CLA-2-29:R:N2:240 814008

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 classification ruling.

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
National Commodity
Specialist Division