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NY M86977

October 20, 2006

CLA-2-64:RR:NC:SP:247: M86977


TARIFF NO.: 6403.91.60

Mr. Gordon C. Anderson
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
8855 Columbine Road
Suite 400
Eden Prairie, MN 55347-4148

RE: The tariff classification of footwear from China

Dear Mr. Anderson:

In your letter dated September 27, 2006 you requested a tariff classification ruling for a boot on behalf of LaCrosse Footwear, Inc.

The sample, style 425500 named “Razor Snake” is described as a men’s size 10 waterproof, snake-proof, hunting boot with an outer sole of rubber or plastics and an upper of predominantly leather. You indicate that a women’s version of the boot, identified as style 425500 is available.

The applicable subheading for style 425500 will be 6403.91.60, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, which provides for footwear with outer soles of rubber or plastics and uppers of leather, other, covering the ankle, for men, youth’s and boys, other. The rate of duty will be 8.5 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, Richard Foley at 646-733-3042.


Robert B. Swierupski

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