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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3 code 1810


  • Tabulation Category: D - Manufacturing
  • Division: 18 - Manufacture of wearing apparel; dressing and dyeing of fur
  • Group: 181 - Manufacture of wearing apparel, except fur apparel
  • Class: 1810 - Manufacture of wearing apparel, except fur apparel

Explanatory note

This class includes manufacture of wearing apparel made of material not made in the same unit. The material used may be of any kind (except furskin) such as fabric, woven, knitted or crocheted, non-wovens, lace or other textile material, leather or immitation leather, plaited materials, etc. It may be coated, impregnated or rubberized. In principle the raw material is cut and sewn together. Both regular and contract activities are included. Also included is the activity that just performs the entrepreneurial functions of producing, such as buying raw materials, designing and preparing samples, arranging for manufacture of garments from their materials by contract factories and selling the finished apparel. Custom tailoring is included as well.
More specifically, this class includes manufacture of wearing apparel for men, women, children and babies, of outerwear, underwear and nightwear, of normal, formal, work or sport clothing, of hats and caps and of all kinds of clothing accessories such as gloves, belts, shawls, ties, cravats, hair nets, etc.
Also manufacture of parts of these products is classified here.

Exclusions: Manufacture of clothing of fabrics knitted in the same unit is classified in class 1730 (Manufacture of knitted and crocheted fabrics and articles).
Manufacture of wearing apparel of furskins is classified in class 1820 (Dressing and dyeing of fur; manufacture of articles of fur), except manufacture of headgear of furskins which remains classified in this class.
Manufacture of footwear is classified in class 1920.
Manufacture of wearing apparel of rubber or plastics which is not assembled by stitching but is merely sealed together is classified in class 2519 (Manufacture of other rubber products) and 2520 (Manufacture of plastics products), respectively.
Manufacture of safety headgear except sports headgear is classified in class 2520 (Manufacture of plastics products) or 2899 (Manufacture of other fabricated metal products n.e.c.) according to their constituent material.
Manufacture of asbestos apparel (including headgear) is classified in class 2699 (Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products n.e.c.).
Manufacture of sports gloves and sports headgear is classified in class 3693 (Manufacture of sports goods).
Repair of wearing apparel is classified in class 5260 (Repair of personal and household goods).

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