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Vanderbilt University, et al.; Notice of Consolidated Decision on Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Electron Microscopes

 

This is a decision consolidated pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (89, as amended by Pub. L. 106-36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. in Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC.

Docket Number: 10-065. Applicant: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: See notice at 75 FR 73034, November 29, 2010.

Docket Number: 10-066. Applicant: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL Limited, Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 75 FR 73034, November 29, 2010.

Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. No instrument of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument, for such purposes as these instruments are intended to be used, was being manufactured in the United States at the time the instruments were ordered. Reasons: Each foreign instrument is an electron microscope and is intended for research or scientific educational uses requiring an electron microscope. We know of no electron microscope, or any other instrument suited to these purposes, which was being manufactured in the United States at the time of order of each instrument.

Dated: December 22, 2010.

Gregory W. Campbell,

Director, Subsidies Enforcement Office, Import Administration.

[FR Doc. 2010-32936 Filed 12-29-10; 8:45 am]

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