Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
RE: The tariff classification of Phenyl Piperazine HCL (CAS 2210-93-7) from France.
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated May 1, 1997, you requested a tariff
classification ruling for Phenyl Piperazine HCL which you have stated
is a pharmaceutical intermediate and will be packaged in bulk form.
The applicable subheading will be 2933.59.7000, Harmonized
Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for
heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen hetero-atom(s) only; nucleic acids
and their salts: compounds containing a pyrimidine ring (whether or not
hydrogenated) or piperazine ring in the structure; nucleic acids and
their salts: other. The rate of duty will be 11.4 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.
Gwenn Klein Kirschner
Chief, Special Products