Refer to HS code: 330749
‘Pursuant to the annex of the Government’s Decree No. 69/2018 / ND-CP , the product is not banned from import and export , the product exclude in the list of goods banned from import or export.
According to Correspondence no. 1609/QLD-MP of MOH on guiding the cosmetic classification and announcement of cosmetic characteristics:
Some products are not classified as cosmetic: anti- mosquito products, perfume room spray, fabric softener, toilet detergent, hydrogen peroxide solution, sanitizing alcohol 700, alcohol 900, artificial teeth cleaning product without touching oral cavity, artificial eyelash, liquid for eye/nasal/ear wash, nasal congestion preventing products, anti-snoring products, lubricant gel, ultrasonic gel, products touch internal genital organ, enema for rectum, numbing products, products reducing/controlling swelling/ edema, dermatitis treatment products, allergy relief products, fungicidal products, virucidal products, products stimulating for hair/eyelash grow, products removing/ burning fat/ losing centimeters, weight loss products, hair growth preventing/ stopping product, perspiration completely preventing products, eternal tattoo ink, products for removing scar, reducing convex scar, cleansing wound…
and article 2 of 06/2011/TT-BYT specified :
” Article 2: Term Interpretation
1. Cosmetic product is a substance or a preparation which is used for touch with outside parts of human body (skin, hair system, finger nails, toenails, lip, and outside reproduction organ) or teeth and mouth mucous membrane with main purpose in order to cleanse, aromatize, change the outward characteristics, form, adjust body’s smell, safeguard body, or maintain the human body in good condition.”
Therefore, The Car air freshener is not cosmetic. It must not be implemented Cosmetic product proclamation .The good shall be imported with normal customs procedure.
2. Customs Procedure:
According to clause 5 , 6 , 7 of article 1 of Circular No. 39/2018/TT-BTC and article no. 18 of Circular No. 38/2015/TT-BTC specifies on Dossiers of import procedures.
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