Mr. Edmund J. Corboy
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
9655 West Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, Illinois 60018-5299
RE: The tariff classification of 5-Sulfosalicylic Acid Dihydrate
(CAS # 5965-83-3) from India
Dear Mr. Corboy:
In your letter dated February 11, 1992, you requested a
tariff classification ruling.
The applicable HTS subheading for 5-Sulfosalicylic Acid
Dihydrate (CAS # 5965-83-3) will be 2918.29.1000, Harmonized
Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for
carboxylic acids with additional oxygen function and their
anhydrides, halides, peroxides and peroxyacids; their
halogenated, sulfonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives:
carboxylic acids with phenol function but without other oxygen
function, their anhydrides, halides, peroxides, peroxyacids and
their derivatives: other: 5-sulfosalicylic acid. The duty rate
will be 5.8 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 already been filed, this ruling should be brought
to the attention of the Customs officer handling the transaction.
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport