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NY 868877

November 22, 1991

CLA-2-61:S:N:N3G:358 868877


TARIFF NO.: 6104.62.2060

Mr. Choon Chong
Basic Elements
A Division of Perrier Inc.
6865 East Washington Boulevard
Montebello, CA 90640

RE: The tariff classification of a pair of girls' shorts from Hong Kong.

Dear Mr. Chong:

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 : November 12, 1991

MERCHANDISE : The submitted sample, style 126224, is a pair of girls', 100 percent cotton, knit shorts. The garment has a fully elasticized waistband, overlay, a label inserted at the left seam, and a hemmed botton. A self-fabric panel has been inserted between the seams at the right side. The fabric panel drapes across the front of the garment and it extends downwards to the inseam level. It is secured by fabric ties at the left waist side.
Style 126224 will be imported in girls' sizes 2T to 6x.

HTS PROVISION : Women's or girls' suits, ensembles, suit-type jackets, blazers, dresses, skirts, divided skirts, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear), knitted or crocheted, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts, of cotton, other, shorts, girls', other.

HTS SUBHEADING : 6104.62.2060

RATE OF DUTY : 16.7 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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