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282 EN Official Journal of the European Communities 13.7.




7601 Unwrought aluminium

This heading covers aluminium in the forms described in the HS Explanatory Notes to heading No 7601. It also covers
pieces resulting from cutting or breaking these products.

7601 20 91 Secondary
7601 20 99 Secondary aluminium is obtained by remelting aluminium waste or scrap.

7602 00 Aluminium waste and scrap

This heading does not cover unwrought waste and scrap which has been remelted (heading No 7601).

7602 00 11 Turnings, shavings, chips, milling waste, sawdust and filings; waste of coloured, coated or bonded sheets and foil,
of a thickness (excluding any backing) not exceeding 0,2 mm

This subheading covers turnings, shavings, chips or sawdust, milling waste and filings which constitute the waste from
products which have been worked on by lathe, milling machine, plane, drill, saw, grinding machine or file.
This subheading also covers waste of coloured, coated or bonded sheets and foil, of a thickness (excluding any backing) not
exceeding 0,2 mm.
This waste must undergo a special treatment, before recovery of the metal, for the removal of foreign substances (grease, oil,
coatings, paper, etc.)

7602 00 19 Other (including factory rejects)

This subheading covers all aluminium waste not covered by subheading 7602 00 11.
‘Factory rejects’ is to be taken to mean new articles, finished or unfinished, which because of a manufacturing fault (e.g., a
defect in the metal structure or a defect resulting from processing) can be used only for recovery of the metal.

7602 00 90 Scrap

Aluminium scrap is to be taken to mean old aluminium articles which have become unfit for their original use because they
have been broken, cut or become worn, together with scrap from these articles.

7603 Aluminium powders and flakes

7603 20 00 Powders of lamellar structure; flakes

See the Explanatory Notes to subheading 7406 20 00.

7608 Aluminium tubes and pipes

The Explanatory Notes to heading No 7304 apply, mutatis mutandis.

7612 Aluminium casks, drums, cans, boxes and similar containers (including rigid or collapsible tubular
containers), for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of a capacity not exceeding 300
litres, whether or not lined or heat-insulated, but not fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment

7612 90 10 Rigid tubular containers

This subheading includes rigid tubular containers whose maximum external diameter generally does not exceed 40 mm and
is smaller than half the length of the container without stopper. Such rigid tubular containers are used in particular for
pharmaceutical products (tablets).