Recent classification ruling: fabric cord cover from China

In ruling N292578, dated December 22, 2017, CBP classified a fabric cord cover for encasing, hiding, and managing electrical cords for household items. The cord cover was composed from manmade woven fabric with hook-and-loop closures were sewn along the entire length. Even though the product was made with woven textile fabrics, CBP concluded that because the product was assembled by sewing and was considered a “made up” article as described in Note 7(f) to Section XI of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), the product would be classified as an article of textile. CBP therefore found that the applicable subheading would be 6307.90.9889, HTSUS which provides for other made up textile articles, other.

 

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