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Importer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Registration

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By notice dated August 2, 2001, and published in the Federal Register on August 10, 2001 (66 FR 42240), Sigma Chemical Company, Subsidiary of Sigma-Aldrich Company, which has changed its name to 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:

DrugSchedule
Cathinone (1235)I
Methcathinone (1237)I
Aminorex (1585)I
Gamma hydroxbutyric acid (2010)I
Methaqualone (2565)I
Ibogaine (7260)I
Lysergic acid diethylamide (7315)I
Marihuana (7360)I
Tetrahydrocannabinols (7370)I
Mescaline (7381)I
4-Bromo-2, 5-dimethoxyamphetamine (7391)I
4-Bromo-2, 5-dimethoxyphenethylamine (7392)I
2, 5-Dimethoxyamphetamine (7396)I
3, 4-Methylenedioxyamphetamine (7400)I
N-Hydroxy-3, 4-methylenedioxyamphetamine (7402)I
3, 4-Methylenedioxy-N-ethylamphetamine (7404)I
3, 4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (7405)I
4-Methoxyamphetamine (7411)I
Bufotenine (7433)I
Psilocyn (7438)I
Heroin (9200)I
Normorphine (9313)I
Etonitazene (9624)I
Amphetamine (1100)II
Methamphetamine (1105)II
Methylphenidate (1724)II
Amobarbital (2125)II
Pentobarbital (2270)II
Secobarbital (2315)II
Glutethimide (2550)II
Phencyclidine (7471)II
Cocaine (9041)II
Codeine (9050)II
Diprenorphine (9058)II
Oxycodone (9143)II
Hydromorphone (9150)II
Benzoylecgonine (9180)II
Ethylmorphine (9190)II
Hydrocodone (9193)II
Levorphanol (9220)II
Meperidine (9230)II
Methadone (9250)II
Dextropropoxyphene, bulk (non-dosage forms) (9273)II
Morphine (9300)II
Thebaine (9333)II
Opium powdered (9639)II
Oxymorphone (9653)II
Fentanyl (9801)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-Aldrich 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-Aldrich 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 review 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, section 1311.42, the above firm is granted registration as an importer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed above.

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Dated: January 16, 2002.

Laura M. Nagel,

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

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[FR Doc. 02-2079 Filed 1-28-02; 8:45 am]

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