Chemical Shipments

Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCN) for Chemical Shipments

  • 1A001 “Parts” and “components” made from fluorinated compounds
  • 1A002 “Composite” structures or laminates
  • 1A003 Manufactures of non-“fusible” aromatic polyimides in film, sheet, tape or ribbon form
  • 1A101 Devices for reduced observables such as radar reflectivity, ultraviolet/infrared signatures and acoustic signatures, for applications usable in rockets, missiles, or unmanned aerial vehicles capable of achieving a “range” equal to or greater than 300 km
  • 1A225 Platinized catalysts “specially designed” or prepared for promoting the hydrogen isotope exchange reaction between hydrogen and water for the recovery of tritium from heavy water or for the production of heavy water.
  • 1A290 Depleted uranium (any uranium containing less than 0.711% of the isotope U-235) in shipments of more than 1,000 kilograms in the form of shielding contained in X-ray units, radiographic exposure or teletherapy devices, radioactive thermoelectric generators, or packaging for the transportation of radioactive materials.
  • 1A984 Chemical agents, including tear gas formulation containing 1 percent or less of orthochlorobenzalmalononitrile (CS), or 1 percent or less of chloroacetophenone (CN), except in individual containers with a net weight of 20 grams or less; liquid pepper except when packaged in individual containers with a net weight of 3 ounces (85.05 grams) or less;
  • 1C001 Materials “specially designed” for use as absorbers of electromagnetic waves, or intrinsically conductive polymers
  • 1C002 Metal alloys, metal alloy powder and alloyed materials
  • 1C002.a Aluminides
    • a.1. Nickel aluminides
    • a.2. Titanium aluminides
  • 1C002.b. Metal alloys, as follows, made from the powder or particulate material
    • b.1. Nickel alloys
    • b.2. Niobium alloys
    • b.3. Titanium alloys
    • b.4 Aluminum alloys
    • b.5. Magnesium alloys
    • c. Metal alloy powder or particulate 
    • (Technical Note: X in the following equals one or more alloying elements.)
    • c.1.a. Nickel alloys (Ni-Al-X, Ni-X-Al) qualified for turbine engine “parts” or “components,” i.e. with less than 3 non-metallic particles (introduced during the manufacturing process) larger than 100 μm in 109 alloy particles;
    • c.1.b. Niobium alloys (Nb-Al-X or Nb-X-Al, Nb-Si-X or Nb-X-Si, Nb-Ti-X or Nb-X-Ti)
    • c.1.c. Titanium alloys (Ti-Al-X or Ti-X-Al);
    • c.1.d. Aluminum alloys (Al-Mg-X or Al-X-Mg, Al-Zn-X or Al-X-Zn, Al-Fe-X or Al-X-Fe)
    • c.1.e. Magnesium alloys (Mg-Al-X or Mg-X-Al)
  • 1C003 Magnetic metals, of all types and of whatever form
  • 1C004 Uranium titanium alloys or tungsten alloys with a “matrix” based on iron, nickel or copper
  • 1C005 “Superconductive” “composite” conductors in lengths exceeding 100 m or with a mass exceeding 100 g
  • 1C006 Fluids and lubricating materials
  • Hydraulic fluids containing, as their principal ingredients, any of the following:
  • 1C006.a.1. Synthetic ‘silahydrocarbon oils’, having all of the following:

(Technical Note: For the purpose of 1C006.a.1, ‘silahydrocarbon oils’ contain exclusively silicon, hydrogen and carbon.)

  • a.1.a. A ‘flash point’ exceeding 477 K (204 C);
  • a.1.b. A ‘pour point’ at 239 K (-34 C) or less;
  • a.1.c. A ‘viscosity index’ of 75 or more; and
  • a.1.d. A ‘thermal stability’ at 616 K (343 C); or
  • a.2. ‘Chlorofluorocarbons’, having all of the following:

(Technical Note: ‘chlorofluorocarbons’ contain exclusively carbon, fluorine and chlorine.)

  • a.2.a. No ‘flash point’;
  • a.2.b. An ‘autogenous ignition temperature’ exceeding 977 K (704 degrees C);
  • a.2.c. A ‘pour point’ at 219 K (-54 C) or less;
  • a.2.d. A ‘viscosity index’ of 80 or more; and
  • a.2.e. A boiling point at 473 K (200 C) or higher;
  • 1C006.b. Lubricating materials containing, as their principal ingredients, any of the following:
  • b.1. Phenylene or alkylphenylene ethers or thio-ethers, or their mixtures, containing more than two ether or thio-ether functions or mixtures thereof; or
  • b.2. Fluorinated silicone fluids with a kinematic viscosity of less than 5,000 mm2/s (5,000 centistokes) measured at 298 K (25 C);
  • 1C006.c. Damping or flotation fluids
  • 1C006.d Fluorocarbon electronic cooling fluids
  • 1C007 Ceramic powders, non-”composite” ceramic materials, ceramic-”matrix” “composite” materials and precursor materials
    • 1C007.a. Ceramic powders of single or complex borides of titanium, having total metallic impurities, excluding intentional additions, of less than 5,000 ppm, an average particle size equal to or less than 5 μm and no more than 10% of the particles larger than 10 μm;
    • 1C007.b. Non-“composite” ceramic materials in crude or semi-fabricated form, composed of borides of titanium with a density of 98% or more of the theoretical density;
    • 1C007.c. Ceramic-ceramic “composite” materials with a glass or oxide-“matrix” and reinforced with fibers
    • 1C007.d. Ceramic-ceramic “composite” materials, with or without a continuous metallic phase, incorporating particles, whiskers or fibers, where carbides or nitrides of silicon, zirconium or boron form the “matrix”;
    • 1C007.e. Precursor materials (i.e., special purpose polymeric or metallo-organic materials) for producing any phase or phases of the materials controlled by 1C007.c,
    • 1C007.f. Ceramic-ceramic “composite” materials with an oxide or glass “matrix” reinforced with continuous fibers
  • 1C008 Non-fluorinated polymeric substances
    • 1C008.a. Imides
    • 1C008.d. Polyarylene ketones
  • 1C009 Unprocessed fluorinated compounds
    • 1C009.a. Copolymers of vinylidene fluoride having 75% or more beta crystalline structure without stretching;
    • 1C009.b. Fluorinated polyimides containing 10% by weight or more of combined fluorine;
    • 1C009. c. Fluorinated phosphazene elastomers containing 30% by weight or more of combined fluorine.
  • 1C010 “Fibrous or filamentary materials”
    • 1C010.a. Organic “fibrous or filamentary materials (Note: 1C010.a does not control polyethylene.)
    • 1C010.b. Carbon “fibrous or filamentary materials”
    • 1C010.c. Organic “fibrous or filamentary materials”
    • 1C010.d. “Fibrous or filamentary materials”
    • 1C010.e. Fully or partially resin impregnated or pitch impregnated “fibrous or filamentary materials” (prepregs), metal or carbon coated “fibrous or filamentary materials” (preforms) or “carbon fiber preforms”,
  • 1C011 Metals and compounds
    • 1C011.a. Metals in particle sizes of less than 60 μm whether spherical, atomized, spheroidal, flaked or ground, manufactured from material consisting of 99% or more of zirconium, magnesium and alloys 1C011.a. thereof
    • 1C011.b. Boron or boron alloys, with a particle size of 60 μm or less
    • 1C011.c. Guanidine nitrate (CAS 506-93-4);
    • 1C011.d. Nitroguanidine (NQ) (CAS 556-88-7)
  • 1C101 Materials for Reduced Observables such as Radar Reflectivity, Ultraviolet/Infrared Signatures and Acoustic Signatures
  • 1C102 Resaturated pyrolized carbon-carbon materials designed for space launch vehicles
  • 1C107 Graphite and ceramic materials, which can be machined to any of the following products:
    • a. Fine grain graphites with a bulk density of 1.72 g/cm3 or greater, measured at 15 degrees C, and having a grain size of 100 micrometers or less, usable for rocket nozzles and reentry vehicle nose tips as follows:
    • a.1. Cylinders having a diameter of 120 mm or greater and a length of 50 mm or greater;
    • a.2. Tubes having an inner diameter of 65 mm or greater and a wall thickness of 25 mm or greater and a length of 50 mm or greater;
    • a.3. Blocks having a size of 120 mm x 120 mm x 50 mm or greater.
    • b. Pyrolytic or fibrous reinforced graphites, usable for rocket nozzles and reentry vehicle nose tips;
    • c. Ceramic composite materials (dielectric constant is less than 6 at any frequency from 100 MHz to 100 GHz) for use in radomes useable in rockets, missiles, and unmanned aerial vehicles capable of achieving a “range” equal to or greater than 300 km; or
    • d. Silicon-Carbide materials, useable in rockets, missiles, and unmanned aerial vehicles capable of achieving a “range” equal to or greater than 300 km, as follows:
    • d.1. Bulk machinable silicon-carbide reinforced unfired ceramic, usable for nose tips.
    • d.2. Reinforced silicon-carbide ceramic composites usable for nose tips, re-entry vehicles, nozzle flaps.
  • 1C111 Propellants and constituent chemicals for propellants, other
    • a. Propulsive substances:
    • a.1. Spherical or spheroidal aluminum powder
    • a.2. Metal powders and alloys where at least 90% of the total particles by particle volume or weight are made up of particles of less than 60 μ
    • a.3. Oxidizer substances usable in liquid propellant rocket engines
    • b. Polymeric substances
    • c. Other propellant energetic materials, additives
  • 1C116 Maraging steels
  • 1C117 Materials for the fabrication of missile “parts” or “components” for rockets or missiles capable of achieving a “range” equal to or greater than 300 km
    • a. Tungsten and alloys in particulate form with a tungsten content of 97% by weight or more and a particle size of 50 x 10-6 m (50 μm) or less;
    • b. Molybdenum and alloys in particulate form with a molybdenum content of 97% by weight or more and a particle size of 50 x 10-6 m (50 μm) or less;
    • c. Tungsten materials in the solid form
  • 1C118 Titanium-stabilized duplex stainless steel (Ti-DSS)
  • 1C202 Alloys, other
    • a. Aluminum alloys having both of the following characteristics:
    • a.1. “Capable of” an ultimate tensile strength of 460 MPa or more at 293 K (20 C) and
    • a.2. In the form of tubes or cylindrical solid forms (including forgings) with an outside diameter of more than 75 mm;
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    • b. Titanium alloys having both of the following characteristics:
    • b.1. “Capable of” an ultimate tensile strength of 900 MPa or more at 293 K (20 C); and
    • b.2. In the form of tubes or cylindrical solid forms (including forgings) with an outside diameter of more than 75 mm.
  • 1C210 “Fibrous or filamentary materials” or prepregs, othe
  • 1C216 Maraging steel, other than that controlled by 1C116, “capable of” an ultimate tensile strength of 1,950 MPa or more, at 293 K (20 °C).
  • 1C225 Boron enriched in the boron-10 (10B) isotope to greater than its natural isotopic abundance, as follows: elemental boron, compounds, mixtures containing boron, manufactures thereof, waste or scrap of any of the foregoing.
  • 1C226 Tungsten, tungsten carbide, and alloys containing more than 90% tungsten by weight
  • 1C227 Calcium having both of the following characteristics:
    • a. Containing less than 1,000 parts per million by weight of metallic impurities other than magnesium; and
    • b. Containing less than 10 parts per million by weight of boron.
  • 1C228 Magnesium having both of the following characteristics
    • a. Containing less than 200 parts per million by weight of metallic impurities other than calcium; and
    • b. Containing less than 10 parts per million by weight of boron.
  • 1C229 Bismuth having both of the following characteristics
    • a. A purity of 99.99% or greater by weight; and
    • b. Containing less than 10 parts per million by weight of silver.
  • 1C230 Beryllium metal, alloys containing more than 50% beryllium by weight, beryllium compounds, manufactures thereof, and waste or scrap of these.
  • 1C230 Beryllium metal, alloys containing more than 50% beryllium by weight, beryllium compounds, manufactures thereof, and waste or scrap.
  • 1C232 Helium-3 (3He), mixtures containing helium-3, and products or devices containing any of the foregoing.
  • 1C233 Lithium enriched in the lithium-6 (6Li) isotope to greater than its natural isotopic abundance, and products or devices containing enriched lithium, as follows: elemental lithium, alloys, compounds, mixtures containing lithium, manufactures thereof, and waste or scrap of any of the foregoing.
  • 1C234 Zirconium with a hafnium content of less than 1 part hafnium to 500 parts zirconium by weight, as follows: metal, alloys containing more than 50% zirconium by weight, compounds, manufactures thereof, and waste or scrap of any of the foregoing.
  • 1C234 Zirconium with a hafnium content of less than 1 part hafnium to 500 parts zirconium by weight, as follows: metal, alloys containing more than 50% zirconium by weight, compounds, manufactures thereof, and waste or scrap of any of the foregoing.
  • 1C236 Radionuclides appropriate for making neutron sources based on alpha-n reaction and products or devices containing such radionuclides
  • 1C237 Radium-226 (226Ra), radium-226 alloys, radium-226 compounds, mixtures containing radium-226, manufactures thereof, and products or devices containing any of the foregoing.
  • 1C239 High explosives, other than those controlled by the U.S. Munitions List, or substances or mixtures containing more than 2% by weight thereof, with a crystal density greater than 1.8 g/cm3 and having a detonation velocity greater than 8,000 m/s.
  • 1C240 Nickel powder or porous nickel metal, specially prepared for the manufacture of gaseous diffusion barriers subject to the export licensing authority of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • 1C241 Rhenium and alloys containing rhenium
  • 1C298 Graphite with a boron content of less than 5 parts per million and a density greater than 1.5 grams per cubic centimeter that is intended for use other than in a nuclear reactor.
  • 1C350 Chemicals that may be used as precursors for toxic chemical agents