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NY L84363

May 2, 2005

CLA-2-94:RR:NC:1:108 L84363


TARIFF NO.: 9405.20.8010

Mr. Orlando Rodriguez
Almacenes Pitusa
P.O. Box 839
San Juan, PR 00919-0839

RE: The tariff classification of decorative electric table lamps from Hong Kong.

Dear Mr. Rodriguez:

In your letter dated April 12, 2005, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The subject merchandise, based on the submitted information, is decorative electric household table lamps, item numbers 81057, 81058, 81059, 81060 and 81061, which are stated to measure 12 ¾ inches in height. Each lamp consists of a ceramic body, measuring about 6 ¼ inches in diameter, with a shade composed of cardboard, as well as a lamp-holder and a harp composed of metal. All of these lamps are fitted with a power cord.

The applicable subheading for these electric household table lamps will be 9405.20.8010, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Lamps and lighting fittingsnot elsewhere specified or includedElectric table, desk, beside or floor-standing lamps: Other than of base metal, Household. The rate of duty will be 3.9 percent ad valorem.

In regard to your antidumping query, there is a listing of AD/CVD proceedings at the Department of Commerce (DOC) and their product coverage can be obtained from the DOC website at: http://ia.ita.doc.gov, or you may write to them at the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Antidumping Compliance, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20230. Written decisions regarding the scope of AD/CVD orders are issued by the Import Administration in the Department of Commerce and are separate from tariff classification and origin rulings issued by Customs and Border Protection.

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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