In ruling NY N313570 (Aug 21, 2020), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of a cleaning pad from China. It is described as the inShield Wiper®, a dusting pad consisting of a 1.75 centimeter thick sponge covered with an 80% polyester and 20 % polyamide microfiber fabric.  It incorporates two woven elastic straps

In ruling NY N313534 (August 18, 2020), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of the LifeSmart-TrueWash, described as an Ozone and ultraviolet (UV) sterilizer.  The device measures approximately 14 inches wide, 14 inches high and 16 inches deep and is meant to be placed on a user’s kitchen counter or table.  The device

In ruling NY N313554 (August 4, 2020), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of a Bluetooth-enabled speaker. The item is the Drips Wireless Speaker, which incorporates a single 3 watt speaker and microphone.  It is compatible with any Bluetooth-enabled device, such as a smartphone.  It can answer/reject incoming telephone calls, redial the last

In ruling NY N313219 (July 29, 2020), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of the SNAPXT Thermal Scanner. It consists of an infrared thermometer connected to a programmable 8-inch touch screen. The device also encompasses a RGB dual-lens color camera and infrared camera for facial recognition, LED lights for increased visibility of the

In ruling NY N313010 (July 22, 2020), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of the AquaFusion Water Filter.

General Rule of Interpretation (GRI) 1, HTSUS, states in part that for legal purposes, classification shall be determined according to the terms of the headings, any relative section or chapter notes and, unless otherwise required,

In ruling NY N312553 (July 16, 2020), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of vegetable oil spreads.

There are two products under review:

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® is made of vegetable oil (canola oil, palm kernel oil, and palm oil, canola – 45 percent), water, salt, sunflower lecithin, natural flavor, vinegar,

In ruling NY N312202 (June 18, 2020), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of the Plus Bionics POD. It is a composite machine that has several features including facial recognition, temperature reading, disinfection, an LCD display and alarms for high temperature readings. When entering the unit, the user will place their face in