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NY 855706

Sep 11 1990

CLA-2-63:S:N:N3G:345 855706


TARIFF NOS.: 6307.90.9590; 7323.99.9000

Ms. Bette Brophy
Chadwick-Miller, Inc.
10 Pequot Industrial Park
P.O. Box 9106
Canton, Massachusetts 02021-9106

RE: The tariff classification of a washing case and sweater dryer from Hong Kong.

Dear Ms. Brophy:

In your letter dated August 27, 1990, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The samples submitted are a washing case, item number 96992 and a sweater dryer, item number 96277. The washing case is composed of 100 percent nylon raschel knit, opened worked, fabric. It measures approximately 19 3/16" x 15" and has a zipper closure across the top of the case. The article is used when washing delicate articles in the washing machine.

The sweater dryer is constructed of two parts. One is a metal frame covered with a vinyl coating. There are rubber suction cups attached to the frame. The metal frame can be folded when not in use. The other, is composed of a knit, opened worked, fabric with metal grommets, one in each corner. It measures approximately 23 1/4" x 23".

The applicable subheading for the washing case will be 6307.90.9590, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for other made up articles... Other, other. The rate of duty will be 7 percent ad valorem.

The applicable subheading for the sweater dryer will be 7323.99.9000, HTS, which provides for table, kitchen or other household articles and parts thereof, of iron or steel, other, other, not coated or plated with precious metal, other, other. The rate of duty will be 3.4 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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