Official Journal of the European Union

C 48/6

Judgment of the Court (Seventh Chamber) of 10 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Finanzgericht Düsseldorf — Germany) — TSI GmbH v Hauptzollamt Aachen

(Case C-183/15) (1)

((Reference for a preliminary ruling - Common Customs Tariff - Tariff classification - Combined Nomenclature - Sub-heading 9027 10 10 - Ultraviolet aerodynamic particle sizer spectrometers - Handheld particle counters))

(2016/C 048/09)

Language of the case: German

Referring court

Finanzgericht Düsseldorf

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: TSI GmbH

Defendant: Hauptzollamt Aachen

Operative part of the judgment

The Combined Nomenclature in Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 of 23 July 1987 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff, as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1031/2008 of 19 September 2008 must be interpreted as meaning that ultraviolet aerodynamic particle sizer spectrometers and handheld particle counters, such as those at issue in the main proceedings, do not fall under subheading 9027 10 10 thereof.

(1)  OJ C 254, 3.8.2015.