North American Product Classification System (NAPCS) Canada 2012 Version 1.2

Status: This standard was approved as a departmental standard on September 21, 2015.

Classification structure

North American Product Classification System (NAPCS) Canada 2012 Version 1.2 - Classification structure
Code Group
111Live animals Live animals
112Wheat Wheat
113Canola (including rapeseed) Canola (including rapeseed)
114Fresh fruit, nuts and vegetables Fresh fruit, nuts and vegetables
115Other crop products Other crop products
116Other animal products Other animal products
121Fish, crustaceans, shellfish and other fishery products Fish, crustaceans, shellfish and other fishery products
131Logs, pulpwood and other forestry products Logs, pulpwood and other forestry products
141Crude oil and crude bitumen Crude oil and crude bitumen
142Natural gas Natural gas
143Natural gas liquids and related products Natural gas liquids and related products
144Other energy products Other energy products
145Electricity Electricity
146Natural gas distribution Natural gas distribution
151Iron ores and concentrates Iron ores and concentrates
152Copper ores and concentrates Copper ores and concentrates
153Nickel ores and concentrates Nickel ores and concentrates
154Radioactive ores and concentrates Radioactive ores and concentrates
155Other metal ores and concentrates Other metal ores and concentrates
156Waste and scrap of metal Waste and scrap of metal
157Waste and scrap of wood, wood by-products, paper and paperboard Waste and scrap of wood, wood by-products, paper and paperboard
158Waste and scrap of plastic and rubber Waste and scrap of plastic and rubber
159Waste and scrap of glass Waste and scrap of glass
161Potash Potash
162Stone, sand, gravel, clay, and refractory minerals Stone, sand, gravel, clay, and refractory minerals
163Diamonds and other non-metallic minerals (except cut gemstones) Diamonds and other non-metallic minerals (except cut gemstones)
171Prepared and packaged seafood products Prepared and packaged seafood products
172Meat products Meat products
173Dairy products Dairy products
181Animal feed Animal feed
182Intermediate food products Intermediate food products
183Other food products Other food products
191Coffee and tea Coffee and tea
192Fresh, frozen and canned fruit and vegetable juices Fresh, frozen and canned fruit and vegetable juices
193Bottled water, carbonated soft drinks, other beverages, and ice Bottled water, carbonated soft drinks, other beverages, and ice
211Alcoholic beverages Alcoholic beverages
212Tobacco products Tobacco products
221Fabric, fibre and yarn, and leather and dressed furs Fabric, fibre and yarn, and leather and dressed furs
231Clothing, footwear and accessories Clothing, footwear and accessories
232Carpets, textile furnishings and other textile products Carpets, textile furnishings and other textile products
241Lumber and other sawmill products Lumber and other sawmill products
251Pulp and paper Pulp and paper
252Converted paper products (except for packaging) Converted paper products (except for packaging)
261Refined petroleum energy products, and biofuels Refined petroleum energy products, and biofuels
262Asphalt (except natural) and asphalt products Asphalt (except natural) and asphalt products
263Dyes and pigments, and petrochemicals Dyes and pigments, and petrochemicals
264Lubricants and other petroleum refinery products Lubricants and other petroleum refinery products
271Basic chemicals Basic chemicals
272Fertilizers, pesticides and other chemical products Fertilizers, pesticides and other chemical products
273Pharmaceutical and medicinal products Pharmaceutical and medicinal products
274Cleaning products and toiletries Cleaning products and toiletries
281Plastic resins Plastic resins
282Plastic and rubber basic products not for packaging use (except plastic resins) Plastic and rubber basic products not for packaging use (except plastic resins)
283Tires Tires
284Plastic and rubber finished products Plastic and rubber finished products
291Non-metallic mineral products Non-metallic mineral products
311Unwrought iron, steel and ferro-alloys Unwrought iron, steel and ferro-alloys
312Basic and semi-finished iron and steel products Basic and semi-finished iron and steel products
321Unwrought aluminum and aluminum alloys Unwrought aluminum and aluminum alloys
322Unwrought copper and copper alloys Unwrought copper and copper alloys
323Unwrought nickel and nickel alloys Unwrought nickel and nickel alloys
324Unwrought gold, silver, and platinum group metals, and their alloys Unwrought gold, silver, and platinum group metals, and their alloys
325Other unwrought non-ferrous metals and non-ferrous metal alloys Other unwrought non-ferrous metals and non-ferrous metal alloys
326Basic and semi-finished products of non-ferrous metals and non-ferrous metal alloys (except aluminum) Basic and semi-finished products of non-ferrous metals and non-ferrous metal alloys (except aluminum)
327Basic and semi-finished products of aluminum and aluminum alloys Basic and semi-finished products of aluminum and aluminum alloys
331Agricultural, lawn and garden machinery and equipment Agricultural, lawn and garden machinery and equipment
332Logging, construction, mining, and oil and gas field machinery and equipment Logging, construction, mining, and oil and gas field machinery and equipment
341Metalworking machinery Metalworking machinery
342Commercial and service industry machinery and equipment Commercial and service industry machinery and equipment
343Other industry-specific manufacturing machinery, n.e.c. Other industry-specific manufacturing machinery, n.e.c.
344Heating, cooling and air purification equipment Heating, cooling and air purification equipment
345Other general-purpose machinery and equipment, n.e.c. Other general-purpose machinery and equipment, n.e.c.
351Parts of industrial machinery and equipment Parts of industrial machinery and equipment
361Computers and computer peripherals Computers and computer peripherals
362Communication, and audio and video equipment Communication, and audio and video equipment
363Medical, measuring, and other electronic and electrical machinery and equipment Medical, measuring, and other electronic and electrical machinery and equipment
371Electronic and electrical parts Electronic and electrical parts
381Electrical components Electrical components
382Appliances Appliances
391Furniture and fixtures Furniture and fixtures
411Passenger cars and light trucks Passenger cars and light trucks
412Medium and heavy trucks, buses, and other motor vehicles Medium and heavy trucks, buses, and other motor vehicles
413Motor vehicle engines and motor vehicle parts Motor vehicle engines and motor vehicle parts
421Aircraft Aircraft
431Aircraft engines, aircraft parts and other aerospace equipment Aircraft engines, aircraft parts and other aerospace equipment
441Ships, locomotives, railway rolling stock, and rapid transit equipment Ships, locomotives, railway rolling stock, and rapid transit equipment
442Boats and other transportation equipment Boats and other transportation equipment
451Parts of railway rolling stock and of other transportation equipment Parts of railway rolling stock and of other transportation equipment
462Wood millwork, and wood products n.e.c. Wood millwork, and wood products n.e.c.
463Paints, coatings, and adhesive products Paints, coatings, and adhesive products
464Plastic and foam building and construction materials Plastic and foam building and construction materials
465Cement, lime and gypsum products Cement, lime and gypsum products
466Metal building and construction materials Metal building and construction materials
471Prefabricated buildings and components Prefabricated buildings and components
472Fabricated metal products Fabricated metal products
474Packaging materials Packaging materials
475Miscellaneous goods and supplies Miscellaneous goods and supplies
481Published products, and recorded and unrecorded media Published products, and recorded and unrecorded media
511Transportation of commodities by pipeline Transportation of commodities by pipeline
512Freight transportation by road Freight transportation by road
513Other freight transportation services and air specialty services Other freight transportation services and air specialty services
514Postal and courier services Postal and courier services
521Passenger transportation services (including sightseeing) Passenger transportation services (including sightseeing)
531Transportation support services Transportation support services
541Warehousing and storage services Warehousing and storage services
551Wholesale services (except commissions) Wholesale services (except commissions)
552Wholesale trade commissions Wholesale trade commissions
561Retail services (except commissions) Retail services (except commissions)
562Retail trade commissions Retail trade commissions
571Repair and maintenance services (except for buildings and motor vehicles) Repair and maintenance services (except for buildings and motor vehicles)
581Rental and leasing (except rental of real estate) Rental and leasing (except rental of real estate)
621Residential buildings Residential buildings
622Non-residential buildings Non-residential buildings
623Infrastructure Infrastructure
631Intellectual property and related products Intellectual property and related products
641Oil and gas and mineral exploration Oil and gas and mineral exploration
642Research and development services Research and development services
643Custom software design and development services Custom software design and development services
651Licensing of rights to non-financial intangible assets (except software and other copyright licensing) Licensing of rights to non-financial intangible assets (except software and other copyright licensing)
661Support and custom work services for agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing Support and custom work services for agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing
671Mining and oil and gas support services Mining and oil and gas support services
672Construction services Construction services
681Manufacturing services Manufacturing services
711Advertising space and time Advertising space and time
712Advertising, public relations, and related services Advertising, public relations, and related services
721Audio and video production services Audio and video production services
722Licensing of content (except software licensing) Licensing of content (except software licensing)
723Telecommunications services Telecommunications services
731Cable, satellite and other program distribution services Cable, satellite and other program distribution services
741Online content Online content
751Other information technology (IT) and information services Other information technology (IT) and information services
761Financial services (except insurance) Financial services (except insurance)
762Pension and life insurance products Pension and life insurance products
763Other insurance services Other insurance services
764Real estate services Real estate services
771Legal and accounting services Legal and accounting services
772Architectural, engineering and related services Architectural, engineering and related services
773Specialized design services Specialized design services
774Computer systems design and related services (except software development) Computer systems design and related services (except software development)
775Management, scientific and technical consulting services Management, scientific and technical consulting services
776Other professional services Other professional services
781Administrative and support services Administrative and support services
782Water, sewer and waste management services Water, sewer and waste management services
811Health services Health services
812Residential and nursing care, social assistance, and child day-care services Residential and nursing care, social assistance, and child day-care services
821Education services Education services
831Sport and live performance services Sport and live performance services
832Admissions to events, performances, and exhibitions, and recreation facility and heritage institution services Admissions to events, performances, and exhibitions, and recreation facility and heritage institution services
833Gambling (net wagers) Gambling (net wagers)
841Prepared meals and beverages Prepared meals and beverages
842Traveller accommodation Traveller accommodation
843Travel arrangement, reservation and planning services Travel arrangement, reservation and planning services
851Personal and personal care services Personal and personal care services
852Babysitting and other private household services Babysitting and other private household services
861Membership organization services Membership organization services
871Public administration services Public administration services
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