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NY N006729

February 23, 2007



TARIFF NO.: 8211.92.2000

Ms. Jin Lin
The Folsom Corporation
43 McKee Drive
Mahwah, NJ 07430

RE: The tariff classification of a deluxe knife set from China.

Dear Ms. Lin:

In your letter dated February 7, 2007, you requested a tariff classification ruling. The sample is being returned as you requested.

The submitted sample (Model #TSFKO-6) is described as a Tsunami Pro™ Deluxe Knife Kit. The kit includes five stainless steel knives with vinyl handles and one sharpening stone. The articles are packaged together in a plastic carrying case with molded pockets for each item. The literature on the carrying case makes reference to hunting, fishing, camping, picnics, cookouts and campers.

The applicable subheading for the knife set will be 8211.92.2000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for knives with cutting blades, serrated or not (including pruning knives), other than knives of heading 8208, and blades and other base metal parts thereof: other: other knives having fixed blades: with rubber or plastic handles: kitchen and butcher knives. The rate of duty will be 0.8¢ each + 4.6% ad valorem. The specific rate (0.8¢ each) applies to each piece in the set.

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 Kathy Campanelli at 646-733-3021.


Robert B. Swierupski

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