Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
RE: The tariff classification of 2,3-Benzofuran (CAS 271-89-6)
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated April 1, 1997, you requested a tariff
classification ruling for 2,3-Benzofuran (Chemical Name - Coumarone)
which you have stated is a chemical intermediate and will be packaged in
The applicable subheading will be 2932.99.3200, Harmonized Tariff
Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for heterocyclic
compounds with nitrogen hetero-atom(s) only: other. This provision is
free of duty.
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.
Gwenn Klein Kirschner
Chief, Special Products Branch