Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089-4537
RE: The tariff classification of L-Phenylalanine (CAS # 63-91-1) from Korea
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated May 29, 1998, you requested a tariff classification
The applicable subheading for L-Phenylalanine will be 2922.49.1000,
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for
Amino-acids and their esters, other than those containing more than one kind of
oxygen function; salts thereof: Other: Aromatic: L-Phenylalanine. Pursuant to
General Note 13 to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, this product will be free of
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