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NY 858609

December 11, 1990

CLA-2-61:S:N:N3G:358 858609


TARIFF NO.: 6111.20.6040

Mr. Dennis Glassman
Inter-Maritime Forwarding Co., Inc.
182-17 150th Avenue
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413-4099

RE: The tariff classification of an infant's diaper cover from Hong Kong.

Dear Mr. Glassman:

This classification decision under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) is being issued in accordance with the provisions of Section 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).

DATE OF INQUIRY : December 3, 1990

ON BEHALF OF : Michael Freidman Corp.

MERCHANDISE : The submitted sample, style 3107, is an infant's diaper cover. The shell is 100 percent cotton knit. The lining is nylon mesh. There is a polyvinyl chloride layer between the outer shell and the lining. The diaper cover has an elasticized rear waistband, velcro closures at the waist front, and capping.

HTS PROVISION : Babies' garments and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted, of cotton, other, other, other, other.

HTS SUBHEADING : 6111.20.6040

RATE OF DUTY : 8.6 percent ad valorem


REQUIREMENTS : Subject to a visa requirement based upon international textile trade agreements. The designated textile and apparel category may be subdivided into parts. If so, visa and quota requirements applicable to the subject merchandise may be affected. Since part categories are the result of international bilateral agreements which are subject to frequent renegotiations and changes, to obtain the most current information available, we suggest that you check, close to the time of shipment, the
Status Report On Current Import
Quotas (Restraint Levels), an internal issuance of the U.S. Customs Service, which is available for inspection at your local Customs office.

OTHER : The sample will be returned as requested.

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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