Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089-4537
RE: The tariff classification of Cyclohexylacetic acid (CAS #
5292-21-7) from Japan
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated November 11, 1998, you requested a
tariff classification ruling.
The applicable subheading for Cyclohexylacetic acid, also
known as Cyclohexaneacetic acid, will be 2916.20.5000, Harmonized
Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for
Cyclanic, cyclenic or cycloterpenic monocarboxylic acids, their
anhydrides, halides, peroxides, peroxyacids and their
derivatives: Other..... The rate of duty will be 3.7 percent ad
valorem. The rate of duty in 1999 will remain the same.
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