Ms. Melinda O'Brien
Mitsbishi Chemical America, Inc.
1 North Lexington Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601
RE:: The tariff classification of 4-Hydroxybutyl acrylate (CAS # 2478-10-6)
Dear Ms. O'Brien:
In your letter dated June 1, 1998, you requested a tariff classification
The applicable subheading for 4-Hydroxybutyl acrylate, also known as
2-Propenoic acid, 4-hydroxybutyl ester, will be 2916.12.5050, Harmonized Tariff
Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for unsaturated acyclic
monocarboxylic acids, their anhydrides, halides, peroxides, peroxyacids, and
their derivatives: Esters of acrylic acid: 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