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NY 811111





June 21, 1995

CLA-2-42:RI:130:G25:DJP

CATEGORY: CLASSIFICATION

TARIFF NO.: 4202.92.1500

Ms. Juliana Gelens
BARTHCO International, Inc.
90 West Street
New York, NY 10006

RE: The tariff classification of a denim travel bag from Turkey. Dear Ms. Gelens:

In your letter dated June 1, 1995, you requested a tariff classification ruling on behalf of the importer, Parrott Productions, El Paso, TX.

The sample submitted with your request, no style number, (the Cab Carrier) is a travel bag. The bag is described as follows:

Purpose: Hold personal belongings during travel.

Material: 100% cotton denim.

Size: Closed: Approximately 14" x 16".
Open: Approximately 28" x 16".

Pockets: Exterior: 1
Interior: 5

Closure: Zipper - Top & 2 sides.

Handles: 1) Adjustable denim strap allows bag to be carried over the shoulder or as a backpack.
2) Small denim strap for carrying in hand.

The applicable subheading for the Cab Carrier Bag will be 4202.92.1500, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for travel, sports and similar bags, with outer surface of textile materials, of vegetable fibers and not of pile or tufted construction, of cotton. The rate of duty will be 7.1 percent ad valorem.

Your sample is being returned as requested.

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.

Sincerely,

Richard A. Barrette
District Director

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