Mr. Robert F. Gilbane
Executive Vice President
49 Riverside Avenue
P.O. Box 2846
RE: The tariff classification of inositol and diphenhydramine
hydrochloride from Japan.
Dear Mr. Gilbane:
In your letter dated March 5, 1992, you requested a tariff
The applicable subheading for inositol will be 2906.13.1000,
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which
provides for inositols. The rate of duty will be 5.8 percent ad
The applicable subheading for diphenhydramine hydrochloride
(CAS no.147-24-0) is 2922.19.1500 HTS, and is dutiable at the
rate of 7.6 percent ad valorem. The subheading you indicated in
your letter is for the base material.
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