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International Classification of Goods and Services

Edition 10


The Nice Classification


Hand tools and implements (hand-operated); cutlery; side arms; razors.


Class 8 includes mainly hand-operated implements used as tools in the respective professions.

This Class includes:

  • cutlery of precious metals;
  • electric razors and clippers (hand instruments).

This Class does not include:

  • certain special instruments (consult the Alphabetical List of Goods);
  • machine tools and implements driven by a motor (Cl. 7);
  • surgical cutlery (Cl. 10);
  • paper knives (Cl. 16);
  • fencing weapons (Cl. 28).


Abrading instruments [hand; instruments]; adzes [tools]; agricultural implements, hand-operated; annular screw plates; atomizers (insecticide ) [hand tools]; augers [hand tools]; awls; axes; bars (cutting ); bayonets; beard clippers; bellows (fireplace ) [hand tools]; belts (tool ) [holders]; bill-hooks; bits [hand tools]; bits [parts of hand tools]; blade sharpening instruments; blades for planes; blades [hand tools]; blades [weapons]; bludgeons; border shears; borers; bow saws; braiders [hand tools]; branding irons; breast drills; budding knives; bushhammers; can openers, non-electric; carpenters' augers; cases (razor); cattle marking tools; cattle shearers; cattle stunning appliances; caulking irons; centre punches [hand tools]; cheese slicers, non-electric; chisels; choppers [knives]; clamps for carpenters or coopers; cleavers; crimping irons; crow bars; curlers (eyelash); curling tongs; cuticle nippers; cuticle tweezers; cutlery *; cutter bars; cutters *; cutters (pizza ), non-electric; cutting bars; cutting tools [hand tools]; daggers; decanting liquids (implements for)[hand tools]; depilation appliances, electric and non-electric; destructing apparatus for plant parasites; diamonds (glaziers' ) [parts of hand tools]; dies [hand tools]; diggers [hand tools]; ditchers [hand tools]; draw wires [hand tools]; drawing knives; drill holders [hand tools]; drills; ear-piercing apparatus; earth rammers [hand tools]; edge tools [hand tools]; egg slicers, non-electric; embossers [hand tools]; emery files; emery grinding wheels; engraving needles; expanders [hand tools]; extension pieces for braces for screwtaps; extractors (nail ); eyelash curlers; farriers' knives; files [tools]; fingernail polishers, electric or non-electric; fire irons; fireplace bellows [hand tools]; fish tapes [hand tools]; fishing (harpoons for); flat irons; fleshing knives [hand tools]; forks; foundry ladles [hand tools]; frames for handsaws; fruit pickers [hand tools]; fullers [hand tools]; fulling tools [hand tools]; garden tools, hand-operated; gimlets [hand tools]; glaziers' diamonds [parts of hand tools]; glazing irons; goffering irons; gouges [hand tools]; grafting tools [hand tools]; graving tools [hand tools]; grinding wheels (emery); grindstones [hand tools]; guns [hand tools]; guns, hand-operated, for the; extrusion of mastics; hackles [hand tools]; hainault scythes; hair clippers for animals [hand; instruments]; hair clippers for personal use,; electric and non-electric; hair curling (hand implements for); hair-removing tweezers; hammers [hand tools]; hand drills [hand tools]; hand pumps*; hand tools, hand-operated; harpoons; harpoons for fishing; hatchets; hoes [hand tools]; holing axes; hollowing bits [parts of hand tools]; hoop cutters [hand tools]; hunting knives; ice picks; insecticide atomizers [hand tools]; insecticide sprayers [hand tools]; insecticide vaporizers [hand tools]; irons (flat ); irons [non-electric hand tools]; jacks (lifting ), hand-operated; jig-saws; knife steels; knives *; knuckle dusters; ladles for wine; ladles [hand tools]; lasts [shoemakers' hand tools]; lawn clippers [hand instruments]; leather strops; levers; lifting jacks, hand-operated; livestock marking tools; machetes; mallets [hand instruments]; manicure sets; manicure sets, electric; marline spikes; masons' hammers; mastics (guns, hand-operated, for; the extrusion of); mattocks; meat choppers [hand tools]; metal band stretchers [hand tools]; milling cutters [hand tools]; mincing knives [hand tools]; mitre [miter (am.)] boxes [hand; tools]; molding irons; reamer sockets; reamers; riveters [hand tools]; riveting hammers [hand tools]; sabres; sand trap rakes; saw blades [parts of hand tools]; saw holders; saws [hand tools]; scabbards (sword ); scaling knives; scissors *; scrapers [hand tools]; scraping tools [hand tools]; screw stocks [hand tools]; screw taps (extension pieces for braces for); screwdrivers; screw-thread cutters [hand tools]; scythe rings; scythe stones; scythes; secateurs; sharpening instruments; sharpening steels; sharpening stones; sharpening wheels [hand tools]; shaving cases; shear blades; shearers [hand instruments]; shears; shovels [hand tools]; sickles; side arms, other than firearms; silver plate [knives, forks and; spoons]; skinning animals (instruments and; tools for); skinning butcher's animals; (apparatus and instruments for); slaughtering butchers' animals; (apparatus and instruments for); sledgehammers; slicers (cheese), non-electric; slicers (egg), non-electric; spades [hand tools]; spanners [hand tools]; spatulas [hand tools]; spoons*; sprayers (insecticide )[hand tools]; squares [hand tools]; stamping-out tools [hand tools]; stamps [hand tools]; stone hammers; stones (sharpening ); stretchers for wire and metal bands [hand tools]; stropping instruments; stunning apparatus (cattle ); sugar tongs; sword scabbards; swords; syringes for spraying insecticides; table cutlery [knives, forks and; spoons]; table forks; tableware [knives, forks and; spoons]; tap wrenches; taps [hand tools]; tattooing (apparatus for); thistle extirpators [hand tools]; threaders; tickets (instruments for punching ); tin openers, non-electric; tongs; tool belts [holders]; tree pruners; trowels; trowels [gardening]; truncheons; tube cutters [hand tools]; tube cutting instruments; tweezers; vaporizers (insecticide )[hand; tools]; vegetable choppers; vegetable knives; vegetable shredders; vegetable slicers; vices; weeding forks [hand tools]; wheels (sharpening )[hand tools]; whetstone holders; whetstones; wick trimmers [scissors]; wire stretchers [hand tools]; wire strippers [hand tools]; wrenches [hand tools].