Mr. Robert J. Greenawalt
Carbide Chemicals and Plastics Company, Inc.
39 Old Ridgebury Road
Danbury, CT 06817-0001
RE: The tariff classification of Union Carbide low profile
additive LP-85D44 from Switzerland
Dear Mr. Greenawalt:
In your letter dated September 18, 1991 you requested a
tariff classification ruling.
The product is a polymeric solution containing polyvinyl
acetate that will be used in resin transfer moulding.
The applicable subheading for the Union Carbide low profile
additive LP-85D44 will be 3905.19.0000, Harmonized Tariff
Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for polymers
of polyvinyl acetate, other. The rate of duty will be 4 percent
This merchandise may be subject to the regulations of the
Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticides and Toxic
Substances. You may contact them at 402 M Street, S.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20460, telephone number (202) 554-1404) or EPA
Region II at (908) 321-6669.
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