Ms. Sheila Heerdt
Ren Pharm International, Ltd.
350 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 204
Jericho, NY 11753

RE: The tariff classification of Cannabidiol (CAS No. 13956-29-1) in bulk powder form, from Italy

Dear Ms. Heerdt:

In your letter dated July 13, 2021, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a phytocannabinoid indicated for the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome or Dravet Syndrome in patients 2 years of age and older.

The applicable subheading for the Cannabidiol imported in bulk powder form will be 2907.29.9000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for "Polyphenols; phenol-alcohols: Other: Other." The rate of duty will be 5.5 percent ad valorem. Currently, Cannabidiol is not listed in the Pharmaceutical Appendix to the Tariff Schedule.

Duty rates are provided for your convenience and are subject to change. The text of the most recent HTSUS and the accompanying duty rates are provided on the World Wide Web at

This merchandise may be subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and/or The Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (The Bioterrorism Act), which are administered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Information on the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as well as The Bioterrorism Act, can be obtained by calling the FDA at 1-888-463-6332, or by visiting their website at

This merchandise may also be subject to the requirements of the Controlled Substances Act, which are enforced by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Office of Diversion Control. You may contact them at 2401 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria, VA 22301, telephone (800) 882-9539.

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 Judy Lee at


Steven A. Mack
National Commodity Specialist Division