|Imports covered by this order are shipments of crystalline sorbitol. Crystalline sorbitol is a polyol produced by the catalytic hydrogenation of sugars (glucose). It is used in the production of sugarless gum, candy, groceries, and pharmaceuticals. Such merchandise is currently classifiable under HTSUS item number 2905.44.00.|
Source: 47 FR 15391 (April 9, 1982), altered by 49 FR 26773 (June 29, 1984); see 51 FR 29143 (August 14, 1986) for resulting synthesis. HTS system did not exist at the time the order went into effect.
Note that HTSUS numbers are subject to change.