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NY I86765

October 25, 2002

CLA-2-39:RR:NC:SP:221 I86765


TARIFF NO.: 3926.90.9880

Ms. Deborah W. Lee
Metro Textile, Inc.
4 Hutton Centre Drive, Suite 150
Santa Ana, CA 92707

RE: The tariff classification of a privacy screen from Taiwan.

Dear Ms. Lee:

In your letter dated October 10, 2002, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

A sample was provided with your letter. The privacy screen is composed of a woven textile fabric coated on both sides with a visible layer of plastics. This construction is classified as a plastics material for tariff purposes. The privacy screen is rectangular, and measures approximately 36 inches by 84 inches. The screen has hemmed edges and “VELCRO” type strips in the four corners. The privacy screen is for use in hospitals. As you requested, the sample is being returned.

The applicable subheading for the privacy screen will be 3926.90.9880, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for other articles of plastics, other. The rate of duty will be 5.3 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 Joan Mazzola at 646-733-3023.


Robert B. Swierupski

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