Ms. Lily Lee
One Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10119
RE: The tariff classification of H Acid (CAS # 90-20-0) from
Dear Ms. Lee:
In your letter dated July 8, 1991, you requested a tariff
The applicable HTS subheading for H Acid (CAS # 90-20-0)
also known as 1-Amino-8-hydroxy-3,6-naphthalenedisulfonic acid
will be 2922.21.1000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United
States (HTS), which provides for oxygen-function amino-compounds:
amino-naphthols and other amino-phenols, their ethers and esters,
other than those containing more than one kind of oxygen
function; salts thereof: aminohydroxynaphthalenesulfonic acids
and their salts: 1-amino-8-hydroxy-3,6-naphthalenedisulfonic
acid. The duty rate will be 5.8 percent ad valorem. This
product is temporarily free of duty under 9902.29.33, HTS.
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 already been filed, this ruling should be brought
to the attention of the Customs officer handling the transaction.
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport