HS Code 2023 for Beverages, Spirits and Vinegar

Revised HTS or HS Code for Beverages, spirits and vinegar for use in classification of Imported merchandise for rate of Duty and statistical purposes in the year 2022.

Revised HS/HTS Code 2023: Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) Code of the United States for beverages, spirits and vinegar.

Chapter-22 Harmonized System Code

Beverages, spirits and vinegar

This chapter does not cover:

(a) Products of this chapter (other than those of heading 2209) prepared for culinary purposes and thereby rendered unsuitable for consumption as beverages (generally heading 2103)

(b) Sea water (heading 2501);

(c) Distilled or conductivity water or water of similar purity (heading 2853);

(d) Acetic acid of a concentration exceeding 10 percent by weight of acetic acid (heading 2915);

(e) Medicaments of heading 3003 or 3004; or

(f) Perfumery or toilet preparations (chapter 33).

For the purposes of this chapter and of chapters 20 and 2l, the “alcoholic strength by volume” shall be determined at a temperature of 20°C.

For the purposes of heading 2202 the term “non-alcoholic beverages” means beverages of an alcoholic strength by volume not exceeding 0.5 percent vol. Alcoholic beverages are classified in headings 2203 to 2206 or heading 2208 as appropriate.

HS Code or HTS/HSNDescription of Goods
2201Waters, including natural or artificial mineral waters and aerated waters, not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter nor flavored; ice and snow:
2202Waters, including mineral waters and aerated waters, containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or flavored, and other non-alcoholic beverages, not including fruit, nut or vegetable juices of heading 2009:
2203Beer made from malt
2204Wine of fresh grapes, including fortified wines; grape must other than that of heading 2009:
2205Vermouth and other wine of fresh grapes flavored with plants or aromatic substances:
2206Other fermented beverages (for example, cider, perry, mead, sakè); mixtures of fermented beverages and mixtures of fermented beverages and non-alcoholic beverages, not elsewhere specified or included:
2207Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of 80 percent vol. or higher; ethyl alcohol and other spirits, denatured, of any strength:
2208Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of less than 80 percent vol.; spirits, liqueurs and other spirituous beverages:
2209Vinegar and substitutes for vinegar obtained from acetic acid


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