Notes to the CHAPTER 58




  • 1. This chapter does not apply to textile fabrics referred to in note 1 to Chapter 59, impregnated, coated, covered or laminated, or to other goods of Chapter 59.
  • 2. Heading 5801 also includes woven weft pile fabrics which have not yet had the floats cut, at which stage they have no pile standing up.
  • 3. For the purposes of heading 5803, "gauze" means a fabric with a warp composed wholly or in part of standing or ground threads and crossing or doup threads which cross the standing or ground threads making a half turn, a complete turn or more to form loops through which weft threads pass.
  • 4. Heading 5804 does not apply to knotted net fabrics of twine, cordage or rope, of heading 5608.
  • 5. For the purposes of heading 5806, the expression "narrow woven fabrics" means: Narrow woven fabrics with woven fringes are to be classified in heading 5808.
    • (a) woven fabrics of a width not exceeding 30 cm, whether woven as such or cut from wider pieces, provided with selvedges (woven, gummed or otherwise made) on both edges;
    • (b) tubular woven fabrics of a flattened width not exceeding 30 cm; and
    • (c) bias binding with folded edges, of a width when unfolded not exceeding 30 cm.
  • 6. In heading 5810, the expression "embroidery" means, inter alia, embroidery with metal or glass thread on a visible ground of textile fabric, and sewn appliqué work of sequins, beads or ornamental motifs of textile or other materials. The heading does not apply to needlework tapestry (heading 5805).
  • 7. In addition to the products of heading 5809, this chapter also includes articles made of metal thread and of a kind used in apparel, as furnishing fabrics or for similar purposes.