GST Rates & HSN Codes on Gun Powder, Detonators, Matches, DNPT & Combustible Products

HSN Code Description Rate (%) CESS (%)
3605 Matches (other than handmade safety matches [3605 00 10]) 18
3601 Propellant powders 18
3602 Prepared explosives, other than propellant powders; such as Industrial explosives 18
3603 Safety fuses; detonating fuses; percussion or detonating caps; igniters; electric detonators 18
3604 Fireworks, signalling flares, rain rockets, fog signals and other pyrotechnic articles 18
3606 Ferro-cerium and other pyrophoric alloys in all forms; articles of combustible materials as specified in Note 2 to this Chapter; such as liquid or liquefied-gas fuels in containers of a kind used for filling or refilling cigarette or similar lighters 18
36050010 Handmade safety matches Explanation.– For the purposes of this entry, handmade matches mean matches, in or in relation to the manufacture of which, none of the following processes is ordinarily carried on with the aid of power, namely: (i) frame filling; (ii) dipping of splints in the composi- tion for match heads; (iii) filling of boxes with matches; (iv) pasting of labels on match boxes, veneers or cardboards; (v) packaging 5

Disclaimer:Rates given below are updated up to the GST (Rate) notification no. 05/2020 dated 16th October 2020 to the best of our information. We have sourced the HSN code information from the master codes published on the NIC's GST e-Invoice system. There may be variations due to updates by the government. Kindly note that we are not responsible for any wrong information. If you need information about the "Effective Date" for every GST or cess rates, then please visit the CBIC website.
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