IPC7 List I - Guaranteed Coverage

This list has the IPC codes from the 7th edition of the IPC manual that have been used by CAS for guaranteed coverage.

A: HUMAN NECESSITIES
Class/Subclass Subject Matter Groups Guaranteed Coverage
A01N Biocides, pesticides, herbicides, and plant growth regulators 27/00-61/02, 65/02
A21D Baking additives and preservatives 2/02-2/32
A23D Edible oils or fats, e.g. margarines, cooking oils and shortenings 7/005-7/01, 9/007, 9/013
A23L Miscellaneous food preparation and preservation 3/34-3/3409, 3/3427-3/3436, 3/3454-3/3463, 3/3481-3/3562, 3/358, 3/37, 3/42
A24B Manufacture and preparation of tobacco 15/00-15/20, 15/26-15/42
A61K Medical, dental and toilet preparations 6/00-6/10, 7/16-7/24, 7/28-7/38, 9/107-9/113, 9/28-9/46, 9/56-9/66, 31/00-33/44, 37/00-38/58, 47/00-47/44, 47/48, 51/00-123/00
A61L Sterilization, disinfection and deodorization 9/02, 15/12, 15/22-15/34, 15/38
B: PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
Class/Subclass Subject Matter Groups Guaranteed Coverage
B01D Separation 3/12, 7/02, 9/00-15/08, 53/48-53/72, 53/86, 53/90, 53/94, 59/00-61/04, 61/14-61/16, 61/36-61/44, 61/56-61/58, 65/06-65/08, 71/00-71/82, 111/00-157/10, 161/00-187/00
B01F Mixing, dissolving, emulsifying or dispersing 17/00-17/56
B01J Chemical or physical processes 10/00-10/02, 12/00-12/02, 13/14-13/18, 14/00-16/00, 19/14-19/16, 20/00-47/12, 101/00-105/98
B03D Flotation and differential sedimentation 1/002-1/018
B09C Reclamation of contaminated soil 1/08
B22C Foundry molding 1/00-3/02
B22F Manufacture and working of metallic powder 1/00-1/02
B23K Soldering, welding, cladding or plating by applying heat locally 103/00-103/24
B27K Staining, dyeing, impregnation and bleaching of wood and similar materials 3/15-3/42, 3/50-3/52
B29K Molding material indexing scheme associated with processing subclasses B29B, C or D 1/00-19/00, 23/00-103/08, 105/16-105/18, 105/22, 201/00-711/14
B32B Layered products 23/20-23/22, 25/14-27/42
B41M Printing and copying 5/132-5/155, 5/28-5/32
B82B Nanostructures: manufacture and treatment all groups
C: CHEMISTRY; METALLURGY
Class/Subclass Subject Matter Groups Guaranteed Coverage
C01B Nonmetallic elements and their compounds all groups
C01C Ammonia, cyanogen and their compounds all groups
C01D Alkali metal compounds all groups
C01F Compounds of Be, Mg, Al, Ca, Sr, Ba, Ra, Th or the rare earth metals all groups
C01G Compounds containing metals covered by C01D or C01F all groups
C02F Treatment of water, wastewater, sewage or sludge 1/28, 1/42-1/469, 1/50-1/72, 1/76-1/78, 5/00-5/14, 9/08, 11/14
C03B Manufacture, shaping or supplementary processes for glass, mineral or slag wool 8/00-8/04, 37/014-37/018
C03C Chemical compositions and surface treatment of glass, mineral or slag wool 00/00-25/06, 25/24-25/48, 25/66
C04B Lime, magnesia, cements, ceramics, and refractories 00/00-7/345, 7/60-16/12, 22/00-103/50, 103/54-103/69, 111/10-111/28
C05B Phosphate fertilizers all groups
C05C Nitrogen fertilizers all groups
C05D Inorganic fertilizers all groups
C05G Fertilizer mixtures all groups
C06B Explosives or thermic compositions 23/00-49/00
C06C Detonating or priming devices, fuses, chemical lighters and pyrophoric compositions 15/00
C06D Smoke or mist generation, gas-attack compositions and gas generation for blasting or propulsion all groups
C06F Matches and their manufacture 3/00-3/08
C07B General methods and apparatus for organic chemistry all groups
C07C Acyclic or carbocyclic compounds all groups
C07D Heterocyclic compounds all groups
C07F Acyclic, carbocyclic or heterocyclic compounds containing elements other than C, H, halogen, O, N, Se or Te all groups
C07G Compounds of unknown constitution all groups
C07H Sugars and their derivatives, nucleosides, nucleotides and nucleic acids all groups
C07J Steroids all groups
C07K Peptides all groups
C07M Indexing scheme associated with subclasses C07B to K all groups
C08B Polysaccharides and derivatives all groups
C08C Treatment or chemical modification of rubbers all groups
C08F Macromolecular compounds obtained by reactions only involving C-to-C unsaturated bonds all groups
C08G Macromolecular compounds obtained otherwise than by reactions only involving C-to-C unsaturated bonds all groups
C08H Derivatives of natural macromolecular compounds all groups
C08J Work-up, compounding and after-treatment all groups
C08K Inorganic or non-macromolecular compounding ingredients all groups
C08L Compositions of macromolecular compounds all groups
C09B Organic dyes and mordants all groups
C09C Treatment of inorganic materials to enhance their pigmenting or filling properties all groups
C09D Coating compositions, inks, lacquers, etc. all groups
C09F Natural resins all groups
C09G Polishing compositions all groups
C09H Preparation of glue or gelatin 00/00, 3/00-7/00
C09J Adhesives 00/00, 1/00-4/06, 9/00-201/10
C09K Materials for miscellaneous applications 00/00, 5/00-15/32, 17/02, 17/06-17/08, 17/12-17/30, 17/36-21/14
C10C Work-up of tar, pitch, asphalt or bitumen 1/08-1/12, 1/20, 3/02-3/04, 5/00
C10G Petrochemistry 00/00-7/10, 9/00-9/02, 9/06, 9/34-9/38, 11/00-21/28, 25/00-71/00, 73/00-75/04
C10H Production of acetylene by wet methods all groups
C10J Production of fuel gases 1/00-3/70
C10K Purifying or modifying CO-containing combustible gas all groups
C10L Fuels 00/00-5/40, 7/00-11/04
C10M Lubricating compositions all groups
C10N Indexing scheme associated with subclass C10M 00/00-20/04, 30/00-30/20, 40/26-40/28, 60/00-80/00
C11B Animal and vegetable oils, fats and waxes and essential oils for perfumes all groups
C11C Fatty acids and chemical modification of fats, oils or fatty acids 00/00-3/14
C11D Detergent compositions and soaps 00/00-15/04, 19/00
C12F Recovery of byproducts of fermented solutions 00/00, 3/00-3/04, 5/00
C12G Wine and other alcoholic beverages 1/022, 1/04, 1/10-1/12, 3/12
C12H Pasteurization, sterilization, preservation, purification, etc., of alcoholic beverages 1/04-1/056, 1/10, 1/14-1/15, 3/00-3/04
C12J Vinegar and its preparation 00/00-1/06, 1/10
C12N Microorganisms and enzymes 1/08, 1/11, 1/13, 1/15, 1/19, 1/21-1/32, 1/38, 5/10-5/28, 7/01, 7/06, 9/00-11/18, 15/00-15/90
C12P Fermentation for synthesis or separation of isomers all groups
C12Q Enzyme- and microorganism-based measuring or testing methods 1/25-1/62, 1/66-1/68
C12S Enzyme- and microorganism-based processes for liberation, separation or purification of compounds 1/00-1/02, 3/02-3/04, 3/08, 3/14-3/20, 5/00
C13D Production or purification of sugar juices 3/00-3/18
C13J Extraction of sugar from molasses all groups
C13K Glucose, invert sugar, lactose, maltose and sugar synthesis by hydrolysis of di- or polysaccharides all groups
C14C Chemical treatment of skins, hides and leather and tanning compositions all groups
C21B Manufacture or iron and steel 3/00-3/06, 5/00-5/04, 15/00-15/04
C21C Processing or pig iron 1/02-1/04, 5/06, 5/36, 5/54, 7/04-7/076
C21D Metallurgy of ferrous metals 1/56-1/613, 1/72-1/76, 3/00-5/00, 5/04-6/04
C22B Production and refining of ferrous and nonferrous metals 00/00-1/248, 3/00-9/187, 9/20-61/00
C22C Alloys 00/00-47/10, 47/14-47/18, 49/00-121/02
C22F Metallurgy of nonferrous metals and alloys all groups
C22K Indexing scheme associated with subclasses C21D, C22C or C22F all groups
C23C Coating and surface treatment of metallic materials 2/00-2/12, 4/04-4/10, 8/00-14/48, 14/54, 14/58-16/455, 16/46-16/48, 16/458, 16/52-30/00
C23D Enamelling or vitreous layer application to metals 1/00-7/00, 11/00
C23F Surface treatment or corrosion and incrustation inhibition of metallic materials 00/00-1/06, 1/10-13/16, 14/00-17/00
C23G Chemical cleaning or degreasing of metallic materials 00/00-1/36, 5/00-5/06
C25B Electrolytic or electrophoretic processes for production of compounds or nonmetals 1/00-7/00, 9/06-9/16, 11/00-13/08, 15/08
C25C Electrolytic production, recovery or refining of metals 00/00-3/06, 3/12, 3/18, 3/24-5/04, 7/08
C25D Electrolytic and electrophoretic processes for production of coatings and electroforming 1/12-1/22, 3/00-5/56, 9/00-13/10, 13/18, 13/20, 13/24, 15/00-15/02, 19/00, 21/11, 21/14-21/22
C25F Electrolytic removal of materials from objects 00/00-5/00
C30B Crystal growth 00/00-13/12, 13/34-15/04, 17/00-19/04, 23/00-23/02, 23/08-25/06, 28/00-29/58, 31/00-31/08
D. TEXTILES; PAPER
Class/Subclass Subject Matter Groups Guaranteed Coverage
D01C Chemical treatment of natural filamentary or fibrous material to obtain filaments or fibers for spinning 00/00-1/02, 3/00-5/00
D01F Chemical features in manufacture of artificial fibers and filaments 00/00-9/127, 9/14-13/04
D06L Bleaching, dry cleaning or washing of fibers and fabrics all groups
D06M Miscellaneous textile and fiber treatment 00/00, 10/04-11/83, 13/00-13/517, 14/00-15/693, 16/00-19/00, 101/00-101/40
D06N Covering materials for walls, floors and roofs 00/00, 3/00-3/14, 3/18
D06P Dyeing or printing of textiles, leathers, furs or macromolecular materials 00/00-5/17, 5/22-7/00
D21C Cellulose production and pulping liquor regeneration 00/00-1/08, 3/00-3/20, 9/10-9/16, 11/00-11/14
D21H Pulp compositions and impregnating or coating of paper 00/00-11/06, 11/20-13/50, 17/03-17/74, 19/10-19/70, 19/80-19/82, 21/14-21/38
F: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
Class/Subclass Subject Matter Groups Guaranteed Coverage
F28D Heat-exchange apparatus in which the heat-exchange media do not come into direct contact 15/00-15/04
F28F Details of heat-exchange or heat-transfer apparatus 21/02, 21/06-21/08
G: PHYSICS
Class/Subclass Subject Matter Groups Guaranteed Coverage
G01N Analyzing materials by determining their chemical and physical properties 27/48-27/49, 31/00-31/22, 33/15, 33/50-33/553, 33/561-33/567, 33/573, 33/58-33/98
G03C Photosensitive materials and processes in photography 1/00-1/015, 1/035-1/735, 1/76, 1/77-1/775, 1/79-1/795, 1/815-1/89, 1/93, 5/20-5/26, 5/30-5/58, 7/00-7/02, 7/25-7/44, 8/00-8/28, 8/32, 8/36-8/38, 8/52-8/56
G03F Photomechanical production of textured or patterned surfaces 7/004-7/085
G03G Electrography and electrophotography 5/06-5/08, 5/09, 7/00-11/00
G21C Nuclear reactors 3/42-3/64, 19/42-19/50
G21G Conversion of chemical elements and radioactive sources 00/00-1/12
H: ELECTRICITY
Class/Subclass Subject Matter Groups Guaranteed Coverage
H01B Cables, conductors, insulators and dielectrics 1/00-3/56
H01C Resistors 7/108-7/118
H01F Magnetic materials and inductors 1/00-1/02, 1/032-1/44, 10/00, 10/08-10/30
H01G Capacitors 9/022-9/038, 9/042, 9/045
H01J Electric discharge tubes or discharge lamps 1/142-1/148, 19/062-19/068, 61/14-61/22
H01M Processes or means (e.g., batteries) for direct conversion of chemical energy into electrical energy 4/24-4/60, 4/86-6/00, 6/04-6/06, 6/14-6/20, 6/24-6/28, 8/06-8/22

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