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NY N015040

August 3, 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 6838363-365 (Child Girl), 6838640-641 (Teen Girl) and 6808142-144 (Adult Woman), Cheetah Print Cat from China

Dear Mr. Fragomeli:

In your letter dated July 25, 2007, you requested a tariff classification ruling on the following flimsy costumes, which are being returned upon your request.

Styles 6838363-365 (Child Girl), 6838640-641 (Teen Girl) and 6808142-144 (Adult Woman), Cheetah Print Cat, are eight styles of a flimsy textile costume set that consists of a dress, over skirt, headpiece, and gloves, with the dress imparting the essential character. Although the dress has a well-made neck and a well-made embellishment, it has a flimsy and loose single straight stitched waist, flimsy and loose, visible overlock stitched seams, a flimsy hook and loop tab closure and flimsy and loose, visible overlock stitching at the arms, bottom and closure.

The applicable subheading for Styles 6838363-365 (Child Girl), 6838640-641 (Teen Girl) and 6808142-144 (Adult Woman), Cheetah Print Cat 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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