Ms. Barbara Blackler
Nissei Sangyo America, Ltd.
100 Lowder Brook Drive
Westwood, MA 02090-1124
RE: The tariff classification of polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
film from Japan.
Dear Ms. Blackler:
In your letter, dated June 2, 1993, and received in this
office on June 23, 1993, you requested a tariff classification
The PET film will be used as ink film. The PET film has a layer of
polyacrylic resin and vinyl-acetate-chloride copolymer 4 microns in
thickness. This layer is to absorb the ink transferred from the ink film.
The applicable subheading for the PET film will be 3920.62.0000,
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for
other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics, noncellular and not
reinforced, laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials,
of polyethylene terephthalate. The rate of duty will be 4.2 percent ad
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