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NY N004952

January 19, 2007



TARIFF NO.: 9401.90.1085

Ms. Darlene Irish
Marisol International, LLC
1255-A Lynnfield Rd., Suite 257
Memphis, TN 38119

RE: The tariff classification of wire assembly parts for automobile seats from Taiwan.

Dear Ms. Irish:

In your letter dated December 27, 2006, on behalf of Jae Enterprises, Inc., you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The submitted samples are various sizes of wire assemblies made of steel wire used to construct an automobile seat in the United States. The parts numbers are:

82226 S Wire
889912 Front wire seat
342806S Lumbar rod wire
345143 1 wire flex mat
345145 2 wire flex mat

You have also submitted photographs depicting how the parts are used in assembly of automobile seats.

The applicable subheading for the wire assembly parts for automobile seats will be 9401.90.1085, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for “Seats (other than those of heading 9402), whether or not convertible into beds, and parts thereof: Parts: Of seats of a kind used for motor vehicles, 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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