Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089-4537
RE: The tariff classification of D-Arabinose (CAS # 28697-53-2)
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated April 12, 1997, you requested a tariff
The applicable subheading for D-Arabinose will be
2940.00.2000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for sugars, chemically pure, other than
sucrose, lactose, maltose, glucose and fructose; sugar ethers and
sugar esters, and their salts, other than products of heading
2937, 2938 or 2839: D-Arabinose. The rate of duty will be free.
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
Stephanie Joseph at 212-466-5768.
Gwenn Klein Kirschner
Chief, Special Products Branch