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The Scripps Research Institute; Notice of Decision on Application for Duty-Free Entry of Electron Microscope

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This is a decision pursuant to section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89-651, 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Suite 4100W, U.S. Department of Commerce, Franklin Court Building, 1099 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC.

Docket Number: 01-022. Applicant: The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model Tecnai F20T. Manufacturer: FEI Company, The Netherlands. Intended Use: See notice at 67 FR 2196, January 16, 2002. Order Date: March 30, 2001.

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

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Gerald A. Zerdy,

Program Manager, Statutory Import Programs Staff.

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[FR Doc. 02-4667 Filed 2-26-02; 8:45 am]

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