Aug 9 1990
Edmund J. Corboy
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
9655 West Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, Illinois 60018-5299
RE: The tariff classification of R-epichlorohydrin (CAS # 51594-
55-9) from Japan.
Dear Mr. Corboy:
In your letter dated July 19, 1990 you requested a tariff
The applicable subheading for R-epichlorohydrin (CAS #
51594-55-9) will be 2910.30.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of
the United States (HTS), which provides for epichlorohydrin. The
rate of duty will be 3.7 percent ad valorem.
Compounds classifiable in subheading 2910.30.0000 HTS, when
imported to be used in the manufacture of photografic color
couplers, are temporarily free of duty under subheading
9902.29.01 HTS, when all appropiate requirements have been met.
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