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NY M85353

August 15, 2006

CLA-2-76:RR:NC:N1:117 M85353


TARIFF NO.: 7604.21.0000; 7604.29.1000; 8304.00.0000

Mr. Darcy Firkus
SpaceCo Business Solutions, Inc.
13100 East Albrook Drive, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80239

RE: The tariff classification of extruded aluminum parts from China.

Dear Mr. Firkus:

In your letter dated July 13, 2003 you requested a tariff classification ruling.

Your request regards five items made of 6063 aluminum alloy. These items are used in the making of office accessory parts. You state that these parts will be further processed to customer specifications in the United States by cutting to length, powder coating in specific colors and assembly with various mounting options. The first item, measuring 109 inches in length is identified as SAM279, “H” Column. The second item, also measuring 109 inches in length, is identified as SAM280 Wall Mount Column. The third item, SBE0100, is a Space Beam Extrusion and measures 109 inches in length. The fourth item, identified as SBE0200, is a Trader Beam Extrusion and measures 112 inches in length. The cross sections of both the Space Beam extrusion and the Trader Beam extrusion completely enclose a void. The fifth item, SBE0701 is a File Rack. The File Rack is a finished accessory of the Space Beam line. Samples of these five items have been submitted with your request.

The applicable subheading for the SAM279 “H” Column and the SAM280 Wall Mount Column will be 7604.29.1000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for aluminum bars, rods and profiles, of aluminum alloys, other, other profiles. The rate of duty will be 5 percent.

The applicable subheading for the SBE0200 Trader Beam and the SBE0100 Space Beam extrusions will be 7604.21.0000, HTSUS, which provides for aluminum bars, rods and profiles, of aluminum alloys, hollow profiles. The rate of duty will be 1.5 percent.

The applicable subheading for the SBE0701 File Rack will be 8304.00.0000, HTSUS, which provides for Desk-top filing or card index cabinets, paper trays, paper rests, pen trays, office-stamp stands and similar office desk equipment and parts thereof, of base metal, other than office furniture of heading 9403. The rate of duty will be 3.9 percent.

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 Gloria Stingone at 646-733-3020.


Robert B. Swierupski

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