Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
RE: The tariff classification of R-(+)-Bornylamine (CAS # 32511-34-5) from England
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated August 6, 1999, you requested a tariff classification ruling.
R-(+)-Bornylamine is a cyclanic monoamine-function compound used as a pharmaceutical intermediate.
The applicable subheading for R-(+)-Bornylamine, also known as 1,7,7-Trimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-amine, will be 2921.30.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Cyclanic, cyclenic or cycloterpenic mono- or polyamines, and their derivatives; salts thereof: Other:….. The rate of duty will be 3.7 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 Stephanie Joseph at 212-637-7066.
Robert B. Swierupski