Mr. Robert H. Whitaker
Concord (USA), Ltd.
P.O. Box 11529
Columbia, SC 29211
RE: The tariff classification of DC motors from China
Dear Mr. Whitaker:
In your letter dated May 3, 1993, you requested a tariff classification
The merchandise is a DC electric motor. It has an output of 41 Watts,
and a nominal voltage of 12 volts. You intend to use it as a component of a
The applicable subheading for the motor will be 8501.31.2000, Harmonized
Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for electric
motors, other DC motors, of an output exceeding 37.5 W but not exceeding 74.6
W. The rate of duty will be 4.2 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