Ms. Erika Dominguez
Zeta Pharm, Inc.
70 West 36th Street
New York, NY 10018
RE: The tariff classification of phenyl salicylate in bulk form
Dear Ms. Dominguez:
In your letter dated October 3, 1991 you requested a tariff
Phenyl salicylate also known as Salol is suitable for use as
an analgesic drug.
The applicable subheading for the phenyl salicylate will be
2918.23.1000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for Salol (phenyl salicylate) suitable for
medicinal use. The rate of duty will be 6.8 percent ad valorem
This merchandise may be subject to the regulations of the
Food and Drug Administration. You may contact them at 5600
Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, telephone number (202)
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