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NY H82904

August 14, 2001

CLA-2-29:RR:NC:2:238 H82904


TARIFF NO.: 2935.00.4800

Mr. Joseph J. Chivini
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

RE: The tariff classification of Mafenide Acetate (13009-99-9), imported in bulk form, from the Czech Republic

Dear Mr. Chivini:

In your letter dated June 15, 2001, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The subject product, Mafenide Acetate, is a synthetic sulfonamide drug indicated for use as a topical antimicrobial agent.

The applicable subheading for Mafenide Acetate, imported in bulk form, will be 2935.00.4800, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for "Sulfonamides: Other: Drugs: Anti-infective agents: Other." Pursuant to General Note 13, HTS, the rate of duty will be free.

This merchandise may be subject to the requirements of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, which is administered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. You may contact them at 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, telephone number 301-443-1544.

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 Harvey Kuperstein at 212-637-7068.


Robert B. Swierupski

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