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NY K83454

March 1, 2004
CLA-2-42:RR:NC:TA:341 K83454


TARIFF NO.: 4202.92.4500

Ms. Joanna Sasso
Knoll Printing and Packaging, Inc.
35 Powerhouse Road
Roslyn Heights, NY 11577

RE: The tariff classification of a tote bag from China.

Dear Ms. Sasso:

In your letter dated February 12, 2004, you requested a tariff classification ruling for a tote bag.

The sample submitted is identified as a “PVC Bag with Interior Compartments”. No style number was submitted. The item is a double handle, open top tote bag designed to contain personal effects during travel. It is manufactured of clear polyvinyl chloride (PVC) sheeting. The interior is unlined and features five divided clear plastic loops on one wall. The bag measures approximately 11 ½”(L) x 11”(H) x 2 ½”(D).

The applicable subheading for the tote bag will be 4202.92.4500, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for travel, sports and similar bags, with outer surface of sheeting of plastic, other. The rate of duty will be 20 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 Kevin Gorman at 646-733-3041.


Robert B. Swierupski

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