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NY 885464

May 21, 1993

CLA-2-95:S:N:N8:224 885464


TARIFF NO.: 9506.29.0040

Ms. Cecilia Castellanos
Withrow Zerwekh
1241 Watson Center Road
Carson, CA 90745

RE: The tariff classification of a diver's weight belt from Taiwan

Dear Ms. Castellanos:

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 : April 23, 1993

ON BEHALF OF : Scubapro

MERCHANDISE : The submitted sample is a belt composed of woven nylon fabric with compartments secured by hook and loop closures. Weights are to be placed in these compartments. The belt fits around the waist of a scuba diver and is used to counteract the buoyancy of the human body and the air tanks. The belt comes in three styles, numbered 920335-6, 920336-6 and
920337-6, each style differing in the number of pockets for weights.

HTS PROVISION : Water skies, surf boards, sailboards and other water sport equipment; parts and accessories thereof.

HTS SUBHEADING : 9506.29.0040

RATE OF DUTY : 4.64 percent ad valorem

OTHER : The sample will be returned as requested.

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

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