To better serve customers, SCOMET has broken products down into eight distinct categories.
Category 0: Materials and technologies connected to nuclear energy.
Category 1: Chemicals and other toxic substances.
Category 2: Microorganisms and poisons.
Category 3: Material, material-making devices, and material-related tech.
Category 4: Machines and equipment related to nuclear technology, including test and production equipment, nuclear assemblies and components, and related technology that is not included in Classification 0.
Category 5: Aerospace systems and equipment, including production and test equipment, allied technologies, and custom-designed components.
Category 6: Weapons Inventory
Category 7: Electronics, computers, and information technology (including data security).
Category 8: Special Materials and Related Types of Equipment, including but not limited to: Computing, Electronics, Information Security, Material Processing, Telecommunications, Lasers, Sensors, Marine, Avionics, Aerospace Navigation, and Propulsion.
It’s important to keep in mind that there’s a detailed list of products included in each category, as well as a set of unique requirements for each. All the information you need on SCOMET items may be found in Appendix 3 of Schedule 2 of the ITC (HS), and you can also use the DGFT website for further reading.