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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

SITC Rev.4 code 872


  • Section: 8 - Miscellaneous manufactured articles
  • Division: 87 - Professional, scientific and controlling instruments and apparatus, n.e.s.
  • Group: 872 - Instruments and appliances, n.e.s., for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary purposes


This Group is divided into the following Subgroups:

  • 872.1 - Dental instruments and appliances, n.e.s.
  • 872.2 - Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical or veterinary sciences (including sight-testing instruments but excluding electrodiagnostic and radiological instruments and apparatus)
  • 872.3 - Mechanotherapy appliances; massage apparatus; psychological aptitude-testing apparatus; ozone therapy, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, artificial respiration or other therapeutic respiration apparatus; other breathing appliances and gas masks (excluding protective masks having neither mechanical parts nor replaceable filters)
  • 872.4 - Medical, dental, surgical or veterinary furniture (e.g., operating tables, examination tables, hospital beds with mechanical fittings, dentists; chairs); barbers’ chairs and similar chairs with rotating, reclining and elevating movements; parts of the foregoing articles.

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