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NY 817338

December 15, 1995

CLA-2-18:RR:NC:FC:232 817338


TARIFF NO.: 1806.20.9900

Mr. Richard Callebaut
125 Larkspur Street
Suite 214
San Rafael, CA 94901

RE: The tariff classification of Lacchoc-M chocolate from Belgium.

Dear Mr. Callebaut:

In your letter dated November 20, 1995 you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The subject merchandise is stated to contain 52.8 percent lactitol, 24.5 percent cocoa butter, 12.8 percent cocoa liquor, 8.8 percent whey protein and less than 1 percent each of butteroil, acesulfaam-K, aspartaam and natural vanilla. The chocolate will be imported in five kilogram blocks and will be used for moulding and coating work.

The applicable subheading for the Lacchoc-M Chocolate will be 1806.20.9900, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for chocolate and other food preparations containing cocoa: other preparations in blocks or slabs weighing more than 2 kg or in liquid, paste, powder, granular or other bulk form in containers or immediate packings, of a content exceeding 2 kg...other...other...other...other...other. The rate of duty will be 9.8 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 the ruling or the control number indicated above should be provided with the entry documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If you have any questions regarding the ruling, contact National Import Specialist John Maria at 212-466-5730.


Roger J. Silvestri

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