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Liquid Crystal Institute, 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, as amended by Pub. L. 106-36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue., NW, Washington, D.C.

Docket Number: 10-005. Applicant: Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent, OH 44242. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Czech Republic. Intended Use: See notice at 75 FR 21232, April 23, 2010.

Docket Number: 10-006. Applicant: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 21232, April 23, 2010. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Corporation, the Netherlands. Intended Use: See notice at 75 FR 21232, April 23, 2010.

Docket Number: 10-007. Applicant: Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL, Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 78 FR 21232, April 23, 2010.

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: May 17, 2010.

Christopher Cassel,

Director, Subsidies Enforcement Office, Import Administration.

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[FR Doc. 2010-12427 Filed 5-21-10; 8:45 am]

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