June 18 1990
Mr. Jack Bollini
P. O> Box 18411
Greenboro, North Carolina 27419
RE: The tariff classification of crotonaldehyde aka 2-butenal
from South Africa.
Dear Mr. Bollini:
In your letter dated May 19, 1990, you requested a tariff
The applicable subheading for crotonaldehyde aka 2-butenal
(CAS# 4170-30-3) will be 2912.19.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule
of the United States (HTS), which provides for other aldehydes.
The rate of duty will be 5.6 percent ad valorem.
Imports from South Africa which are produced by parastatal
companies are prohibted importation under the Comprehensive Anti-
Apartheid Act of 1986. Parastatal companies are defined as
companies which are owned, controlled or subsidized by the
government of South Africa.
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
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport