Mr. Bernhard E. Holzapfel
George Uhe Co., Inc.
12 Route 17 North
P.O. Box 970
Paramus, New Jersey 07653-0970
RE: The tariff classification of (2R,3R)-(-)2,3-Butanediol (CAS#
24347-58-8) from Spain
Dear Mr. Holzapfel:
In your letter dated December 14, 1994 you requested a
tariff classification ruling.
The applicable subheading for(2R,3R)-(-)2,3-Butanediol (CAS#
24347-58-8) will be 2905.39.1000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of
the United States (HTS), which provides for acyclic alcohols and
their halogenated, sulfonated, nitrated or nitrosated
derivatives: diols: other: butylene glycol. The rate of duty
will be 10.9 percent ad valorem.
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 been filed without a copy, this ruling should be
brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport