OCT 02 1990
Mr. Edward M. Donohoe
P.O. Box 7656
5000 Old Osborne Turnpike
Richmond, Virginia 23231
RE: The tariff classification of Ralox 630, CAS 6683-19-8 from
Dear Mr. Donohoe:
In your letter dated September 4, 1990, you requested a
tariff classification ruling.
Ralox 630 is a non staining phenolic antoxidant used as a
stabilizer in plastic production and processing as well as for
adhesives. The chemical names for Ralox 630, CAS # 6683-1-8,
hydroxycinnamate)]-methane and 3,5-Bis(1,1-dimethylethyl-4-
The applicable HTS subheading for Ralox 630 will be
2918.29.5090, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for carboxylic acids with phenol function
but without other oxygen function, their anhydrides, halides,
peroxides, peroxyacids and their derivatives: other. The duty
rate will be 3.7 cents per kilo plus 17.9 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 this ruling letter should be attached to the entry
documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If the
documents have already been filed, this ruling should be brought
to the attention of the Customs officer handling the transaction.
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport