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NY 863843

JUL 02 1991

CLA-2-30:S:N:N1:238 863843


TARIFF NO.: 3004.90.6003, 3808.40.1000

Mr. Jerome Schraub
MI-TU Instructional Services Inc.
P.O. Box 346, Alden Manor Branch
Floral Park, N.Y. 11003

RE: The tariff classification of Metophane Anesthetic, Pellitol Ointment, Weladol Shampoo, and Weladol Disinfectant packaged for retail sale from

Dear Mr. Schraub:

In your letter dated May 1, 1991 you requested a tariff classification ruling on behalf of your client, Pitman-Moore.

The Metofane is a general inhalation anesthetic used in veterinary surgery. Pellitol is an antiseptic-protective ointment used on small animals. Weladol Antiseptic Shampoo contains 1% iodine and produces a shiny coat on domestic animals. Weladol Disinfectant is a general purpose iodine disinfectant preparation with broad spectrum bactericidal, fungicidal and viricidal action which also cleans and sanitizes.

The applicable subheading for the Metofane Anesthetic, the Pellitol Ointment, and Weladol Antiseptic Shampoo will be 3004.90.6003 Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for other medicaments for other veterinary use packaged for retail sale. The rate of duty will be 6.3 percent ad valorem.

The applicable subheading for the Weladol Disinfectant will be 3808.40.1000 Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for aromatic disinfectant preparations packaged for retail sale. The rate of duty will be 1.8 cents per kilogram plus 9.7 percent ad valorem.

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

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