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NY 808024

April 17, 1995

CLA-2-05:S:N:N7:231 808024


TARIFF NO.: 0506.90.0020

Mr. James Reynolds
John A. Steer Co.
28 South Second Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

RE: The tariff classification of frozen veal bones from New Zealand.

Dear Mr. Reynolds:

In your letter, dated March 13, 1995, you have requested a tariff classification ruling, on behalf of your client, Dairy Meats N.Z. Limited, Auckland, New Zealand.

The merchandise is comprised of frozen veal bones that will be used to make soup stock. The bones are taken from the hind legs (hind shank bones or tibia and fibula, and leg bones or femur) and fore legs (fore shank bone or radius and ulna, and arm bone or humerus).

The applicable subheading for the soup stock (frozen veal bones) will be 0506.90.0020, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for bones and horn-cores, unworked, defatted, simply prepared (but not cut to shape), treated with acid or degelatinized; powder and waste of these products, other, bones, crude, steamed or ground. The rate of duty will be free.

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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