JAN 4 1991
Mr. James F. Carroll
J. M. Rodgers Co., Inc.
90 West Street
New York, NY 10006-1039
RE: The tariff classification of a Remington "Travel Plus"
Portable Office from Hong Kong
Dear Mr. Carroll:
In your letter dated December 13, 1990, on behalf of Remington
Products, Inc. Bridgeport, CT, you requested a tariff
The merchandise is an item called a Remington "Travel Plus" Portable
Office (Model TL-230) that consists of an assortment of various stationery
accessories such as a pen, pencil, small memo pad, stapler, box of staples,
ruler, tape measurer, highlighter, staple remover, tape dispenser, magnifier,
razor cutter, rubber bands and clips arranged in a portable vinyl travel bag.
The applicable subheading for the Remington "Travel Plus" Portable
Office will be 9608.20.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for felt tipped and other porous-tipped pens. The rate
of duty will be 8 percent ad valorem.
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 transaction.
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport