CBP revokes, modifies, or proposes to revoke ruling letters for variety of imports 

April 30: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in today’s edition of the CBP bulletin, revokes, modifies, or proposes to revoke or modify various ruling letters and tariff classification of certain imports. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Bulletin, Vol. 48, No. 17 (April 30, 2014)

Today’s CBP bulletin [PDF 761 KB] contains the following ruling letter actions (the subject imported goods are shown in bold, below, simply for ease of identification):


  • Revocation of one ruling letter and revocation of treatment relating to the classification of a plastic placemat and coaster set
  • Modification of one ruling letter and revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of certain molded plastic watch boxes
  • Revocation of two ruling letters and revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of ceramic travel coffee cups
  • Revocation of ruling letter and revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of assembled multi-die products
  • Revocation of ruling letter and revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of a mink feeding vehicle
  • Modification of a ruling letter and revocation of treatment relating to the country of origin of knit-to-shape brassieres
  • Revocation of a ruling letter and revocation of treatment relating to the country of origin marking of an unassembled child bicycle seat
  • Revocation of one ruling letter and revocation of treatment relating to the classification of a brick-type plate used in ballistic jackets
  • Proposed revocation of ruling letters and proposed revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of wafer probe cards
  • Proposed revocation of a ruling letter and modification of treatment relating to the tariff classification of Botox® cosmetic
  • Proposed revocation of five ruling letters and proposed revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of wooden shelving units with baskets
  • Proposed revocation of three ruling letters and revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of Phenylketonuria nutritional supplements
  • Proposed revocation of two ruling letters and proposed revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of wooden desks and bookcases
  • Notice of revocation of ruling letter and revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of Amalfi lanterns from India
  • Modification of a ruling letter and revocation of treatment relating to the eligibility of a men’s shirt and tie set for preferential treatment under the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act
  • Proposed revocation of a ruling letter and proposed revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of cinnamon sweet rolls
  • Modification and revocation of ruling letters and revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of polyurethane coated gloves
  • Proposed revocation of a ruling letter and modification of treatment relating to the tariff classification of Amevive® (Alefacept)
  • Revocation of a ruling letter and revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of certain USB flash drives
  • Proposed modification of ruling letter and proposed revocation of treatment relating to the tariff classification of textile shoe covers


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