Ms. Liz Neger
635 Brighton Road
P.O. Box 1649
Clifton, NJ 07015-1649
RE: The tariff classification of 1-Adamantadine hydrochloride,
CAS 665-66-7 from Switzerland
Dear Ms. Neger:
In your letter dated April 20, 1998 you requested a tariff
1-Adamantadine hydrochloride, CAS 665-66-7, is also known as
1-Amantadine hydrochloride, 1-Adamantamine hydrochloride and
Tricyclo[3,3,1,13,7] decan-1-amine hydrochloride. The product is
used as an anti-platelet agent.
The applicable subheading for 1-Adamantadine hydrochloride
will be 2921.30.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United
States (HTS), which provides for Cyclanic, cyclenic or
cycloterpenic mono- or polyamines, and their derivatives; salts
thereof. The rate of duty will be 3.7 percent ad valorem.
Pursuant to General Note 13, HTSUSA, the rate of duty will be
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