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NY A82053

April 15, 1996

CLA-2-87:RR:NC:MA:101 A82053


TARIFF NO.: 8708.99.8080

Mr. David A. Eisen
Counselors At Law
1 Astor Plaza
1515 Broadway
43rd Floor
New York, NY 10036-8901

RE: The tariff classification of a Multi-Function Ice Scraper from China and Taiwan

Dear Mr. Eisen:

In your letter dated March 27, 1996 you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The item concerned is a triangular, yellow piece of hard plastic with hard, black rubber covering one elongated point of the triangle; at the tip of the elongated point is a yellow, hard plastic valve and on the left edge of the underside of the hard, black rubber covering is a button. The edge of the triangle opposite the valve is formed to a point and has nine hard plastic protrusions above it. In the middle of the pointed edge is a «" rectangular hole with a point-tipped, black and white, hard plastic, sliding Tire Tread Gauge affixed in it's center; the gauge, itself, is visible on the underside of the item. In the middle of the triangle is a piece of clear, magnifying plastic with a circumference of 5«". Bisecting the magnifying plastic on the underside is a black & white, square, hard plastic. sliding pressure gauge.

You state that the purpose of this item is to be used as an automobile windshield/window ice scraper, tire tread gauge and a tire pressure gauge with lighted plastic magnifier.

The applicable subheading for the Multi-Function Ice Scraper will be 8708.99.8080, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Parts and accessories of . . . motor vehicles . . . : Other parts and accessories: Other: Other: Other: Other: Other. The rate of duty will be 2.9% ad valorem.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Part 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).

A copy of the ruling or the control number indicated above should be provided with the entry documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If you have any questions regarding the ruling, contact National Import Specialist Robert DeSoucey at 212-466-5667.


Roger J. Silvestri

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