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NY L88340

November 15, 2005

CLA-2-39:RR:NC:SP:221 L88340


TARIFF NO. 3924.90.5500

Ms. Francine Marcoux
Hampton Direct, Inc.
P.O. Box 1199
Williston, VT 05495

RE: The tariff classification of a silicone iron rest pad from Taiwan.

Dear Ms. Marcoux:

In your letter dated October 20, 2005, you requested a classification ruling.

You have submitted a sample identified as a Silicone Iron Rest Pad, item #29860. The silicone pad absorbs heat and provides a safe and secure resting place for hot irons. The pad reduces the risk of the iron tipping over and scorching the garment or the ironing board cover. The pad works with all standard household irons. It will not stick to hot irons. The pad measures approximately 8-1/2 inches long by 5-1/2 inches wide by ΒΌ inch high.

The applicable subheading for the silicone iron rest pad will be 3924.90.5500, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides forother household articlesof plastics: Other: Other. The rate of duty will be 3.4 percent ad valorem.

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 Joan Mazzola at 646-733-3023.


Robert B. Swierupski

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