Mr. Tim Lee
256 Edgemont Terrace
Teaneck, NJ 07666
RE: The tariff classification of vacuum cleaner bags from China
Dear Mr. Lee:
In your letter dated January 2, 1992, which was received in
this office on February 4, 1992, you requested a tariff
The merchandise is a vacuum cleaner bag, specifically
designed for the "Dirt Devil" vacuum cleaner. It consists of a
retainer ring of rubber or plastic, and a cloth filter bag. It
is approximately 8 inches long and 5 inches wide. The bag is not
a disposable item.
The applicable subheading for the vacuum cleaner bag will be
8509.90.2060, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for parts of vacuum cleaners. The rate of
duty will be 3.4% 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
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport