United States International Trade Commision Rulings And Harmonized Tariff Schedule
faqs.org  Rulings By Number  Rulings By Category  Tariff Numbers
faqs.org > Rulings and Tariffs Home > Rulings By Number > 2006 NY Rulings > NY M84352 - NY M84401 > NY M84357

Previous Ruling Next Ruling
NY M84357

June 27, 2006

CLA-2-34:RR:NC:SP:237 M84357


TARIFF NO.: 3406.00.0000

Ms. Debbie Bell
Bealls Department Stores, Inc.
P.O. Box 25207
Bradenton, Florida 34206-5207

RE: The tariff classification of a tealight candle in a fitted metal container from China.

Dear Ms. Bell:

In your letter received on June 6, 2006, you requested a tariff classification ruling. Your candle consists of a cylinder-shaped white wax form in a fitted cylinder-shaped metal container measuring 1.5 inches in diameter by 0.5 inches in height. The candle is said to contain 60% palm oil and 40% paraffin. Your sample is being returned.

The applicable subheading for the tealight candle in a fitted metal container will be 3406.00.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for candles, tapers and the like. The rate of duty will be free.

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/.

Candles from China may be subject to anti-dumping duties administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Import Administration. You may contact them at 14th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230, by phone (202) 482-3148, or website www.IA.ITA.DOC.GOV (click on “Import Administration Home Page” – click on “Decisions and Data” – click on “Scope Rulings: Candles from the PRC”).

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 Frank Cantone at 646-733-3038.


Robert B. Swierupski

Previous Ruling Next Ruling

See also: