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NY J82619

April 17, 2003

CLA-2-82:RR:NC:1:118 J82619


TARIFF NO.: 8205.51.3030

Mr. Philip Kwok
Lifetime Hoan Corporation
One Merrick Avenue
Westbury, NY 11590-6601

RE: The tariff classification of an 11-pc. kitchen tool set from China.

Dear Mr. Kwok:

In your letter dated April 3, 2003, you requested a tariff classification ruling. The sample that you have submitted with your request will be returned to you as requested.

You have described the contents of your 11-pc. kitchen tool set, item number KM426, as follows:

● nylon slotted turner
● nylon ladle
● nylon spoon
● nylon slotted spoon
● plastic measuring spoons
● plastic measuring cups
● silicone spatula
● vegetable peeler
● stainless steel whisk
● stainless steel ice cream scoop
● can opener

Upon examination of your product, it is the opinion of this office that it should be classified as a set. The applicable subheading for the 11-pc. kitchen tool set, item KM426, will be 8205.51.3030, HTS, which provides for handtools (including glass cutters) not elsewhere specified or included; blow torches and similar self-contained torches; vises, clamps and the like, other than accessories for and parts of machine tools; anvils; portable forges; hand- or pedal-operated grinding wheels with frameworks; base metal parts thereof: other handtools (including glass cutters) and parts thereof: household tools, and parts thereof: of iron or steel: other (including parts): kitchen and table implements. The rate of duty will be 3.7% 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 Kathy Campanelli at 646-733-3021.


Robert B. Swierupski

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