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NY N018803

November 8, 2007



TARIFF NO.: 6211.43.0060

Margaret H Ginn
Selmer Apparel/Landau Uniforms
P.O. Box 516
Olive Branch, MS 38654

RE: The tariff classification of healthcare uniform top from Honduras and Nicaragua.

Dear Ms. Ginn:

In your letter dated October 22, 2007, you requested a classification ruling. Garment specifications were furnished.

The item is a Style 9527 Women’s Healthcare Uniform Top constructed of woven 65% polyester, 35% cotton fabric. The top features a criss cross-style V-neck, short sleeves, safety stitching and a patch pocket below the waist with an “Urbane” logo.

The applicable subheading for the Style 9527 Women’s Healthcare Uniform Top will be 6211.43.0060, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for “Other garments, women’s or girls’: Of man-made fibers, Blouses, shirts and shirt-blouses, sleeveless tank styles and similar upper body garments, excluded from heading 6206.” The general duty rate will be 16% 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/.

Style 9527 falls within textile category 641. With the exception of certain products of China, quota/visa requirements are no longer applicable for merchandise which is the product of World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries. Quota and visa requirements are the result of international agreements that are subject to frequent renegotiations and changes. To obtain the most current information on quota and visa requirements applicable to this merchandise, we suggest you check, close to the time of shipment, the “Textile Status Report for Absolute Quotas” which is available on our web site at www.cbp.gov. For current information regarding possible textile safeguard actions on goods from China and related issues, we refer you to the web site of the Office of Textiles and Apparel of the Department of Commerce at otexa.ita.doc.gov.

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 Kenneth Reidlinger\ at 646-733-3053.


Robert B. Swierupski

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