Trademark Class 21: Household Items & Kitchen Utensils

Trademark Class 21
Shivani Jain
| Updated: Oct 29, 2020 | Category: Trademark

The term “Trademark Class 21” signifies a particular class of Trademark classes that transacts with the goods and products termed as Household Items and Kitchen Utensils.

However, the goods and items, such as Toilet Mirrors, Electric Cooking Utensils and Appliances, Spectacle Lenses, Glass Wool, Earthenware Tiles, etc. are excluded from the ambit of this trademark class.

Further, the term Household Items and Kitchen Utensilsincludes Ropes and Strings, Cushioning and Stuffing Materials, Padding, etc.

In this blog, we will discuss the idea of Trademark Class 21 and the List of Items termed as Household Items and Kitchen Utensils under this Trademark Class.

Items Covered under Trademark Class 21

The Items covered under the Trademark Class 21 are as follows:

  1. Statues, Figurines, Works of Art, Plaques, etc. made of materials, such as Terra Cotta, Porcelain, Glass;
  2. Unworked Glass and Semi-worked Glass, not prescribed for use;
  3. Gardening Articles;
  4. Brushes and other items for Cleaning;
  5. Brush-making Materials;
  6. Tableware and Cookware;
  7. Boxes and Containers;
  8. Cleaning Items;
  9. Cosmetic and Toilet utensils;
  10. Bathroom Articles;
  11. Articles for Animals;
  12. Articles for Clothing and Footwear;

Items Not Covered under Trademark Class 21

The Items not covered under the Trademark Class 21 are as follows:

  1. Cleaning Preparations and Soaps under the Trademark Class 3;
  2. Certain goods and products made of Glass, Earthenware, Porcelain that are classified as per their function or purpose, such as, Porcelain used for Dental Prostheses under the Trademark Class 5;
  3. Power-driven small household apparatuses for main activities under the Trademark Class 7;
  4. Equipment used for Shaving, Manicure, Pedicure, etc. under the Trademark Class 8;
  5. Spectacle Lenses under the Trademark Class 9;
  6. Electric Cooking Appliances and Utensils under the Trademark Class 11;
  7. Glass Wool for Insulation under the Trademark Class 17;
  8. Earthenware Tiles under the Trademark Class 19;
  9. Toilet Mirrors under the Trademark Class 20;

Coordinated Classes for Trademark Class 21

TM Class 21 Coordinated Classes

Whenever a particular good or service falls under the ambit of 2 or more classes or groups for Classifications, then, in that case, the applicant needs to apply in each of such Trademark classifications. Also, it shall be taken into account that these other classes/ groups/ classifications/ are known as Related or Coordinated Classes.

Besides this, it must be taken into note that USPTO has coined the concept of Related Classes. Also, the term USPTO stands for the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Moreover, as per the USPTO, any person who wants to apply for Trademark Registration under Trademark Class 21, needs to submit the application form in all the other related or associated classes also.

Further, the Related Classes for Trademark Class 21 are as follows:

  1. Cleaning Substance and Preparation under the Trademark Class 3;
  2. Hand Tools under the Trademark Class 8;
  3. Furniture under the Trademark Class 20;
  4. Advertising and Business Service under the Trademark Class 35;
  5. Science and Technology under the Trademark Class 42;
  6. Medical and Vet Services under the Trademark Class 44;

Detailed List of Goods Covered under the Trademark Class 21

Abrasive pads made for kitchen purposes

Drinking horns

Pig bristles

Abrasive sponges made for scrubbing the skin

Drinking bottles made for sports

Piggy banks

Aerosol dispensers, not made for medical purposes

Drinking glasses

Pipettes [wine-tasters] and wine tasters [siphons]

Animal bristles [brushware]

Dripping pans

Plate glass [raw materials]

Aquarium hoods

Drying racks used for laundry

Plates to prevent milk from over boiling

Electric devices used for attracting and killing insects

Dustbins / trash cans/ garbage cans / refuse bins

Plungers used for clearing blocked drains

Autoclaves [pressure cookers], non-electric / pressure cookers [auto claves]

Dusting apparatus, non-electric apparatus

Polishing leather

Baby baths, portable baths

Dusting cloths [rags]

Polishing apparatus and machines, used for household purposes, non-electric appliances

Silicone baking mats


Polishing materials used for making a shiny appearance, except for preparations, paper and stone

Basins [receptacles]

Earthenware saucepans

Polishing gloves

Baskets used for domestic use

Egg cups

Porcelain ware

Basting spoons [cooking utensils]

Enameled glass

Non-electric portable cold boxes/non-electric portable coolers

Basting brushes


Pot lids

Beaters, non-electric beaters

Eyebrow brushes


Beer mugs



Bird baths

Feeding troughs



Fiberglass other than for the insulation or textile use

Poultry rings

Blenders, non-electric blenders, used for household purposes

Fiberglass thread, not used for textile use

Powder puffs

Boot jacks

Figurines [statuettes] of porcelain, ceramic, earthenware or glass/ statuettes of porcelain, ceramic, earthenware or glass

Powder compacts

Boot trees [stretchers]


Powdered glass used for decoration

Bottle openers, both electric and non-electric

Flat-iron stands

Rags [cloth] used for cleaning/cloths used for cleaning


Floss used for dental purposes

Rat traps

Bowls [basins] / basins [bowls]

Flower pots;

Refrigerating bottles;

Boxes used for dispensing paper towels;

Flower-pot covers, not made of paper/covers

Make-up removing appliances and mechanisms

Boxes of glass

Fly swatters

Rings for birds;

Bread baskets, for domestic purpose

Fly traps

Rolling pins, for domestic purpose

Bread boards

Food steamers, non-electricfood steamers

Salad bowls

Bread bins

Fruit cups

Salt cellars/salt shakers


Fruit presses, non-electric, used for household purposes

Saucepan scourers made of metal

Brush goods

Frying pans


Material used for brush-making


Scoops [tableware]


Furniture dusters

Scouring pads/pads used for cleaning

Brushes for footwear

Fused silica (semi-worked product), other than for building

Scrubbing brushes

Electric brushes, except parts of machines

Gardening gloves

Services (dishes)

Brushes used for cleaning tanks and containers

Garlic presses as kitchen utensils

Shaving brushes

Buckets / pails

Glass bulbs (receptacles) / glass vials [receptacles]

Shaving brush stands

Buckets made of woven fabrics;

Glass flasks or containers

Shoe trees [stretchers]

Bulb basters

Glass jars (carboys)

Shoe horns

Busts of ceramic, porcelain, earthenware or glass

Glass stoppers/glass caps

Sieves (household utensils)

Butter dishes

Glass bowls

Sifters [household utensils]

Butter-dish covers

Glass, both unworked or semi-worked, except for building glass

Signboards made of porcelain or glass


Glass wool used other than for insulation

Siphon bottles used for carbonated water

Cabarets [trays]

Glass used for incorporating fine electrical conductors

Smoke absorbers used for household purposes

Cages used for household pets

Glass used for vehicle windows [semi-finished product]

Soap boxes

Cake molds [moulds]

Glasses [receptacles]

Soap dispensers

Candelabra [candlesticks]

Glove stretchers

Soap holders/dishes for soap

Candle rings

Gloves used for household purposes

Soup bowls

Candle extinguishers


Spatulas [kitchen utensils]

Candle jars or holders

Graters used for kitchen use

Spice sets

Candy boxes/boxes for sweetmeats

Grill supports/gridiron supports

Sponge holders

Car washing mitts

Grills [cooking utensils] /or griddles [cooking utensils]

Sponges used for household purposes

Carpet beaters as hand instruments

Hair for brushes

Make-up sponges

Carpet sweepers

Heat-insulated containers used for beverages



Heat-insulated containers or boxes


Ceramics used for household purposes

Heaters used for feeding bottles, non-electric

Statues made of porcelain, ceramic, earthenware, or glass

Chamber pots

hip flasks

Steel wool used for cleaning

Chamois leather used for cleaning/buckskin used for cleaning/skins of chamois used for cleaning

Holders made for flowers and plants [flower arranging]


Covers for a cheese dish

Horse brushes

Strainers for household purposes

China ornaments

Hot pots, not electrically heated



Ice cube molds [moulds]/ice cube molds/ice cube moulds

Straws used for drinking or drinking straws

Cinder sifters [household utensils]

Oce buckets / coolers [ice pails] / ice pails

Sugar bowls

Cleaning instruments which are hand-operated

Indoor terrariums for plant cultivation

Syringes used for watering flowers and plants

Cleaning tow

Indoor aquaria / or tanks, such as the indoor aquaria

Table plates


In a nutshell, researching out an accurate trademark class for the goods or service can prove to be a back-breaking, tedious, and intricate task. Also, the same needs a lot of prior experience and knowledge regarding the different kinds of applications and Trademark classifications.

Further, the Trademark Class 21 usually covers all the Household items and Kitchen utensils, and includes several other associated products as well.

At SwaritAdvsiors, our experienced professionals will not only assist you with the process of Trademark Search for determining the correct Trademark Class but will offer you services and assistance related to the procedure for Trademark Registration and Trademark Renewal as well.

Also, Read: Trademark Opposition Procedure in India

Shivani Jain

Shivani has completed her B com LLB (Hons) and has the experience of writing various research papers during her college time. Earlier she was working as an Associate in a Delhi based Law Firm, but her interest in writing made her pursue Legal Content Writing as a career. Her core area of interest is in writing about various legal enactments, tax, and finance.

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