NY 864692
JUL 17 1991

CLA-2-29:S:N:N1:239 864692

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 June 20, 1991, you requested a tariff classification ruling for the following dyes:

Product Color Index Name CAS#

Direct Supra Blue BRL Direct Blue 201 60800-55-7

Direct Brown 3G Direct Brown 1 3811-71-0

Direct Light Scarlet F2G Direct Red 224 12222-48-9

Direct Light Rose FR Direct Red 227 12222-51-4

Direct Supra Red BWS Direct Red 243 52953-36-3

The applicable subheading for Direct Supra Blue BRL, Direct Light Scarlet F2G, Direct Light Rose FR and Direct Supra Red BWS 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 Direct Brown 3G 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 transaction.


Jean F. Maguire
Area Director
New York Seaport