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NY R04784

September 7, 2006

CLA-2-94:RR:E:NC:SP:233 R04784


TARIFF NO.: 9403.20.0030

Ms. Paige Hankins
The Container Store
500 Freeport Parkway
Coppell, TX 75019

RE: The tariff classification of a two compartment waste bin separator from Italy.

Dear Ms. Hankins:

In your letter dated August 30, 2006, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The merchandise under consideration is identified as a two compartment waste bin separator, SKU #10038358. The item, which is made from painted metal and stands 30” tall, is commonly used as a recycling bin. The compartments open on a hinge and each compartment houses a plastic bucket that can be removed for dumping or washing. The item can be freestanding or wall mounted. The mounting hardware is included. You have submitted a photograph of the item with your request.

The applicable subheading for the two compartment waste bin separator will be 9403.20.0030, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for “Other furniture and parts thereof: Other metal furniture, Other: Other.” 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/.

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 Lawrence Mushinske at 646-733-3036.


Robert B. Swierupski

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