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NY 847648

CLA-2-49-82-85:S:N:N1B:112 847648


TARIFF NOS.: 4901.90.0092; 8205.40.0000; 8211.93.0030; 8536.69.0060; 8544.41.0000

Mr. Chen-Ming Wu
Kialing Company Limited
113 Starlite Drive
San Mateo, CA 94402

RE: The tariff classification of the Farallon Portable Pack from Taiwan.

Dear Mr. Wu:

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 : November 29, 1989

MERCHANDISE : The Farallon Portable Pack is used when building up a network in which many devices may be connected to a control location with the use of a telephone system. The number of components comprising the Farallon Portable Pack are dependent on the type of network desired by the end user. In this instance the portable pack consists of 2 Phoneset
Starconnectors, 2 RJ11 7' Extension Cables, PN120 Phonenet to Local Talk Adaptor Cable, 2 Y-Splitters, 2 Cable Extenders, Power Strip, Multi-Functional Knife, Phillips/Flat Head Screwdriver and Installation Guide, all accomodated in a 100 percent cotton canvas portable bag. The knife and screwdriver have no part in the network except when installing the wiring between the network components and the telephone lines.
HTS PROVISION : For the Installation Guide: Leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets: Other: Containing 5 or more pages each but not more than 48 pages each...

HTS SUBHEADING : 4901.90.0092


HTS PROVISION : For the Phillips Flat Head Screwdriver: Handtools not elsewhere specified or included: Screwdrivers and parts thereof.

HTS SUBHEADING : 8205.40.0000

RATE OF DUTY : 6.2 percent ad valorem.

HTS PROVISION : For the Multi-Functional Knife: Knives with cutting blades, serrated or not: Knives having other than fixed blades...Pen knives, pocket knives and other knives which have folding blades...

HTS SUBHEADING : 8211.93.0030

RATE OF DUTY : 3 cents each plus 5.4 percent ad valorem.

HTS PROVISION : For the Phonenet Starconnectors, Y-Splitters, Cable Extenders and Power Strip: Electrical apparatus for making connection to or in electrical circuits, for a voltage not exceeding 1,000 V: Lamp-holders, plugs and sockets: Other...Other...

HTS SUBHEADING : 8536.69.0060

RATE OF DUTY : 5.3 percent ad valorem.

HTS PROVISION : For the RJ11 7' Extension Cables and PN120 Phonenet to Local Talk Adaptor Cables:
Insulated wire, cable and other insulated electrical conductors, whether or not fitted with connectors: Other electrical conductors, for a voltage not exceeding 80V: Fitted with connectors...

HTS SUBHEADING : 8544.41.0000

RATE OF DUTY : 5.3 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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