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Manufacturer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Registration

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By Notice dated November 8, 2004, and published in the Federal Register on November 22, 2004, (69 FR 67963), Orasure Technologies, Inc., Lehigh University, Seeley G. Mudd—Building 6, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for registration as a bulk manufacturer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed below in Schedules I and II:

DrugSchedule
Alphamethadol (9605)I
Benzoylecgonine (9180)II
Morphine (9300)II

The company plans to manufacture the listed controlled substances in bulk to manufacture other controlled substances.

No comments or objections have been received. DEA has considered the factors in 21 U.S.C. 823(a) and determined that the registration of Orasure Technologies, Inc., to manufacture the listed basic classes of controlled substances is consistent with the public interest at this time. DEA has investigated Orasure Technologies, Inc., to ensure that the company's registration is consistent with the public interest. The investigation has 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 in accordance with 21 CFR 1301.33, the above named company is granted registration as a bulk manufacturer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed.

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Dated: February 22, 2005.

William J. Walker,

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

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[FR Doc. 05-4229 Filed 3-3-05; 8:45 am]

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