APR 08 1991
Mr. Edmund J. Corboy
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
9655 West Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, IL 60018-5299
RE: The tariff classification of uracil from Japan.
Dear Mr. Corboy:
In your letter dated March 21, 1991, you requested a tariff
The applicable subheading for uracil (CAS# 66-22-8) will be
2933.59.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for other heterocyclic compounds containing
a pyrimidine or piperazine ring in the structure. The rate of
duty 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 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