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NY 863119

May 29 1991

CLA-2-96:S:N:N1:236 863119


TARIFF NO.: 9615.19.6010

Ms. Ludene Murphree
Import Administrator
The Gap, Inc.
900 Cherry Avenue
San Bruno, CA 94066

RE: The tariff classification of a cotton "Hairtwist" (ponytail holder) from Hong Kong.

Dear Ms. Murphree:

In your letter dated May 2, 1991, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The prospective import, a hairtwist or ponytail holder, is an elastic band totally covered by woven cotton material.

The applicable subheading for the hairtwist or ponytail holder will be 9615.19.6010, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for other combs, hair-slides and the like: of textile materials. The rate of duty will be 11 percent ad valorem.

Each item should be marked as clearly, legibly and indelibly as possible with the proper country of origin.

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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