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NY H80297

May 31, 2001

CLA-2-85:RR:NC:1:112 H80297


TARIFF NO.: 8546.90.0000; 8544.60.6000

Mr. Brent Reider
International Trade Group, Inc.
2920 North Star Road
Columbus, OH 43221-2961

RE: The tariff classification of insulated tubing from Hong Kong

Dear Mr. Reider:

In your letter dated April 22, 2001, on behalf of Fi-Shock, Inc., you requested a tariff classification ruling.

As indicated by the submitted samples and information, there are two different types of tubing. Insultube 500-546 consists of a 50-foot length of polyethylene tubing that is used for insulating electrical conductor. Insultube 500-551 and 500-552 consist of the same type of tubing with an 8300 volt electrical conductor inside.

The applicable subheading for the Insultube 500-546 will be 8546.90.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for electrical insulators of any material: Other. The rate of duty will be Free. The applicable subheading for the Insultube 500-551 and 500-552 will be 8544.60.6000, HTS, which provides for other electric conductors, for a voltage exceeding 1,000 V: Other: Other. The rate of duty will be 3.2 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 David Curran at 212-637-7049.


Robert B. Swierupski

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