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NY E86510

August 31, 1999

CLA-2-95:RR:NC:2:224 E86510


TARIFF NO.: 9506.99.6080

Daniel Grieszmer
Hillman Fastener
10590 Hamilton Avenue
P.O. Box 31012
Cincinnati, Ohio 45231-0012

RE: The tariff classification of a plastic seat for a gym swing from Taiwan.

Dear Mr. Grieszmer:

In your letter dated August 12, 1999, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

You are requesting the classification on a rigid plastic seat that is a replacement part for a gym swing set. The seat is constructed of polyethylene plastic. Since the seat is used in a gym swing set, it is considered to be part of an item used for general physical activity, classifiable in 9506.99, HTSUS.

The applicable subheading for the plastic seat for a gym swing set will be 9506.99.6080, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for “Articles and equipment for general physical exercise, gymnastics, athletics, other sportsand parts and accessories thereof: OtherOther.” The rate of duty will be 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 Tom McKenna at 212-637-7015.


Robert B. Swierupski

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