By Notice dated March 5, 2004 and published in the Federal Register on March 15, 2004, (69 FR 12178), Johnson Matthey Inc., Pharmaceutical Materials, 2003 Nolte Drive, West Deptford, New Jersey 08066, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as an importer of the basis classes of controlled substances listed below:
|Raw Opium (9600)||II|
|Concentrate of Poppy Straw (9670)||II|
The firm plans to import the listed controlled substances as raw materials for use in the manufacturer of bulk controlled substances for distribution to its customers.
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 Johnson Matthey Inc. to import the listed controlled substances 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 Johnson Matthey Inc. on a regular basis to ensure that the company's continued 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 section 1008(a) of the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act and in accordance with Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations, section 1301.34, the above firm is granted registration as an importer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed.Start Signature
Dated: May 18, 2004.
William J. Walker,
Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration.
[FR Doc. 04-12457 Filed 6-2-04; 8:45 am]
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