United States International Trade Commision Rulings And Harmonized Tariff Schedule
faqs.org  Rulings By Number  Rulings By Category  Tariff Numbers
faqs.org > Rulings and Tariffs Home > Rulings By Number > 1998 NY Rulings > NY C85363 - NY C85430 > NY C85420

Previous Ruling Next Ruling
NY C85420

MAR 23, 1998



TARIFF NO.: 4202.92.4500

Ms Jodi Ziegler
Pleasant Company
8400 Fairway Place
Middleton, WI 53562-0998

RE: The tariff classification of a BACKPACK from China.

Dear Ms Ziegler:

In your letter dated March 12, 1998, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The sample received with your request, style RJBP, is an " AMERICAN GIRL" BACKPACK. You state the actual import will be approximately 8 1/4" x 6 " in size. The pack will feature an undivided textile lined interior with side zipper pocket and top zipper closure, an outside pocket with top zipper closure, double shoulder straps and handle. The outer surface is constructed of 100 PVC, the front is a clear PVC with the balance a grainy leather looking PVC. The front of the bag reflects the logo " American Girl".

The applicable subheading for style RJBP will be 4202.92.4500, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for other bags, with outer surface of sheeting of plastic, travel, sports and similar bags, other. The rate of duty will be 20 percent ad valorem.

Your sample is being returned as requested.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Part 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.


Richard A. Barrette
Service/Area Port Director

Previous Ruling Next Ruling

See also: