Alice M. Sakosits
S S T Corporation
635 Brighton Road (P.O. Box 1649)
Clifton, New Jersey 07015-1654
RE: The tariff classification of Taurine (CAS # 107-35-7) from Korea
Dear Ms. Sakosits:
In your letter dated November 15, 1994, you requested a
tariff classification ruling.
The applicable HTS subheading for Taurine (CAS # 107-35-7)
also known as 2-Aminoethanesulfonic acid will be 2921.19.5000,
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which
provides for acyclic monoamines and their derivatives; salts
thereof: other: other. The duty rate will be 7.9 percent ad
This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Section
177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).
A copy of this ruling letter should be attached to the entry
documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If the
documents have already been filed, this ruling should be brought
to the attention of the Customs officer handling the transaction.
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport