Mr. Wayne Buehrer
Tomen America Inc.
444 Market Street, Suite 1000
San Francisco, California 94111
RE: The tariff classification of epichlorohydrin from Japan.
Dear Mr. Buehrer:
In your letter dated August 5, 1992, you requested a tariff
The applicable subheading for the product described above
will be 2910.30.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United
States (HTS), which provides for epichlorohydrin. The rate of
duty will be 3.7 percent ad valorem.
Chemicals classified in HTS subheading 2910.30.0000, when
imported to be used in making photografic color couplers or to be
used as photografic color couplers, may be temporarily duty free
under HTS 9902.29.01, provided all appropiate requirements have
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