Mr. Louis S. Shoichet
Siegel, Mandell and Davidson, P.C.
One Whitehall Street
New York, N Y 10004
RE: The tariff classification of a five piece cosmetic brush set from
Dear Mr. Shoichet:
In your letter dated February 27, 1990, on behalf of your client,
Avon Products, Inc., you requested a tariff classification ruling.
The prospective import consists of a five piece cosmetic brush
set consisting of two sponge applicators, two blusher brushes and one
eyeliner brush all inside a plastic case with a snap closure.
The applicable subheading for the cosmetic brush set will be
9603.30.6000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS),
which provides for artists' brushes, writing brushes and similar
brushes for the application of cosmetics: valued over 10 cents each.
The rate of duty will be 3.1 percent ad valorem.
Each item should be marked as clearly, legibly and indelibly as
possible with the proper country of origin.
This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Section 177
of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).
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
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport