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NY L89010

December 12, 2005

CLA-2-84:RR:NC:1:102 L89010


TARIFF NO.: 8481.80.5090

Ms. Lorianne Aldinger
Rite Aid Corporation
P.O. Box 3165
Harrisburg, PA 17105

RE: The tariff classification of a water bottle dispenser from China.

Dear Ms. Aldinger:

In your letter dated November 15, 2005 you requested a tariff classification ruling on behalf of Rite Aid Corporation.

The item in question is described as a “Penguin Water Dispenser”, item number 943022. The dispenser is comprised of a dispensing base, which is in the shape of a penguin, and an inverted water bottle. Both the base and bottle are constructed of plastic and are imported packaged together for retail sale. The base incorporates a hand-operated valve with a spout to control the flow of water from the storage bottle. A sample of the water dispenser was submitted.

The applicable subheading for the water bottle dispenser will be 8481.80.5090, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for other taps, cocks, valves and similar appliances, hand operated, of other materials. The duty rate will be 3 per cent 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 Kenneth T. Brock at 646-733-3009.


Robert B. Swierupski

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