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Information for ruling 600002008

This section is Advance Tariff Ruling

Start date
13 Oct 2021
Expiry date
12 Oct 2024
Description
ChiroKlip is a small butterfly shaped aluminium clip with an acrylic adhesive foam covering. It is a sterile, single use, inert device attached to the exposed end of the k-wire, and lies external,and without contact, to the skin. The intended purpose of ChiroKlip is to minimise the risk of re-injury and discomfort to the patient by preventing snagging on clothing or other objects from the exposed end of a k-wire. ChiroKlip will be used by surgeons in the operating theatre. ChiroKlip can be used on any commercially available k-wire, typically from 0.5mm to 4mm. CKB2 Chiroklip – package with 2 units, box with 25 packages The Chiroklip is considered a medical device because it is intended to be used for human beings in the treatment of an injury where K-wires are used, according to the definitions of article 2 of the EU Regulation 2017/745.
Keywords
SURGICAL EQUIPMENT CLIPS STERILE FOR SURGICAL USE ALUMINIUM SINGLE USE WITH ADHESIVE
Justification
Classification has been determined in accordance with the following: General inter[retive rules (GIR)s: GIR1 has been used to classify the product by the terms of heading 9018 Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, including scintigraphic apparatus, other electromedical apparatus and sight-testing instruments. GIR 5b has been used as product is packed for transport GIR6 has been used to classify the goods to subheading level 901890 Other instruments and appliances. CN code 90189084 Also classified in accordance with HSENS to heading 9018 EU Reg 2017/745