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

Importers Notice of Application - 2020

[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 229 (Friday, November 27, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 76107-76108]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-26172]


DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Drug Enforcement Administration

[Docket No. DEA-744]

Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Meridian Medical Technologies

AGENCY: Drug Enforcement Administration, Justice.

ACTION: Notice of application.


SUMMARY: Meridian Medical Technologies has applied to be registered as an importer of basic class(es) of controlled substance(s). Refer to Supplemental Information listed below for further drug information.

DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic class(es), and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration on or before December 28, 2020. Such persons may also file a written request for a hearing on the application on or before December 28, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All requests for a hearing must be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Administrator, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All requests for a hearing should also be sent to: (1) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Hearing Clerk/OALJ, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; and (2) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 21 CFR 1301.34(a), this is notice that on November 3, 2020, Meridian Medical Technologies, 2555 Hermelin Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63144, applied to be registered as an importer of the following basic class(es) of controlled substance(s):

Controlled Substance Drug Code Schedule
Morphine 9300 II

The company manufactures a product containing morphine in the United States. The company exports this product to customers around the world. The company has been asked to ensure that its product, which is sold to

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European customers, meets the standards established by the European Pharmacopeia, administered by the Directorate for the quality of Medicines (EDQM). In order to ensure that its product will meet European specifications, the company seeks to import morphine supplied by EDQM for use as reference standards. No other activity for these drug codes is authorized for this registration.

Approval of permit applications will occur only when the registrant's business activity is consistent with what is authorized under 21 U.S.C. 952(a)(2). Authorization will not extend to the import of Food and Drug Administration-approved or non-approved finished dosage forms for commercial sale.

William T. McDermott,
Assistant Administrator.

[FR Doc. 2020-26172 Filed 11-25-20; 8:45 am]

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