Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089-4537
RE: The tariff classification of 2-Chlorobenzonitrile (CAS # 873-32-5) from
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated June 16, 1998, you requested a tariff classification
The applicable subheading for 2-Chlorobenzonitrile will be 2926.90.1700,
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for
Nitrile-function compounds: Other: Aromatic: o-Chlorobenzonitrile..... The rate
of duty will be 14.6 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