Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089-4537
RE: The tariff classification of R(-)Epichlorohydrin (CAS #
51594-55-9) from Japan
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated August 14, 1995, you requested a tariff
The applicable subheading for R(-)Epichlorohydrin also known
as (-)Chloromethyloxirane and 1-chloro-2,3-epoxypropane will be
2910.30.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for epoxides, epoxyalcohols, epoxyphenols
and epoxyethers, with a three-membered ring, and their
halogenated, sulfonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives:
1-Chloro-2,3-epoxypropane (Epichlorohydrin). The rate of duty
will be 3.7 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