APR 12 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 13, 1991, you requested a tariff
classification ruling the following Dyes:
Product Color Index Number CAS#
Magenta MB Reactive Violet 13 unknown
Brill. Yellow C5G Reactive Yellow 1 5089-16-7
Yellow H5G Reactive Yellow 2 50662-99-2
Yellow MGR Reactive Yellow 7 12226-46-9
Yellow H4G Reactive Yellow 18 12226-48-1
The applicable subheading for Yellow MGR and Yellow H4G will
be 3204.16.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for other reactive dyes. The rate of duty
will be 20 percent ad valorem.
The applicable subheading for Magenta MB will be
3204.16.3000, HTS, which provides for other reactive 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 Brill. Yellow C5G will be
3204.16.1000, HTS. The rate of duty will be 14.2 percent ad
The applicable subheading for Yellow H5G will be 3204.16.2000,
HTS. The rate of duty will be 8.3 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