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NY 874740

May 28, 1992

CLA-2-84:S:N:N1:110 874740


TARIFF NO.: 8471.92.10; 8471.92.2000; 8471.92.9080; 8473.30.4000; 8414.59.8090; 8544.41.0000; 4901.99.0050; 9524.90.4080

Mr. John Bajorek
John Fluke Mfg., Inc.
PO Box 9090
Everett, WA 98206-9090

RE: The tariff classification of touch screens and accessories from Canada.

Dear Mr.Bajorek:

In your letter dated May 13, 1992, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The merchandise under consideration involves various models of touch control screens that function as input and output devices for such applications as test systems, data collection systems, computer industrial control applications, and the stock exchanges. All of the models are directly or indirectly connected to a host computer. Some of the models, such as model 1050 contain color CRT's, while others such as the 1030 series, use monochrome CRT's. The accessories and components used with these units includes such items as keyboards, bar code wands, tilt/swivel bases, fans, cables, software disks, and manuals. The touch control screens and components are classifiable as follows:


1. Touch Screens 8471.92.10 3.7% Free
2. Keyboards 8471.92.2000 Free Free
3. Bar Code Wand 8471.92.9080 3.7% Free
4. Tilt/swivel 8473.30.4000 Free Free
5. Fan 8414.59.8090 4.7% 0.9%
6. Cables 8544.41.0000 5.3% 3.1%
7. Manuals 4901.99.0050 Free Free
8. Software 8524.90.4080 9.7 cents per 5.8 cents per square meter of square meter of rec. surface rec. surface

Goods classifiable under the above cited subheadings, HTS, which have originated in the territory of Canada, will be entitled to a reduced rate of duty under the United States-Canada Free Trade Agreement (FTA) upon compliance with all applicable regulations.

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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