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NY 890766

October 15, 1993

CLA-2-95:S:N:N8:224 890766


TARIFF NO.: 9504.10.0030

Ms. Lisa E. Bartlemay
Tyco Toys, Inc.
6000 Midlantic Drive
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

RE: The tariff classification of a "Power Plug" video game enhancer from China.

Dear Ms. Bartlemay:

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 : September 23, 1993

MERCHANDISE : The submitted sample, style number 1276, for use with a Sega Genesis game controller, is a video game enhancer. The unit consists of a printed circuit board and switches contained in a plastic housing with a cord. The cord is plugged into the video game system and the video game controller is plugged into the "Power Plug" unit. The unit enhances the capabilities of video game controllers.
There are two models, one for the Sega
Genesis system and one, style number 1286, for use with Nintendo game controllers.
The units are considered accessories of video games for tariff classification purposes.

HTS PROVISION : Parts and accessories of video games of a kind used with a television receiver

HTS SUBHEADING : 9504.10.0030

RATE OF DUTY : 3.9 percent ad valorem

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

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