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NY N017452

September 25, 2007



TARIFF NO.: 6307.90.9889

Ms. Susanne Shanteau
Dollar General Corporation
100 Mission Ridge
Goodlettsville, TN 37072-2170

RE: The tariff classification of dog training pads from China

Dear Ms. Shanteau:

In your letter dated Sept. 17, 2007, you requested a tariff classification ruling. The sample which you submitted is being returned as requested.

You submitted a retail package of “Puppy Pads,” Style# 13140-99995-004. They are used to housebreak puppies. From our examination we have determined that the pads are made of an absorbent layer of spunbonded nonwoven textile fabric bonded to a thin plastic sheeting. Each pad measures 22.5” square.

The applicable subheading for the Puppy Pads will be 6307.90.9889, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for other made up textile articles, other. The rate of duty will be 7% 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 Mitchel Bayer at 646-733-3102.


Robert B. Swierupski

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