NY 814005 October 17, 1995
Mr. Christopher Capossela
Crompton & Knowles Colors Inc.
52 Amsterdam St.
Newark, NJ 07105
RE: The tariff classification of Secondary Butyl Chloride (CAS 78-86-4) and N-Butyl Chloride (CAS 109-69-3) from Japan.
Dear Mr. Caposella:
In your letter dated August 15, 1995, you requested a tariff
classification ruling for the above products which are used in
The applicable subheading for secondary butyl chloride
(Chemical Name - 2-chloro-butane) will be 2903.19.3000,
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which
provides for halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons: saturated
chlorinated derivatives of acyclic hydrocarbons: other. This
provision is duty free.
The applicable subheading for n-butyl chloride (Chemical
Name - 1-chloro butane) will be 2903.19.6050, Harmonized Tariff
Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for
halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons: saturated chlorinated
derivatives of acyclic hydrocarbons: other. The rate of duty
will be 16.8 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 the ruling or the control number indicated above
should be provided with the entry documents filed at the time
this merchandise is imported. If you have any questions
regarding the ruling, contact National Import Specialist Thomas
Brady at (212)466-5747.
Roger J. Silvestri