14.9.2020   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 303/3


Explanatory Notes to the Combined Nomenclature of the European Union

(2020/C 303/03)

Pursuant to Article 9(1)(a) of Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 (1), the Explanatory Notes to the Combined Nomenclature of the European Union (2) are hereby amended as follows:

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The following text is added after the explanatory note to subheading 7320 90 30:

‘7323

Table, kitchen or other household articles and parts thereof, of iron or steel; iron or steel wool; pot scourers and scouring or polishing pads, gloves and the like, of iron or steel:

This heading includes storage tins/boxes made of sheet steel in different sizes and shapes (cylindrical, rectangular, star-shaped, etc.) with a matching lid, which are printed with various motifs. These tins/boxes have the objective characteristics of household articles (including its small size, decorative design, plain interior etc.) and mainly serve for storing food (biscuits, cakes, gingerbread, sugar etc.) or small items in the household.

Examples of tins to be classified in heading 7323:

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However, tins which include consumer information about the contained goods, (brand/logo, quantity, dietary information etc.) are to be classified under heading 7310.

Examples of tins to be classified under heading 7310:

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(1)  Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 of 23 July 1987 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff (OJ L 256, 7.9.1987, p. 1).

(2)  OJ C 119, 29.3.2019, p. 1.