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NY B80157

April 16, 1997

CLA-2-32:RR:NC:2:236 B80157


TARIFF NO.: 3214.10.0020; 5603.12.0090

Mr. David Kennedy
AEI-Carr Customs Brokerage Service
P.O. Box 268
Buffalo, New York 14201

RE: The tariff classification of Flexible Waterproofing Membrane #6125 and Reemay 2016 Fabric Re-enforcement from Canada

Dear Mr. Kennedy:

In your letter dated November 29, 1996, on behalf of your client American Hydrotech, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The samples submitted are Flexible Waterproofing Membrane #6125, stated to contain bitumen, rubber polymer, latex, reclaimed rubber, plasticizing oil and clay filler, and Reemay 2016 Fabric Re-enforcement, described as a 100% (nonwoven) spun bound polyester fabric stated to weigh 46.0 g/m2.

The applicable subheading for the Flexible Waterproofing Membrane #6125 will be 3214.10.0020, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Glaziers' putty, resin cements, caulking compounds and other mastics; painters' fillings; nonrefactory surfacing preparations for facades, indoor walls, floors, ceilings or the like: Glaziers putty, grafting putty, resin cements, caulking compounds and other mastics; painters' fillings: Mastics: Other. The rate of duty will be 3.7 percent ad valorem.

The applicable subheading for Reemay 2016 Fabric Re-enforcement will be 5603.12.0090, HTS, which provides for nonwovens, whether or not impregnated, coated, covered or laminated, of man-made filaments, weighing more than 25 g/m2 but not more than 70 g/m2. The rate of duty will be 5 percent ad valorem.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Section 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).

A copy of the ruling or the control number indicated above should be provided with the entry documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If you have any questions regarding the ruling, contact National Import Specialist V. Gualario at 212-466-5744.


Gwenn Klein Kirschner
Chief, Special Products Branch

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