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NY L80543

October 29, 2004

CLA-2-63:RR:NC:N3:351 L80543


TARIFF NO.: 6307.90.9889

Cathy Bonadonna
Import Specialist
Bed Bath & Beyond
650 Liberty Avenue
Union, New Jersey 07083

RE: The tariff classification of a pop-up garden collection bag from China

Dear Ms. Bonadonna:

In your letter dated October 22, 2004, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The submitted sample is identified as a “Pop-up Garden Storage Unit,” (SKU: 13542244/ UPC: 444444454102). You indicate that the item is to be merchandised as an outdoor collapsible storage bag for use in the garden to collect leaves, grass clippings, brush, etc. It measures 27” tall x 22” in diameter. It is constructed of non-woven 600D polyester fabric with a waterproof polyethylene coating on the interior of the unit. Its shape is maintained by four metal rings. The item can be collapsed when not in use.

The applicable subheading for the pop-up garden storage unit will be 6307.90.9889, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for other made up textile articles, other. The rate of duty will be 7 percent ad valorem.

You suggest that this item might be classified under subheading 3926.90.9880, HTS, which provides for other articles of plastics. The unit is made from a woven nylon fabric coated on the interior with a compact plastic coating. The construction is considered to be a textile for tariff classification purposes.

The sample will be returned as requested.

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 Mitchel Bayer at 646-733-3102.


Robert B. Swierupski

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