China GACC 18 categories food list details and H.S Code

GACC released the latest notice, release approved list of imported food names to help overseas manufacturer and exporter in accordance with the scope of the list to do business with Chinese importers, included in the following of 18 categories food list details and H.S Code.




High-risk food categories for Manufacturer Registration (GACC-III )

☼ H.S Code  For High-risk food categories for Manufacturer Registration (GACC-III )
1901 Infant formula milk products

  • 1901109000 Infant formula milk products
  • 1901101090 infant formula milk powder
  • 1901109000 infant formula liquid milk

  • 0202-0208 Meat and meat products

  • 0202 Beef products
  • 0203 Pork products
  • 0204 Lamb products
  • 0205-0206 Horse meat, Donkey meat, Mule meat products
  • 0207 Poultry products
  • 0208 Rabbit meat products
  • 0208 Venison products
  • 0208 Camel meat products
  • 0208 Other meat products

  • 0208 Aquatic products and seafood

  • 020840-9010 Aquatic products and seafood

  • 0401-0406 Dairy Products

  • 0401100000 Pasteurized milk and Other milk products
  • 0401200000 Raw milk
  • 0401100000 Pasteurized milk
  • 0401200000 Sterilized milk
  • 0401100000 Modified milk
  • 0403201000 Fermented milk
  • 0402100000 milk powder
  • 0402910000 cream and milkfat
  • 0402990000 condensed milk
  • 0406100000 Cheese and other processed cheese
  • 0404100090 whey powder & whey protein powder
  • 0405200000 other milk and milk product

  • 0410 Bird’s nest and Bird’s nest products

  • 0410901000 Bird’s nest and Bird’s nest products
  • Activity types:  ☼ PP: Processing Plant  ☼ CS: Cold Store  ☼ DS: Dry store
    Note:

  • Each high-risk food category needs to apply for GACC registration separately, and each high-risk food category must have a separate GACC registration number, then can be legally exported to China;
  • Require producers have food safety management system (such as, HACCP, GMP,BRC, SQF, Freshcare, ISO 22000,etc.)
  • Each production facility and cold storage facility needs to apply for a separate GACC registration number.
  • Detailed application steps, time, fees and precautions.
  • Medium-risk food categories for Manufacturer Registration (GACC-II )

    ☼ H.S Code  For Medium-risk food categories for Manufacturer Registration (GACC-II )
    0504 Casings

  • 0504001100 Pig intestine casings
  • 0504001200 Sheep intestine casings
  • 0504001900 Cow intestine casings
  • 0504001900 Deer intestine casings
  • 0504001900 Other animal intestine casings
  • Explain: Animal tissues that are salted or dried on the retained parts by using organs such as small intestine, large intestine and bladder of healthy livestock, after special processing such as scraping and de-oiling, and is the casing for sausage.


  • 0410 Bee products

  • 0401901000-0401902900 Bee products
  • Explain: Natural sweet substances made from nectar, secretions or honeydew of plants collected by honeys and mixed with their own secretions, as well as edible substances formed naturally or made by special techniques during reproduction and reproduction, including royal jelly, royal jelly powder, honey pollen, royal jelly freeze-dried powder, etc.

  • 0407 Eggs and egg products

  • 0407210000-0408990000 Eggs and egg products
  • Explain: Fresh in-shell eggs, in-shell salted eggs, in-shell preserved eggs, pickled or boiled in-shell eggs, dry shelled eggs.

  • 1207-1507 Edible fats and oils

  • 1207999900 Oilseeds
  • 1208900000 Other Oilseeds
  • 1507100000-1515190000 Edible vegetable oil
  • Explain: Vegetable oil and edible vegetable oil for processing or consumption, and single products or mixtures of vegetable fat processed by one or more methods of refining and fractionation. Edible oil refers to the seeds of oil plants used for extracting edible vegetable oil, mainly including peanut and sesame for oil.

  • 1902 Stuffed pastry products

  • 1902200000 Stuffed pastry products
  • Explain: Cooked or uncooked frozen products made with various raw materials as fillings and wheat flour as skins, such as steamed stuffed buns, jiaozi or pies.

  • 1103-1104 Edible grains

  • Seeds, roots and tuber products of cultivated plants such as cereals and potatoes, mainly including edible products of gramineous herbaceous seeds after rough processing, such as rice, oats and sorghum.
  • Explain: Grain elevators and packing facilities to register – whichever is the last processing facility for the edible grain prior to export to China.


  • 1102 Grain milling industrial products and malt

  • 1102909000 Grain milling industrial products and malt
  • Explain: Fine powdery products in which seeds, roots and tubers of cultivated plants such as cereals, potatoes, fruits and nuts are ground and screened for edible powder, or malt products formed after hydrolysis processing.


  • 0709-0712 Fresh and dehydrated vegetables, dried beans

  • Explain: Fresh vegetables or dried vegetable products processed by fresh-keeping, dehydration, drying and other drying processes and dried beans.


  • 0910 Plant spices

  • Explain: Natural plant products such as plant fruits, seeds, flowers, roots, stems, leaves, skins or whole plants, which can be used directly with the functions of fragrant, flavouring and seasoning.


  • 0801-0802 Nuts and seeds

  • Explain: Seeds of woody plants with hard shells, including walnuts, chestnuts, apricot kernels, almond kernels, pecans, pistachios, torreya grandis, Hawaiian fruits and pine seeds. Seeds refer to the seeds of melons, fruits, vegetables and other plants, including watermelon seeds and pumpkin seeds.


  • 0804-0806 Dried fruits

  • Explain: Dried fruit products made from fresh fruits by sun drying, drying and other dehydration processes


  • 0901 Unroasted coffee and cocoa beans

  • 0901110000 Unroasted coffee beans
  • 0901120000 Unroasted cocoa beans
  • Explain: (Unroasted coffee that has been decaffeinated) includes unroasted coffee that has not been decaffeinated (except for processes using extraction, sun-drying), pressed, cooked, roasted, freeze-dried, dehydrated, candy-coated, fermented , Frozen (processed and processed by freezing, pickling, pickling, frying and other processes below -18 degrees.)

  • 2106 Special Dietary Foods

  • (1) Soy based infant formula: Refers to soy and soy protein products as the main raw material, adding the right amount of vitamins, minerals and / or other ingredients, using only physical methods of production and processing made suitable for normal infants and young children to eat liquid or powder products.
  • (2) Special medical use formula: In order to meet the eating restrictions, digestive and absorption disorders, metabolic disorders or specific disease states of people with special needs for nutrients or diet, specially processed and formulated formula. Such products must be under the guidance of a doctor or clinical nutritionist, eaten alone or in conjunction with other foods.
  • (3) Infant and toddler complementary foods: Including infant and toddler canned complementary foods and infant and toddler cereal complementary foods. Infant and toddler filling supplements are food materials processed, filling, sealing, sterilization or aseptic filling to commercial sterility, can be stored at room temperature for infants and toddlers over 6 months of age; infant and toddler cereal supplements are one or more cereals as the main raw material, and cereals account for more than 25% of the dry matter composition, add the appropriate amount of nutritional fortification and (or) other auxiliary ingredients, made by processing The supplementary food suitable for infants and toddlers above 6 months of age.
  • (4) Others (supplemental nutritional supplements, sports nutrition food, etc.): Other to meet the special physical or physiological conditions and (or) to meet the special dietary needs of disease, disorders and other states, specially processed or formulated food.


  • 2936-3504 Healthy food

  • Explain: Claim and have a specific health function or to supplement vitamins, minerals for the purpose of food. That is, suitable for consumption by a specific group of people, has the function of regulating the body, not for the purpose of treating disease, and does not produce any acute, subacute or chronic harm to the human body food.
  • Activity types:  ☼ PP = Processing Plant  ☼ CS = Cold Store  ☼ DS = Dry store
    Note:

  • Require an additional recommend registration procedure by the competent authority of the country of origin
  • Each Medium-risk food category needs to apply for GACC registration separately, Each food category neet to have a separate GACC registration number,
  • Detailed application steps, time, fees and precautions.
  • Low-risk food categories for Manufacturer Registration (GACC-I)

    ☼ H.S Code  For Low-risk food categories for Manufacturer Registration (GACC-I)
    Vegetables and vegetable products (Fresh and dehydrated vegetables are excluded)

  • Fresh vegetables or dried vegetable products processed by fresh-keeping, dehydration, drying and other drying processes and dried beans.


  • Grain products and other products

  • Grain products and other products

  • Tea

  • Tea

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Fermented wines and prepared Fermented wines
  • Distilled spirits and prepared Distilled spirits
  • Other Spirits and Edible alcohol


  • Beverages and frozen beverages

  • packaged drinking water
  • Fruit and Vegetable Juice、Fruit and Vegetable Juice Beverages
  • Protein beverages
  • Carbonated beverages
  • Tea beverages
  • Coffee beverages
  • Botanical beverages
  • Powdered beverages
  • Other beverages
  • beverages for special uses
  • Frozen beverages and their preparations, edible ice.


  • Biscuits, cakes and bread

  • Biscuits, cakes and bread


  • Sugars (including raw sugar,sugar, lactose, syrup, etc.)

  • Raw sugar
  • Sugar
  • Lactose
  • Syrup
  • Other sugars


  • Confectionery, Chocolate (including chocolate, cocoa butter substitute chocolate and its products)

  • Candy
  • Chocolate
  • Other sweets, chocolates (including chocolate, cocoa butter substitute chocolate and its products)

  • Seasoning (excluding sugar)

  • Salt
  • Soy sauce
  • Vinegar
  • MSG
  • Other Seasoning


  • Roasted coffee beans, cocoa beans and other products (Excluding chocolate)

  • Roasted coffee beans and its products
  • Roasted cocoa and its products


  • Fruit products

  • Jams
  • Fruit powder
  • Canned fruit


  • Other miscellaneous foods

  • Candied fruit
  • Puffed food
  • Brewing ingredients
  • Strains for food processing
  • Jellies
  • Protein and its derivatives
  • Palm cores
  • Activity types:  ☼ PP = Processing Plant  ☼ CS = Cold Store  ☼ DS = Dry store
    Note:

  • Each food category needs to apply for GACC registration separately, Each food category neet to have a separate GACC registration number.
  • Detailed application steps, time, fees and precautions.
  • Food categories for Exporter Registration (GACC-E)

    ☼ H.S Code  For categories for Exporter Registration (GACC-E)

    *1 Meat *2 Aquatic Products And Preserved Aquatic Products *3 Dairy Products *4 Bird Nest Products *5 Pelagic Fishery *6 Egg And Egg Products *7 Traditional Chinese Medicinal Materials Of Animal And Plant Origin *8 Grains And Grain Products *9 Oil And Oil Seeds
    *10 Vegetable And Vegetable Products *11 Processed Flavorings Of Plant Origin *12 Dried Fruits And Nuts *13 Bee Products *14 Foods For Special Dietary Uses *15 Sugar *16 Canned Foods
    *17 Other Processed Foods *18 Tea *19 Soft Drinks And Drinking Water *20 Alcoholic Beverage *21 Processed Flavorings *22 Other Plant Origin Food *23 Pastry Biscuits And Crackers *24 Cigarette *25 Candied (Preserved) Fruits.

    Exproter types:  ☼ Trader  ☼ Logisticse  ☼ CS = Cold Store  ☼ DS = Dry store
    Note:

  • You can choose multiple categories , won’t increasing the cost and time of GACC registration;
  • Involving * Medium risk or ** High risk food categories, if the exporter provides storage services (Cold or DRY store), it is also necessary to apply for GACC-II or GACC-III types risky food storage facility registration.
  • Detailed application steps, time, fees and precautions.
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