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NY R00449

June 14, 2004
CLA-2-85:RR:NC:1:108 R00449


TARIFF NO.: 8521.90.0000

Ms. Mabel Lee
Baltrans Logistics Inc.
19900 S. Vermont Avenue
Torrance, CA 90502

RE: The tariff classification of a DVD player from China.

Dear Ms. Lee:

In your letter dated June 8, 2004, on behalf of your client Apex Digital Inc., you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The item in question is denoted as the Apextreme DVD player/PC game unit. This device connects directly to a television and other video devices. It is designed to play video DVDs for viewing on a television as well as audio CDs. It is compatible with video DVDs, CD-Audio discs, CD-R/RW discs, and MP3 files recorded onto a suitable disc. It also has USB connections allow for use with an ADP system thus allowing the user to play DVD video games.

The applicable subheading for the Apextreme DVD player/PC game unit will be 8521.90.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Video recording or reproducing apparatus, whether or not incorporating a video tuner: Other. The rate of duty will be free.

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 Michael Contino at 646-733-3014.


Robert B. Swierupski

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