By Notice dated November 26, 2008 and published in the Federal Register on December 5, 2008, (73 FR 74095), GE Healthcare, 3350 North Ridge Avenue, Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004-1412, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as a bulk manufacturer of Cocaine (9041), a basic class of controlled substance listed in schedule II.
The company plans to manufacture a radioactive product used in diagnostic imaging in the diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease and for manufacture in bulk for investigational new drug (IND) submission and clinical trials.
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 GE Healthcare to manufacture the listed basic classes of controlled substances is consistent with the public interest at this time. DEA has investigated GE Healthcare 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 class of controlled substance listed.Start Signature
Dated: April 1, 2009.
Joseph T. Rannazzisi,
Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration.
[FR Doc. E9-8089 Filed 4-8-09; 8:45 am]
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