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NY J89921

October 24, 2003

CLA-2-40:RR:NC:TA:354 J89921


TARIFF NO.: 4015.19.1010

Mr. Travis Kindler
Kinco International, Inc.
4286 N.E. 185th Avenue
Portland, OR 97230-4967

RE: The tariff classification of a disposable glove from China.

Dear Mr. Kindler:

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

The submitted sample, style 2100, is a disposable seamless glove made of latex. The glove is lightly powdered and has a rolled hem. You have indicated that the glove is for general industrial use.

The applicable subheading for style 2100 will be 4015.19.1010, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Articles of apparel and clothing accessories (including gloves, mittens and mitts), for all purposes, of vulcanized rubber other than hard rubber: Gloves, mittens and mitts: Other: Other: Seamless . . . Disposable. The rate of duty will be 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 Brian Burtnik at 646-733-3054.


Robert B. Swierupski

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