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VA Connecticut Healthcare System, et al., Notice of Consolidated Decision on Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Electron Microscopes

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This is a decision consolidated pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89-651, 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Room 2104, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue., NW, Washington, D.C.

Docket Number: 08-004. Applicant: VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model JEM-1011. Manufacturer: Jeol, Inc., Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 73 FR 12078, March 6, 2008.

Docket Number: 08-005. Applicant: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model 600 Quanta FEG. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: See notice at 73 FR 12078, March 6, 2008.Start Printed Page 17955

Docket Number: 08-006. Applicant: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital-EM/Pathology, Park Ridge, IL 60068. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model H-7650. Manufacturer: Hitachi High-Technologies Corp., Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 73 FR 12078, March 6, 2008.

Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. No instrument of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument, for such purposes as these instruments are intended to be used, was being manufactured in the United States at the time the instruments were ordered. Reasons: Each foreign instrument is an electron microscope and is intended for research or scientific educational uses requiring an electron microscope. We know of no electron microscope, or any other instrument suited to these purposes, which was being manufactured in the United States at the time of order of each instrument.

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Dated: March 27, 2008.

Faye Robinson,

Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff, Import Administration.

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[FR Doc. E8-6841 Filed 4-1-08; 8:45 am]

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