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HQ 0555592 - Applicability of duty exemption in subheading 9801.00.10, HTSUS, to "Successful Gardening Kit" to be imported from Mexico.Set; packaging; Superscope; 554935
HQ 0555601 - Internal Advice Request No. 7/90; applicability of subheading 9802.00.80, HTSUS, to an expandable 21-pocket letter file folder formed by cutting, scoring, taping, gluing, crimping, hole-punching, folding paper into bellows, and folding bellows into U-shape. Assembly; fabrication; incidental operations; Samsonite; Mast; 554962; 555394.
HQ 0555606 - Internal Advice Request No. 3/90; applicability of subheading 9802.00.80, HTSUS, to nonwoven disposable shoe covers formed by sewing operations; Assembly; incidental operations; L'Eggs; Applicability of subheading 9801.00.10, HTSUS, to U.S. origin packaging materials; 731806; 071449
HQ 0555608 - Duty-free treatment for dress shirts from an insular possession.Substantial transformation;textile article.
HQ 0555609 - CBERA treatment for Petroleum Jelly.Substantial transformation; blending; liquidizing; solidifying; 555524; value-content
HQ 0555610 - Mini "lite stik" refills containing cyalume chemical, and Halloween items containing a "lite stik"; repackaging; Superscope; U.S. fabricated component
HQ 0555612 - Partial Reconsideration of Customs Headquarters Ruling Letter 555214 (December 26, 1989)
HQ 0555614 - Application for Further Review of Protest No. 1001-5-006973, contesting denial of duty-free treatment for gold rope chains under CBI. Dual substantial transformation.
HQ 0555615 - GSP and CBERA eligibility of quartz wall clocks
HQ 0555616 - Stretch limousines; assembly; incidental operations; 554539; 544159; 554808
HQ 0555624 - Applicability of subheading 9801.00.10, HTSUSA, to sample fragrance pouches
HQ 0555626 - Applicability of partial duty exemption under subheading 9802.00.80, HTSUS, to spring block assemblies
HQ 0555632 - Applicability of duty exemption under subheading 9801.00.10, HTSUS, to U.S. origin components of first aid kits; Superscope; packaging; U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement; country of origin marking; 086407
HQ 0555634 - Application for Further Review of Protest No. 2302-83- 000013, concerning denial of TSUS item 806.20 treatment to electric switches cleaned, tested, and packaged in Mexico.Repair; 071055; 071296; 071390; Hallauer; T.D. 56516(1); 067432; 555318; 055153; 058662; 063112
HQ 0555638 - Applicability of subheading 9802.00.80, HTSUS, to thyristor chips sawed from silicon slices.Incident- al operations;U.S. v. Texas Instruments.
HQ 0555641 - GSP treatment of aluminum plastic reflectors.Substantial transformation; electroplating; molding; Azteca; Torrington; Texas Instruments; 555511; 732159; 554692; 055611; 051198; 555149
HQ 0555642 - Applicability of subheading 9802.00.80, HTSUS, to decorated mirror components of framed mirrors; decorating by applying Deca Glass Tech paint to silk screen design placed over glass mirror; further fabrication; 19 CFR 10.16(c)
HQ 0555644 - Tungsten Carbide Plunged Tool Blanks.Essential character; GRI 2(a); GSP; substantial transformation; Azteca; Torrington; T.D. 86-7; Texas Instruments; 055722; 055755; Superior Wire; Midwood Industries
HQ 0555648 - Surgical Towels created from U.S.- and foreign-origin fabric by cutting, folding and hemming.Assembly; incidental operations; country of origin; 19 CFR 12.130; 088078; 733601; L'Eggs; marking; quota and visa; 6307.90.8610; 9813.00.05
HQ 0555649 - Applicability of HTSUS subheading 9802.00.80 tariff treatment to blood filtering apparatus components disconnected prior to assembly
HQ 0555654 - Applicability of subheading 9802.00.60, HTSUS, to copper tubing manufactured abroad and returned for further processing
HQ 0555656 - Eligibility for duty-free treatment under the CBI and U.S. Note 2(b), subchapter II, Chapter 98, HTSUS, of acrylic trophy cases manufactured in Haiti.
HQ 0555659 - GSP eligibility of baby strollers produced in Mexico; substantial transformation; Texas Instruments; 554027; 554025; 555189; 071518; 071534; 051189; 080189; 079125; 555377; 071620; C.S.D. 85-25.
HQ 0555663 - Applicability of partial duty exemption under HTSUS subheading 9802.00.80 to totebags from Columbia. Assembly; incidental operations; cutting to length, 555565,555525
HQ 0555665 - Tariff treatment of denim garments from the Dominican Republic. Stonewashing; zippers, buttons, tickets, thread, incidental assembly 19 CFR 10.16(a), (c)(4); 554939; 555008; 555686
HQ 0555671 - Wooden venetian blinds created by cutting to length, hole punching, securely joining components together, threading; and painting.Assembly; incidental operations; Mast; Mattell; Rudolph Miles; 555564; 061429; 555394; 058865; 10.16(b)(6)
HQ 0555677 - Country of Origin of Surgical Towels from Jamaica
HQ 0555683 - Internal Advice; GSP eligibility for assembled and unassembled furniture from Mexico; double substantial transformation; 555532, 553878, 555156, CSD 85-25
HQ 0555684 - Eligibility for duty-free treatment under the CBI of grated cheese from Panama
HQ 0555687 - Ice dispenser housing from Mexico; assembly; 19 CFR 10.14, 10.16(a)(c), 10.16(b)(6); 555671; 555533; 555269; 067389.
HQ 0555689 - Applicability of partial duty exemption under subheading 9802.00.80, HTSUS, to two types of pintlepins formed by swaging, cutting to length, cleaning, rounding, and braiding. Assembly; incidental operation; 555594; 553593; 555128.
HQ 0555691 - Steel concrete reinforcing bars produced from prepared steel scrap. Eligible article; obsolete scrap; manufacturing process; dismantling; shredding; crushing; 554750; x554750; 555557; 555096
HQ 0555693 - GSP eligibility of "infant carriers"; substantial transformation; C.S.D. 85-25, HRL 555659, 555532
HQ 0555695 - Applicability of HTSUS subheading 9802.00.60 to saw chain created by stamping and shortening.Further processing; Intelex; C.S.D. 84-49
HQ 0555701 - Applicability of partial duty exemption under HTSUS subhead- ing 9802.00.60 to steel plates. Rolling steel slabs into plates and variously cutting, heat treating and/or welding the returned plates into use-specific sizes and test materials constitute "further processing."084776;037347; C.S.D. 89-27(10);C.S.D.84-49;C.S.D.90-32(6);T.D. 66-181(1); 555103;085222
HQ 0555702 - Eligibility of industrial high density hydraulic balers from Mexico for duty-free treatment under the GSP
HQ 0555705 - Eligibility under GSP of copper wire from Mexico; 554246; Superior Wire v. U.S.; Belcrest Linens v. U.S.
HQ 0555706 - Protest Nos. 2402-8-000080; 2402-9-000009; 2402-9-000021, concerning denial of item 807.00, TSUS, Data General; Texas Instruments; C.S.D. 85- 25; 19 CFR 10.12; 19 CFR 10.16; substantial transformation; 555774; 055526; 067824; 723135; 731953
HQ 0555708 - Tariff treatment of thread and yarn wound around spools, cut to length and packaged in a variety of colors. Alteration; 555411; 078034; C.I.E. 1113/65; packaging; 731806
HQ 0555712 - Protest No. 0901-90-925752, requesting duty-free entry relating to the implementation of section 484M of Title III of the Customs and Trade Act of 1990.