Mr. Ajay Pande
Greenwood Products, Inc.
P.O. Box 473
West Warwick, RI 02893
RE: The tariff classification of Beta-Oxy-Napthoic Acid (CAS #
92-70-6); H-Acid (CAS # (90-20-0); and Thiourea Dioxide (CAS #
1758-73-2) from China
Dear Mr. Pande:
In your letter dated April 12, 1993, you requested a tariff
The applicable HTS subheading for Beta-Oxy-Napthoic Acid
92-70-6) also known as 3-hydroxy-2-napthoic Acid will be
2918.29.2500, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for carboxylic acids with phenol function
but without other oxygen function, their anhydrides, halides,
peroxides, peroxyacids and their derivatives: other: 3-hydroxy-2-
naphthoic acid. The duty rate will be 3.7 cents per kilo plus
17.9 percent ad valorem.
The applicable HTS subheading for H Acid (CAS # 90-20-0)
also known as 1-amino-8-hydroxy -3,6-naphthalenedisulfonic acid
will be 2922.21.1000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United
States (HTS), which provides for oxygen-function amino-compounds:
amino-naphthols and other amino-phenols, their ethers and esters,
other than those containing more than one kind of oxygen
function; salts thereof: aminohydroxynaphthalenesulfonic acids
and their salts: 1-amino-8-hydroxy-3,6-naphthalenedisulfonic
acids. The duty rate will be 5.8 percent ad valorem.
The applicable HTS subheading for Thiourea Dioxide (CAS #
1758-73-2) will be 2930.90.4550, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of
the United States (HTS), which provides for organo-sulfur
compounds: other: other: other: acids: other. The duty rate will
be 4.2 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 already been filed, this ruling should be brought
to the attention of the Customs officer handling the transaction.
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport