Mr. Roger Crain
Customs Science Services, Inc.
3506 Frederick Place
Kensington, Maryland 20895-3405
RE: The tariff classification of Taurine, CAS 107-35-7 from
Dear Mr. Crain:
In your letter dated December 11, 1990, you requested a
tariff classification ruling on behalf of your client Lexard
The applicable HTS subheading for Taurine, CAS 107-35-7 will
be 2921.19.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for acyclic monoamines and their
derivatives; salts thereof: other. The duty rate will be 7.9
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