United States International Trade Commision Rulings And Harmonized Tariff Schedule
faqs.org  Rulings By Number  Rulings By Category  Tariff Numbers
faqs.org > Rulings and Tariffs Home > Rulings By Number > 2004 NY Rulings > NY K84354 - NY K84404 > NY K84361

Previous Ruling Next Ruling
NY K84361

March 29, 2004
CLA-2-21:RR:NC:2:228 K84361


TARIFF NO.: 2106.90.9990

Mr. Rodney Ralston
UPS Supply Chain Solutions
One Trans-Border Drive
Champlain, NY 12919

RE: The tariff classification of a food product from Canada

Dear Mr. Ralson:

In your letters dated February 4, 2004 and March 17, 2004, on behalf of NutriSens Inc., Montreal, Quebec, Canada, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

A copy of the product label was submitted with your first letter, and an ingredients breakdown and information concerning the production process were submitted with your March letter. Parent’s Choice brand Pediatric Drink is a ready to consume liquid food product, heat processed and put up for retail sale in cans holding 8 fluid ounces. The product is said to provide complete and balanced nutrition for children one to 10 years of age, and may be used as a nutritional supplement with or between meals, or as total nutritional support. The product is said to be composed of approximately 79 percent water, 7 percent sugar, 4 percent vegetable oil, 3 percent milk protein isolate, calcium caseinate, and whey protein concentrate, 3 percent corn syrup solids, 2 percent vitamins and minerals, and less than one percent each of flavors, emulsifiers, and stabilizers.

The applicable subheading for this product will be 2106.90.9990, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for food preparations not elsewhere specified or includedotherotherothercanned. The rate of duty will be 6.4 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 Stanley Hopard at 646-733-3029.


Robert B. Swierupski

Previous Ruling Next Ruling

See also: