This International Standard specifies requirements for cassia (Chinese type, Indonesian type and Vietnamese type), in quills, whole, in pieces or ground (powdered), which is the bark of the trees Cinnamomum aromaticum (Nees) syn. Cinnamomum cassia (Nees) ex Blume, Cinnamomum burmanii (C.G. Nees) Blume and Cinnamomum loureirii Nees.
Recommendations relating to storage and transport conditions are given in annex A.
NOTE — Requirements for Sri Lankan type cinnamon, Seychelles type cinnamon and Madagascan type cinnamon are given in ISO 6539.1