Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089-4537
RE: The tariff classification of 2,2-Difluoroethanol (CAS # 359-13-7) from England
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated March 16, 1998, you requested a tariff
The applicable subheading for 2,2-Difluoroethanol will be
2905.19.0050, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for Saturated monohydric alcohols: Other:
Other. The rate of duty will be 3.7 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