HS Code 2023 for Paper and Paperboard, Articles of Paper Pulp, of Paper or of Paperboard

Revised HTS or HS Code for Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 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 paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard.

Chapter-48 Harmonized System Code

Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard

For the purposes of this chapter, except where the context otherwise requires, a reference to “paper” includes references to paperboard (irrespective of thickness or weight per m2).

This chapter does not cover:

(a) Articles of chapter 30;

(b) Stamping foils of heading 3212;

(c) Perfumed papers or papers impregnated or coated with cosmetics (chapter 33);

(d) Paper or cellulose wadding impregnated, coated or covered with soap or detergent (heading 3401), or with polishes, creams or similar preparations (heading 3405);

(e) Sensitized paper or paperboard of headings 3701 to 3704;

(f) Paper impregnated with diagnostic or laboratory reagents (heading 3822);

(g) Paper-reinforced stratified sheeting of plastics, or one layer of paper or paperboard coated or covered with a layer of plastics, the latter constituting more than half the total thickness, or articles of such materials, other than wallcoverings of heading 4814 (chapter 39);

(h) Articles of heading 4202 (for example, travel goods);

(ij) Articles of chapter 46 (manufactures of plaiting material);

(k) Paper yarn or textile articles of paper yarn (section XI);

(l) Articles of chapter 64 or chapter 65;

(m) Abrasive paper or paperboard (heading 6805) or paper- or paperboard-backed mica (heading 6814) (paper and paperboard

coated with mica powder are, however, to be classified in this chapter);

(n) Metal foil backed with paper or paperboard (generally section XIV or XV);

(o) Articles of heading 9209;

(p) Articles of chapter 95 (for example, toys, games, sports requisites); or

(q) Articles of chapter 96 (for example, buttons, sanitary pads (towels) and tampons, diapers (napkins) and diaper liners).

HS Code or HTS/HSNDescription of Goods
4801Newsprint, in rolls or sheets
4802Uncoated paper and paperboard, of a kind used for writing, printing or other graphic purposes, and non perforated punch-cards and punch tape paper, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size, other than paper of heading 4801 or 4803; hand-made paper and paperboard:
4803Toilet or facial tissue stock, towel or napkin stock and similar paper of a kind used for household or sanitary purposes, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibers, whether or not creped, crinkled, embossed, perforated, surface-colored, surface decorated or printed, in rolls or sheets:
4804Uncoated kraft paper and paperboard, in rolls or sheets, other than that of heading 4802 or 4803:
4805Other uncoated paper and paperboard, in rolls or sheets, not further worked or processed than as specified in note 3 to this chapter:
4806Vegetable parchment, greaseproof papers, tracing papers and glassine and other glazed transparent or translucent papers, in rolls or sheets
4807Composite paper and paperboard (made by sticking flat layers of paper or paperboard together with an adhesive), not surface-coated or impregnated, whether or not internally reinforced, in rolls or sheets:
4808Paper and paperboard, corrugated (with or without glued flat surface sheets), creped, crinkled, embossed or perforated, in rolls or sheets, other than paper of the kind described in heading 4803:
4809Carbon paper, self-copy paper and other copying or transfer papers (including coated or impregnated paper for duplicator stencils or offset plates), whether or not printed, in rolls or sheets:
4810Paper and paperboard, coated on one or both sides with kaolin (China clay) or other inorganic substances, with or without a binder, and with no other coating, whether or not surface-colored, surface-decorated or printed, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size:
4811Paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibers, coated, impregnated, covered, surface-colored, surface-decorated or printed, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size, other than goods of the kind described in heading 4803, 4809 or 4810:
4812Filter blocks, slabs and plates, of paper pulp
4813Cigarette paper, whether or not cut to size or in the form of booklets or tubes:
4814Wallpaper and similar wallcoverings; window transparencies of paper:
4816Carbon paper, self-copy paper and other copying or transfer papers (other than those of heading 4809), duplicator stencils and offset plates, of paper, whether or not put up in boxes:
4817Envelopes, letter cards, plain postcards and correspondence cards, of paper or paperboard; boxes, pouches, wallets and writing compendiums, of paper or paperboard, containing an assortment of paper stationery:
4818Toilet paper and similar paper, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibers, of a kind used for household or sanitary purposes, in rolls of a width not exceeding 36 cm, or cut to size or shape; handkerchiefs, cleansing tissues, towels, tablecloths, table napkins, bed sheets and similar household, sanitary or hospital articles, articles of apparel and clothing accessories, of paper pulp, paper, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibers:
4819Cartons, boxes, cases, bags and other packing containers, of paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibers; box files, letter trays and similar articles, of paper or paperboard of a kind used in offices, shops or the like:
4820Registers, account books, notebooks, order books, receipt books, letter pads, memorandum pads, diaries and similar articles, exercise books, blotting pads, binders (looseleaf or other), folders, file covers, manifold business forms, interleaved carbon sets and other articles of stationery, of paper or paperboard; albums for samples or for collections and book covers (including cover boards and book jackets) of paper or paperboard:
4821Paper and paperboard labels of all kinds, whether or not printed:
4822Bobbins, spools, cops and similar supports of paper pulp, paper or paperboard (whether or not perforated or hardened):
4823Other paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibers, cut to size or shape; other articles of paper pulp, paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibers:


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