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NY N022204

February 20, 2008



TARIFF NO.: 8517.62.0050

Mr. Troy D. Crago
Import Specialist
Atico International USA, Inc.
501 South Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

RE: The tariff classification of a Bluetooth wireless stereo headphone from China

Dear Mr. Crago:

In your letter dated January 19, 2008 you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The merchandise subject to this ruling is a Bluetooth wireless stereo headphone. It is identified within your submission as Model # A015DA00067. The Bluetooth wireless stereo headphone features Bluetooth V2.0 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate), supports HS, HF, A2DP, & QVRCP profile, 8 hours of talk time, 170 hours of standby time, and has an operating range up to 30 feet. It has a music control that enables the user to play music backward and forward, supports voice dial, and last number redial. An AC adapter and detachable earpiece are included.

The applicable subheading for the Bluetooth wireless stereo headphone (Model # A015DA00067) will be 8517.62.0050, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for "Other apparatus for transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a local or wide area network): Machines for the reception, conversion and transmission or regeneration of voice, images or other data, including switching and routing apparatus: 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/.

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 Linda M. Hackett at 646-733-3015.


Robert B. Swierupski

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