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NY J86138

July 17, 2003

CLA-2-85:RR:NC:MM:101 J86138


TARIFF NO.: 8512.20.4040

Mr. Peter Weinrauch
Import Commodity Group Ltd.
131 East Merrick Road, 2nd floor
Valley Stream, New York 11580

RE: The tariff classification of a Hazlight from Malaysia

Dear Mr. Weinrauch:

In your letter dated July 14, 2003 you requested a tariff classification ruling.

You submitted a sample of a Hazlight. The item consists of three hazard lights contained in a plastic case. There is an electric cable designed to be inserted into the accessory outlet of a motor vehicle. These blinking hazard lights are able to be recharged and are designed to be placed outside a vehicle in an emergency.

The applicable subheading for the Hazlight will be 8512.20.4040, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Electrical lighting and signaling equipment (excluding articles of heading 8539), windshield wipers, defrosters and demisters, of a kind used for cycles or motor vehicles; parts thereof: Other lighting or visual signaling equipment: Visual signaling equipmentFor the vehicles of subheading 8701.20 or heading 8702, 8703, 8704, 8705 or 8711. The rate of duty will be 2.5% 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 Robert DeSoucey at 646-733-3008.


Robert B. Swierupski

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