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NY E80343

April 26, 1999

CLA-2-42:SE:C:D:G02 E80343


TARIFF NO.: 4202.92.4500

Ms. Barbara Y. Wierbicki
Tompkins & Davidson, LLP
1515 Broadway
New York, NY 10036

RE: The tariff classification of a PVC toiletry bag from China

Dear Ms. Wierbicki:

In your letter dated April 6, 1999 you requested the tariff classification for the Summer Beauty Collection no. PP191935 toiletry bag on behalf of your client, Avon Products of New York, NY.

No. PP191935 is a barrel-shaped toiletry bag measuring approximately 4" x 4" x 5 5/8". The exterior surface of the bag is of PVC sheeting. The interior consists of a single compartment lined with a thin sheeting of plastic. The bag features a top lid opening with a zip around closure. A single PVC carrying strap is attached to the back side of the bag.

The applicable subheading for style PP191935 will be 4202.92.4500, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for travel, sports and similar bags, with outer surface of sheeting of plastic. The rate of duty will be 20 percent ad valorem.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Part 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177). The sample is being returned herewith in accordance with your request.

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.


Artis M. Morgan, Jr.
Port Director

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