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NY 893465

January 26, 1994

CLA-2-29:S:N:N7:238 893465


TARIFF NO.: 2933.40.2700; 2933.90.6100; 2930.90.5035

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

RE: The tariff classification of Atracurium besylate (CAS-64228-81-5); Clomipramine hydrochloride (CAS- 17321-77-6); and Cysteamine hydrochloride (CAS-156- 57-0), all in bulk form, from Spain, France and Italy

Dear Ms. von Doehren:

In your letter dated December 9, 1993, received on December 27, 1993, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

Atracurium besylate is a skeletal muscle relaxant; Clomipramine hydrochloride is an antidepressant; and Cysteamine hydrochloride, which, you claim, will be used in the processing of agricultural products, is a drug used as an antedote to acetaminophen.

The applicable subheading for each of these products, under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), along with its respective rate of duty will be as follows:

Atracurium besylate 2933.40.2700
8.1 percent ad valorem
Clomipramine hydrochloride 2933.90.6100
16.6 percent ad valorem

Cysteamine hydrochloride 2930.90.5035
3.7 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, MD 20857, telephone number (301) 443-6553.

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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