CHAPTER-5

PRODUCTS OF ANIMAL ORIGIN, NOT ELSEWHERE SPECIFIED OR INCLUDED

Notes :

1. This Chapter does not cover :

(a) Edible products (other than guts, bladders and stomachs of animals, whole and pieces thereof, and animal blood, liquid or dried);
(b) Hides or Skins (including furskins) other than goods of heading 0505 and parings and similar waste of raw hides or skins of heading 0511 (Chapter 41 or 43);
(c) Animal textile materials, other than horsehair and horsehair waste (Section XI); or
(d) Prepared knots or tufts for broom or brush making (heading 9603).

2. For the purposes of heading 0501, the sorting of hair by length (provided the root ends and tip ends respectively are not arranged together) shall be deemed not to constitute working.

3. Throughout this Schedule, elephant, hippopotamus, walrus, narwhal and wild boar tusks rhinoceros horns and the teeth of all animals are regarded as “Ivory”.

4. Throughout this schedule, the expression “horsehair” means hair of the manes or tails of equine or bovine animals.

Supplementary Note: -

In this Chapter, the expressions “wild animal” and “wild life” have the meanings respectively assigned to them in clauses (36) and (37) of section 2 of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972); and the expression “wild bird” means any bird specified in Schedules to that Act.

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Exim Code

Item Description

Policy

Policy Conditions

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0501

Human hair, unworked, whether or not washed or scoured; waste of human hair.

0501 00

Human hair, unworked, whether or not washed or scoured; waste of human hair:

 

 

0501 00 10

Human Unworked, whether or not washed or scoured

Free

 

0501 00 20

Waste of human hair

Free

 

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0502

Pigs', hogs' or boars' bristles and hair; badger hair and other brush making hair; waste of such bristles or hair.

0502 10

Pigs', hogs' or boars' bristles and hair and waste thereof:

 

 

0502 10 10

Pigs', hogs' or boars' bristles and hair

Free

 Subject to Licensing Note No. 2 of the chapter.

0502 10 20

Waste of Pigs' hogs' or boars' bristles and hair

Free

 Subject to Licensing Note No. 2 of the chapter.

0502 90

Other:

 

 

0502 90 10

Badger hair and other brush making hair

Free

 Subject to Licensing Note No. 2 of the chapter.

0502 90 20

Yak tail hair

Free

 Subject to Licensing Note No. 2 of the chapter.

0502 90 90

Other

Free

 Subject to Licensing Note No. 2 of the chapter.

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0503

Horsehair and horsehair waste, whether or not put up as a layer with or without supporting material

0503 00 00

Horsehair and horsehair waste, whether or not put up as a layer with or without supporting material

Free

 

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0504

Guts, bladders and stomachs of animals (other than fish), whole and pieces thereof, fresh, chilled, frozen, salted, in brine, dried or smoked

0504 00

Guts, bladders and stomachs of animals (other than fish), whole and pieces thereof, fresh, chilled, frozen, salted, in brine, dried or smoked:

 

 

0504 00 10

Guts of cattle for natural food casings

Restricted

 

0504 00 20

Guts of sheep and goats for natural food casings
Guts of other animals for natural food casings:

Free

 

0504 00 31

Of wild animals

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0504 00 39

Other

Guts other than for natural food casings:

Restricted

 

0504 00 41

Of wild animals

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0504 00 49

Other
Bladders & stomachs:

Restricted

 

0504 00 51

Of Wild animals

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0504 00 59

Other

Restricted

 

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0505

Skins and other parts of birds, with their feathers or down, feathers and parts of feathers (whether or not with trimmed edges) and down, not further worked than cleaned, disinfected or treated for preservation; powder and waste of feathers or parts of feathers.

0505 10

Feathers of a kind used for stuffing; down

 

 

0505 10 10

Of wild birds

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0505 10 90

Other

Free

 Import subject to licensing note 3 of the chapter.

0505 90

Other:

 

 

0505 90 10

Peacock tail and wing feather (trimmed or not)

Other feather (excluding for stuffing purpose):

Free

 Import subject to licensing note 3 of the chapter.

0505 90 21

Of wild birds

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0505 90 29

Other

Powder and waste of feathers or parts of feathers:

Free

 Import subject to licensing note 3 of the chapter.

0505 90 31

Of wild birds

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0505 90 39

Other

Skins and other parts :

Free

 Import subject to licensing note 3 of the chapter.

0505 90 91

Of wild birds

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0505 90 99

Other

Free

 Import subject to licensing note 3 of the chapter.

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0506

Bones and horn-cores, unworked, defatted, simply prepared (but not cut to shape), treated with acid or degelatinised powders and waste of these products

0506 10

Ossein and bones treated with acid

Bones, including horn-cores, crushed:

 

 

0506 10 11

Of wild animals

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0506 10 19

Other

Bone grist :

Free

 Import subject to licensing note 3 of the chapter.

0506 10 21

Of wild animals

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0506 10 29

Other

 

Ossein :

Free

 Import subject to licensing note 3 of the chapter.

0506 10 31

Of wild animals

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0506 10 39

Other

Bones, horn cones & parts thereof, not crushed:

Free

 Import subject to licensing note 3 of the chapter.

0506 10 41

Of wild animals

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0506 10 49

Other

Free

 Import subject to licensing note 3 of the chapter.

0506 90

Other:

Bone meal:

 

 

0506 90 11

Of wild animals

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0506 90 19

Other

Other :

Free

 Import subject to licensing note 3 of the chapter.

0506 90 91

Of wild animals

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0506 90 99

Other

Free

 Import subject to licensing note 3 of the chapter.

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0507

Ivory, tortoise-shell, whalebone and whale-bone hair, horns, antlers, hooves, nails, claws and beaks, unworked or simply prepared but not cut to shape; powder and waste of these products.

0507 10

Ivory; ivory powder and waste:

 

 

0507 10 10

Ivory

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0507 10 20

Ivory powder and waste

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0507 90

Other:

 

 

0507 90 10

Hoof meal

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 2 & 3 of the chapter.

0507 90 20

Horn meal

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 2 & 3 of the chapter.

0507 90 30

Hooves, claws, nails and beaks

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 2 & 3 of the chapter.

0507 90 40

Antlers

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 2 & 3 of the chapter.

0507 90 50

Buffalo horns

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 2 & 3 of the chapter.

0507 90 60

Tortoise-shell

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 2 & 3 of the chapter.

0507 90 70

Claws and waste of tortoise shell

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 2 & 3 of the chapter.

0507 90 90

Other

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 2 & 3 of the chapter.

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0508

Coral and similar materials, unworked or simply prepared but not otherwise worked; shells of molluscs, crustaceans or echinoderms and cuttle-bone, unworked or simply prepared but not cut to shape, powder and waste thereof.

0508 00

Coral and similar materials, unworked or simply prepared but not otherwise worked; shells of molluscs, crustaceans or echinoderms and cuttle-bone, unworked or simply prepared but not cut to shape, powder and waste thereof.

 

 

0508 00 10

Coral

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 3 of the chapter.

0508 00 20

Chanks

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 3 of the chapter.

0508 00 30

Cowries

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 3 of the chapter.

0508 00 40

Cuttlefish bones

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 3 of the chapter.

0508 00 50

Shells

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 3 of the chapter.

0508 00 90

Other

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 3 of the chapter.

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0509

Natural sponges of animal origin

0509 00

Natural sponges of animal origin:

 

 

0509 00 10

Of wild life

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0509 00 90

Other

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no.3 of the chapter.

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0510

Ambergris, castoreum, civet and musk; cantharides; bile, whether or not dried; glands and other animal products used in the preparation of pharmaceutical products, fresh, chilled, frozen or otherwise provisionally preserved.

0510 00

Ambergris, castoreum, civet and musk; cantharides; bile, whether or not dried; glands and other animal products used in the preparation of pharmaceutical products, fresh, chilled, frozen or otherwise provisionally preserved:

 

 

0510 00 10

Bezoar, cow (goolochan)

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 3 of the chapter.

0510 00 20

Ox Gallstone

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 3 of the chapter.

0510 00 30

Placenta, frozen

Other:

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 3 of the chapter.

0510 00 91

Of wild animals

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0510 00 99

Other

Free

 Imports subject to licensing notes no. 3 of the chapter.

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0511

Animal products not elsewhere specified or included; dead animals of Chapter 1 or 3, unfit for human consumption.

0511 10 00

Bovine semen

Restricted

 

0511 91

Products of fish or crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates; dead animals of Chapter 3:

 

 

0511 91 10

Fish nails

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0511 91 20

Fish tail

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0511 91 30

Other fish waste

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0511 91 90

Other

Restricted

 

0511 99

Other:

Silkworm pupae:

 

 

0511 99 11

Artemia

Free

 

0511 99 19

Other

Sinews and tendons:

Free

 

0511 99 21

Of wild life

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0511 99 29

Other

Other :

Restricted

 

0511 99 91

Frozen semen other than bovine embryo

Restricted

 

0511 99 92

Of wild life

Prohibited

 Not permitted to be imported

0511 99 99

Other

Restricted

 

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Import Licensing Notes

(1) An application for grant of a licence for import of Animals, Birds and Reptiles (including their parts and products) may be made in the form given in Appendix-8 of the Handbook of Procedures Vol.I, to the Director General of Foreign Trade alongwith the recommendation of the Chief Wild Life Warden of the State concerned.

(2) Import of Wild Animals (including their parts and products) as defined in the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 is prohibited.

(3) Imports will be subject to the provisions of CITES (Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species of wild Fauna & Flora).

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