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NY 853041

CLA-2-85:S:N:N1B:112 853041


TARIFF NO.: 8531.10.0035

Ms. Donna L. Bade
John V. Carr & Son, Inc.
P.O. Box 66320
Chicago, IL 60666

RE: The tariff classification of the Door Guard 4 from Hong Kong.

Dear Ms. Bade:

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 : May 25, 1990.

ON BEHALF OF : International Marketing Systems.

MERCHANDISE : Door Guard 4 is a battery operated solid-state alarm that has 1680 different 4 digit codes which may be used to turn the alarm off; it has 3 alarm modes. When it is on "Visitor" mode, a short beep will sound to announce the entry of a visitor. When it is on "Instant" mode, the alarm sounds immedi- ately when the door is opened. When it is on "Delay" mode the alarm will sound after time delay for exit or re-entry.

HTS PROVISION : Electric sound or visual signalling apparatus: Other: Burglar alarms...

HTS SUBHEADING : 8531.10.0035

RATE OF DUTY : 2.7 percent ad valorem.

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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