OCT 29 1990
Lisa J. Yuliano
354 Main Street, P.O. Box 639
Chatham, New Jersey 07928
RE: The tariff classification of Clobetasol Propionate, Amikacin
Base, and Amikacin Sulfate from Italy.
Dear Ms. Yuliano:
In your letter dated October 1, 1990 you requested a tariff
Clobetasol propionate is a corticosteroid used as an anti-
inflammatory agent. Amikacin base and amikacin sulfate are
semisynthetic aminoglycosides used as anti-bacterial agents.
The applicable subheading for the clobetasol propionate will
be 2937.22.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for halogenated derivatives of adrenal
cortical hormones . The rate of duty will be 6 percent ad
valorem. The applicable subheading for the amikacin base and
sulfate will be 2941.90.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the
United States (HTS), which provides for other, other antibiotics,
other. The rate of duty will be 3.7 percent ad valorem.
This merchandise may be subject to the regulations of the
Food and Drug Administration. You may contact them at 5600
Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, telephone number (202)
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