Import Administration
Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from People's Republic Of China (A-570-892)

Scope Description:

The merchandise subject to this antidumping duty order is carbazole violet pigment 23 identified as Color Index No. 51319 and Chemical Abstract No. 6358-30-1, with the chemical name of diindolo [3,2-b:3',2'-m] triphenodioxazine, 8,18-dichloro-5, 15-diethy-5, 15-dihydro-, and molecular formula of C34H22Cl2N4O2.(Footnote 1) The subject merchandise includes the crude pigment in any form (e.g., dry powder, paste, wet cake) and finished pigment in the form of presscake and dry color. Pigment dispersions in any form (e.g. pigment dispersed in oleoresins, flammable solvents, water) are not included within the scope of the order.

The merchandise subject to this antidumping duty order is classifiable under subheading 3204.17.9040 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this order is dispositive.

Footnote 1: The bracketed section of the product description, [3,2-b:3',2'-m], is not business proprietary information. In this case, the brackets are simply part of the chemical nomenclature. See December 4, 2003 amendment to petition at 8.

Source: 69 FR 77987 (12/29/2004)
Note that HTSUS numbers are subject to change.

Scope Rulings Completed Between October 1, 2011, and December 31, 2011

Requestor: Nation Ford Chemical Co. and Sun Chemical Corp.; finished carbazole violet pigment exported from Japan, made from crude carbazole violet pigment from India and/or the People's Republic of China, is within the scope of the antidumping duty and countervailing duty orders; October 14, 2011.