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In ruling NY N319346 (May 27, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of the “Nano Spray Machine (Model CD-06)”, a battery powered, mechanical handheld disinfectant spray machine. As stated in the ruling, the device has a rechargeable built-in lithium battery, 400-milliliter plastic reservoir, AC 12v pump, and a spray nozzle. While in

In ruling NY N319178 (May 14, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification ,” a wireless charging alarm clock. As stated in the ruling, some features include a “color-changing glow light, a wireless charging stand for smart phones, and a color liquid crystal display (LCD) with selectable display options, including the time, calendar,

A de minimis shipment, also called a Section 321 shipment, allows for goods valued at $800 US Dollars or less to enter duty-free into the United States. Section 321 (19 U.S.C. 1321) is the statute that describes de minimis. With the passage of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act (TFTEA) (2016), the value amount

In ruling HQ H316278 (March 25, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of the “Proxxi Contact,” a social distancing wristband. It is designed to facilitate Covid-19 safety in offices, manufacturing facilities, and other job sites. The device “incorporates a Bluetooth transceiver and a unique identifying number that is used to detect, alert,

In ruling HQ H303881 (April 30, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of certain footwear incorporating Nike wearable technology (“Nike Adapt BB” or “Adapt”). The Adapt platform has five primary components:

  1. Bluetooth® system-on-chip (SoC)
  2. Sensor pack consisting of a gyroscope, accelerometer, and capacitive sensor
  3. System and subsystem components including three microcontroller unit

In ruling NY N318710 (April 12, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of the “Lifetime Tailgate Game Combo.” The ruling states that the Game Combo comes with 2 fold-in-half tables, 8 beanbags, 6 ball toss sets, 2 6” table plugs, and 2 canvas accessory bags.  The tables are made of high-density polyethylene

In ruling NY N318037 (March 31, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of the Sidestream Tubing and Mask (disposable) kit. Each kit consists of a Sidestream disposable plastic assembly (nebulizer), a child aerosol mask assembly, disposable plastic tubing, and an instruction manual.  The ruling states that the kit will be used with

In ruling NY N317565 (March 11, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of the “In-Wash Scent Booster,” described as scented booster beads packaged for retail sale. As stated in the ruling, the beads are placed directly into a washing machine in order to provide a boost of long-lasting freshness and fragrance to