CLA-2-85:RR:NC:GI: 227 A84734
Ms. Michele Smith
Sears, Roebuck and Co.
3333 Beverly Rd. BC 204A
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
RE: The tariff classification of replacememt Christmas-tree bulbs from
Dear Ms. Smith:
In your letter dated June 11, 1996, you requested a tariff classification
ruling. Samples are being returned as requested.
The merchandise at issue consists of a pack of replacement multicolored
Christmas-tree bulbs (samples submitted), item number 94532, for C9 style
The applicable subheading for these Christmas-tree light bulbs, item number
94532, will be 8539.22.4000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for other electrical filament or discharge lamps...of a
power not exceeding 200 W and for a voltage exceeding 100 V: Christmas-tree
lamps. The rate of duty will be 5.8 percent ad valorem.
This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Part 177 of the Customs
Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).
A copy of this ruling letter or the control number indicated above should
be provided with the entry documents filed at the time this merchandise is
imported. If you have questions regarding the ruling, contact National Import
George Kalkines at 212-466-5794.
Roger J. Silvestri