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NY 885877

June 2, 1993

CLA-2-33:S:N:N7:240 885877


TARIFF NO.: 3304.91.0010

Ms. Maureen Shoule
J.W. Hampton, Jr. & Co. Inc.
15 Park Row
New York, N.Y. 10038

RE: The tariff classification of Play'n Pretty Make-Up from Taiwan

Dear Ms. Shoule:

In your letter dated May 4, 1993, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

A sample of Play'n Pretty Make-Up Item # 20034 was submitted with your inquiry and is being returned as requested. The item is a compact consisting of five shades of powdered eyeshadow, six shades of eyeshadow sticks, five shades of lipstick, three shades of blush, one blush brush and one foam applicator. The compact is designed for use by young girls ages five and up.

The applicable HTS subheading for Play'n Pretty Make-Up Item # 20034 will be 3304.91.0010, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for beauty or make-up preparations; other: powders, whether or not compressed: rouges. The duty rate will be 4.9 percent ad valorem.

Cosmetics are subject to the regulations and requirements of the Food and Drug Administrations (FDA). Questions regarding FDA requirements may be addressed to the Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. The telephone number is (301) 443-3370.

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 already been filed, this ruling should be brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the transaction.


Jean F. Maguire
Area Director

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