CLA-2-29:RR:NC:2:240 C85910

Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089-4537

RE: The tariff classification of 5-Chloro-3-nitrosalicylic acid (CAS # 7195-45-0) from England

Dear Mr. Chivini:

In your letter dated March 18, 1998, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The applicable subheading for 5-Chloro-3-nitrosalicylic acid will be 2918.29.6500, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Carboxylic acids with phenol function but without other oxygen function, their anhydrides, halides, peroxides, peroxyacids and their derivatives: Other: Other: Products described in additional U.S. note 3 to section VI...... The rate of duty will be 10.7 percent ad valorem. This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Part 1 77 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
National Commodity
Specialist Division