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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3 code 1820


  • Tabulation Category: D - Manufacturing
  • Division: 18 - Manufacture of wearing apparel; dressing and dyeing of fur
  • Group: 182 - Dressing and dyeing of fur; manufacture of articles of fur
  • Class: 1820 - Dressing and dyeing of fur; manufacture of articles of fur

Explanatory note

This class includes both production of dressed furskins and other hides and skins that have been tanned and dressed with the hair on and the manufacture of articles of furskins or of hides with the hair on.
Production of furskins includes such operations as scraping, currying, tanning, bleaching, shearing and plucking to prepare the skins for the fur trade.
The most important articles made of furskins or hides with the hair on are wearing apparel and clothing accessories, assemblies of furskin such as plates, mats, strip, etc., and articles such as rugs, unstuffed pouffes, industrial polishing clothes or "dropped" (sometimes called "let-out") furskins.
Also included in this class is manufacture of artificial fur and articles thereof.

Exclusions: Production of furskins is classified in class 0122 (Other animal farming; production of animal products n.e.c.) or 0150 (Hunting, trapping and game propagation including related service activities).
Production of raw hides and skins as part of the activity of slaughtering is classified in class 1511 (Production, processing and preserving of meat and meat products).
Manufacture of imitation furskins obtained by weaving or knitting is classified in class 1711 (Preparation and spinning of textile fibres; weaving of textiles) and 1730 (Manufacture of knitted and crocheted fabrics and articles), respectively.
Manufacture of fur hats or hat parts is classified in class 1810 (Manufacture of wearing apparel, except fur apparel). Manufacture of apparel trimmed with fur is also classified in class 1810.
Manufacture of boots or shoes containing fur parts are classified in class 1920 (Manufacture of footwear).

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