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NY M83682

June 7, 2006

CLA-2-70:RR:NC:1:126 M83682


TARIFF NO.: 7013.99.5000

Ms. Holly VanDeusen
Darice Inc.
13000Darice Parkway, Park 82
Strongsville, Ohio 44149-3800

RE: The tariff classification of a decorative glass article from China

Dear Ms. VanDeusen:

In your letter dated May 16, 2006, on behalf of your client, Lamrite West Inc., you requested a tariff classification ruling. A representative sample was submitted and will be returned to you as requested.

The submitted sample, item number CC067, is a multi-faceted, decorative glass article in the form of a heart-shaped diamond. The item is composed of clear glass. The measurements are approximately 3 inches in height by 31/2 inches in width.

You stated in your letter that this article will be sold as a party favor for wedding/bridal showers. In your letter you suggest classification under subheading 9505.90.4000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for confetti, paper spirals or streamers, party favors and noisemakers: parts and accessories thereof. This product, however, is not a party favor; it is not limited or associated with any specific festive occasion.

 You stated in your letter that the unit value of this article is over thirty cents but not over three dollars.

The applicable subheading for the decorative glass article will be 7013.99.5000, HTSUS, which provides for glassware of a kind used for table, kitchen, toilet, office, indoor decoration or similar purposesother glassware: other: other: other: valued over $0.30 but not over $3.00. The rate of duty will be 30 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 Jacob Bunin at 646-733-3027.


Robert B. Swierupski

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