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HQ 956847

August 15, 1994

CLA-2 CO:R:C:F 956847 GFC


TARIFF NO.: 3301.29.1000

Mr. Philip Michael
Nature's Oils Pty, Ltd.
ACN No. 051 546 162
12 Henry Street
Norwood, S.A., 5067

RE: Eucalyptus Oil from Australia

Dear Mr. Michael:

This is in response to your letter of August 8, 1994, requesting the tariff classification of eucalyptus oil. You also request information on "purity, identity, manufacturing and other standards."


The commodity consists of essential oil of eucalyptus in small bottles for therapeutic use from Australia.


What is the tariff classification of such eucalyptus oil under the Tariff Schedules of the United States (HTS)?


Essential oils (terpeneless or not), . . . of eucalyptus, are provided for under item 3301.29.1000 of the HTS and are dutiable at a reduced rate of 2.1% ad valorem.


The essential oil "Eucalyptus Oil" is classifiable under the provision for "Essential oils (terpeneless or not), . . . of eucalyptus, in subheading 3301.29.1000 of the HTS at a reduced rate of 2.1% ad valorem.

Additional requirements may be imposed on this product by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). You may contact the FDA at the following:

Import Branch HFS-606
Food and Drug Administration
200 C Street, SW., Room 5404
Washington, D.C. 20204


John Durant, Director
Commercial Rulings Division

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