Tariff Classification Numbers
The Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (or Harmonized System), is a system for classifying goods in International trade.
How to Read Tariff Numbers
The first six digits of the HS number classify the goods Internationally.
Example: Tariff classification 2007.99
20 – First two digits are the chapter
2007 – Third and fourth digits are the header
2007.99 – Fifth and sixth digits are the subheader
The following sites can be used to find a product’s HS Tariff Classification number:
CBSA Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff
Canada Border Services Agency search engine for HS Tariff Classification Numbers.
US Census Bureau Schedule B Export Codes
US Government search engine for HS Tariff Classification numbers.
HS Tariff Codes for US Imports
Harmonized Tariff Schedule provided by the USITC. Schedule provides the applicable tariff rates and statistical categories for all merchandise imported into the United States; it is based on the international Harmonized System, the global classification system that is used to describe most world trade in goods.