Mr. Nitin D. Parekh, Ph.D
Director-New Business and Technology Developement
Chemie Linz US Inc.
65 Challenger Road
Ridgefield Park, New Jersey 07660
RE: The tariff classification of 2-oxoethyl butyrate
(butyryoxyacetaldehyde) (CAS no 136831-95-3) from Austria.
Dear Mr. Parekh:
In your letter dated March 9, 1993, you requested a tariff
The applicable subheading for the product described above
will be 2915.60.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United
States (HTS), which provides for non-aromatic derivatives of
butyric acid. The rate of duty will be 2.1 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 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