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NY 863817

JUN 20 1991

CLA-2-29:S:N:N1:238 863817


TARIFF NO.: 2935.00.3100, 2924.21.3000

Ms. Joan von Doehren
Interchem Corpiration
120 Rt. 17 North, Suite 115
Paramus, NJ 07652

RE: The tariff classification of Sulfamethoxazole [4-Amino-N-(5- methyl-3-isoxazolyl) benzenesulfonamide] and Trichlorocarbanilide aka Triclocarban (3,4,4-Trichlorocarbanilide) from Mexico

Dear Ms. von Doehren:

In your letter dated May 17, 1991 you requested a tariff classification ruling.

Sulfamethoxazole is a sulfonamide used as an antibacterial drug. Trichlorocarbanilide is a cyclic amide derivative and is used as a disinfectant drug.

The applicable subheading for the Sulfamethoxazole will be 2935.00.3100, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for other anti-infective sulfonamide drugs. The rate of duty will be 8 percent ad valorem. The applicable subheading for Trichlorocarbanilide will be 2924.21 3000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for other aromatic cyclic amides, other, of carboxyamide-function compounds. The rate of duty will be 3.7 cents per kilogram plus 18.1 percent ad valorem.

Articles classifiable under subheading 2935.00.3100, HTS, which are products of Mexico, are entitled to duty free treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) upon compliance with all applicable regulations.

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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