Mr. Victor Tan
6679 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Suite F
Norcross, GA 30092
RE: The tariff classification of four chemical products from
Dear Mr. Tan:
In your letter dated September 8, 1992, you requested a
tariff classification ruling.
The applicable subheading for benzophenone technical (CAS#
119-61-9) will be 2914.30.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the
United States (HTS), which provides for aromatic ketones without
other oxygen function. The rate of duty will be 11.9 percent ad
The applicable subheading for BNX 1770, which is di-
(2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-4-hydroxy-piperidine)sebacate (CAS# 52829-
07-9), will be 2933.39.2000, HTS. The rate of duty will be 5.8
percent ad valorem.
The applicable subheading for BNX 1680, which is tris (2,4-
di-tert-butylphenyl) phosphite (CAS# 31570-04-4), will be
2920.90.2000, HTS, which provides for other aromatic esters of
inorganic acids (excluding esters of hydrogen halides) and their
salts; their halogenated, sulfonated, nitrated or nitrosated
derivatives. The rate of duty will be 7.2 percent ad valorem.
The applicable subheading for Sunmodur RFE, which is a
solution of thiophosphoric acid tris-(p-isocyanato-phenyl ester)
(CAS# 4151-51-3) in ethyl acetate, will be 3823.90.2700, HTS,
which provides for other mixtures containing 5 percent or more by
weight of one or more aromatic or modified aromatic substances.
The rate of duty will be 3.7 cents per kilogram plus 13.6 percent
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