Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089-4537
RE: The tariff classification of DL-Phenylglycine (CAS # 2835-06-5) from China
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated December 16, 1997, you requested a
tariff classification ruling.
The applicable subheading for DL-Phenylglycine will be
2922.49.3700, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for oxygen-function amino-compounds: amino-acids and their esters, other than those containing more than one
kind of oxygen function; salts thereof: other: aromatic: other:
other: other. The rate of duty will be 2.2 cents per kilogram
plus 12 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
Stephanie Joseph at 212-466-5768.
Robert B. Swierupski