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NY 878170

October 14,1992

CLA-2-96:S:N:N1:236 878170


TARIFF NO.: 9603.30.6000

Ms. Mary Anne Fontana
21 Floyd Wycoff Road
Morganville, N,J, 07751

RE: Classification of a Cosmetic Brush Set from Hong Kong.

Dear Ms. Fontana:

In your letter dated September 18, 1992, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The prospective import, a Cosmetic Brush Set consists of the following:

Item Vaule
1 Powder Brush $0.285
1 Blusher Brush $0.230
1 Sponge Applicator $0.055
1 Eye Shadow $0.061
1 Lip Brush $0.061
1 Comb/Brow Brush $0.075

The above articles are carried in a textile bags and used for storage while traveling.

The applicable subheading for the Cosmetic Brush Set will be 9603.30.6000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for artists' brushes,writing brushes and similar brushes for the application of cosmetics, valued over 10 cents each. The duty rate will be 3.1 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

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