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NY 861533

APR 12 1991

CLA-2-29:S:N:N1:239 861533


TARIFF NO.: 3204.16.2000; 3204.16.3000; 3204.16.5000

Mr. Dean Shah
Spectra Dyestuffs Inc.
9837 Belmont Street
Bellflower, CA 90706

RE: The tariff classification of five dyes from India.

Dear Mr. Shah:

In your letter dated March 13, 1991, you requested a tariff classification ruling the following Dyes:

Product Color Index Number CAS#

Orange HE2R Reactive Orange 84 unknown

Red HE3B Reactive Red 120 61951-82-4

Red HE7B Reactive Red 141 unknown

Red HE8B Reactive Red 152 unknown

Yellow HE8G Reactive Yellow 105 unknown

The applicable subheading for Red HE3B will be 3204.16.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for other reactive dyes. The rate of duty will be 20 percent ad valorem.

The applicable subheading for Yellow HE8G will be 3204.16.3000, HTS, which provides for other reactive dyes: products described in additional U.S. note 3 to section VI. The rate of duty will be 15 percent ad valorem.

The applicable subheading for Orange HE2R, Red HE7B and Red HE8B will be 3204.16.2000, HTS. The rate of duty will be 8.3 percent ad valorem.

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

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