Diversion Control Division, US Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration

Importers Notice of Application - 2009

FR Doc E9-15228[Federal Register: June 26, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 122)] [Notices] [Page 30620-30621] From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov] [DOCID:fr26jn09-132]


DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Drug Enforcement Administration

Importer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Application

Pursuant to Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations 1301.34(a), this is notice that on May 8, 2009, Chattem Chemicals, Inc., 3801 St. Elmo Avenue, Building 18, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37409, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for registration as an importer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed in schedule II:

Drug Schedule
Methamphetamine (1105)  II
Phenylacetone (8501)  II
Raw Opium (9600)  II
Concentrate of Poppy Straw (9670)  II

The company plans to import the listed controlled substances to manufacture bulk controlled substances for sale to its customers.

No comments, objections, or requests for any hearings will be accepted on any application for registration or re-registration to import crude opium, poppy straw, concentrate of poppy straw, and coca leaves. As explained in the Correction to Notice of Application pertaining to Rhodes Technologies, 72 FR 3417 (2007), comments and requests for hearings on applications to import narcotic raw material are not appropriate.

Any bulk manufacturer who is presently, or is applying to be, registered with DEA to manufacture such basic classes of controlled substances listed in schedule I or II, which fall under the authority of section 1002(a)(2)(B) of the Act (21 U.S.C. 952(a)(2)(B)) may, in the circumstances set forth in 21 U.S.C. 958(i), file comments or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration and may, at the same time, file a written request for a hearing on such application pursuant to 21 CFR 1301.43 and in such form as prescribed by 21 CFR 1316.47.

Any such comments or objections should be addressed, in quintuplicate, to the Drug Enforcement Administration, Office of Diversion Control, Federal Register Representative (ODL), 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; and must be filed no later than July 27, 2009.

This procedure is to be conducted simultaneously with, and independent of, the procedures described in 21 CFR

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1301.34(b), (c), (d), (e), and (f). As noted in a previous notice published in the Federal Register on September 23, 1975, (40 FR 43745- 46), all applicants for registration to import a basic class of any controlled substances in schedule I or II are, and will continue to be, required to demonstrate to the Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration, that the requirements for such registration pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 958(a), 21 U.S.C. 823(a), and 21 CFR Sec. 1301.34(b), (c), (d), (e), and (f) are satisfied.

Dated: June 22, 2009.

Joseph T. Rannazzisi, 
Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration.

[FR Doc. E9-15228 Filed 6-25-09; 8:45 am]

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