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NY 804083

December 15, 1994

CLA-2-29:S:N:N7:240 804083


TARIFF NO.: 2922.41.0010; 2922.41.0090; 2922.42.5000; 2930.90.4520; 2930.90.5010

Ms. Sherry Poplarchik
UPS Customhouse Brokerage
6200 Lockheed Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99502

RE: The tariff classification of Lysine (CAS # 56-87-1), Glutamic Acid (CAS # 56-86-0), Cysteine (CAS # 52-90-4) and Cysteine Hydrochloride (CAS # 52-89-1) from Japan

Dear Mr. Poplarchik:

In your letter dated November 8, 1994 you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The applicable subheadings and duties for the above listed products are as follows:

Product HTS Rate of Duty

Lysine 2922.41.0010 3.7 percent ad
(if product meets the requirements valorem of Food Chemical Codex, Codex of
Alimentarius or United States Pharmacopeia)


2922.41.0090 3.7 percent ad
(if product does not meet the valorem requirements of Food Chemical Codex,
Codex of Alimentarius or United States

Glutamic Acid 2922.42.5000 3.7 percent ad valorem

Cysteine 2930.90.4520 4.2 percent ad valorem

Cysteine Hydrochloride 2930.90.5010 3.7 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
Area Director

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