Mr. Edmund J. Corboy
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
9655 West Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, IL 60018-5299
RE: The tariff classification of 2-ethyl-1,3-cyclopentane dione
(CAS# 823- 36-9) from Canada.
Dear Mr. Corboy:
In your letter dated April 8, 1992, you requested a tariff
The applicable subheading for 2-ethyl-1,3-cyclopentane dione
will be 2914.29.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United
States (HTS), which provides for other cyclanic, cyclenic or
cycloterpenic ketones without other oxygen function. The rate of
duty will be 4.8 percent ad valorem.
Goods classifiable under subheading 2914.29.5000 HTS, which
have originated in the territory of Canada, will be entitled to a
0.9 percent ad valorem rate of duty under the United States-
Canada Free Trade Agreement (FTA) upon compliance with all
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