By Notice dated April 11, 2002, and published in the Federal Register on April 26, 2002, (67 FR 20827), Irix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 101 Technology Place, Florence, South Carolina 29501, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as a bulk manufacturer of methylphenidate (1724), a basic class of controlled substance listed in Schedule II.
The firm plans to manufacture methylphenidate for sale to their customers.
No comments or objections have been received. DEA has considered the factors in Title 21, U.S.C., Section 823(a) and determined that the registration of Irix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to manufacture methylphenidate is consistent with the public interest at this time. DEA has investigated the firm 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 21 U.S.C. 823 and 28 CFR 0.100 and 0.104, the Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, hereby orders that the application submitted by the above Start Printed Page 64667firm for registration as a bulk manufacturer of the basic class of controlled substance listed above is granted.Start Signature
Dated: August 28, 2002.
Laura M. Nagel,
Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration.
[FR Doc. 02-26681 Filed 10-18-02; 8:45 am]
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