|The scope of the order includes all grades and granulation sizes of citric acid, sodium citrate, and potassium citrate in their unblended forms, whether dry or in solution, and regardless of packaging type. The scope also includes blends of citric acid, sodium citrate, and potassium citrate; as well as blends with other ingredients, such as sugar, where the unblended form(s) of citric acid, sodium citrate, and potassium citrate constitute 40 percent or more, by weight, of the blend. The scope of the order also includes all forms of crude calcium citrate, including dicalcium citrate monohydrate, and tricalcium citrate tetrahydrate, which are intermediate products in the production of citric acid, sodium citrate, and potassium citrate. The scope of the order does not include calcium citrate that satisfies the standards set forth in the United States Pharmacopeia and has been mixed with a functional excipient, such as dextrose or starch, where the excipient constitutes at least 2 percent, by weight, of the product. The scope of the order includes the hydrous and anhydrous forms of citric acid, the dihydrate and anhydrous forms of sodium citrate, otherwise known as citric acid sodium salt, and the monohydrate and monopotassium forms of potassium citrate. Sodium citrate also includes both trisodium citrate and monosodium citrate, which are also known as citric acid trisodium salt and citric acid monosodium salt, respectively. Citric acid and sodium citrate are classifiable under 2918.14.0000 and 2918.15.1000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), respectively. Potassium citrate and crude calcium citrate are classifiable under 2918.15.5000 and 3824.90.9290 of the HTSUS, respectively. Blends that include citric acid, sodium citrate, and potassium citrate are classifiable under 3824.90.9290 of the HTSUS. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise is dispositive.|
Scope Rulings Made Between October 1, 2012, and December 31, 2012
Requestor: The Chemical Company; acetyl tributyl citrate is not within the scope of the antidumping duty and countervailing duty orders; November 19, 2012.
Scope Rulings Completed Between April 1, 2011, and June 30, 2011
Requestor: Global Commodity Group LLC (``GCG''); the People's Republic of China (``PRC'')-origin portion of GCG's ``blended'' citric acid is within the scope of the antidumping duty and countervailing duty orders, and is dutiable according to the amount of citric acid from the PRC that it contains; May 2, 2011.
Scope Rulings Completed Between January 1, 2011, and March 31, 2011
Requestor: Aceto Corporation; its calcium citrate USP is within the scope of the antidumping duty and countervailing duty orders; February 14, 2011.