Crop Group 028: Spices

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
all commodities in Group 028, Spices HH 0093 Applicants should discuss proposed use extensions and new registrations use patterns with the APVMA for determination of appropriate representative crops and extrapolation on a case-by-case bases.

Subgroup 028A, Spices, seeds

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 028A HS 0190
Achiote seeds HS 3280 Bixa orellana L.
Ajwain HS 3281 Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague ex Turrill syn: T. copticum L.
Angelica seed HS 0720 Angelica archangelica L., A. sylvestris L.
Anise seed HS 0771 Pimpinella anisum L. Aniseed
Basil seed HS 0722 Ocimum spp.
Black caraway HS 3282 Nigella sativa L.
Caraway seed HS 0774 Carum carvi L.
Celery seed HS 0624 Apium graveolens L.
Coriander, seed HS 0779 Coriandrum sativum L.
Culantro seed HS 3284 Eryngium foetidum L
Cumin seed HS 0780 Cuminum cyminum L.
Dill seed HS 0730 Anethum graveolens L.
Fennel, seed HS 0731 Foeniculum vulgare Mill., syn: F. officinale All, F. capilaceum Gilib.
Fenugreek, seed HS 0782 Trigonella foenum-graecum L., T. caerulea (L.) Ser.
Honewort seed HS 3285 Cryptotaenia japonica Hassk.
Lovage, seed HS 0735 Levisticum officinale Koch.
Mahaleb HS 3286 Prunus mahaleb L
Nutmeg HS 0789 Seed of Myristica fragrans Houtt.
Parsley seed HS 0740 Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Nyman ex A. W. Hill
Wattle seed HS 3287 Acacia victoriae Bent. and other spp.

Subgroup 028B, Spices, fruit or berries

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 028B HS 0191
Caper berries HS 3290 Capparis spinosa L.
Cardamom (pods and seeds) HS 0775 Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton Amomum tsao-ko Crevost & Lemarié, A. subulatum Roxb., A. compactum Sol.ex Maton Cardamon black
Cumin, black HS 3291 Bunium persicum (Boiss.) B. Fedtsch.
Eucalyptus fruit HS 3292 Eucalyptus spp.
Gardenia fruit HS 3293 Gardenia jasminoides J.Ellis
Grains of paradise HS 0785 Aframonum melegueta (Rosc.) K Schum., syn: Amomum melegueta Rosc.
Grains of Selim HS 3294 Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Juniper, berry HS 0786 Juniperis communis L.
Luo han guo HS 3295 Siraitia grosvenorii (Swingle) C. Jeffry ex. A.M. Lu & Zhi Y. Zhang
Miracle fruit HS 3296 Synsepalum dulciferum (Scumach. & Thonn.) Daniell
Nasturtium pods HS 0739 Tropaeolum majus L., T. minus L.
Peperbush berry HS 3299 Tasmannia lanceolata (Poir.) A.C. Sm., T. stipitata (Vick.) A.C. Smith
Pepper, Black; White; Pink; Green (see Note 1) HS 0790 Piper nigrum L. Note 1: Although white pepper is in principle a processed food belonging to Type 13: Derived products of plant origin, it is listed for convenience in Group 028 Spices. White pepper is prepared from Black pepper, Piper nigrum L.: The seeds are retted in water and dried after removal of the mesocarp. The resulting white pepper may or may not be ground into powder. The scientific name of green pepper and pink pepper is Piper nigrum L. Pink pepper is mature pepper. Green pepper is an immature stage of pink pepper.
Pepper, Cubeb HS 3297 Piper cuceba L. f.
Pepper, Long HS 0791 Piper longum L., P. retrofractum Vahl.
Pepper, Sichuan HS 3298 Zanthoxylum bungeanum Maxim., Z. schinifolium Siebold & Zucc., Z. simulans Hance, Z. piperitum (L.) DC
Peppertree HS 3300 Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi, S. molle L.
Pimento, fruit HS 0792 Pimenta dioica (L.) Merrill Allspice fruit
Star anise HS 3301 Illicium verum Hook.f.
Tamarind, see also Group 006: Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits - inedible peel HS 0369 Tamarindus indica L., sour varieties
Vanilla, beans HS 0795 Vanilla planifolia Andrews

Subgroup 028C, Spices, bark

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 028C HS 0192
Cinnamon bark (including Cinnamon, Chinese bark) HS 0777 Cinnamomum verum J. Presl., syn: Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume, C. aromaticum Nees, C. burmannii (Nees & T. Nees) Blume, C. loureiroi Nees Cassia bark
Eucalyptus bark HS 3310 Eucalyptus spp.
Mastic HS 3311 Pistacia lentiscus L.
Red cinchona HS 3312 Cinchona pubescens Vahkl, C. officinalis L. Quinine

Subgroup 028D, Spices, root or rhizome

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 028D HS 0193
Angelica, root, stem and leaves see Group 027: Herbs, Angelica HH 0720
Asafoetida (see Note 2) HS 3320 Ferula foetida (Bunge) Regel, F. assa-foetida L. Note 2: Asafoetida is not only marketed as root, but also as products (resin, powder, flour), which are produced from a gum
Coriander, root HS 3321 Coriandrum sativum L.
Fingerroot HS 3322 Boesenbergia rotunda (L.) Mansf. syn: B. pandurata (Roxb.) Schltr. Krachai
Galangal, rhizomes HS 0783 Languas galanga (L.) Stunz, syn: Alpinia galanga Sw., Languas officinarum (Hance) Farwelll, syn: Alpinia officinarum Hance Kaempferia galanga L.
Ginger, rhizomes HS 0784 Zingiber officicinale Rosc.
Liquorice, roots HS 0787 Glycyrrhiza glabra L. Licorice
Lovage, roots HS 3323 Levisticum officinale Koch.
Turmeric, root HS 0794 Curcuma longa L., C. mangga Valeton & van Zijp
Zedoary HS 3324 Curcuma zedoaria (Cristm.) Roscoe

Subgroup 028E, Spices, buds

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 028E HS 0194
Caper buds HS 0773 Capparis spinosa L.
Cassia buds HS 0776 Cinnamomum aromaticum (L.) Nees
Cloves, buds HS 0778 Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr. & Perr., syn: Eugenia caryophyllus (Sprengel) Bullock & Harrison, E. aromatica Kuntze, E. caryophyllata Thunb., Caryophyllus aromaticus L.

Subgroup 028F, Spices, flower or stigma

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 028F HS 0195
Saffron HS 3340 Crocus sativus L.

Subgroup 028G, Spices, aril

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 028G HS 0196
Mace HS 0788 Dried aril of Myristica fragrans Houtt.

Subgroup 028H, Spices, Citrus peel

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 028H HS 0197
Kaffir lime peel HS 2206 Citrus histrix DC.
Satsuma mandarin peel HS 3350 Citrus unshiu Marcow.
Yuja peel HS 2211 Citrus junos Siebold ex Tanaka Yuzu peel