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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

CPC Ver.2 code 85400

Structure   Notes

  • Section: 8 - Business and production services
  • Division: 85 - Support services
  • Group: 854 - Packaging services
  • Class: 8540 - Packaging services
  • Subclass: 85400 - Packaging services

Explanatory note

This subclass includes:
- packaging of goods for others, such as food products, pharmaceuticals, household cleaners, toilet preparations and hardware, using a variety of automated or manual packaging techniques, including blister forming and packaging, shrink or skin wrapping, form filling and sealing, pouch filling, bottling and aerosol packaging. This service may also include the labelling or imprinting of the package.
- parcel packing and gift wrapping
- coin and currency packing services

This subclass does not include:
- packing and crating services incidental to transport, cf. 64-67
- package design services, cf. 83919
- solely printing information on packaging materials, cf. 89121
- packaging services that include processing of client-owned materials into a different product (e.g., mixing water and concentrate to produce soft drinks, cooking fish prior to canning, blending creams and colouring materials into cosmetics), cf. 88 and 89

This code corresponds to the following:
CPC V1.1 code(s) 85400
ISIC Rev.4 code(s) 8292

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