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NY R01479

March 1, 2005

CLA-2-85:RR:NC:N1:112 R01479


TARIFF NO.: 8531.80.0050

Michael Koseck
E. Besler & Co.
115 Martin Lane
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1309

RE: The tariff classification of an emergency beacon from China

Dear Mr. Koseck:

In your letter dated February 15, 2005, you requested a tariff classification ruling on behalf of Tiger Accessory Group.

The item concerned is a Hand-Held LED (light-emitting diode) Emergency Beacon. Controlled by integrated circuits, the Beacon has spotlight, strobe light, SOS on-off flash and red light capability. It’s proposed use is for roadside emergencies, boating, fishing, hiking or in the household.

The applicable subheading for the Hand-Held LED Emergency Beacon will be 8531.80.0050, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Electric ... visual signaling apparatus ... : Other apparatus: Other. The rate of duty will be 1.3%.

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 Richard Laman at 646-733-3017.


Robert B. Swierupski

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