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‘The Blanket You Wear’ Importer Challenges Tariff Classification

Jan. 24, 2022, 3:14 PM

The importer of the Comfy is arguing to a federal trade court that customs officials misclassified the product advertised as “The Blanket You Wear!” as a pullover rather than a blanket, leading to a higher tariff rate.

The sleeved Comfy’s “one-size-fits-all design combines an ultrasoft microfiber exterior with a luxurious, sherpa-lined interior,” according to its website. The product was featured on an episode of “Shark Tank.”

U.S. Customs and Border Protection classified imports of the Comfy under a tariff provision for sweaters, pullovers, sweatshirts, and similar articles, according to Cozy Comfort Co.'s complaint filed Jan. 21 at the U.S. Court ...

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