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May 10, 2019
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Class 8 : Hand-operated Devices and Tools

Class 8 includes mainly hand-operated tools and implements for performing tasks, such as drilling, shaping, cutting and piercing.


This Class includes, in particular:

  • Hand-operated agricultural, gardening and landscaping tools;
  • Hand-operated tools for carpenters, artists and other craftspersons, for example, hammers, chisels and gravers;
  • Handles for hand-operated hand tools, such as knives and scythes;
  • Electric and non-electric hand implements for personal grooming and body art, for example, razors, implements for hair curling, tattooing, and for manicure and pedicure;
  • Hand-operated pumps;
  • Table cutlery, such as knives, forks and spoons, including those made of precious metals.


Class 8 does NOT include, in particular:

  • Machine tools and implements driven by a motor (cl. 7);
  • Surgical cutlery (cl. 10);
  • Pumps for bicycle tyres (cl. 12), pumps specially adapted for use with balls for games (cl. 28);
  • Side arms being firearms (cl. 13);
  • Paper knives and paper shredders for office use (cl. 16);
  • Handles for objects that are classified in various classes according to their function or purpose, for example, walking stick handles, umbrella handles (cl. 18), broom handles (cl. 21);
  • Serving utensils, for example, sugar tongs, ice tongs, pie servers and serving ladles, and kitchen utensils, for example, mixing spoons, pestles and mortars, nutcrackers and spatulas (cl. 21);
  • Fencing weapons (cl. 28)


Class 8 Specifically includes:

abrading instruments [hand instruments] adzes [tools]
agricultural forks [hand tools] agricultural implements, hand-operated
air pumps, hand-operated annular screw plates
apparatus for destroying plant parasites, hand-operated apparatus for tattooing
augers [hand tools] awls
axes bayonets
beard clippers bench vices [hand implements]
bill-hooks bits [hand tools]
bits [parts of hand tools] blade sharpening instruments
blades [hand tools] blades [weapons]
blades for planes border shears
borers bow saws
box cutters braiders [hand tools]
branding irons breast drills
budding knives carpenters’ augers
cattle shearers caulking irons
centre punches [hand tools] ceramic knives
cheese slicers, non-electric chisels
choppers [knives] clamps for carpenters or coopers
cleavers crimping irons
crow bars curling tongs
cuticle tweezers / cuticle nippers cutlery*
cutter bars [hand tools] cutters*
cutting tools [hand tools] daggers
depilation appliances, electric and non-electric dies [hand tools] / screw stocks [hand tools] / screw-thread cutters [hand tools]
diggers [hand tools] ditchers [hand tools]
drawing knives drill holders [hand tools]
ear-piercing apparatus earth rammers [hand tools]
edge tools [hand tools] egg slicers, non-electric
embossers [hand tools] emergency hammers
emery boards emery files
emery grinding wheels engraving needles
expanders [hand tools] extension pieces for braces for screw taps
eyelash curlers farriers’ knives
files [tools] fingernail polishers, electric or non-electric / nail buffers, electric or non-electric
fire irons fireplace bellows [hand tools]
fish tapes [hand tools] / draw wires [hand tools] flat irons
foundry ladles [hand tools] frames for handsaws
fruit corers fruit pickers [hand tools]
fruit segmenters fullers [hand tools]
fulling tools [hand tools] garden tools, hand-operated
gimlets [hand tools] glaziers’ diamonds [parts of hand tools]
goffering irons gouges [hand tools]
grafting tools [hand tools] graving tools [hand tools]
grindstones [hand tools] / sharpening wheels [hand tools] guns [hand tools]
guns, hand-operated, for the extrusion of mastics hackles [hand tools]
hainault scythes hair braiders, electric
hair clippers for animals [hand instruments] hair clippers for personal use, electric and non-electric
hair-removing tweezers hammers [hand tools]
hand drills, hand-operated hand implements for hair curling
hand pumps* hand tools, hand-operated
handles for hand-operated hand tools harpoons
harpoons for fishing hatchets
hobby knives [scalpels] hoes [hand tools]
holing axes / mortise axes hollowing bits [parts of hand tools]
hoop cutters [hand tools] hunting knives
ice picks implements for decanting liquids [hand tools]
insecticide vaporizers [hand tools] / insecticide atomizers [hand tools] / insecticide sprayers [hand tools] instruments and tools for skinning animals
instruments for punching tickets irons [non-electric hand tools]
jig-saws kitchen mandolines
knife handles knives*
ladles [hand tools] laser hair removal apparatus, other than for medical purposes
lasts [shoemakers’ hand tools] lawn clippers [hand instruments]
leather strops levers
lifting jacks, hand-operated livestock marking tools / cattle marking tools
machetes mallets [hand instruments]
manicure sets manicure sets, electric
marline spikes masons’ hammers
mattocks meat claws
metal band stretchers [hand tools] metal wire stretchers [hand tools]
milling cutters [hand tools] mincing knives [hand tools] / fleshing knives [hand tools] / meat choppers [hand tools]
mitre boxes [hand tools] / miter boxes [hand tools] money scoops
mortars for pounding [hand tools] mortise chisels
moulding irons / molding irons nail clippers, electric or non-electric
nail drawers [hand tools] nail extractors, hand-operated / nail pullers, hand-operated
nail files nail files, electric
nail nippers nail punches
needle files non-electric caulking guns
numbering punches oyster openers
palette knives paring irons [hand tools]
paring knives pedicure sets
penknives perforating tools [hand tools]
pickaxes pickhammers / bushhammers
picks [hand tools] pin punches
pincers / nippers / tongs pizza cutters, non-electric
plane irons planes
pliers polishing irons [glazing tools] / glazing irons
priming irons [hand tools] pruning knives
pruning scissors / secateurs pruning shears
punch pliers [hand tools] punch rings [knuckle dusters] / knuckle dusters
punches [hand tools] rabbeting planes
rakes [hand tools] rammers [hand tools] / pestles for pounding [hand tools]
rams [hand tools] rasps [hand tools]
ratchets [hand tools] razor blades
razor cases razor strops
razors, electric or non-electric 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]
scaling knives scissors*
scrapers [hand tools] scrapers for skis
scraping tools [hand tools] screwdrivers, non-electric
sculptors’ chisels scythe handles
scythe rings scythe stones / whetstones
scythes sharpening instruments
sharpening steels / knife steels sharpening stones
shaving cases shear blades
shearers [hand instruments] shears
shovels [hand tools] sickles
side arms, other than firearms silver plate [knives, forks and spoons]
ski edge sharpening tools, hand-operated sledgehammers
spades [hand tools] spanners [hand tools] / wrenches [hand tools]
spatulas [hand tools] spatulas for use by artists
spoons* squares [hand tools]
stamping-out tools [hand tools] / stamps [hand tools] sterile body piercing instruments
stirring sticks for mixing paint stone hammers
stropping instruments sword scabbards
swords syringes for spraying insecticides
table cutlery [knives, forks and spoons] / tableware [knives, forks and spoons] table forks
table knives, forks and spoons for babies table knives, forks and spoons of plastic
tap wrenches taps [hand tools]
tattoo needles thistle extractors [hand tools]
tin openers, non-electric / can openers, non-electric tool belts [holders]
tree pruners trowels
trowels [gardening] truncheons / bludgeons / police batons
tube cutters [hand tools] tube cutting instruments
tweezers vegetable choppers
vegetable peelers [hand tools] vegetable slicers / vegetable knives / vegetable shredders
vegetable spiralizers, hand-operated vices / vises
weeding forks [hand tools] whetstone holders
wick trimmers [scissors] wine bottle foil cutters, hand-operated
wire strippers [hand tools]  

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