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

Importers Notice of Application - 2009

FR Doc E9-16520[Federal Register: July 13, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 132)] [Notices] [Page 33475-33476] From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov] [DOCID:fr13jy09-109]


DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Drug Enforcement Administration

Importer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Application

Pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 958(i), the Attorney General shall, prior to issuing a registration under this Section to a bulk manufacturer of a controlled substance in schedule I or II, and prior to issuing a regulation under 21 U.S.C. 952(a)(2) authorizing the importation of such a substance, provide manufacturers holding registrations for the bulk manufacture of the substance an opportunity for a hearing.

Therefore, in accordance with Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), 1301.34(a), this is notice that on June 16, 2009, Noramco, Inc., Division of Ortho-McNeil, Inc., 500 Swedes

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Landing Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19801, made application by letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as an importer of Thebaine (9333), a basic class of controlled substance listed in schedule II.

The company plans to import a Thebaine derivative for the bulk manufacture of controlled substances for their customers. The company will also import analytical reference standards for distribution to their customers for research purposes.

Any bulk manufacturer who is presently, or is applying to be, registered with DEA to manufacture such basic class of controlled substance may 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 being should be addressed, in quintuplicate, to the Drug Enforcement Administration, Office of Diversion Control, Federal Register Representative (ODL), 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, VA 22152; and must be filed no later than August 12, 2009.

This procedure is to be conducted simultaneously with, and independent of, the procedures described in 21 CFR 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 1301.34(b), (c), (d), (e), and (f) are satisfied.

Dated: July 1, 2009.

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

[FR Doc. E9-16520 Filed 7-10-09; 8:45 am]

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