Notices - 2012
[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 233 (Tuesday, December 4, 2012)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-29214]
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Drug Enforcement Administration
[OMB Number 1117-0008]
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection;
Comments Requested: Application for Procurement Quota for Controlled
Substances and Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylpropanolamine DEA
ACTION: 60-Day Notice.
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Drug Enforcement Administration
(DEA), will be submitting the following information collection request
to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed
information collection is published to obtain comments from the public
and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted
until February 4, 2013. This process is conducted in accordance with 5
If you have comments, especially on the estimated public burden or
associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed
information collection instrument with instructions or additional
information, please contact Cathy Gallagher, Chief, Liaison and Policy
Section, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration,
8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, VA 22152.
Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are
encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following
- Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency,
including whether the information will have practical utility;
- Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
- Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the
information to be collected; and
- Minimize the burden of the collection of information on
those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection
techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting
electronic submission of responses.
Overview of Information Collection 1117-0008
(1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently
(2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Procurement Quota
for Controlled Substances and Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and
Phenylpropanolamine (DEA Form 250).
(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: DEA Form
250, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration,
Department of Justice.
(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as
well as a brief abstract:
Primary: Business or other for-profit.
Abstract: 21 U.S.C. 826 and 21 CFR 1303.12 and 1315.32 require that
U.S. companies who desire to use any basic class of controlled
substances listed in Schedule I or II or the List I chemicals
ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine for purposes of
manufacturing during the next calendar year shall apply on DEA Form 250
for procurement quota for such class or List I chemical.
(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: DEA estimates
that each form takes \1/2\ hour to complete. DEA estimates that 419
individual respondents will respond to this form. DEA estimates that
2,716 responses are received annually.
(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated
with the collection: The total public burden for this collection is
1,358 hours annually.
If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice
Management Division, Department of Justice, Two Constitution Square,
145 N Street NE., Room 3W-1407B, Washington, DC 20530.
Dated: November 27, 2012.
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, United States Department of
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