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U.S. Import and Export Data Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes HS Chapter 15

Overview

IMPORTS

2008 2020

Top Origin Country

Ca
Canada

Top Destination State

Ca
California

EXPORTS

2008 2020

Top Destination Country

Mx
Mexico

Top Origin State

La
Louisiana

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Import Export Rankings (2022)

U.S. Import Rank (amongst 2 digit HS Codes) 45th (of 98)
U.S. Export Rank (amongst 2 digit HS Codes) 52nd
Top Importing States California ($1,302,908,810), New Jersey ($763,574,722), Louisiana ($728,475,508), and Georgia ($674,005,585)
Top Exporting States Louisiana ($976,629,524), Texas ($502,538,875), New Jersey ($257,552,863), and Virginia ($220,823,267)
Top Countries Importing from the U.S. Canada ($636,288,297), Mexico ($506,300,649), Singapore ($390,975,743), and Korea, South ($312,657,693)
Top Countries Exporting to the U.S. Canada ($2,037,223,447), Indonesia ($976,069,051), Italy ($534,498,598), and Malaysia ($490,778,806)
CHAPTER 15
ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE FATS AND OILS AND THEIR
CLEAVAGE PRODUCTS; PREPARED EDIBLE FATS; ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE WAXES
III
15-1
Notes
  • 1. This chapter does not cover:
    • (a) Pig fat or poultry fat, of heading 0209;
    • (b) Cocoa butter, fat or oil (heading 1804);
    • (c) Edible preparations containing by weight more than 15 percent of the products of heading 0405 (generally chapter 21);
    • (d) Greaves (heading 2301) or residues of headings 2304 to 2306;
    • (e) Fatty acids, prepared waxes, medicaments, paints, varnishes, soap, perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations, sulfonated oils or other goods of section VI; or
    • (f) Factice derived from oils (heading 4002).
  • 2. Heading 1509 does not apply to oils obtained from olives by solvent extraction (heading 1510).
  • 3. Heading 1518 does not cover fats or oils or their fractions, merely denatured, which are to be classified in the heading appropriate to the corresponding undenatured fats and oils and their fractions.
  • 4. Soap-stocks, oil foots and dregs, stearin pitch, glycerol pitch and wool grease residues fall in heading 1522.
Subheading Note
  • 1. For the purposes of subheadings 1514.11 and 1514.19, the expression “low erucic acid rape or colza oil” means the fixed oil which has an erucic acid content of less than 2 percent by weight.
Additional U.S. Note
  • 1. Products of American fisheries are provided for in chapter 98.
Statistical Notes
  • 1. The unit of quantity “kg cmsc” (kilograms cows’ milk solids content) includes all cows milk components other than water.
  • 2. For a list of approved standards for "Certified organic", see General Statistical Note 6.
Compiler's Note
The provisions of subchapter II of chapter 99 (Miscellaneous Tariff Bills or MTBs), the provisions of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) found in General Note 4 and most product exclusions from the additional tariffs on products of China in subchapter III of chapter 99 expired on December 31, 2020. However, no endnotes or footnotes relating to these provisions have been deleted as of the issue date of this edition.

U.S. Tariff Rates

Heading/
Subheading
Article
Description
Unit of
Quantity
General Special
1501 Pig fat (including lard) and poultry fat, other than that of heading 0209 or 1503:
1501.10.00.00 Lard kg 3¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1501.20.00 Other pig fat 3¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1501.20.00.40 Choice white grease kg
1501.20.00.60 Yellow grease kg
1501.20.00.80 Other kg
1501.90.00.00 Other kg 3¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1502 Fats of bovine animals, sheep or goats, other than those of heading 1503:
1502.10.00 Tallow 0.43¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1502.10.00.20 Edible kg
1502.10.00.40 Inedible kg
1502.90.00.00 Other kg 0.43¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1503.00.00.00 Lard stearin, lard oil, oleostearin, oleo-oil and tallow oil, not emulsified or mixed or otherwise prepared kg 2¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1504 Fats and oils and their fractions, of fish or marine mammals, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified:
1504.10 Fish-liver oils and their fractions:
1504.10.20.00 Cod kg Free
1504.10.40.00 Other kg 2.5% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1504.20 Fats and oils and their fractions, of fish, other than liver oils:
1504.20.20.00 Cod kg Free
1504.20.40.00 Herring kg 1¢/kg Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1504.20.60 Other 1.5¢/kg + 5% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1504.20.60.20 Menhaden kg
1504.20.60.40 Other kg
1504.30.00.00 Fats and oils and their fractions, of marine mammals kg 1.7¢/kg + 5% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1505.00 Wool grease and fatty substances derived therefrom (including lanolin):
1505.00.10.00 Wool grease, crude kg 1.3¢/kg Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1505.00.90.00 Other kg 2.4% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1506.00.00.00 Other animal fats and oils and their fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified kg 2.3% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1507 Soybean oil and its fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified:
1507.10.00.00 Crude oil, whether or not degummed kg 19.1% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1507.90 Other:
1507.90.20.00 Pharmaceutical Grade meeting FDA requirements for use in intravenous fat emulsions, valued over $5/kg kg Free
1507.90.40 Other 19.1% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1507.90.40.20 Once-refined (subjected to alkali or caustic wash, but not bleached or deodorized) kg
1507.90.40.40 Other (fully refined, washed, bleached or deodorized) kg
1508 Peanut (ground-nut) oil and its fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified:
1508.10.00.00 Crude oil kg 7.5¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1508.90.00.00 Other kg 7.5¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1509 Olive oil and its fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified:
1509.20 Extra virgin olive oil:
1509.20.20 Weighing with the immediate container under 18 kg 5¢/kg on contents and container Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1509.20.20.30 Certified organic kg
1509.20.20.90 Other kg
1509.20.90 Other 3.4¢/kg Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1509.20.90.30 Certified organic kg
1509.20.90.90 Other kg
1509.30 Virgin olive oil:
1509.30.20 Weighing with the immediate container under 18 kg 5¢/kg on contents and container Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1509.30.20.30 Certified organic kg
1509.30.20.90 Other kg
1509.30.90 Other 3.4¢/kg Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1509.30.90.30 Certified organic kg
1509.30.90.90 Other kg
1509.40 Other virgin olive oils:
1509.40.20 Weighing with the immediate container under 18 kg 5¢/kg on contents and container Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1509.40.20.30 Certified organic kg
1509.40.20.90 Other kg
1509.40.90 Other 3.4¢/kg Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1509.40.90.30 Certified organic kg
1509.40.90.90 Other kg
1509.90 Other:
1509.90.20.00 Weighing with the immediate container under 18 kg kg 5¢/kg on contents and container Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1509.90.40.00 Other kg 3.4¢/kg Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1510 Other oils and their fractions, obtained solely from olives, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified, including blends of these oils and fractions with oils or fractions of heading 1509:
1510.10 Crude olive pomace oil:
1510.10.10.00 Weighing with the immediate container under 18 kg kg 5¢/kg on contents and container Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1510.10.90.00 Other kg 3.4¢/kg Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1510.90 Other:
1510.90.10.00 Rendered unfit for use as food kg Free
1510.90.20.00 Weighing with the immediate container under 18 kg kg 5¢/kg on contents and container Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1510.90.90.00 Other kg 3.4¢/kg Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1511 Palm oil and its fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified:
1511.10.00.00 Crude oil kg Free
1511.90.00.00 Other kg Free
1512 Sunflower-seed, safflower or cottonseed oil, and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified:
1512.11.00 Crude oil 1.7¢/kg + 3.4% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1512.11.00.20 Sunflower-seed oil kg
1512.11.00.40 Safflower oil kg
1512.19.00 Other 1.7¢/kg + 3.4% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1512.19.00.20 Sunflower-seed oil kg
1512.19.00.40 Safflower oil kg
1512.21.00.00 Crude oil, whether or not gossypol has been removed kg 5.6¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1512.29.00 Other 5.6¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1512.29.00.20 Once-refined (subjected to alkalai or caustic wash, but not bleached or deodorized) kg
1512.29.00.40 Other (fully refined, washed, bleached or deodorized) kg
1513 Coconut (copra), palm kernel or babassu oil, and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified:
1513.11.00.00 Crude oil kg Free
1513.19.00.00 Other kg Free
1513.21.00.00 Crude oil kg Free
1513.29.00.00 Other kg Free
1514 Rapeseed, colza or mustard oil, and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified:
1514.11.00.00 Crude oil kg 6.4% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1514.19.00.00 Other kg 6.4% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1514.91 Crude oil:
1514.91.10.00 Imported to be used in the manufacture of rubber substitutes or lubricating oil kg Free
1514.91.90 Other 6.4% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1514.91.90.10 Rape or colza oil and its fractions kg
1514.91.90.20 Mustard seed oil and its fractions kg
1514.99 Other:
1514.99.10.00 Imported to be used in the manufacture of rubber substitutes or lubricating oil kg Free
1514.99.50 Denatured 1.3¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1514.99.50.10 Rape or colza oil and its fractions kg
1514.99.50.20 Mustard seed oil and its fractions kg
1514.99.90 Other 6.4% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1514.99.90.10 Rape or colza oil and its fractions kg
1514.99.90.20 Mustard seed oil and its fractions kg
1515 Other fixed vegetable or microbial fats and oils (including jojoba oil) and their fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified:
1515.11.00.00 Crude oil kg 6.3¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1515.19.00.00 Other kg 6.3¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1515.21.00.00 Crude oil kg 3.4% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1515.29.00 Other 3.4% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1515.29.00.20 Once-refined (subjected to alkalai or caustic wash, but not bleached or deodorized) kg
1515.29.00.40 Other (fully refined, washed, bleached or deodorized) kg
1515.30.00.00 Castor oil and its fractions kg Free
1515.50.00.00 Sesame oil and its fractions kg 0.68¢/kg Free (A*, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1515.60.05.00 Microbial fats and oils and their fractions kg 3.2% Free (A*, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, JP, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1515.90 Other:
1515.90.21.00 Nut oils kg Free
1515.90.60.00 Jojoba oil and its fractions kg 2.3% Free (A*, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, JP, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1515.90.81 Other 3.2% Free (A*, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, JP, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1515.90.81.10 Hemp oil kg
1515.90.81.90 Other kg
1516 Animal, vegetable or microbial fats and oils and their fractions, partly or wholly hydrogenated, inter-esterified, re-esterified or elaidinized, whether or not refined, but not further prepared:
1516.10.00.00 Animal fats and oils and their fractions kg 7¢/kg Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1516.20 Vegetable fats and oils and their fractions:
1516.20.10.00 Rapeseed oil kg 7.7% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1516.20.91.00 Other kg 8.8¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1516.30.00.00 Microbial fats and oils and their fractions kg 8.8¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1517 Margarine; edible mixtures or preparations of animal, vegetable or microbial fats or oils or of fractions of different fats or oils of this chapter, other than edible fats or oils or their fractions of heading 1516:
1517.10.00.00 Margarine, excluding liquid margarine kg 12.3¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1517.90 Other:
1517.90.10 Containing 5 percent or more by weight of soybean oil or any fraction thereof 18% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1517.90.10.20 Salad and cooking oils kg
1517.90.10.40 Wholly of vegetable oils kg
1517.90.10.60 Other kg
1517.90.10.80 Other kg
1517.90.20 Other 8% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1517.90.20.20 Salad and cooking oils kg
1517.90.20.40 Wholly of vegetable oils kg
1517.90.20.60 Other kg
1517.90.20.80 Other kg
1517.90.45.00 Described in general note 15 of the tariff schedule and entered pursuant to its provisions kg 11¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1517.90.50.00 Described in additional U.S. note 10 to chapter 4 and entered pursuant to its provisions kg,kg cmsc 11¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1517.90.60.00 Other kg,kg cmsc 34.2¢/kg Free (BH, CL, JO, KR, MA, OM, SG) 9.1¢/kg (PA) 10.2¢/kg (P) See 9823.08.01-9823.08.38 (S+) See 9913.04.25 (AU) See 9915.04.30, 9915.04.40, 9915.04.64 (P+) See 9917.04.20, 9917.04.28 (PE) See 9918.04.60, 9918.04.68 (CO)
1517.90.90 Other 8.8¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1517.90.90.15 Partially hydrogenated salad and cooking oil kg
1517.90.90.25 Soybean oil, wholly hydrogenated kg
1517.90.90.85 Cottonseed oil, wholly hydrogenated kg
1517.90.90.90 Other kg
1518.00 Animal, vegetable or microbial fats and oils and their fractions, boiled, oxidized, dehydrated, sulfurized, blown, polymerized by heat in vacuum or in inert gas or otherwise chemically modified, excluding those of heading 1516; inedible mixtures or preparations of animal, vegetable or microbial fats or oils or of fractions of different fats or oils of this chapter, not elsewhere specified or included:
1518.00.20.00 Of linseed or flaxseed oil kg 6.3¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1518.00.40.00 Other kg 8% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1520.00.00.00 Glycerol, crude; glycerol waters and glycerol lyes kg Free
1521 Vegetable waxes (other than triglycerides), beeswax, other insect waxes and spermaceti, whether or not refined or colored:
1521.10.00 Vegetable waxes Free
1521.10.00.20 Candelilla kg
1521.10.00.40 Carnauba kg
1521.10.00.60 Other kg
1521.90 Other:
1521.90.20.00 Bleached beeswax kg 4.8% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
1521.90.40.00 Other kg Free
1522.00.00.00 Degras; residues resulting from the treatment of fatty substances or animal or vegetable waxes kg 3.8% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)

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