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NY 881909

JANUARY 25 1993

CLA-2-94:S:N:N8:233 881909


TARIFF NO.: 9403.20.0030; 7308.30.5050; & 7326.90.9090

Mr. Ed. Baker
A. N. Deringer. Inc.
30 West Service Road
Champlain, New York 12919-9703

RE: The tariff classification of floor standing ashtray cylinders, floor standing ashtray/waste receptacle cylinders, wall mount ashtrays and steel access doors from Canada.

Dear Mr. Ed. Baker:

In your letter dated January 10, 1993, on behalf of Cendrex Inc., Montreal, PQ HIP 2B7, Canada, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The requested items consist of ashtrays and steel doors. The first group of ashtrays are designed to stand on the floor. Style #C8312 is one of the various models. It is made with a polished chrome top and base, with a diameter measuring 10 inches and a height of 18 inches. The second group is a combination floor standing ashtray/waste receptacle cylinder. Style #CAO324 is one of your various models. It is made with an aluminum black anodized top and painted black screen. The body is made of satin stainless steel. It measures 10 inches in diameter and 24 inches in height. The third group are wall mount ashtrays. Styles #C8242 and 8243 are half moon types that are made of either a satin chrome finish or a satin brass finish. They vary in diameter from 8 to 13 inches. The final group consists of access doors of varying dimensions, made of cold rolled steel. They are to be used to access drywall and masonry construction areas.

The applicable subheading for the Cendrex ashtrays and the ashtrays/waste receptacles will be 9403.20.0030, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, HTSUS, which provides for other furniture and parts thereof, other metal furniture, other, other. The duty rate will be 4 percent ad valorem. The applicable subheading for the wall mount ashtrays will be 7326.90.9090, HTSUS, which provides for other articles of iron or steel, other. The rate of duty will be 5.7 percent ad valorem.

The applicable subheading for the Cendrex access doors will be 7308.30.5050, HTSUS, which provides for structures, and parts of structures, of iron or steel: Doors, windows and their frames and threshold for doors: Other, other. The rate of duty will be 2.4 percent ad valorem.

Goods classifiable under subheading 9403.20.0030; 7308.30.5050 & 7326.90.9090, HTSUS, which have originated in the territory of Canada, will be entitled to a free, 2.4 and 2.8 percent ad valorem rate of duty, respectively, under the United States-Canada Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) 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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