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NY 880675

CLA-2-42:S:N:N6:341 880675


TARIFF NO.: 4202.92.3030

Ms. Lisa Castillo
Mably International, Inc.
14 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022

RE: The tariff classification of a cosmetic bag from China.

Dear Ms. Castillo:

In your letter dated November 20, 1992, you requested a tariff classification ruling on a cosmetic bag.

The sample submitted, item R10295E, is a cosmetic bag constructed of 100% rayon quilted fabric designed to contain personal effects while traveling. It is lined with PVC and measures approximately 9 1/2" x 6 1/2" x 3 1/2". The bag is secured by means of a top textile zipper closure.

The applicable subheading for Item R10295E, the cosmetic bag of 100% rayon quilted fabric, will be 4202.92.3030, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for travel, sports and similar bags, with outer surface of textile materials, other, of man-made fibers, other. The duty rate will be 20 percent ad valorem.

Items classifiable under 4202.92.3030 fall within textile category designation 670. Based upon international textile trade agreements, products of China are subject to visa requirements and quota restraints.

The designated textile and apparel category may be subdivided into parts. If so, visa and quota requirements applicable to the subject merchandise may be affected. Since part categories are the result of international bilateral agreements which are subject to frequent renegotiations and changes, we suggest that you check, close to the time of shipment, the Status Report On Current Import Quotas (Restraint Levels), an internal issuance of the U.S. Customs Service, which is available for inspection at your local Customs office.

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 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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