Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089-4537
RE: The tariff classification of CBZ-L-Leucine (CAS # 2018-66-8)
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated September 2, 1998, you requested a
tariff classification ruling.
The applicable subheading for N-CBZ-L-Leucine, also known as
N-Benzyloxycarbonyl-L-leucine, will be 2924.29.7000, Harmonized
Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for
Cyclic amides (including cyclic carbamates) and their
derivatives; salts thereof: Other: Aromatic: Other: Other: 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