Mr. James M. Stanton
Schenectady International Inc.
P.O. Box 1046
Schenectady, NY 12301
RE: The tariff classification of C.P. Phenol (CAS 108-95-2) from
Germany, Mexico and Brazil, and Theic (CAS 839-90-7) from
Dear Mr. Stanton:
In your letter dated August 1, 1995 you requested a tariff
classification ruling for C.P. Phenol and Theic.
The applicable subheading for C.P. Phenol will be
2907.11.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for phenols; phenol-alcohols: monophenols.
The rate of duty from Germany will be 6.9 percent ad valorem.
This provision is duty free if imported from Mexico. Articles
classifiable under subheading 2907.11.0000 HTS, which are
products of Brazil, are entitled to duty free treatment under the
Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), if renewed, upon
compliance with all applicable regulations.
The applicable subheading for Theic will be 2933.69.6050,
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which
provides for heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen hetero-atom(s)
only; nucleic acids and their salts: compounds containing an
unfused triazine ring (whether or not hydrogenated) in the
structure: other. The rate of duty will be 3.5 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 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