HS Code 2023 for Lead and articles thereof

Revised HTS or HS Code for Lead and articles thereof 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 lead and articles thereof.

Chapter-78 Harmonized System Code

Lead and articles thereof

In this chapter the expression “refined lead” means:

Metal containing by weight at least 99.9 percent of lead, provided that the content by weight of any other element does not exceed the limit specified in the following table:

TABLE – Other elements

ElementLimiting content percent by weight
Ag Silver0.02
As Arsenic0.005
Bi Bismuth0.05
Ca Calcium0.002
Cd Cadmium0.002
Cu Copper0.08
Fe Iron0.002
S Sulfur0.002
Sb Antimony0.005
Sn Tin0.005
Zn Zinc0.002
Other (for example Te), each0.001

For the purposes of this chapter, “alloys of lead” are metals in which the lead content is, by weight, less than 99 percent, but not less than any other metallic element.

HS Code or HTS/HSNDescription of Goods
7801Unwrought lead:
78011000Refined lead
78019100Containing by weight antimony as the principal other element
78019930Lead bullion
7801999030Alloys of lead
78020000Lead waste and scrap
7802000030Obtained from lead-acid storage batteries
7804Lead plates, sheets, strip and foil; lead powders and flakes:
Plates, sheets, strip and foil:
78041100Sheets, strip and foil of a thickness (excluding any backing) not exceeding 0.2 mm
78042000Powders and flakes
7806Other articles of lead:
78060003Lead bars, rods, profiles and wire
78060005Lead tubes, pipes and tube or pipe fittings (for example,
couplings, elbows, sleeves)

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