CLA-2-29:RR:NC:2 239 D84009
Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
RE: The tariff classification of 3-Methyl-2-Cyclopenten-1-One
(CAS 2758-18-1) from France.
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated October 19, 1998, you requested a tariff
classification ruling for 3-Methyl-2-Cyclopenten-1-One which you have
stated is a metallocene intermediate and will be packaged in bulk form.
The applicable subheading will be 2914.29.5000, Harmonized Tariff
Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for ketones and
quinones, whether or not with other oxygen function, and their
halogenated, sulfonated, nitrated, or nitrosated derivatives:
cyclanic, cyclenic or cycloterpenic ketones without other oxygen
function: other. The rate of duty will be 4.8 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 Thomas Brady at 212-466-5747.
Robert B. Swierupski