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 December 31, 1991, you requested a
tariff classification ruling for the following dyes:
Color Index Name CAS#
Disperse Red 73 12270-46-1
Disperse Red 118 52623-75-3
Disperse Red 160 61968-50-1
Disperse Red 167 61968-53-4
Disperse Red 167:1 79300-13-3
The applicable subheading for Disperse Red 73 and Disperse
Red 118 will be 3204.11.1000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the
United States (HTS). The rate of duty will be 9 percent ad
The applicable subheading for Disperse Red 160 and Disperse
Red 167:1 will be 3204.11.2000 HTS, which provides for other
disperse 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 Disperse Red 167 will be
3204.11.5000, HTS, which provides for other disperse 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
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport