United States International Trade Commision Rulings And Harmonized Tariff Schedule
faqs.org  Rulings By Number  Rulings By Category  Tariff Numbers
faqs.org > Rulings and Tariffs Home > Rulings By Number > 1991 NY Rulings > NY 0862330 - NY 0862497 > NY 0862396

Previous Ruling Next Ruling

NY 862396

MAY 1 1991

CLA-2-84:S:N:N1:102 862396


TARIFF NO.: 8481.80.1020

Ms. Mary Anne O'Boyle
Hoglund & Moyles Inc.
P.O. Box 66373
O'Hare International Airport
Chicago, IL 60666

RE: The tariff classification of a two valve tub/shower faucet from Taiwan

Dear Ms. O'Boyle:

In your letter dated April 9, 1991, on behalf of your client, Builders Square Inc., you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The item is a two valve tub/shower faucet unit. It includes the shower head, shower arm, and shower flange, a solid brass water way with acrylic handle and brass flange. It has a zinc tub spout, and is chrome plated. The faucet is sold as a set, the essential character of which is determined to be the control valves.

The applicable subheading for the two valve tub/shower faucet will be 8481.80.1020, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for taps, cocks, valves and similar appliances, hand operated: of copper. The rate of duty will be 5.6 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

Previous Ruling Next Ruling

See also: