Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089-4537
RE: The tariff classification of Citral (CAS # 5392-40-5) from
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated May 18, 1998, you requested a tariff
The applicable subheading for Citral, also known as 3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-Octadienal, will be 2912.19.1000, Harmonized Tariff
Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Acyclic
aldehydes without other oxygen function: Other: Odoriferous or
flavoring compounds: Citral...... The rate of duty will be 5.7
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