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NY A82301

April 22, 1996

CLA-2-90:RR:NC:GI:114 A82301


TARIFF NO.: 9027.90.5550

Ms. Regina Iannelli
Fritz Companies, Inc.
Logan Office Center
One Harborside Drive
Logan International Airport
East Boston, MA 02128

RE: The tariff classification of Parts of a Luminometer from the United Kingdom

Dear Ms. Iannelli:

In your letter dated April 4, 1996, on behalf of Nova Biomedical Corporation, you requested a tariff classification ruling on parts of a luminometer.

The cast aluminum tube holder, part #18185, and the cast aluminum shutter, part #18175, are casted aluminum parts for a luminometer. These parts make up the housing of the unit. The luminometer is a portable hygiene monitor that is used to detect and measure low levels of microbial and product soiling.

The applicable subheading for the cast aluminum tube holder and the cast aluminum shutter will be 9027.90.5550, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for parts of electrical instruments and apparatus; other; other; parts of articles of subheading 9027.50.40 [which covers other instruments and apparatus using optical radiations (ultraviolet, visible, infrared)]. The rate of duty will be 3.6 percent 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 Barbara Kiefer at 212-466-5685.


Roger J. Silvestri

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