Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
RE: The tariff classification of S-Trityl-3-Mercaptopropionic Acid (CAS 27144-18-9) from the United Kingdom.
Dear Mr. Chivini:
In your letter dated May 22, 2001, you requested a tariff classification ruling for S-Trityl-3-Mercaptopropionic Acid which you have stated is used for research and development and will be packaged in bulk form.
The applicable subheading will be 2930.90.2900, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for organo-sulfur compounds: other. 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 Andrew Stone at 212-637-7063.
Robert B. Swierupski