CLA-2-29:RR:NC:2 239 A89644
Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
RE: The tariff classification of 2-Pentyl-2-Cyclopenten-1-One (CAS 25564-22-1) from Japan.
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated November 13, 1996, you requested a tariff classification ruling for 2-Pentyl-2-Cyclopenten-1-One which you have stated is a chemical intermediate and will be packaged in bulk form.
The applicable subheading will be 2914.29.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for ketones and quinones, whether or not with other oxygen function, and their halogenated, sulfonated, nitrated, or nitrosated derivatives: cyclanic, cyclenic or cycloterpenic ketones without other oxygen function: other. The rate of duty will be 4.8 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 Thomas Brady at 212-466-5747.
Roger J. Silvestri