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April 8, 1999

CLA-2-39:RR:NC:2:237 D89261


TARIFF NO.: 3903.90.5000

Ms. Martha A. Pierce
Solutia Inc.
10300 Olive Boulevard
P.O. Box 66760
St. Louis, Missouri 63166-6760

RE: The tariff classification of Scripset 746 Resin, Scripset 746-M Resin, and Scripset 747 Resin from Canada.

Dear Ms. Pierce:

In your letter dated March 12, 1999, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

Based on the technical literature submitted, Scripset 746 Resin and Scripset 746-M Resin are aqueous solutions of a modified styrene/maleic anhydride copolymer ammonium salt composed of approximately 12 percent modified styrene /maleic anhydride copolymer ammonium salt and 88 percent water, by weight. Scripset 747 Resin is an aqueous solution of a modified styrene anhydride copolymer sodium salt composed of 13 percent modified styrene/maleic anhydride copolymer sodium salt and 87 percent water, by weight.

The applicable subheading for the Scripset 746 Resin, Scripset 746-M Resin and Scripset 747 Resin will be 3903.90.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Polymers of styrene, in primary forms; Other: Other. The rate of duty will be 6.5 percent ad valorem.

This merchandise may be subject to the requirements of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), which is administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. You may contact them at 402 M Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20460, telephone number (202) 554-1404 or EPA Region II at (908) 321-6669.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Part 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 Frank Cantone at 212-637-7018.


Robert B. Swierupski

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