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NY K82038

December 24, 2003

CLA-2-63:RR:NC:N3:351 K82038


TARIFF NO.: 6307.90.9889

Ms. Caron Catalan
Director of Sales and Marketing
Keen's Medical Products
2368 Bynum Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30319

RE: The tariff classification of textile joint braces.

Dear Ms. Catalan:

In your letter dated Nov. 25, 2003, you requested a ruling on tariff classification.

You submitted photographs of a shoulder wrap, an ankle brace, and a knee brace. You stated no country of origin.

They are all composed of neoprene on the outside and terry cloth on the inside. They wrap around the joint and are held in position with hook-and-loop fastener strips. You state that they are to be used to provide support for injuries and also after surgery.

The applicable subheading for this product will be 6307.90.9889, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for other made up textile articles, other. The general rate of duty in 2003 and 2004 will be seven percent ad valorem.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Part 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R.).

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 Mitchel Bayer at 646-733-3102.


Robert B. Swierupski

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