CLA-2-38:RR:NC:1:236 A88760

Mr. Vilash Ruparelia

Account Representative

A. Burghart Shipping Co., Inc.

Hemisphere Center

Newark, NJ 07114

RE: The tariff classification of Brimac from Scotland

Dear Mr. Ruparelia:

In your letter dated October 18, 1996, on behalf of your client Mincing Trading Corp., you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The applicable subheading for Brimac will be 3802.90.1000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, which provides for activated carbon; activated natural mineral products; animal black, including spent animal black:... Other:... Bone Black. The rate of duty will be 5.8 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 V. Gualario at 212-466-5744.


Roger J. Silvestri


National Commodity

Specialist Division