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SPINNING, WEAVING OR FIBER PROCESSING — natural or synthetic fibers — N.O.C.

This classification applies to spinning or weaving natural or synthetic fibers to produce yarn, thread or fabric, including but not limited to cotton, jute, wool, nylon or polyester. This classification also applies to the manufacture of wool or synthetic felt; jute or hemp carpets or rugs; natural cotton, kapok or synthetic fiber batting, wadding or waste; or spun or woven products, including but not limited to braid, webbing, rope, nets, cloth labels, fire hose, carpet seam tape, silk fly fishing lines and plush or velvet fabric. This classification also applies to the processing of natural or synthetic fibers, including but not limited to the preparation of raw wool by combing or scouring.

The extrusion of plastic to produce plastic strands for spinning or weaving shall be classified as 4495, Plastics — extrusion molded products mfg.

Knitting operations shall be classified as 2362, Knitting.

The bleaching, dyeing, mercerizing or finishing of textile fabrics shall be classified as 2413, Textiles.

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Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date
SPINNING OR WEAVING — natural and synthetic fibres — N.O.C.1/1/2016
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