Mr. Joseph R. Hoffacker
Barthco Trade Consultants, Inc.
7575 Holstein Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19153
RE: The tariff classification of Galaxolide (CAS 1222-05-5)
Dear Mr. Hoffacker:
In your letter dated April 21, 1998, on behalf of your client
Samyou International, you requested a tariff classification ruling
for Galaxolide (Chemical Name - 1,3,4,6,7,8-Hexahydro-
4,6,6,7,8,8-Hexamethyl-Cyclopenta[g]-2-Benzopyran which is used as a
The applicable subheading will be 2932.99.7000, Harmonized
Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for
heterocyclic compounds with oxygen hetero-atom(s) only: other. The
rate of duty will be 2.2 cents per kilogram plus 12.3 percent ad
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.
Robert B. Swierupski