Mr. Edward M. Donohoe
Supervisor, Sales/Traffic Chemicals/Plastics
P. O. Box 7656
5000 Old Osborne Turnpike
Richmond, Virginia 23231
RE: The tariff classification of butynil chlorohydrinether from
Dear Mr. Donohoe:
In your letter dated August 22, 1991, you requested a tariff
According to your letter this product is a reaction product
made with 2-butyne-1,4-diol and epichlorohydrin.
The applicable subheading for this product is 2909.49.5000,
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which
provides for ether-alcohols. The rate of duty will be 12.3
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