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NY N019943

December 10, 2007



TARIFF NO.: 6204.62.4021

Ms. Kristy M. Dost
E. Besler & Co.
115 Martin Lane
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

RE: The tariff classification of chef pants from China.

Dear Ms. Dost:

In your letter dated November 9, 2007, on behalf of Chefwear, Inc., you requested a classification ruling. The samples which you submitted are being returned as requested.

Four samples of unisex chef pants were submitted with your request.

Style 3700 is made of woven 60% cotton/40% polyester fabric. The long pants have an elasticized waistband with drawstring two side pockets and two back patch pockets.

Styles 3000, 3200 and 3500 are made of woven 100% cotton fabric.

Style 3000 is a pair of long pants with an elasticized waistband with a drawstring two side pockets and two back patch pockets.

Style 3200 is a pair of long pants with an elasticized waistband with a drawstring and two back flap patch pockets and a cargo pockets with hook and loop closures and a side pocket on each side.

Style 3500 is a pair of stripped long pants with an elasticized waistband with a drawstring, two side pockets, and two patch pockets at the back.

  The applicable subheading for Styles 3700, 3000, 3200 and 3500 will be 6204.62.4021, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for "Women’s or girls’trousersTrousersOf cotton: Other: Other: Other, Trousers and breeches: Women’s: Other." The duty rate will be 16.6% ad valorem. The textile category designation is 348.

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/.

With the exception of certain products of China, quota/visa requirements are no longer applicable for merchandise which is the product of World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries.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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