Import Administration
Furfuryl Alcohol from People's Republic of China (A-570-835)

Scope Description:

The merchandise covered by this order is furfuryl alcohol
(C<INF>4</INF>H<INF>3</INF>OCH<INF>2</INF>OH). Furfuryl alcohol is a
primary alcohol, and is colorless or pale yellow in appearance. It is used in the manufacture of resins and as a wetting agent and solvent for coating resins, nitrocellulose, cellulose acetate, and other soluble dyes. The product subject to this order is classifiable under subheading 2932.13.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, our written description of the scope of this proceeding is dispositive.

Scope Rulings Made Between October 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013

Requestor: PennAKem LLC; The blending of 0.3 percent of silane coupling compound additive into furfuryl alcohol is insufficient to exclude a product from the scope of the order, as such, furfuryl alcohol to which up to 0.3 percent of silane by volume has been added prior to importation (i.e., a mixture of furfuryl alcohol and silane, of which the silane component comprises no more than 0.3 percent of the total volume of the blend), including but not limited to products with the trade name ``Faint S,'' is within the scope of the order; November 14, 2013.