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NY L89852

February 7, 2006

CLA-2-39:RR:NC:SP:221 L89852


TARIFF NO. 3924.10.4000

Mr. Ron Levy
Kintetsu World Express (U.S.A.), Inc.
Corporate Compliance Department Customs Brokerage 18450 S. Wilmington Avenue
Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220

RE: The tariff classification of a plastic beverage shot glass from China.

Dear Mr. Levy:

In your letter dated January 6, 2006, on behalf of Noteworthy, a Division of Papermates, Inc., you requested a classification ruling.

The submitted sample is identified as the Bride-to-Be Shot Glass with Lanyard, item number 0304. The shot glass is made of plastic and is designed with a small hole on one side near the top. A lanyard made of terylene polyester is strung through the hole so that the shot glass can be worn around the individual’s neck for personal use. The words “Hey, I’m Tying The KnotSo Buy Me A Shot!” are printed on the shot glass.

The applicable subheading for item number 0304, the Bride-To-Be plastic shot glass, will be 3924.10.4000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for tableware, kitchenware, other household articlesof plastics: tableware and kitchenware: other. The rate of duty will be 3.4 percent ad valorem.

Duty rates are provided for your convenience and are subject to change. The text of the most recent HTSUS and the accompanying duty rates are provided on World Wide Web at http://www.usitc.gov/tata/hts/.

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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