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NY C85464





April 6, 1998

CLA-2-42:K:TC:B6:G21 C85464

CATEGORY: CLASSIFICATION

TARIFF NO.: 4202.92.3031

Ms. Irene Kwok
CDP ASIA Limited
3/F, California Tower
30-32 d'Aguilar Street
Central, Hong Kong

RE: The tariff classification of an acrylic cosmetic bag from China.

Dear Ms. Kwok:

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

The submitted sample, Ref. No. 36912A, is a 100% acrylic cosmetic bag. This cosmetic bag features a top covered with imitation fur. It closes with a nylon zipper around the top.

The applicable subheading for the 100% acrylic cosmetic bag, will be 4202.92.3031, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States Annotated (HTSUSA), which provides for travel, sports and similar bags, with outer surface of textile materials, other, of man-made fibers, other. The duty rate will be 19% ad valorem.

Items classifiable under 4202.92.3031, HTSUSA, fall within textile category designation 670. Based upon international textile trade agreements, products of China are subject to visa requirements and quota restraints.

The designated textile and apparel category may be subdivided into parts. If so, visa and quota requirements applicable to the subject merchandise may be affected. Since part categories are the result of international bilateral agreements which are subject to frequent renegotiations
and changes, to obtain the most current information available, we suggest that you check, close to the time of shipment, the Status Report On Current Import Quotas (Restraint Levels), an internal issuance of the U.S. Customs Service, which is available for inspection at your local Customs office.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Part 177 of the Customs Regulations.

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,

John J. Martuge

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