NY 849704
MAR 02 1990

CLA-2-29:S:N:N1:239 849704

3204.12.5000; 3204.14.5000

Mr. David E. Moreland
Alcan Rubber & Chemical, Inc.
3570 Executive Drive, Suite 208
Uniontown, Ohio 44685-8712

RE: The tariff classification of six leather dyes from Argentina.

Dear Mr. Mr. Moreland:

In your letter dated February 13, 1990, you requested a tariff classification ruling. The applicable Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) subheadings and rates of duty for these products will be as follows:

CHEMICAL PRODUCT HTS DUTY Vilmacor Black GTR 250% 3204.12.4000 15 percent ad valorem Acid black 224 (CAS# 85480-86-0)

Vilmacor Brown NR 150% 3204.12.4000 15 percent ad valorem Acid brown 75 (CAS# 6637-87-2)

Vilmacor Brown NT 150% 3204.12.2000 9.2 percent ad valorem Acid brown 165 (CAS# 63600-31-7)

Vilmacor Brown DS 150% 3204.12.1000 14.2 percent ad valorem Acid brown 58 (CAS# 70210-34-3)

Vilmacor Black GBN 3204.14.5000 20 percent ad valorem Direct Black 166 (CAS# 71871-39-4)

Vilmacor Black FC 200% 3204.12.5000 20 percent ad valorem Acid black 209 (CAS# 72827-68-0)

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 transaction.


Jean F. Maguire
Area Director
New York Seaport