Ms. Debbie Raleigh
American Roland Chemical Corp.
222 Sherwood Avenue
Farmingdale, New York 11735
RE: The tariff classification of BHA (Butylated hydroxyanisole)
(CAS # 25013-16-5) from Belgium
Dear Ms. Raleigh:
In your letter dated September 8, 1998, you requested a
tariff classification ruling.
BHA (Butylated hydroxyanisole), also known as (1,1-Dimethylethyl)-4-methoxyphenol, is an ether-phenol used as an
antioxidant. The applicable subheading for BHA (Butylated
hydroxyanisole) will be 2909.50.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule
of the United States (HTS), which provides for Ether-phenols,
ether-alcohol-phenols and their halogenated, sulfonated, nitrated
or nitrosated derivatives: Other: Other: Other..... The rate of
duty will be 14.2 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