HS Code 2023 for Salt, Sulfur, Earths and Stone, Plastering Materials, Lime and Cement

Revised HTS or HS Code for Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 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 salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement.

Chapter-25 Harmonized System Code

Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement

Except where their context or note 4 to this chapter otherwise requires, the headings of this chapter cover only products which are in the crude state or which have been washed (even with chemical substances eliminating the impurities without changing the structure of the product), crushed, ground, powdered, levigated, sifted, screened, concentrated by flotation, magnetic separation or other mechanical or physical processes (except crystallization), but not products which have been roasted, calcined, obtained by mixing or subjected to processing beyond that mentioned in each heading.

The products of this chapter may contain an added anti-dusting agent, provided that such addition does not render the product particularly suitable for a specific use rather than for general use.

This chapter does not cover:

(a) Sublimed sulfur, precipitated sulfur or colloidal sulfur (heading 2802);

(b) Earth colors containing 70 percent or more by weight of combined iron evaluated as Fe2O3 (heading 282l);

(c) Medicaments or other products of chapter 30;

(d) Perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (chapter 33);

(e) Dolomite ramming mix (heading 3816);

(f) Setts, curbstones or flagstones (heading 6801); mosaic cubes and the like (heading 6802); roofing, facing or damp course slates (heading 6803);

(g) Precious or semiprecious stones (heading 7102 or 7103);

(h) Cultured crystals (other than optical elements) weighing not less than 2.5 g each, of sodium chloride or of magnesium oxide, of heading 3824; optical elements of sodium chloride or of magnesium oxide (heading 9001);

(ij) Billiard chalks (heading 9504); or

(k) Writing or drawing chalks or tailors’ chalks (heading 9609).

HS Code or HTS/HSNDescription of Goods
2501Salt (including table salt and denatured salt) and pure sodium chloride, whether or not in aqueous solution or containing added anti-caking or free-flowing agents; sea water
2502Unroasted iron pyrites
2503Sulfur of all kinds, other than sublimed sulfur, precipitated sulfur and colloidal sulfur
2504Natural graphite
2505Natural sands of all kinds, whether or not colored, other than metalbearing sands of chapter 26:
2506Quartz (other than natural sands); quartzite, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape:
2507Kaolin and other kaolinic clays, whether or not calcined
2508Other clays (not including expanded clays of heading 6806), andalusite, kyanite and sillimanite, whether or not calcined; mullite; chamotte or dinas earths:
2509Chalk
2510Natural calcium phosphates, natural aluminum calcium phosphates and phosphatic chalk:
2511Natural barium sulfate (barytes); natural barium carbonate (witherite), whether or not calcined, other than barium oxide of heading 2816:
2512Siliceous fossil meals (for example, kieselguhr, tripolite and diatomite) and similar siliceous earths, whether or not calcined, of an apparent specific gravity of 1 or less
2513Pumice; emery; natural corundum, natural garnet and other natural abrasives, whether or not heat-treated:
2514Slate, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape
2515Marble, travertine and other calcareous monumental or building stone of an apparent specific gravity of 2.5 or more, and alabaster, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape:
2516Granite, porphyry, basalt, sandstone and other monumental or building stone, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape:
2517Pebbles, gravel, broken or crushed stone, of a kind commonly used for concrete aggregates, for road metalling, or for railway or other ballast; shingle and flint, whether or not heat-treated; macadam of slag, dross or similar industrial waste, whether or not incorporating the materials cited in the first part of the heading; tarred macadam; granules, chippings and powder, of stones of heading 2515 or 2516, whether or not heat-treated:
2518Dolomite, whether or not calcined or sintered, including dolomite roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape:
2519Natural magnesium carbonate (magnesite); fused magnesia; dead-burned (sintered) magnesia, whether or not containing small quantities of other oxides added before sintering; other magnesium oxide, whether or not pure:
2520Gypsum; anhydrite; plasters (consisting of calcined gypsum or calcium sulfate) whether or not colored, with or without small quantities of accelerators or retarders
2521Limestone flux; limestone and other calcareous stone, of a kind used for the manufacture of lime or cement
2522Quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime, other than calcium oxide and hydroxide of heading 2825:
2523Portland cement, aluminous cement, slag cement, supersulfate cement and similar hydraulic cements, whether or not colored or in the form of clinkers:
2524Asbestos:
2525Mica, including splittings; mica waste:
2526Natural steatite, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape; talc:
2528Natural borates and concentrates thereof (whether or not calcined), but not including borates separated from natural brine; natural boric acid containing not more than 85 percent of H3BO3 calculated on the dry weight
2529Feldspar; leucite, nepheline and nepheline syenite; fluorspar
2530Mineral substances not elsewhere specified or included:


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