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NY M86370

October 4, 2006

CLA-2-61:RR:NC:N3:356 M86370


TARIFF NO.: 6110.30.3051

Ms. Cheryl Vandergraff
DC Shoes, Inc.
1333 Keystone Way, Unit A
Vista, CA 92081

RE: The tariff classification of a men’s knitted garment from China; applicability of HTSUS Chapter 61 Statistical Note 6

Dear Ms. Vangergraff:

In your letter dated August 31, 2006, you requested a tariff classification ruling. Your sample is being retained for our files.

Style Name: “Anthem” - Model No. 55850003

Garment Description: Men’s 100% acrylic, jersey knit pullover, rib knit crew neckline, long sleeves with rib knit cuffs, jersey knit inner cuffs, embroidery at the center front neckline, rib knit bottom.

HTSUS Chapter 61 Statistical Note 3 Stitch Count: 11 stitches per 2 cm. HTSUS Chapter 61 Statistical Note 6 Stitch Count: 11 stitches per 2 cm.

Component Construction: All components are knit to shape and assembled by linking and looping. The front and back panels have contoured necklines and full fashion marks at the armholes. The sleeves are knit to shape with full fashion marks at the armholes. The neckband is knit to shape with a self-start bottom and self-finished sides. The jersey knit inner cuffs are knit to shape with a self-start bottom and self-finished sides. The inner cuffs are attached to the sleeve cuffs by linking and looping. Decorative overlock stitching covers the linked seam.

HTSUS Number: 6110.30.3051
Textile Category Number: 638

To view the tariff language and current duty rates that correspond to these HTSUS provisions, please refer to the text of the most recent HTSUS, which is available on the World Wide Web at http://www.usitc.gov/tata/hts/.

Quota and visa status are the result of international agreements that are subject to frequent renegotiations and changes. To obtain the most current information as to whether quota and visa requirements apply to this merchandise, we suggest that you check, close to the time of shipment, the “Textile Status Report for Absolute Quotas” available at our web site at www.cbp.gov. In addition, you will find current information on textile import quotas, textile safeguard actions and related issues at the web site of the Office of Textiles and Apparel, at otexa.ita.doc.gov.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Part 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177). The holding set forth above applies only to the specific factual situation and merchandise as identified in the ruling request. This position is clearly set forth in 19 CFR 177.9(b)(1) which states that a ruling letter is issued on the assumption that all of the information furnished in connection with the ruling request and incorporated therein, either directly, by reference, or by implication, is accurate and complete in every material respect.

The merchandise, in its condition as imported into the United States, should conform to the facts and the description as set forth both in the ruling request and in this ruling. In the event that the facts or merchandise are modified in any way, this should be brought to the attention of Customs officials. The issuance of this ruling does not preclude periodic verification by Customs at the time of importation.

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 Mary Ryan at 646-733-3271.


Robert B. Swierupski, Director
National Commodity Specialist Division

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