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NY L87393

September 13, 2005

CLA-2-62:RR:NC:TA:354 L87393


TARIFF NO.: 6207.11.0000

Mr. Thomas G. Travis
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.
The Waterford
5200 Blue Lagoon Drive
Miami, Florida 33126-2022

RE: The tariff classification of men’s apparel from Sri Lanka and possibly other countries.

Dear Mr. Travis:

In your letter dated August 18, 2005, you requested a classification ruling on behalf of Kellwood Distribution Division for importation by Target Stores. The provided sample will be returned as per your request.

Product ID # 129870 is a men’s underwear boxer short constructed of a translucent woven 100% cotton fabric which you have stated weighs no more than 3.5 ounces per square yard. The boxer will be sold as a 2-unit item either put up on hangers for retail sale or packaged together. The size medium sample has a side length measuring approximately 16 inches. The boxer short features a fabric covered elasticized waistband with a two-button closure at the center of the waist, a one-button fly front, side seams, and a hemmed bottom.

The applicable subheading for Product ID # 129870 will be 6207.11.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Men's or boys' underpants, briefs, nightshirts, pajamas, bathrobes, dressing gowns and similar articles: underpants and briefs: of cotton. The duty rate will be 6.1 percent ad valorem.

Product ID # 129870 falls within textile category designation 352. 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 Deborah Marinucci at 646-733-3054.


Robert B. Swierupski

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