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NY 860533

MAR 8 1991

CLA-2-63:S:N:N3G:345 860533


TARIFF NO.: 6307.90.9490

Mr. Edwin L. Hubbeling, Jr.
Paha Sapa Products
P.O. Box 9010
Rapid City, South Dakota 57709-9010

RE: The tariff classification of "Snug-ees" from Honk Kong, Korea, the Philippines and Taiwan.

Dear Mr. Hubbeling:

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 : February 11, 1991

MERCHANDISE : The samples submitted are "Snug- ees" composed of elasticized narrow fabric and measures, in relaxed position, approximately 12 1/2 inches long by 1 inch wide with metal clasps and rubber tabs at each end. At one end is a metal adjusting clasp. The articles are used for securing sheet corners.

HTS PROVISION : Other made up articles...other, other, other.

HTS SUBHEADING : 6307.90.9490

RATE OF DUTY : 7 percent ad valorem

DUTY CONCESSION : Articles classifiable under subheading 6307.90.9490, HTS, which are products of the Philippines, are entitled to duty free treatment under the Generalized System of
Preferences (GSP) upon compliance with all applicable regulations.

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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