Mr. Bernard A. Trugman
90 West Street
New York, N.Y. 10006
RE: The tariff classification of a blend of anhydrous milk fat
and sugar, from Belgium.
Dear Mr. Trugman:
This classification decision under the Harmonized Tariff
Schedule of the United States (HTS) is being issued in accordance
with the provisions of Section 177 of the Customs Regulations (19
DATE OF INQUIRY : July 6, 1990
MERCHANDISE : A mixture of 44 percent anhydrous milk
fat and 56 percent sugar. The blend
will be packed in 25 kilogram boxes with
inner plastic bags, and used as an
ingredient in the manufacture of
foodstuffs such as ice cream.
HTS PROVISION : Food preparations not elsewhere
specified or included... other...
containing over 5.5 percent by weight of
butterfat and not packaged for retail
sale... provided for in subheading
HTS SUBHEADING : 2106.90.4010
RATE OF DUTY : 16 percent ad valorem.
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