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Background

1. This memorandum provides clarification with respect to the term “safety headgear” as found in subheading 6506.10 of the Customs Tariff.

The subheading explanatory note for 6506.10 reads as follows: “This heading covers all hats and headgear not classified in the preceding headings of this chapter or in chapter 63, 68 or 95. It covers, in particular safety headgear (e.g., for sporting activities, military or firemen’s helmets, motor-cyclists’, miners’ or construction workers’ helmets), whether or not fitted with protective padding or, in the case of certain helmets, with microphones or earphones”.

Link: Memorandum