Apr 10 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 Fast Red 5B Direct Red 82 unknown
Fast Violet 2 RL Direct Violet 7 6227-10-7
Direct Violet Direct Violet 9 6227-14-1
Direct Fast Helio B Direct Violet 51 5489-77-0
Paper Yellow T Direct Yellow 11 1325-37-7
The applicable subheading for Direct Fast Red 5B will be
3204.14.3000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for other direct dyes: products described
in additional U.S. note 3 to section VI. The rate of duty will
be 15 percent ad valorem.
The applicable subheading for Fast Violet 2 RL, Direct
Violet, Direct Fast Helio B and Paper Yellow T will be
3204.14.5000, HTS, which provides for other direct dyes. The
rate of duty will be 20 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