CLA-2-29:RR:NC:2:239 E80502

Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089

RE: The tariff classification of N’,N-Bis-(3-Aminopropyl)-Piperazine (CAS 7209-38-3) from Japan.

Dear Mr. Chivini:

In your letter dated April 1, 1999, you requested a tariff classification ruling for N’,N-Bis-(3-Aminopropyl)-Piperazine which you have stated is a flavor and fragrance intermediate and will be packaged in bulk form.

The applicable subheading will be 2933.59.9500, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen hetero-atom(s) only: compounds containing a pyrimidine ring (whether or not hydrogenated) or piperazine ring in the structure; nucleic acids and their salts: other. The rate of duty will be 6.5 percent ad valorem. 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
National Commodity
Specialist Division