By Notice dated April 25, 2000, and published in the Federal Register on May 23, 2000, (65 FR 33355), Sigma Chemical Company, Subsidiary of Sigma-Aldrich Company, 3500 Dekalb Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63118, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as an importer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed below:
|Lysergic acid diethylamide (7315)||I|
|Dextropropoxyphene, bulk (non-dosage forms) (9273)||II|
|Opium powdered (9639)||II|
The firm plans to repackage and offer as pure standards controlled substances in small milligram quantities for drug testing and analysis.
No comments or objections have been received. DEA has considered the factors in Title 21, United States Code, Section 823(a) and determined that the registration of Sigma Chemical Company is consistent with the public interest and with United States obligations under international treaties, conventions, or protocols in effect on May 1, 1971, at this time. DEA has investigated Sigma Chemical Company on a regular basis to ensure that the company's continued registration is consistent with the public interest. These investigations have included inspection and testing of the company's physical security systems, audits of the company's records, verification of the company's compliance with state and local laws, and a view of the company's background and history. Therefore, pursuant to Section 1008(a) of the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act and in accordance with Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations, § 1311.42, the above firm is granted registration as an importer of the basic Start Printed Page 51333classes of controlled substances listed above.Start Signature
Dated: August 14, 2000.
John H. King,
Deputy Assistant Administrators, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration.
[FR Doc. 00-21488 Filed 8-22-00; 8:45 am]
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