Harmonized System - Knowledge Base


    HSKB-22.09.22.

    September 23, 2022

    • Classification labels have been revised on the relevant tariff codes - according to the new search logic of classifications.

    HSKB-22.07.29.

    August 3, 2022

    • The cHemTS Knowledge Base has been updated with PRECIOUS METALS described in Chapter 28's 2843 heading.
    • Versions: UK (v2.2.1), EU (February 28, 2022), US (Basic Edition), US_B (February 22, 2022), CH (01.01.2022), CN (March 07, 2022), IN (June 07, 2022).

    HSKB-22.07.19.

    July 22, 2022

    • The IN cHemTS Knowledge Base has been updated with Chapter 29 of "Tariff (w.e.f. 01.05.2022)" published by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.

    HSKB-22.06.21.

    June 21, 2022

    • The cHemTS Knowledge Base has been updated with MIXTURES described in Chapter 38.
    • Versions: UK (v2.2.1), EU (published on February 2, 2022), US (2022 Revision 2), US_B (February 10, 2022), CH (01.01.2022), CN (2022-01-01), IN (01-01-2022).
    • Now mixtures of chemically defined structures (according to the World Customs Organization's descriptions) in subheadings 3824.8 and 3824.9 and heading 3827 get their Chapter 38 codes.
    • Salts - as most of them are defined in Chapter 29 - and some common solvents are not considered as mixture components.
    • Please note that assigning codes from Chapter 38 also requires using the latest cHemTS software (version 22.11.0).

    HSKB-22.04.19.

    April 20, 2022

    • The CN cHemTS Knowledge Base has been updated with Chapter 29 of "Import and Export Tariff Schedule of the People's Republic of China (2022)"

    HSKB-22.04.11.

    April 12, 2022

    • Updated Chapter 29 of US Schedule B 2022, published on April 5, 2022
    • Specified "Fatty acids with a carbon chain length..." in EU/UK

    HSKB-22.03.31.

    April 1, 2022

    • The US HTS Knowledge Base has been updated according to the WCO 2022 changes: "Harmonized TariffSchedule of the UnitedStates (2022) - Basic Edition - January 2022 - Publication Number: 5277"
    • Specification of Tributyltin compounds (2931.20) has been improved.

    HSKB-22.02.22.

    February 22, 2022

    • The 2022 version of the isotopes related HS codes (2845.xx) for European Union, United Kingdom and Switzerland has been added to the Knowledge Base.

    HSKB-22.02.14.

    February 14, 2022

    • The CH HTS Knowledge Base has been updated according to the WCO 2022 changes (Stand: 1.1.2022).
    • The drug list used in the drug info field has been updated according to the December 2021 version of FDA Orange Book.

    HSKB-22.01.31.

    January 31, 2022

    • The EU HTS Knowledge Base has been updated according to the WCO 2022 changes (to the EU 2022 January version).
    • The UK HTS Knowledge Base has been updated according to the WCO 2022 changes (to the UK 2022 v2.1.6 version).

    HSKB-21.12.21.

    December 21, 2021

    • New country added: United Kingdom (UK) according to their v2.0.24 version update.
    • The matching drug name from Pharma Agreement is displayed in the Pharma Agreement field from software version 21.19.0.

    HSKB-21.12.02.

    December 02, 2021

    • US KB has been updated to "2021 Basic Revision 10"
    • China (PRC) KB released with CN country code
    • updated list of structures to be directed to the appropriate 2936, 2937, 2938, 2940, 2941 headings defined by the European Commision Taxation and Customs Union database, ECICS (https://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/dds2/ecics/chemicalsubstance_consultation.jsp?Lang=en)
    • The matching FDA drug name is displayed in Drug Info box from software version 21.18.0.

    HSKB-21.11.12.

    November 12, 2021

    • Important changes: those heading and subheading descriptions are consolidated which are defined by the World Customs Organization's (WCO) Harmonized System (HS). So any typo, punctuation or translation error occurring in a country's description is corrected according to the WCO HS.
    • Some minor changes in queries for special molecule structures.

    HSKB-21.09.14.

    September 14, 2021

    • India has been added to the content.
    • The Pharma Agreement content has been improved: The Salt dictionary has been updated.
    • Identification of Drugs has been improved by looking up both in the FDA Orange Book and Green Book.


    HSKB-21.05.14.

    May 18, 2021

    Drug information is available.

    HSKB-21.04.26.

    April 26, 2021


    HSKB-21.01.14.

    February 1, 2021


    HSKB-21.02.01.

    February 23, 2021