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NAFTA Marking Rulings Issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection

NAFTA Rulings -- Classification

HQ003941Tariff classification of a thermostat housing; (8481.90.9060)10/09/96
HQ557600Duty exemption under 9802.00.50 - denim jeans2/24/94
HQ557870Eligibility of lace table coverings for 9802.00.92; Country of origin marking7/6/94
HQ557875Applicability of subheading 9802.00.90, HTSUS, to soft-sided luggage; Special Regime Program; Findings; Article 5095/04/96
HQ557924Repair - NAFTA eligibility (9802.00.50)9/14/94
HQ557991Photocopier drum cartridges; repairs; alterations. Application of 9802.00.50) (A-509)10/17/94
HQ558005Applicability of 9802.00.50 to hot rolled steel dock parts; galvanizing; repair and alteration (A-509)10/27/94
HQ558010Recycled anion and cation resin - partial duty exemption (9802.00.50)3/6/95
HQ558636Manual fire alarm, country of origin marking (A-509) (9802.00.80)12/2/94
HQ558708Application of 9802.00.90 to scarves and heatable plastic packs (A-509)6/14/95
HQ558713Repair/Alteration - NAFTA eligibility (9802.00.50)12/22/94
HQ558765Classification & eligibility of NAFTA preferences for circuit board assemblies, Country of Origin Marking (A-509) (8538.90.20, 9802.00.80)9/22/95
HQ558813Partial duty exemption under 9802.00.80; originating status under NAFTA (A-509)2/1/95
HQ558823Applicability of 9802.00.50 to used vehicle air brake systems, tear down, rebuild (A-509)2/6/95
HQ558860Packing costs; 9802.00.502/16/95
HQ558869Digital voice terminals, repair and alteration (9802.00.50)3/8/95
HQ558896Application of (9802.00.90) to boy's athletic shirts, country of origin marking (A-509)3/10/95
HQ558912Applicability of (9801.00.10) and (9802.00.50) to steel tubing cut to length, marking requirements3/17/95
HQ558954NAFTA (APTA) eligibility of originating vehicles imported from Australia and Mexico, transshipment9/20/95
HQ558956Applicability of (9802.00.50) to surgical instruments (A-509)4/12/95
HQ558983AFFR (3801-94-102710) Applicability of 9801.00.10 to Taurus Wagons; detrimental reliance; uniform practice.6/29/95
HQ558987Applicability of 9802.00.50 to voice terminals5/17/95
HQ559119Applicability of 9802.00.50 to cooked red beans and chick peas9/22/95
HQ559199Modification of NY807803; Remanufactured ac/refrigeration compressors; scrap; waste (A-509) (9802.00.90)5/15/95
HQ559207Applicability of 9802.00.50 to U.S. greige fabric exported to CA for bleaching, etc & returned to the U.S., alterations, intermediate processing (A-509)2/2/96
HQ559247Reconsideration of HQ558823: Application of 9802.00.50 to used vehicle air brake sys.; scrap (A-509)9/5/95
HQ559399Eligibility of ice skates assembled in Canada for tariff preference under NAFTA (9802.00.80)7/11/96
HQ559552Applicability of 9802.00.90 to men's suit jackets, special regime, findings, trimmings; etc.2/14/96
HQ559552Applicability of 9802.00.90; findings and trimmings2/14/96
HQ559587Eligibility of stainless steel bars for duty-free treatment under NAFTA; Country of origin marking; Article 509; (7218.90)4/22/96
HQ559639Applicability of duty exemption 9802.00.50 to flashlights imported into the U.S. from the Philippines and processed in Mexico for pad printing and packaging6/25/96
HQ559738Applicability of 9802.00.90 to wool jackets; special regime; findings; trimmings; shoulder pads; chest piece; sleevehead; synthetic suede yoke; Mexico; NAFTA; country of origin marking; Article 5097/2/96
HQ559793Applicability of partial duty exemption under 9802.00.50 to Alaskan Pollack; blocks; cut; battered; breaded; frozen; Canada; Art 509; 19 CFR 181.647/29/96
HQ559793Applicability of partial duty exemption under HTSUS subheading 9802.00.50 to Alaskan Pollack; Blocks; cut; battered; breaded; frozen; Canada; NAFTA; Article 509; 19 CFR 181.64; (1604.19.40)7/29/96
HQ559794Request for internal advice; applicability of subheading 9802.00.90, HTSUS, to women's and men's jackets; textile drawstring cord; findings6/3/96
HQ559970NAFTA; Article 307; Subheading 9802.00.50; Repair/Alteration; [Essential identity]; 19 CFR 181.64; HQ554539; Guardian Industries, Inc. v. U.S., 3 C.I.T. 9 (1982); Doliff & Company, Inc v. U.S., C.D. 4386, 6 Cust. Ct. 102 (1941); HQ555443; HQ555741; HQ559197; 19 USC 1304; Ashdown, USA v United States, 12 C.I.T. 808, 696 f. SUPP. 661 (1988); HQ951072; 9802.00.5011/26/96
HQ559991Classification; NAFTA Article 509; Originating good; General note 12; Peanuts 2008.1111/27/96
HQ952368Folklore apparel from Mexico (6204.42.30, 6206.30.30, 6211.41, 6214.90)5/25/93
HQ954316Unassembled doll house kit - NAFTA eligibility, de minimis (9503.70.8888) (A-509)8/8/94
HQ955203Refinery feedstock; crude oil, inventory management, commingling; fungible; essential character (2709.27.10)6/2/94
HQ955266"Hexabrix" - NAFTA eligibility (3006.30.5000) (A-509)9/6/94
HQ955371Cap with net for insect protection - NAFTA eligibility (6505)4/15/94
HQ955699NAFTA eligibility to manufacture; window or wall room air conditioners & heat pumps (8515.10.00)6/17/94
HQ955743Television chassis, printed circuit board assemblies - NAFTA eligibility (8529.90.43)5/25/94
HQ955774NAFTA eligibility and Country of origin Marking for cushioned beach towels (6307.90.9986)4/13/94
HQ955807NAFTA eligibility and Country of origin marking for gold jewelry with/without gems (7113.19)5/2/94
HQ955879Steel buttweld fittings, flanges, etc., NAFTA rules of origin (7214, 7228, 7304, 7307)5/17/94
HQ955990NAFTA eligibility of wheel hub assemblies-double ball bearings (8708.99.58)6/7/94
HQ956003Components of off-road trucks in separate shipment; NAFTA Certificate of origin; (8704)6/20/95
HQ956044NAFTA eligibility of woven cotton shorts & knit cotton cardigans from Indian fabric (6203.42.40)7/20/94
HQ956099Modification of NY894310; classification of pintlepin assemblies, applicability of NAFTA, de minimis, nonqualifying component (5609.30.0000)3/25/94
HQ956361NAFTA eligibility and classification of table coverings (6302.40.20)7/14/94
HQ956362NAFTA edibility of denim jeans7/11/94
HQ956402Pocket knife, rules of origin (A-509) (8211.93.00)8/9/94
HQ956547Reusable plastic shipping containers (A-509); (3923.10, 3923.90)10/12/94
HQ956597Batteries, perforated steel sheets, change in tariff classification (A-509) (8507.30.80, 7326.90.90)8/10/94
HQ956604Tautliner; Tarpaulin system for trailers, etc. Unassembled goods, de minimis (8716.30, 8716..90)9/26/94
HQ956684NAFTA eligibility and HTS classification of "Chongos" (0406.10.1000)10/12/94
HQ956970Cable-television signal converter, remote control device (A-509) (8525.10.2030)12/12/94
HQ957004Women's knitted sleepwear garments; preference eligibility (A-509) (6108.31.0010, 6108.91.0030)11/23/94
HQ957130RE: Air conditioning units; evaporator; condenser; compressor; Section XVI, Note 4; Functional Unit; GRI 2(a); NAFTA GN 12(b)(i) and (ii)(A), and 12(t), (8413.30.80, 8415.82, 8415.83)11/9/94
HQ957130Classification of air conditioning units; Evaporator; Condenser; Compressor; Section XVI, Note 4; Functional Unit; GRI 2(a); NAFTA; General notes 12(b)(i)and (ii)(A), and 12(t)/84.33(A); 8414.30.80; 8415.82; 8415.8311/09/94
HQ957188Wire harnesses, automotive good - NAFTA eligibility (8544.30) (A-509)2/9/95
HQ957424Classification of spring retractor assemblies; NAFTA eligibility (A-509) (7320.90.50)5/12/95
HQ957425Classification of automotive seat belt retractor assemblies, NAFTA eligibility (A-509) (7320.90.50)5/12/95
HQ957533Disk assemblies, units and subsystems-classification and NAFTA eligibility (8471.93.40)3/13/95
HQ957572Reconsideration of HQ956423: NAFTA eligibility; de minimis; (A-509) (6201.92)4/3/95
HQ957697Residential burglar/fire alarm system, originating good, marking rules, simple assembly (A-509)6/21/95
HQ957704Modification of NY806292; Eligibility for NAFTA - "Mead five star first gear ensemble binder: (4820.10.20)7/7/95
HQ957845Classification and NAFTA eligibility for Pullman suitcase (4202.12.6000)5/14/95
HQ958053Applicability of 9802.00.90; findings and trimmings6/30/95
HQ958077Transformer cores; flat rolled products of alloy steel, originating goods (7226.10.50)1/31/96
HQ958912RE: Canadian dump truck imported to US from Mexico; Canadian art; APTA; GN 5 & 12; Transshipment NAFTA; Section 16 of the Appendix to Part 181 of Title 19 CFR; HQ958053 (8704.10.10)6/21/96
HQ958912Classification; PRD2304-95-100210; Dump Truck of Canadian origin imported into the Customs territory from Mexico; Canadian Article, originating good; Automotive products Trade Act (APTA); General Notes 5, and 12, HTSUS; Transshipment; NAFTA Rules of Origin Regulations; Section 16 of the Appendix to Part 181 of Title 19 CFR; HQ958053; 8704.10.106/21/96
HQ959073Classification projection television module; Cathode-Ray tubes (CRTs); Additional U.S. Notes 5 and 6 to Chapter 85; NAFTA "originating goods"; Headings 8528 and 8540; (8540.12.08, 8540.12.50)12/09/96
HQ959367Classification; country of origin determination for curtain panel; Section 102.21(c)(2); NAFTA; Section 12.130(c); (6303.918/06/96
HQ959368Country o origin determination for curtain panel; Section 102.21(c)(2); NAFTA (6303.92.20)8/06/96
HQ959369Country of origin determination for curtain panel; Section 102.21(c)(2); NAFTA (6303.91)8/06/96
HQ959395Country of origin determination for cape and scarf; Section 102.21(c)(2); tariff shift (6303.13.4020); Section 102.21(c)(4); most important manufacturing process; NAFTA not applicable8/06/96
HQ959443Classification and country of origin determination for curtains; Section 102.21(c)(2); NAFTA; Section 12.130(c) (6303)7/19/96
HQ959499Classification; Country of origin determination for tents; EN to heading 6306; Chapter Note 1(u) of Chapter 95; 19 CFR 102.21(c)(5); last country in which an important assembly occurs; NAFTA not applicable9/12/96
HQ959524Classification and country of origin determination for eyeglass pouch; heading 4202; HTSUSA; Section 102.21(c)(2); tariff shift; NAFTA; Article 509; (4202.32.9550)11/04/96
HQ959557Classification; Country of origin determination for an ironing board pad and covers, Section 102.21(c)(5); last country in which an important assembly or manufacturing process occurs; NAFTA; 6307.909/09/96
HQ959592Classification and country of origin determination for comforters and a pillow; Section 102.21(c)(4); Most important manufacturing process; NAFTA; (9404.90); Revocation of HQ959592 is attached HQ95983410/01/96
HQ959672Classification and country of origin determination for bib apron and sleeve protector; 19 CFR 102.21(c)(2); tariff shift; 6211.42.0081; 6217.10.901009/20/96
HQ959746Classification; country of origin determination for sewing thread; Section 102.21(c)(4); most important manufacturing process; NAFTA not applicable (5204)10/11/96
HQ959763Classification; country of origin determination for elastic braided belt; General Note 12, HTSUS; NAFTA; (6217.10.9050)10/23/96
HQ959834Revocation of HQ959592; country of origin determination for comforters and a pillow; Section 102.21(c)(4); most important manufacturing process; NAFTA; Section 102.19; NAFTA preference override; (9494.90)10/09/96
HQ959863Classification; Country of origin determination for a cloth hanger; Section 102.21(c)(2); De minimis; General note 12(f)(vi); Section 102.13; NAFTA not applicable; 7307.9010/31/96


NAFTA Rulings - Marking

HQ557994Marking of peanut butter (A-509)10/25 /94
HQ558009Marking of aerochamber aerosol therapy device (A-509)10/11/94
HQ558647Marking of barley (A-509)11/30/94
HQ558760Marking of laser printer (A-509)1/13/95
HQ558878Marking of heating pad, assembled in the U.S. from MX origin subassemblies (A-509)6/28/95
HQ558891Marking of a cushion; NAFTA eligibility (A-509)3/7/95
HQ558944Marking for sunglasses & reading glasses (A-509)5/23/95
HQ558955Marking of sanding disks (A-509)5/24/95
HQ558978Marking of decorative party goods (A-509)4/28/95
HQ558985Marking of sunglass pouches; usual containers (A-509)5/12/95
HQ559026Marking & eligibility for preferential treatment of "ready brush" (A-509); fungible goods6/8/95
HQ559027Marking of alarm units, transformers (A-509)8/29/95
HQ559045Marking of fiber discs AFFR 2702-94-1022133/3/95
HQ559073Marking for disposable containers of cosmetics6/28/95
HQ559147Marking of orthodontic instruments; simple assembly; minor processing; shape; assembly; polish; sharpeningN/A
HQ559186Marking for inner sole footwear (A-509)8/31/95
HQ559198Marking of video cassettes (A-509)11/20/95
HQ559259Marking of dry gelatin/sugar mix (A-509)12/6/95
HQ559285Marking of pipe nipples imported from Canada2/1/96
HQ559424Marking for antihistaminic capsule product (A-509)11/9/95
HQ559436Modification of HR 559118; marking of wearing apparel10/11/95
HQ559451Marking for milk chocolate; melting (A-509)1/18/96
HQ559510Marking of video sleeves (A-509)2/27/96
HQ559736Marking of NAFTA qualifying down comforters/down comforter shells (A-509)4/11/96
HQ735096Marking for aluminum extrusions imported & assembled into louvers & grills (A-509)3/22/95
HQ735252Marking for small diameter automotive fittings, pipes, tubes; tagging the bundles or containers7/7/94
HQ735256Marking of U.S. made thermostats2/22/94
HQ735257Marking of imported shotgun barrels further manufactured in the U.S.(A-509)9/16/94
HQ735278Marking for induction welded steel mechanical tubing7/13/94
HQ735363Marking of stainless steel tubes7/18/94
HQ735388Marking requirements for wildberry (A-509)9/30/94
HQ735427Marking for imported printed material10/25/94
HQ735428Marking of jewelry mounted on cards & imported from Canada5/12/94
HQ735452Marking for date book student planners5/31/94
HQ735455Marking of paper bags for fireproofing materials5/16/94
HQ735496Marking for packaged cheeses; section 102.14 CFR (A-509)10/26/94
HQ735538Marking of automobile convenience nets7/27/94
HQ735542Marking for hose assembly for hoses for vacuum cleaners3/21/94
HQ735546Marking for gift tags & decorations printed in the U.S. for further processing & return4/15/94
HQ735550Marking for terra cotta pottery "works of art"9/21/94
HQ735554Marking for imitation precious or semiprecious stones (A-509)N/A
HQ735555Marking & classification of printed material (A-509)11/1/94
HQ735588Marking for imported glass bottles filled in the U.S. (A-509)2/10/95
HQ735589Marking of imported retreaded truck times (A-509)5/5/95
HQ735614Marking requirements for imported printed material distributed in the U.S. free of charge (A-509)1/25/95
HQ956117Marking of T-shirts made in the U.S. & printed in CA3/31/94
HQ956240Marking of down comforterN/A

NAFTA Rulings - Valuation

HQ545635RVC, Net cost, Total Cost, value of materials, value of indirect materials (A-509)11/29/94
HQ545635RVC, net cost, value of materials, customs value, value of indirect materials (A-509)11/29/94
HQ545675RVC, net cost, total cost (A-509)4/28/95
HQ545676RVC; Accumulation; Material used in the production of a material; net cost incurred by the producer of a material (A-509)1/20/95
HQ545680RVC; net cost, shipping tubs & pallets, value packing materials & containers disregarded for purposed of determining whether good satisfies RVC requirements (A-509)7/31/95
HQ545693Looseleaf binders; RVC; Net cost9/29/94
HQ5457278708; RVC; Net cost (A-509)12/22/94
HQ545963De Minimis (A-509)5/25/95
HQ545974Exception to the change in tariff classification (A-509)5/4/95
HQ546009Net cost, accumulation, materials used in production, wire harnesses (A-509)12/4/95
HQ546055De Minimis (A-509)7/14/95
HQ546079Exception to change in tariff shift rule not satisfied; parts; RVC11/22/95
HQ546158RVC; Net cost; accumulation (A-509)6/13/96
HQ546373Intermediate materials; RVC; Net cost (A-509)5/21/96


NAFTA Rulings - Miscellaneous

HQ225353Unused merchandise; drawback; inventory of fungible goods7/15/94
HQ225368Article303.6(b) NAFTA, T.I.B., F.T.Z.2/1/95
HQ225410Date of entry; I.D.; Quota; NAFTA9/20/94
HQ225569Export documents; drawback claim1//11/95
HQ225755Unused merchandise; drawback; exports to NAFTA countries12/4/95
HQ225891Commingles Petroleum products; GN17, use of average inventory method to segregate dutiable and non-dutiable goods2/23/96
HQ225903Dutiable status of articles made in FTZ & returned to the U.S.1/9/95
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March 8, 2017