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Manufacturer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Registration

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By Notice dated November 21, 2006, and published in the Federal Register on December 1, 2006, (71 FR 69589-69590), Chattem Chemicals, Inc., 3801 St. Elmo Avenue, Building 18, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37409, made application by renewal and by letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as a bulk manufacturer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed in schedule I and II:

DrugSchedule
4-Methoxyamphetamine (7411)I
Dihydromorphine (9145)I
Difenoxin (9168)I
Amphetamine (1100)II
Methamphetamine (1105)II
Methylphenidate (1724)II
Pentobarbital (2270)II
Codeine (9050)II
Dihydrocodeine (9120)II
Oxycodone (9143)II
Hydromorphone (9150)II
Hydrocodone (9193)II
Meperidine (9230)II
Dextropropoxyphene, bulk (non-dosage forms) (9273)II
Morphine (9300)II
Thebaine (9333)II
Oxymorphone (9652)II
Noroxymorphone (9668)II
Alfentanil (9737)II
Sufentanil (9740)II
Fentanyl (9801)II

The company plans to manufacture the listed controlled substances in bulk for distribution to its customers.

By letter dated February 15, 2007, Chattem Chemicals has withdrawn their request for N-Ethylamphetamine (1475), Secobarbital (2315), 2,5-Dimethoxyamphetamine (7396), Diphenoxylate (9170), Opium Extracts (9610), Opium Fluid Extract (9620), Opium Tincture (9630), Opium Powdered (9639), and Opium Granulated (9640).

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DEA has considered the factors in 21 U.S.C. 823(a) and determined that the registration of Chattem Chemicals, Inc. to manufacture the listed basic classes of controlled substances is consistent with the public interest at this time. DEA has investigated Chattem Chemicals, 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: May 14, 2007.

Joseph T. Rannazzisi,

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

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[FR Doc. E7-9644 Filed 5-17-07; 8:45 am]

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