Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089-4537
RE: The tariff classification of L-(+)-Phenylglycine (CAS #
2935-35-5) from Taiwan
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated November 11, 1998, you requested a
tariff classification ruling.
The applicable subheading for L-(+)-Phenylglycine, also
known as(S)-a-Aminobenzeneacetic acid, will be 2922.49.3000,
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which
provides for Oxygen-function amino-compounds: Amino-acids and
their esters, other than those containing more than one kind of
oxygen function; salts thereof: Other: Aromatic: Other: Other:
Products described in additional U.S. note 3 to section VI.....
The rate of duty will be 10.7 percent ad valorem. The rate of
duty in 1999 will be 10 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