CLA-2-85:S:N:N1:104 808357

Mr. TJ Sachdeva
Esgee Enterprises
427 Chestnut Street
Union, New Jersey 07083-9305

RE: The tariff classification of soldering irons from China

Dear Mr. Sachdeva:

This classification decision under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) is being issued in accordance with the provisions of Section 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).

DATE OF INQUIRY : March 15, 1995


HTS PROVISION : Electric soldering irons and guns

HTS SUBHEADING : 8515.11.0000

RATE OF DUTY : 2.5 percent ad valorem

A copy of this ruling letter should be attached to the entry documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If the documents have been filed without a copy, this ruling should be brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the transaction.


Jean F. Maguire
Area Director
New York Seaport