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NY N015720

August 16, 2007



TARIFF NO.: 9505.90.6000

Ms. Leah C. Navidad
Disguise, Inc.,
11906 Tech Center Court
Poway, CA 92064

RE: The tariff classification of Styles 2196FEL/3352, Fire Captain Blaze/Fireman from China

Dear Ms. Navidad:

In your letter dated August 9, 2007, you requested a tariff classification ruling on the following flimsy costumes, which are being returned upon your request.

Styles 2196FEL/3352, Fire Captain Blaze/Fireman, are two styles of a costume set that consists of a jumpsuit that resembles a firefighter’s uniform, and is made of knit 100% polyester fabric coated on the outer surface with PVC plastic material. The garment has long sleeves with padding, reflective tape and a hook and loop closure. Although the jumpsuit has three styling features and three well-made embellishments, it has a flimsy and loose, visible overlock stitched neck, 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 overlock stitched edges at the arms, ankles, closure and collar.

The applicable subheading for Styles 2196FEL/3352, Fire Captain Blaze/Fireman 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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