Changes Roll Out for National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) Codes

January 10, 2020
By Danielle Leonard

NMFC Changes 1

New changes have been made to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) class codes. These changes, issued by the Commodity Classification Standards Board (CCSB), are effective as of January 4, 2020.

The following is a sample of the changes that were made.

ITEM NMFC DETAILS
Definitions of or specifications for lift truck skids, pallets, or platforms 265 Amended to update the definition of and construction requirements for lift truck skids, pallets, and platforms
Drugs, chemicals, medicines, and other articles 60000 Canceled; if used, will bill at class per density
Grates, fireplace 69430/69440 Canceled; see NMFC 69420
Heaters, heat exchangers 69457 Canceled; see item 69420
Heaters, other than portable 26460 Class change from 85 to 150
Heaters, wall insert or baseboard type 26500 Class change from 70 to 125
Lanterns or flashlights 109800 Class 110 for all units with or without batteries
Posts or poles, utility (lighting, telephone, electric railway) 161145 New item, class dependent on length and density
Microwave ovens, toaster ovens, air fryers, and pizza ovens 26720 New item; class 175 on less than 8 per cubic foot (PCF), class 92.5 on greater than 8 PCF
Moldings 38030 Canceled; see NMFC 38035, class dependent upon length and density
Pots and pans, cast aluminum 52930 Canceled, provisions moved to NMFC 52895. Cookware or bakeware, aluminum now class 125
Sauces, condiments, dips, or spreads 74700 New item, sauces, condiments, and spreads formerly under 73227 and dips formerly under 72790
Searchlights or spotlights, handheld 109110 Class changed from 85 to 150
Stairs, SU, noi, 38180 38180 Now SU or in SU sections; formerly class 85, now based on length, dimensions, and density
Traps, bullets, or target 17670 Canceled; see NMFC 187130. Was class 85, now density based, class 70 or 100

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