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NY J82019

March 27, 2003

CLA-2-94:RR:NC:2:227 J82019


TARIFF NO.: 9405.91.60

Ms. Cari Grego
Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.
500 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23320

RE: The tariff classification of a glass lamp part from China.

Dear Ms. Grego:

In your letter dated March 12, 2003, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The submitted sample, referred to as a “glass wax catcher ring,” is a lamp part that is known as a candle ring or bobeche (SKU 812029). It measures approximately 3 inches in diameter with a 1-inch sized aperture at its midsection and hanging faux U-drop crystals of plastic. The faux U-drop crystals are affixed to the candle ring via small metal attachments. This article is designed to be placed around the base of a taper or spiral candle.

The applicable subheading for this candle ring/bobeche will be 9405.91.60, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for lamps and lighting fittingsand parts thereof, not elsewhere specified or includedparts: of glass: other. The rate of duty will be 4.5 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 George Kalkines at 646-733-3028.


Robert B. Swierupski

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