CLA-2-29:RR:NC:2:239 D84046

Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089

RE: The tariff classification of 2-(Trifluoromethyl)-Phenothiazine (CAS 92-30-8) from France.

Dear Mr. Chivini:

In your letter dated October 23, 1998, you requested a tariff classification ruling for 2-(Trifluoromethyl)-Phenothiazine which you have stated is used as a pharmaceutical intermediate and will be packaged in bulk form.

The applicable subheading will be 2934.30.1200, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for other heterocyclic compounds: compounds containing a phenothiazine ring system (whether or not hydrogenated), not further fused. The rate of duty will be 6.5 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
National Commodity
Specialist Division