Software

Software is a general term for the various kinds of programs used to operate computers and related devices.

Certain software products employing digital techniques for encryption of data are subject to export controls in the EU Member States pursuant to Community law and relevant laws in the Member States. These controls are agreed globally in the framework of the so-called Wassenaar Arrangement.

The following software and ECCN-codes are controlled (dual use):

EU

0D001 ″Software″ specially designed or modified for the ″development″,″production″ or ″use″ of goods specified in the category Nuclearmaterials, facilities and equipment.
2D002 ″Software″ for electronic devices, even when residing in an electronic device or system, enabling such devices or systems to function as a ″numerical control″ unit, capable of co-ordinating simultaneously more than four axes for ″contouring control″.
2D351 ″Software″, other than that specified in 1D003, specially designed for ″use″ of equipment specified in 2B351.
3D004 ″Software″ specially designed for the ″development″ of theequipment specified in 3A003.
4D003 ″Software″ having characteristics or performing functionsexceeding the limits in Category 5, Part 2 (″Information Security″).
5D001a ″Software″ specially designed or modified for the ″development″,″production″ or ″use″ of equipment, functions or features,specifiedin 5A001.
5D001b “Software” specially designed or modified to support ″technology″ specified in 5E001.
5D001c Specific ″software″ specially designed or modified to provide characteristics, functions or features of equipment, specified in 5A001 or 5B001.
5D001d “Software” specially designed or modified for the ″development″ of any of the following telecommunication transmission or switching equipment.
5D002a “Software” specially designed or modified for the “development”, “production” or “use” of equipment specified in 5A002 or “software” specified in 5D002.c.
5D002b “Software” specially designed or modified to support “technology” specified in 5E002.

 

US

0D001 Software for nuclear materials, facilities and equipment.
2D002 “Software” for electronic devices, even when residing in an electronic device or system, enabling such devices or systems to function as a “numerical control” unit, capable of coordinating simultaneously more than 4 axes for “contouring control”.
2D992.a Software, adaptive control.
2D351 Dedicated “software” for toxic gas monitoring systems and their dedicated detecting components controlled by ECCN 2B351.
2D983 ”Software” specially designed or modified for the “development”,“production” or “use” of equipment controlled by 2A983.
2D991 “Software” specially designed for the “development”, “production”, or “use” of equipment controlled by 2B991, 2B993, or 2B996, 2B997, and 2B998.
2D994 “Software” specially designed for the “development” or “production” of portable electric generators controlled by 2A994.
3D004 “Software” specially designed for the “development” of theequipment controlled by 3A003.
4D003.a Software, multi-data-stream processing equipment operating systems.
4D993.c Software, real time processing equipment operating systems.
5D001.c.2 Software, recovery of source code.
5D991 “Software” specially designed or modified for the “development”,“production”, or “use” of equipment controlled by 5A991 and 5B991, and dynamic adaptive routing software as described in the List of Items Controlled.
5D992 “Information Security” “software” not controlled by 5D002.
5D002a “Software” specially designed or modified for the “development”, “production” or “use” of equipment or “software” controlled by 5A002, 5B002 or 5D002.
9D105 Software, for coordinating function of multiple subsystems for use in missiles.