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NY 860935

MAR 26 1991

CLA-2-29:S:N:N1:238 860935


TARIFF NO.: 2922.50.1500

James A. Arcure
Astra Pharmaceutical Products, Inc.
50 Otis Street
Westborough, Massachusetts 01581-4500

RE: The tariff classification of Metoprolol (2-Propanol, 1[4-(2- methoxyethyl)phenoxy]-3-[(1-methlethyl)amino] or 1- (Isopropylamino)-3-
[p-(2-methoxyethyl)phenoxy]-2-propanol) from Sweden.

Dear Mr. Arcure:

In your letter dated February 25, 1991 you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The Metoprolol is an aromatic anti-adrenergic (b-receptor) cardiovascular base drug in bulk form.

The applicable subheading for the Metoprolol will be 2922.50.1500,
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for amino-alcohol-phenols containing other aromatic cardiovascular drugs, other.
The duty rate will be 8 percent ad valorem.

Your inquiry does not provide enough information for us to give a classification ruling on the "finished product in process". Your request for a classification ruling should include the chemical name, structure, CAS number, and form it will be imported, eg., bulk, powder, tablets, etc.

This merchandise may be subject to the regulations of the Food and Drug Administration. You may contact them at 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, telephone number (202) 443-3380.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Section 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).

A copy of this ruling letter should be attached to the entry documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If the documents have been filed without a copy, this ruling should be brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the transaction.


Jean F. Maguire
Area Director
New York Seaport

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