CLA-2-29:RR:NC:2 239 D85544
Mr. S. Halaburda
Bernard X. Conlon
2530 Polk St.
Union, NJ 07083
RE: The tariff classification of Beta Ionone Natural (CAS 79-77-6) from France.
Dear Mr. Halaburda:
In your letter dated December 4, 1998, on behalf of your client
Robertet, Inc., you requested a tariff classification ruling for Beta
Ionone Natural (Chemical Name -
4-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohen-1yl)-3-buten-2-one) which you have stated
is a used for perfumery products and flavoring.
The applicable subheading will be 2914.23.0000, 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: ionones and methylionones. The rate of duty will be 5.7
percent ad valorem. The rate of duty for 1999 will be 5.5 percent.
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