HSN Code and GST on Textile Fabrics – HSN Chapter 59

HSN Code and GST on Textile Fabrics – HSN Chapter 59

In this article, we look at the HSN code and GST rate for impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use which falls under Chapter 59. Except where the context otherwise requires, for the purposes of this  Chapter 59 the expression “textile fabrics” applies only to the woven fabrics of Chapters 50 to 55 and headings 5803 and 5806, the braids and ornamental trimmings in the piece of heading 5808 and the knitted or crocheted fabrics of headings 6002 to 6006. HSN Chapter & Heading 5903 applies to textile fabrics, impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with plastics, whatever the weight per square metre and whatever the nature of plastic material (compact or cellular), other than:

  1. Fabrics in which the impregnation, coating or covering cannot be seen with the naked eye (usually Chapters 50 to 55, 58 or 60); for the purpose of this provision, no account should be taken of any resulting change of colour;
  2. Products which cannot, without fracturing, be bent manually around a cylinder of a diameter of 7 mm, at a temperature between 15oC and 30oC (usually Chapter 39);
  3. Products in which the textile fabric is either completely embedded in plastics or entirely coated or covered on both sides with such material provided that such coating or covering can be seen with the naked eye with no account being taken of any resulting change of colour (Chapter 39);
  4. Fabrics partially coated or partially covered with plastics and bearing designs resulting from these treatments (usually Chapters 50 to 55, 58 or 60);
  5. Plates, sheets or strip of cellular plastics, combined with textile fabric, where the textile fabric is present merely for reinforcing purposes (Chapter 39); or  Textile products of heading 5811
  • Fabrics made from yarn, strip or the like, impregnated, coated, covered or sheathed with plastics, of heading 5604.

For the purposes of heading 5905, the expression “textile wall coverings” applies to products in rolls, of a width of not less than 45 cm, suitable for wall or ceiling decoration, consisting of a textile surface which has been fixed on a backing or has been treated on the back (impregnated or coated to permit pasting).

This heading does not, however, apply to wall coverings consisting of a textile flock or dust fixed directly on a backing of paper (heading 4814) or on a textile backing (generally heading 5907).

HSN Chapter 59 and Heading 5907 does not apply to:

  • Fabrics in which impregnation, coating or covering cannot be seen with the naked eye (usually Chapters 50 to 55, 58 or 60); for the purpose of the provision, no account should be taken of any resulting change of colour;
  • Fabrics painted with designs (other than painted canvas being theatrical scenery, studio back-cloths or the like);
  • Fabrics partially covered with the flock, dust, powdered cork or the like and bearing designs resulting from these treatments; however, imitation pile fabrics remain classified in this heading;
  • Fabrics finished with normal dressings having a basis of amylaceous or similar substances;
  • Wood veneered on a backing of textile fabrics (heading 4408);
    Natural or artificial abrasive powder or grain, on a backing of textile fabrics (heading 6805);
  • Agglomerated or reconstituted mica, on a backing of textile fabrics (heading 6814); or
  • Metal foil on a backing of textile fabrics (generally Section XIV or XV).

HSN Chapter 59 and Heading 5910 does not apply to:

  • Transmission or conveyor belting, of textile material, of a thickness of less than 3 mm; or
  • Transmission or conveyor belts or belting of textile fabric impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with rubber or made from textile yarn or cord impregnated, coated, covered or sheathed with rubber (heading 4010).

HSN Chapter 59 and Heading 5911 applies to the following goods, which do not fall in any other heading of Section XI:

  1. Textile fabrics, felt and felt-lined woven fabrics, coated, covered or laminated with rubber, leather or other material, of a kind used for card clothing, and similar fabrics of a kind used for other technical purposes, including narrow fabrics made of velvet impregnated with rubber, for covering weaving spindles (weaving beams);
  2. Bolting cloth;
  3. Straining cloth of a kind used in oil presses or the like, of textile material or of human hair;
  4. Flat-woven textile fabrics with multiple warp or weft, whether or not felted, impregnated or coated, of a kind used in machinery or for other technical purposes;
  5. Textile fabrics reinforced with metal, of a kind used for technical purposes;
  6. Cords, braids and the like, whether or not coated, impregnated or reinforced with metal, of a kind used in industry as packing or lubricating materials;
  7. Textile articles (other than those of headings 5908 to 5910) of a kind used for technical purposes (for example, textile fabrics and felts, endless or fitted with linking devices, of a kind used in papermaking or similar machines (for example, for pulp or asbestos- cement), gaskets, washers, polishing discs and other machinery parts).

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HSN CodeHSN Item DescriptionPolicyPolicy ConditionsGST Rate in Percentage
5901TEXTILE FABRICS COATED WITH GUM OR AMYLACEOUS SUBSTANCES, OF A KIND USED FOR THE OUTER COVERS OF BOOKS OR THE LIKE; TRACING CLOTH; PREPARED PAINTING CANVAS; BUCKRAM AND SIMILAR STIFFENED TEXTILE FABRICS OF A KIND USED
FOR HAT FOUNDATIONS
 
5901 10Textile fabrics coated with gum or amylaceous substances, of a kind used for the outer covers of books or the like:
5901 10 10Of cottonFree12
5901 10 20Prepared painting canvasFree12
5901 10 90OtherFree12
5901 90Other:
5901 90 10Tracing cloth of cottonFree12
5901 90 20Varnished cambric fabrics (Empire fabrics) tapesFree12
5901 90 90OtherFree12
5902TYRE CORD FABRIC OF HIGH TENACITY YARN OF NYLON OR OTHER POLYAMIDES, POLYESTERS OR VISCOSE RAYON
5902 10Of nylon or other polyamides:
5902 10 10Impregnated with rubberFree12
5902 10 90OtherFree12
5902 20Of polyesters:
5902 20 10Impregnated with rubberFree12
5902 20 90OtherFree12
5902 90Other:
5902 90 10Impregnated with rubberFree12
5902 90 90OtherFree12
5903TEXTILE FABRICS, IMPREGNATED, COATED, COVERED OR LAMINATED WITH PLASTICS, OTHER THAN THOSE OF HEADING 5902
5903 10With polyvinyl chloride:
5903 10 10Imitation leather fabrics of cottonFree12
5903 10 90OtherFree12
5903 20With polyurethane:
5903 20 10Imitation leather fabrics, of cottonFree12
5903 20 90OtherFree12
5903 90Other:
5903 90 10Of cottonFree12
5903 90 20Polyethene laminated jute fabricsFree12
5903 90 90OtherFree12
5904LINOLEUM, WHETHER OR NOT CUT TO SHAPE; FLOOR COVERINGS CONSISTING OF A COATING OR COVERING APPLIED ON A TEXTILE BACKING, WHETHER OR NOT CUT TO SHAPE
5904 10 00LinoleumFree12
5904 90Other:
5904 90 10Floor coverings with a jute baseFree12
5904 90 90OtherFree12
5905TEXTILE WALLCOVERINGS
5905 00Textile wall coverings:
5905 00 10Fixed on the backing of any materialFree12
5905 00 90OtherFree12
5906RUBBERISED TEXTILE FABRICS, OTHER THAN THOSE OF HEADING 5902
5906 10 00Adhesive tape of a width not exceeding 20 cmFree12
 Other:
5906 91Knitted or crocheted:
5906 91 10Of cottonFree12
5906 91 90Of other textile materialsFree12
5906 99Other:
5906 99 10Insulating tape, electrical of cottonFree12
5906 99 20Rubberised cotton fabrics, other than knitted or crochetedFree12
5906 99 90OtherFree12
5907TEXTILE FABRICS OTHERWISE IMPREGNATED, COATED OR COVERED; PAINTED CANVAS BEING THEATRICAL SCENERY, STUDIO BACK-CLOTHS OR THE LIKE
5907 00Textile fabrics otherwise impregnated, coated or covered; painted canvas being theatrical scenery, studio back-cloths or the like:
Fabrics covered partially or fully with textile flocks, or with a preparation containing textile flocks:
5907 00 11On the base fabrics of cottonFree12
5907 00 12On the base fabrics of man-made textile materialFree12
5907 00 19On base fabrics of other textile materialsFree12
 Other:
5907 00 91Cotton fabrics coated or impregnated with oil or preparations with a basis of drying oilFree12
5907 00 92Other textile fabrics coated or impregnated with oil or oil preparationsFree12
5907 00 93Jute fabrics otherwise impregnated or coated,Free12
5907 00 99OtherFree12
5908TEXTILE WICKS, WOVEN, PLAITED OR KNITTED, FOR LAMPS, STOVES, LIGHTERS, CANDLES OR THE LIKE; INCANDESCENT GAS MANTLES AND TUBULAR KNITTED GAS MANTLE FABRIC THEREFOR, WHETHER OR NOT IMPREGNATED
5908 00Textile wicks, woven, plaited or knitted, for lamps, stoves, lighters, candles or the like; incandescent gas mantles and tubular knitted gas mantle fabric therefor, whether or not impregnated:
5908 00 10Wicks and gas mantle fabrics, of cottonFree12
5908 00 20Gas mantles of rayonFree12
5908 00 90OtherFree12
5909TEXTILE HOSE PIPING AND SIMILAR TEXTILE TUBING, WITH OR WITHOUT LINING, ARMOUR OR ACCESSORIES OF OTHER MATERIALS
5909 00Textile hose piping and similar textile tubing, with or without lining, armour or accessories of other materials:
5909 00 10Of cottonFree12
5909 00 20Of man-made fibreFree12
5909 00 90Of other textile materialsFree12
5910TRANSMISSION OR CONVEYOR BELTS OR BELTING, OF TEXTILE MATERIAL, WHETHER OR NOT IMPREGNATED, COATED, COVERED OR LAMINATED WITH PLASTICS, OR REINFORCED WITH METAL OR OTHER MATERIAL
5910 00Transmission or conveyor belts or belting, of textile material, whether or not impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with plastics, or reinforced with metal or other material:
5910 00 10Cotton canvas ply beltingFree12
5910 00 20Rubberised cotton beltingFree12
5910 00 30Other transmissions, conveyer or elevator belts or belting of cottonFree12
5910 00 40Hair beltingFree12
5910 00 50Flax canvas ply beltingFree12
5910 00 60Fibre belt conveyorFree12
5910 00 90OtherFree12
5911TEXTILE PRODUCTS AND ARTICLES, FOR TECHNICAL USES, SPECIFIED IN NOTE 7 TO THIS CHAPTER
5911 10 00Textile fabrics, felt and felt-lined woven fabrics, coated, covered or laminated with rubber, leather or other material, of a kind used for card clothing, and similar fabrics of a kind used for other technical purposes, including narrow fabrics made of velvet impregnated with rubber, for covering weaving spindles (weaving beams)Free12
5911 20 00Bolting cloth, whether or not made upFree12
 Textile fabrics and felts, endless or fitted with linking devices, of a kind used in paper-making or similar machines (for example, for pulp or asbestos-cement):
5911 31Weighing less than 650 g/m2:
5911 31 10Felt for cotton textile industries, wovenFree12
5911 31 20Woven textiles felt, whether or not impregnated or coated, of a kind commonly used in other machinesFree12
5911 31 30Cotton fabrics and articles used in machineryFree12
and plant12
5911 31 40Jute fabrics and articles used in machinery or plantFree12
5911 31 50Textile fabrics of metalised yarn of a kind commonly used in papermaking or other machineryFree12
5911 31 90OtherFree12
5911 32Weighing 650 g/m2 or more:
5911 32 10Felt for cotton textile industries, wovenFree12
5911 32 20Woven textiles felt, whether or not impregnated or coated, of a kind commonly used in other machinesFree12
5911 32 30Cotton fabrics and articles used in machinery and plantFree12
5911 32 40Jute fabrics and articles used in machinery or plantFree12
5911 32 50Textile fabrics of metalised yarn of a kind commonly used in papermaking or other machineryFree12
5911 32 90OtherFree12
5911 40 00Straining cloth of a kind used in oil presses or the like, including that of human hairFree12
5911 90Other:
5911 90 10Paper maker’s felt, wovenFree12
5911 90 20Gaskets, washers, polishing discs and other machinery parts of textile articlesFree12
5911 90 90OtherFree12

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