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NY 802668

November 1, 1994

CLA-2-30:S:N:N7:238 802668


TARIFF NO.: 3004.90.6028; 3004.90.6090

Ms. Ann Williams
A.N. Deringer, Inc.
173 W. Service Road
Champlain, NY 12919

RE: The tariff classification of five homeopathic remedies, put up for retail sale, from Canada

Dear Ms. Williams:

In your letter dated October 17, 1994, on behalf of your client, Homeolab USA Inc., you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The five submitted samples, namely: Arthritis Relief Pellets; Insomnia Relief Pellets; Mental Alertness Support Pellets; PMS Relief Pellets; and Weight Control Support Pellets, are all described as natural homeopathic remedies which are formulated according to the Homeopathic Pharmacopeia of the United States. Eighty (80) pellets of each product are contained in a small, plastic vial, which, in turn, is put up in a cardboard package for retail sale. The samples are being returned as requested.

The applicable subheadings and general rates of duty for the five subject products, under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), will be as follows:


Arthritis Relief 3004.90.6028 6.3 percent ad valorem Pellets

Insomnia Relief 3004.90.6090 6.3 percent ad valorem Pellets


Mental Alertness 3004.90.6090 6.3 percent ad valorem Support Pellets

PMS Relief Pellets 3004.90.6090 6.3 percent ad valorem

Weight Control 3004.90.6090 6.3 percent ad valorem Support Pellets

This merchandise may be subject to the regulations of the Food and Drug Administration. You may contact them at 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 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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