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NY N007096

March 2, 2007



TARIFF NO.: 8204.20.0000

Ms. Carolyn Laskavy
Central Purchasing, LLC.
3491 Mission Oaks Boulevard
Camarillo, CA 93012

RE: The tariff classification of a socket set from China.

Dear Ms. Laskavy:

In your letter dated February 14, 2007, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The Industrial Quality SAE Socket Set (SKU# 3994) you describe in your supplemental submission dated February 27, 2007, contains the following items:

17” single piece ratchet
4” extension
8” extension
18” sliding bar
Sixteen sockets ranging in size from 7/8’’ to 2” Metal carrying case with fitted compartments for each item

The applicable subheading for the socket set will be 8204.20.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for hand-operated spanners and wrenches (including torque meter wrenches but not including tap wrenches); socket wrenches, with or without handles, drives and extensions; base metal parts thereof: socket wrenches, with or without handles, drives and extensions, and parts thereof. The rate of duty will be 9% 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 Kathy Campanelli at 646-733-3021.


Robert B. Swierupski

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