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NY 848485

January 12, 1990

CLA-2-85:S:N:N1:109 848485


TARIFF NO.: 8532.25.0080

Mr. Clayton M. Shepstone
4700 Southern Trail
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

RE: The tariff classification of automotive ignition capacitors from Mexico.

Dear Mr. Shepstone:

In your letter dated December 29, 1989, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

Your describe the subject merchandise as automotive ignition capacitors, identified in your letter as models CM6-A and CMF1-A. Your letter does not note what the dielectric of these capacitors is. Automotive ignition capacitors usually use a dielectric of paper. The submitted samples consist of a capacitor with a lead at one end. The case performs the function of the other lead.

The applicable subheading for the automotive ignition capacitors will be 8532.25.0080, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for "[e]lectrical capacitors, [d]ielectric of paper or plastics, [o]ther." The rate of duty will be 10 percent ad valorem.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Section 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).

A copy of this ruling letter should be attached to the entry documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If the documents have been filed without a copy, this ruling should be brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the transaction.


Jean F. Maguire
Area Director

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