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NY J88269

September 10, 2003

CLA-2-61:RR:NC:TA:354 J88269


TARIFF NO.: 6116.10.1720

Mr. Brandon Terrell
UPS Supply Chain Solutions
1600 Genessee, Suite 450
Kansas City, MO 64102

RE: The tariff classification of gloves from China.

Dear Mr. Terrell:

In your letter dated August 21, 2003, you requested a tariff classification ruling on behalf of Midwest Quality Glove, Inc. The provided sample will be returned as per your request.

The provided sample, style 593-L, is a clute cut garden glove with a complete palmside from fingertips to wrist and a complete thumb and forefinger made of a knitted cotton fabric with a PVC mini dot coating. You have indicated that the dot coating is less then 50% of the weight of the coated cotton fabric. The balance of the glove backside is made of a knitted cotton fabric. The glove features a ribbed knit cuff.

The applicable subheading for the style 593-L will be 6116.10.1720, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Gloves, mittens and mitts, knitted or crocheted: Impregnated, coated or covered with plastics or rubber: Other: Without fourchettes: Cut and sewn from preexisting machine-knit fabric that is impregnated, coated or covered with plastics or rubber: Of vegetable fibers: Other . . . Subject to cotton restraints. The rate of duty will be 23.6%.

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 Brian Burtnik at 646-733-3054.


Robert B. Swierupski

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