Mr. Jonathan Hupert
Biddle Sawyer Corporation
2 Penn Plaza
New York, N.Y. 10121
RE:: The tariff classification of O-Naphthionic acid, monosodium salt (CAS #
61240-37-7) from Japan
Dear Mr. Hupert:
In your letter dated July 20, 1998, you requested a tariff classification
The applicable subheading for O-Naphthionic acid, monosodium salt, also
known as 1-Amino-2-naphthalenesulfonic acid, monosodium salt, will be
2921.45.6000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which
provides for Amine-function compounds: Aromatic monoamines and their
derivatives: salts thereof: Other: Products described in additional U.S. note 3
to section VI..... The rate of duty will be 10.7 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