By Notice dated August 23, 2002, and published in the Federal Register on September 5, 2002 (67 FR 58857), ISP Freetown Fine Chemicals, Inc., 238 South Main Street, Freetown, Massachusetts 02702, made application by letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as a bulk manufacturer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed below:
|Dextropropoxyphene, bulk (non-dosage forms) (9273)||II|
The firm plans to bulk manufacture methylphenidate to produce a commercial product and manufacture the dextropropoxyphene to supply the generic market.
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 ISP Freetown Fine Chemicals, Inc. to manufacture the listed controlled substances is consistent with the public interest at this time. DEA has investigated ISP Freetown Chemicals, Inc. to ensure that the company's registration is consistent with the public interest.
This investigation included inspection and testing of the company's physical security systems, 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 firm for registration as a bulk manufacturer of the a basic classes of controlled substances listed above is granted.Start Signature
Dated: February 5, 2003.
Laura M. Nagel,
Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration.
[FR Doc. 03-3504 Filed 2-11-03; 8:45 am]
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