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NY L87021

August 30, 2005

CLA-2-42:RR:NC:TA:341 L87021


TARIFF NO.: 4202.92.9026

Ms. Carole Shoemaker
Stonepath Logistics, Inc.
5025 Florence St., Unit B
Denver, CO 80238

RE: The tariff classification of Auto Roof Top Luggage Organizers from Hong Kong.

Dear Ms. Shoemaker:

In your letter dated August 15, 2005, on behalf of Pacifica LTM, LLC, you requested a classification ruling.

The submitted sample of the “Road Trippin, Cargo Case Storage System.” It consists of a five-piece set of auto roof top cargo organizer bags that are wholly of man-made fiber textile materials. Each bag is sized and shaped for a particular content. The organizers are designed to be carried with the person subsequent to being carried in a rooftop. carrier. Your samples are being returned as requested.

The applicable subheading for the roof top cargo organizers will be 4202.92.9026, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for in part, for other bags and containers, with outer surface of textile materials, other, other, of man-made fibers. The duty rate will be 17.6 percent ad valorem.

HTS 4202.92.9026 falls within textile category designation 670. Quota and visa status are the result of international agreements that are subject to frequent renegotiations and changes. To obtain the most current information as to whether quota and visa requirements apply to this merchandise, we suggest that you check, close to the time of shipment, the “Textile Status Report for Absolute Quotas” available at our web site at www.cbp.gov. In addition, you will find current information on textile import quotas, textile safeguard actions and related issues at the web site of the Office of Textiles and Apparel, at otexa.ita.doc.gov.

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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