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NY N006907

February 28, 2007



TARIFF NO.: 3307.90.0000

Ms. Francine Ramsey
Hampton Direct Inc.
350 Pioneer Drive
P.O. Box 1199
Williston, VT 05495

RE: The tariff classification of "Set/4 Shoe Fresheners", from China

Dear Ms. Ramsey:

In your letter dated February 9, 2007 you requested a tariff classification ruling. Your inquiry concerns the classification of Shoe Fresheners. Samples were submitted with your ruling request and will not be returned.

The subject product, SKU # 58960, consists of two pairs of Shoe Fresheners. The items are scented sachets used to absorb odors from shoes and provide a pleasant scent. The sachets, composed of 100% cotton, are filled with cedar shavings. Each sachet has a loop attached to the top. The sachets can also be used for hanging in closets or placed in dresser drawers to fragrance clothing.

The applicable subheading for the Shoe Fresheners will be 3307.90.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for Pre-shave, shaving or after-shave preparations, personal deodorants, bath preparations, depilatories and other perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations, not elsewhere specified or included; prepared room deodorizers, whether or not perfumed or having disinfectant properties: Other. The rate of duty will be 5.4 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/.

Perfumery, cosmetic and toiletry products are subject to the requirements of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, which is administered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Questions regarding FDA requirements may be addressed to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Cosmetics and Colors, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740-3835, telephone number (202) 418-3412.

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 Stephanie Joseph at 646-733-3268.


Robert B. Swierupski

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