APR 08 1991
Mr. Dean Shah
Spectra Dyestuffs Inc.
9837 Belmont Street
Bellflower, CA 90706
RE: The tariff classification of five dyes from India.
Dear Mr. Shah:
In your letter dated March 12, 1991, you requested a tariff
classification ruling the following Dyes:
Product Color Index Number CAS#
Direct Blue 2B Direct Blue 6 2602-46-2
Direct Sky Blue FF Direct Blue 15 2429-74-5
Direct Turquoise Blue G Direct Blue 86 1330-38-7
Direct Brown CN Direct Brown 1 3811-71-0
Direct Brown MR Direct Brown 2 2429-82-5
The applicable subheading for Direct Blue 2B, Direct Sky
Blue FF, Direct Brown CN and Direct Brown MR will be
3204.14.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for other direct dyes. The rate of duty
will be 20 percent ad valorem.
The applicable subheading for Direct Turquoise Blue G will
be 3204.14.2500, HTS. The rate of duty will be 20 percent ad
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