FEB 12 1991
Ms. Sophie Thai
Marubeni America Corporation
200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166-0199
RE: The tariff classification of five dyes from Japan.
Dear Ms. Thai:
In your letter dated December 6, 1990, you requested a
tariff classification ruling.
The products, which are dichroic dyes and are used to color
the nematic phase in liquid crystal displays, are:
PRODUCT NAME CHEMICAL NAME
G-309 4-(4-(4-(4-pentoxy phenyl)phenylazo)
G-375 1,5 dihydroxy-2-(4-heptyloxyphenyl)-4,5-di-
G-313 8-amino-4-(4-n-butyl phenylamino)-2-(4-n-
butoxy phenyl)-1,5-dihydroxy anthraquinone
The applicable subheading for these five dyes will be
3204.19.4000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for other synthetic organic coloring matter
and preparations based thereon. The rate of duty will be 15
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 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