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NY E88776

November 17, 1999

CLA-2-39:RR:NC:SP:222 E88776


TARIFF NO.: 3924.90.5500

Mr. Ralph M. Navedo
Inter-Maritime Forwarding Co., Inc.
39 Broadway
New York, NY 10006

RE: The tariff classification of a plastic pet toy from China.

Dear Mr. Navedo:

In your letter dated October 15, 1999, on behalf of your client Multipet International Inc., you requested a classification ruling.

The submitted sample is identified as “Wiggly Giggly Ball”, item #57506. Your letter of inquiry states that this ball comes in two sizes, large and small. You also state that this ball does not bounce and it is not a sports ball. This ball is made of durable plastic and it is suitable for pets. When the ball is shaken, it makes a noise. No batteries are required for this pet toy.

The applicable subheading for both sizes of the “Wiggly Giggly” pet toys #57505 and #57506 will be 3924.90.5500 Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides forother household articlesof plastics: other, other. The rate of duty will be 3.4 percent ad valorem.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Part 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 Alice Masterson at 212-637-7090.


Robert B. Swierupski

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