Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089-4537
RE: The tariff classification of Benzyloxy-3-chloro-2-propanol
(CAS # 103024-85-7) from England
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated August 17, 1995, you requested a tariff
The applicable subheading for Benzyloxy-3-chloro-2-propanol
also known as 1-Chloro-3-(phenylmethoxy)-2-propanol will be
2909.49.1000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for ether-alcohols and their halogenated,
sulfonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives: other: aromatic:
other: products described in additional U.S. note 3 to section
VI. The rate of duty will be 12.7 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
Stephanie Joseph at 212-466-5768.
Roger J. Silvestri