United States International Trade Commision Rulings And Harmonized Tariff Schedule
faqs.org  Rulings By Number  Rulings By Category  Tariff Numbers
faqs.org > Rulings and Tariffs Home > Rulings By Number > 2000 NY Rulings > NY F83376 - NY F83432 > NY F83409

Previous Ruling Next Ruling
NY F83409

March 27, 2000

CLA-2-39:RR:NC:2:237 F83409


TARIFF NO: 3901.90.1000

Mr. Matthew Kessler
Elf Atochem North America
2000 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-3222

RE: Classification of ethylene copolymer resins from France.

Dear Mr. Kessler:

Your letter of March 1, 2000 requested a classification ruling for Lotader 5500 and 4720 consisting of 67-80% ethylene, 17.5-32.5% ethyl acrylate and 0.2-3.2% maleic anhydride; Lotader AX8920 and AX8930 of 67.5-76.5% ethylene, 21-31% methyl acrylate and 0.8-4% glycidyl methacrylate; and Lotader 3410 of 77.5-81% ethylene, 16.2-19.1% butyl acrylate and 2.8-3.4% maleic anhydride Based on tech data and samples provided, all five resins meet the elastomeric requirements in Chapter 39 Additional U.S. Note 1.

The applicable subheading for Lotader 20MA08, 24MA07, 24MX005, 35BA40 and 35BA320 will be 3901.90.1000, HTSUS, which provides for other ethylene elastomers. The rate of duty is free.

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 NIS Frank Cantone at 212-637-7018.


Robert B. Swierupski
National Commodity

Previous Ruling Next Ruling

See also: