CLA-2-29:RR:NC:2:240 J86552

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

RE: The tariff classification of 3-Chloroaniline, CAS #108-42-9, imported in bulk form, from India

Dear Mr. Chivini:

In your letter dated June 24, 2003, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The subject product, 3-Chloroaniline, also known as 3-Chlorobenzenamine, is indicated for use as a pharmaceutical intermediate.

The applicable subheading for 3-Chloroaniline, also known as m-Chloroaniline, will be 2921.42.3600, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Aromatic monoamines and their derivatives; salts thereof: Aniline derivatives and their salts: m-Chloroaniline… The rate of duty will be 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 Stephanie Joseph at 646-733-3268.


Robert B. Swierupski
National Commodity
Specialist Division