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NY N015023

August 9, 2007



TARIFF NO.: 9505.90.6000

Mr. Lane Fragomeli
Paper Magic Group, Halloween Division
345 7th AVE 6 Floor
New York, NY 10001

RE: The tariff classification of Styles 6838042 2t, 6838043 3t-4t, 6838235 (4-6), 6838236 (7-8), 6838237 (10-12), 6838238(12-14), Hi Karate, from China

Dear Mr. Fragomeli:

In your letter dated June 18, 2007, you requested a tariff classification ruling on the following flimsy costumes, which are being returned upon your request.

Styles 6838042 2t, 6838043 3t-4t (Toddler Girl), 6838235 (4-6), 6838236 (7-8), 6838237 (10-12), 6838238 (12-14) (Child Girl), Hi Karate, are six styles of a flimsy textile costume set that consists of a tunic, pants and a headband, with the tunic imparting the essential character. Although the tunic has a well-made neck and well-made edges at the bottom and one closure, it has flimsy and loose, visible overlock stitched seams, two flimsy hook and look tab closures and flimsy and loose, visible overlock stitched edges at the arms and closure.

The applicable subheading for Styles 6838042 2t, 6838043 3t-4t, 6838235 (4-6), 6838236 (7-8), 6838237 (10-12), 6838238(12-14), Hi Karate, will be 9505.90.6000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for “Festive, carnival or other entertainment articles, including magic tricks and practical joke articles; parts and accessories thereof: 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/.

Please note that separate Federal Trade Commission marking requirements exist regarding country of origin, fiber content, and other information that must appear on many textile items. You should contact the Federal Trade Commission, Division of Enforcement, 6th and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20580, for information on the applicability of these requirements to this item. Information can also be found at the FTC website www.ftc.gov (click on “For Business” and then on “Textile, Wool, Fur”).

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 Wayne Kessler at 646-733-3026.


Robert B. Swierupski

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