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Classification Code:
LENS MFG. — ground and polished lenses
This classification applies to the manufacture of ground and polished glass or plastic optical lenses, including but not limited to contact lenses and lenses for telescopes, microscopes, lasers and binoculars. This classification also applies to the grinding or cutting of eyeglass lenses.

The manufacture of optical goods other than lenses shall be classified as 4150(1), Optical Goods Mfg.

Eyewear stores and dispensing opticians shall be separately classified as 8013(2), Stores — eyewear.

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Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
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LENS MFG. — ground and polished lenses1/1/2017
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