Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
RE: The tariff classification of 2,3-Dimethyl-2-Butene (CAS 563-79-1) from China.
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated February 25, 1999, you requested a tariff classification ruling for 2,3-Dimethyl-2-Butene which you have stated is a chemical intermediate and will be packaged in bulk form.
The applicable subheading will be 2901.29.1050, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for acyclic hydrocarbons: unsaturated: other. This provision is duty free.
This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Part 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).
A copy of the ruling or the control number indicated above should be provided with the entry documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If you have any questions regarding the ruling, contact National Import Specialist Thomas Brady at 212-637-7063.
Robert B. Swierupski