-(diethylamino)- 2B12 100-38-9 292219.00 29221930
35. Ethanol, 2, 2’-thiobis- 2B13 111-48-8 293090.90 29309091
36. 2-Butanol, 3, 3-dimethyl- 2B14 464-07-3 290514.90 29051910

Annexure B

Schedule 3 Chemicals of CWC

S.No.

Name of Chemical

Entry into Schedule CAS Numbers Existing Classification codes New ITC (HS) codes now incorporated by DOR in the Customs Tariff.
1. Carbonic dichloride 3A01 75-44-5 281210.01 28121010
2. Cyanogen chloride [(CN) C1] 3A02 506-77-4 285100.00 28510091
3. Hydrocyanic acid 3A03 74-90-8 281119.01 28111910
4. Chloropicrin: Trichloronitro-Methane 3A04 76-06-2 290490.08 29049080
5. Phosphorus Oxychloride 3B05 10025-87-3 281210.03 28121030
6. Phosphorus trichloride 3B06 7719-12-2 281210.20 28121021
7. Phosphorous Pentachloride 3B07 10026-13-8 281210.11 28121022
8. Trimethyl Phosphite 3B08 121-45-9 292090.06 29209041
9. Triethyl Phosphite 3B09 122-52-1 29209008 29209042
10. Dimethyl Phosphite 3B10 868-65-9 292090.04 29209043
11. Diethyl Phosphite 3B11 762-04-9 292090.07 29209044
12. Sulphur monochloride 3B12 10025-67-9 281210.07 28121042
13. Sulphur dichloride 3B13 10545-99-0 281210.08 28121043
14. Thionyl Chloride 3B14 7719-09-7 281210.04 28121047
15. Ethyldiethanolamine 3B15 139-87-7 292219.02 29221211
16. Methyldiethanolamine 3B16 105-59-9 292219.01 29221212
17. Triethanolamine 3B17 102-71-6 292213.01 29221300

ANNEXURE C

States Not Party to CWC (as on date)

(a) States that had neither signed nor acceded to the Chemical Weapons Convention

1. Angola
2. Antigua and Barbuda
3. Barbados
4. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
5. Egypt
6. Iraq
7. Lebanon
8. Somalia
9. Syrian Arab Republic
10. Vanuatu

(b) Signatory States which have not yet ratified the Chemical Weapons Convention

1. Bahamas
2. Bhutan
3. Cambodia
4. Central African Republic
5. Comoros
6. Congo
7. Democratic Republic of the Congo
8. Djibouti
9. Dominican Republic
10. Guinea-Bissau
11. Haiti
12. Honduras
13. Israel
14. Liberia
15. Myanmar
   

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