The Federal Authorities
of the Swiss Confederation

Annex 11

(Art. 2 Letter a)

Positive List of Substances (Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) subject to the Tax)

Tariff No.2

Substance/Group of Substances

CAS No.

2914.1100

acetone

67-64-1

2707.5090

aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures (including solvent naphtha)*3

various

2707.1090 + 2902.2090

benzene

71-43-2

ex4

2909.1999

bis(2-ethoxyethyl) ether (diethylene glycol diethyl ether, diethyl diglycol)

112-36-7

ex

2909.1999

bis(2-methoxyethyl) ether (diethylene glycol dimethyl ether, (dimethyl diglycol)

111-96-6

2711.1390 + ex 2901.1019

n-butane

106-97-8

2905.1300

butane-1-ol (n-butyl alcohol)

71-36-3

ex

2905.1490

butane-2-ol (sec-butyl alcohol)

78-92-2

ex

2909.4390

2-n-butoxyethanol (ethylene glycol monobutyl ether, butyl glycol)

111-76-2

ex

2909.4390

2-(2-n-butoxyethoxy) ethanol (diethylen glycol monobutyl ether, butyl diglycol)

112-34-5

ex

2915. 3980

2-n-butoxyethyl acetate (ethylene glycol monobutyl ether acetate, butyl glycol acetate)

112-07-2

ex

2909.4999

butoxypropanols (mixture of isomers)

various

ex

2909.4999

1-n-butoxypropan-2-ol (propylene glycol monobutyl ether)

5131-66-8

ex

2909.4999

1-tert-butoxypropan-2-ol

57018-52-7

2915.3300

n-butyl acetate

123-86-4

ex

2932.2000

4-butyrolactone (tetrahydro-2-furanone)

96-48-0

2902.7090

cumene (isopropylbenzene)

98-82-8

2902.1190

cyclohexane

110-82-7

ex

2914.2200

Cyclohexanone

108-94-1

ex

2902.9099 + ex 3805.9000

p-cymene

99-87-6

2903.1200

dichloromethane (methylene chloride)

75-09-2

ex

2909.1999

1,2-diethoxyethane (ethylene glycol diethyl ether, diethyl glycol)

629-14-1

2909.1100

diethyl ether

60-29-7

ex

2909.1999

diisopropyl ether (2-isopropoxypropane)

108-20-3

ex

2909.1999

1,2-dimethoxyethane (ethylene glycol dimethyl ether, dimethylglycol)

110-71-4

ex

2909.1999

dimethyl ether

115-10-6

ex

2932.9980

1,4-dioxane (diethylene dioxide)

123-91-1

ex

2909.1999

di-n-propyl ether (propyl ether)

111-43-3

2915.2100

acetic acid

64-19-7

2915.2400

acetic anhydride

108-24-7

ethanol, other than distilled liquids that are not for drinking or consumption (Art. 31 Alcohol Act)

64-17-5

ex

2909. 4480

2-ethoxyethanol (ethylene glycol monoethyl ether, ethyl glycol)

110-80-5

ex

2909.4999

1-ethoxypropan-2-ol (propylene glycolmonoethyl ether)

1569-02-4

2915.3100

ethyl acetate

141-78-6

2902.6090

ethyl benzene

100-41-4

ex

2915.1300

ethyl formate

109-94-4

2912.1100

formaldehyde (methanal)

50-00-0

ex

2901.1099

heptane

142-82-5

ex

2901.1099

hexane

110-54-3

ex

2905.1980

hexan-1-ol

111-27-3

2915.3980

isobutyl acetate

110-19-0

ex

2915.3980

isopropyl acetate

108-21-4

2710.1299

light oils and preparations *5

Various

ex

2902.1999

d-limonene ((R)-p-mentha-1,8-dien)

5989-27-5

ex

2902.1999

dl-limonene ((RS)-p-mentha-1,8-dien)

138-86-3

ex

2902.1999

l-limonene ((S)-p-mentha-1,8-dien)

5989-54-8

2905.1190

methanol

67-56-1

ex

2915.3990

1-methoxy-2-propyl acetate (propylene glycol monomethyl ether acetate)

108-65-6

ex

2909. 4480

2-methoxy ethanol (ethylene glycol monomethyl ether, methyl glycol)

109-86-4

ex

2915. 3980

2-methoxy ethyl acetate (methyl glycol acetate)

110-49-6

ex

2909.4999

1-methoxypropan-2-ol (propylene glycol monomethyl ether)

107-98-2

ex

2915.3980

methyl acetate

79-20-9

ex

2901.1099

2-methyl butane (i-pentane)

78-78-4

ex

2902.1999

methylcyclohexane

108-87-2

2914.1200

methyl ethyl ketone (2-butanone, MEK)

78-93-3

ex

2915.1300

methyl formate

107-31-3

ex

2901.1099

2-methyl pentane (i-hexane)

107-83-5

2914.1300

4-methyl pentane-2-one (methyl isobutyl ketone, MIBK)

108-10-1

2711.1390 + ex 2901.1019

2-methyl propane (isobutane)

75-28-5

ex

2905.1490

2-methyl propane-1-ol (isobutanol)

78-83-1

ex

2933.7900

n-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (1-methyl-2-pyrrolidone)

872-50-4

ex

2901.1099

n-pentane

109-66-0

ex

2905.1980

pentan-1-ol (n-amyl alcohol)

71-41-0

ex

2905.1980

pentan-2-ol (sec-amyl alcohol)

6032-29-7

ex

2905.1980

pentanol (mixed isomers)

various

2710.1291

petroleum ether and petroleum spirits (mainly non-aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures)

various

2710.1991

petroleum (mainly non-aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures)*6

various

2711.1290 + ex 2711.2990

propane

74-98-6

ex

2905.1290

propan-1-ol

71-23-8

ex

2905.1290

propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol, isopropanol)

67-63-0

ex

2909.4480

2-propoxyethanol (ethylene glycol monopropyl ether, propylglycol)

2807-30-9

ex

2915.3980

n-propyl acetate

109-60-4

2902.5000

styrene

100-42-5

2903.2300

tetrachlorethylene (perchlorethylene, PER)

127-18-4

2932.1100

tetrahydrofuran (oxolan)

109-99-9

2707.2090 + 2902.3090

toluene

108-88-3

2903.2200

trichlorethylene

79-01-6

ex

2902.9099

trimethylbenzenes (1,2,3-, 1,2,4- and 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene)

526-73-8 95-63-6 108-67-8

2710.1292

white spirits (mainly non-aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures)*

various

2902.4190

o-xylene

95-47-6

2902.4290

m-xylene

108-38-3

2902.4390

p-xylene

106-42-3

2707.3090 + 2902.4490

xylenes (mixtures of isomers)

various


1 Amended in accordance with No II of the Ordinance of 2 April 2008 (AS 2008 1765 3433). Revised in accordance with Annex 3 No 16 of the Ordinance of 22 June 2011 on the Amendment of the Customs Tariff, in force since 1 Jan. 2012 (AS 2011 3331).
2 SR 632.10 Annex
3* Fractions boiling at or below 240░C.
4 "Ex" means "from", i.e. only the expressly named substances with this tariff number are subject to the VOC tax.
5* Fractions boiling at or below 240░C
6* Fractions boiling at or below 240░C.

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