HSN code or Harmonized System Nomenclature code number is an internationally adopted commodity description and coding system developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO). HSN code is used by more than 200 countries as a basis for their customs tariffs. Currently, over 98% of the merchandise in international trade is classified under HSN code With the HSN code acting as a universal classification for goods, the Indian Government has decided to adopt the use of HSN code for classification of goods under GST and levy of GST. In this article, here is the list of HSN Chapters from 30-40 which comes under Plastics/Rubbers.

HSN code is used for classifying the goods and services. It has been mandated for suppliers to mention the HSN code in the invoices up to certain digits based on the turnover.

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Here is the list of HSN Chapters from 39-40 :

  • Chapter 39 – Optical, Photographic, Cinematographic, Measuring, Checking, Precision, Medical Or Surgical Instruments And Apparatus; Parts And Accessories Thereof
  • Chapter 40 – Clocks And Watches And Parts Thereof


HSN CodeDescription of GoodsRate
3901 to 3913All goods i.e. polymers; Polyacetals, other polyethers, epoxide resins, polycarbonates, alkyd resins, polyallyl esters, other polyesters; polyamides;  Amino-resins,  phenolic  resins  and  polyurethanes; silicones; Petroleum resins, coumarone-indene resins, polyterpenes, polysulphides, polysulphones and other products specified in Note 3 to this Chapter, not elsewhere specified or included; Cellulose and its chemical derivatives, not elsewhere specified or included; Natural polymers (for example, alginic acid) and modified natural polymers (for  example,  hardened  proteins,  chemical  derivatives  of  natural rubber), not elsewhere specified or included; in primary forms18
3914Ion  exchangers  based  on  polymers  of  headings  3901  to  3913,  in primary forms18
3915Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics18
3916Monofilament of which any cross-sectional dimension exceeds 1 mm, rods, sticks and profile shapes, whether or not surface-worked but not otherwise worked, of plastics18
3917Tubes, pipes and hoses, and fittings therefor, of plastics18
3918Floor coverings of plastics, whether or not self-adhesive, in rolls or in form of tiles; wall or ceiling coverings of plastics28
3919Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film, foil, tape, strip and other flat shapes, of plastics, whether or not in rolls18
3920Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics, non-cellular and not reinforced,  laminated,  supported  or  similarly  combined  with  other materials18
3921Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics18
3922Baths, shower baths, sinks, wash basins, bidets, lavatory pans, seats and covers, flushing cisterns and similar sanitary ware of plastics28
3923Articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics; stoppers, lids, caps and other closures, of plastics18
3924Tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and hygienic or toilet articles, of plastics18
3925Builder’s wares of plastics, not elsewhere specified18
3926Plastic bangles0
3926PVC Belt Conveyor, Plastic Tarpaulin18
3926 [other than 3926 40 11, 3926 90 10]Other articles of plastics and articles of other materials of headings 3901 to 3914 [other than bangles of plastic, PVC Belt Conveyor, plastic beads and plastic tarpaulins]28
3926Feeding bottles12
3926Plastic beads12
4001Natural  rubber,  balata,  gutta-percha,  guayule,  chicle  and  similar natural gums, in primary forms or in plates, sheets or strip5
4002Synthetic rubber and factice derived from oils, in primary forms or in plates, sheets or strip; mixtures of any product of heading 4001 with any product of this heading, in primary forms or in plates, sheets or strip; such as Latex, styrene butadiene rubber, butadiene rubber (BR), Isobutene-isoprene (butyl) rubber (IIR), Ethylene-propylene-Non- conjugated diene rubber (EPDM)18
4003Reclaimed rubber in primary forms or in plates, sheets or strip18
4004Waste,  parings  and  scrap  of  rubber  (other  than  hard  rubber)  and powders and granules obtained therefrom18
4005Compounded  rubber,  unvulcanised,  in  primary  forms  or  in  plates, sheets or strip18
4006Other forms (for example, rods, tubes and profile shapes) and articles (for example, discs and rings), of unvulcanised rubber18
4007Vulcanised rubber thread and cord, other than latex rubber thread18
4008Plates, sheets, strip, rods and profile shapes, of vulcanised rubber other than hard rubber18
4009Tubes, pipes and hoses, of vulcanised rubber other than hard rubber, with or without their fittings (for example, joints, elbows, flanges)18
4010Conveyor or transmission belts or belting, of vulcanised rubber18
4011Rear Tractor tyres and rear tractor tyre tubes18
4011New  pneumatic  tyres,  of  rubber  [other  than  of  a  kind  used  on/in bicycles, cycle-rickshaws and three wheeled powered cycle rickshaws; and Rear Tractor tyres]28
4011, 4013Pneumatic tyres or inner tubes, of rubber, of a kind used on / in bicycles,  cycle  -rickshaws  and  three  wheeled  powered  cycle rickshaws5
4012Retreaded or used tyres and flaps28
4013Inner tubes of rubber [other than of a kind used on/in bicycles, cycle- rickshaws  and  three  wheeled  powered  cycle  rickshaws;  and  Rear Tractor tyre tubes]28
4014Condoms and contraceptives0
4014Hygienic  or  pharmaceutical  articles  (including  teats),  of  vulcanised rubber other than hard rubber, with or without fittings of hard rubber; such as Hot water bottles, Ice bags [other than Sheath contraceptives, Rubber contraceptives, male (condoms), Rubber contraceptives, female (diaphragms), such as cervical caps]18
4015Articles of apparel and clothing accessories (including gloves, mittens and mitts), for all purposes, of vulcanised rubber other than hard rubber [other than Surgical gloves]18
4016Toy balloons made of natural rubber latex5
4016 [other than 4016 92 00]Other articles of vulcanised rubber other than hard rubber (other than erasers)28
4017Hard rubber (for example ebonite) in all forms, including waste and scrap; articles of hard rubber28
4007Latex Rubber Thread12
4014Nipples of feeding bottles12
4015Surgical rubber gloves or medical examination rubber gloves12