In August and September 2012, the following Classification Regulations were published:

  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 697/2012 – classifying a so-called “transformer module with RJ 45 plug”, designed for a 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet network and for placement onto a printed circuit board for the purpose of connecting machines within a local area network for signal transmission and reception, under CN code 8517 70 90 as a part of an apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network.
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 698/2012 – classifying 3 types of so–called “multimedia centres for motor vehicles”, under CN code 8528 59 40 as other colour monitors with an LCD technology screen.
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 714/2012 – classifying a flexible keypad membrane made of silicone containing electrical contact elements for incorporation into a particular model of mobile phone and a so-called “keyboard flex assembly”, under CN code 8517 70 90 as parts of a mobile phone.
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 715/2012 – classifying a product consisting of, inter alia, powdered barley grass, honey, powdered wheatgrass and powdered alfalfa presented for retail sale in tablet form and used as a food supplement, under CN code 2106 90 98 as a food preparation not elsewhere specified or included and used as a dietary supplement to maintain general health or well-being. 
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 716/2012 – classifying both lactose-reduced colostrum powder in gelatine capsules and colostrum powder in capsules of hydroxypropyl cellulose, under CN code 1901 90 99 as food preparations for goods of headings 0401 to 0404. 
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 726/2012 – classifying a so-called “remote elevator monitoring unit”, used for monitoring the functioning of lift operations and detecting any malfunctions, under CN code 9031 90 85 as part of a checking instrument. 
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 727/2012 – classifying cultures of micro-organisms consisting of, inter alia, maltodextrine, corn starch and micro-crystalline cellulose, presented in gelatine capsules and put up for retail sale, under CN code 2106 90 98 as a food preparation not elsewhere specified or included.
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 749/2012 – classifying “Chitosan” prepared from crustacean shells, consisting of amino polysaccharides, presented in gelatine capsules and put up for retail sale, under CN code 2106 90 92 as a food supplement for human consumption.
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 750/2012 – classifying “Propolis” consisting of vegetable resins and vegetable waxes, waxes, essential oils, and pollen, collected by bees, presented in gelatine capsules and put up for retail sale, under CN code 2106 90 92 as a food supplement for human consumption. 
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 894/2012 – classifying a made-up article consisting of rectangular strips of nonwovens of synthetic filaments (polyethylene) solidified with a binder and linked to each other by perforation points to be used as tear-resistant bracelets for the identification of people primarily by colour coding, under CN code 6307 90 98 as an ‘other made-up textile article’.