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NY G80509

August 25, 2000

CLA-2-42:RR:NC:3:353 G80509


TARIFF NO.: 4201.00.3000

Ms. Arlen T. Epstein
Tompkins & Davidson, LLP
One Astor Plaza
1515 Broadway
New York, N.Y. 10036-8901

RE: The tariff classification of a pet collar from China.

Dear Ms. Epstein:

In your letter dated August 4, 2000, on behalf of Avon Products, Inc., you requested a tariff classification ruling. The sample will be returned to you as requested.

The submitted sample, style PP 209760 is a pet collar composed of 100% nylon leopard print fabric backed with polypropylene webbing. The pet collar measures approximately 16” in length x ¾” wide with an adjustable metal buckle, metal “D” ring for attaching a leash and a plastic snap closure.

The applicable subheading for the pet collar, style PP 209760 will be 4201.00.3000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for “Saddlery and harness for any animal (including traces, leads, knee pads, muzzles, saddle cloths, saddle bags, dog coats and the like), of any material: Dog leashes, collars, muzzles harnesses and similar dog equipment.” The rate of duty will be 2.4% 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 Kenneth Reidlinger at 212-637-7084.


Robert B. Swierupski

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