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Importer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Application

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Pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 958(i), the Attorney General shall, prior to issuing a registration under this Section to a bulk manufacturer of a controlled substance in schedule I or II, and prior to issuing a regulation under 21 U.S.C. 952(a)(2) authorizing the importation of such a substance, provide manufacturers holding registrations for the bulk manufacture of the substance an opportunity for a hearing.

Therefore, in accordance with 21 CFR 1301.34(a), this is notice that on October 19, 2010, Tocris Cookson, Inc., 16144 Westwoods Business Park, Ellisville, Missouri 63021-4500, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as an importer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed in schedule I and II:

DrugSchedule
Marijuana (7360)I
Tetrahydrocannabinols (7370)I
4-Bromo-2,5-dimethoxyamphetamine (7391)I
3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (7405)I
Amphetamine (1100)II
Phencyclidine (7471)II
Cocaine (9041)II
Diprenorphine (9058)II
Fentanyl (9801)II

The company plans to import small quantities of the above-listed controlled substances for distribution to its customers for non-clinical, laboratory-based research only.

In reference to drug code 7360 (Marijuana), the company plans to import synthetic cannabinoid agonists.

In reference to drug code 7370 (Tetrahydrocannabinols), the company will import a synthetic Delta-9-THC. No other activity for these drug codes are authorized for this registration.

Any bulk manufacturer who is presently, or is applying to be, registered with DEA to manufacture such basic class of controlled substance may file comments or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration and may, at the same time, file a written request for a hearing on such application pursuant to 21 CFR 1301.43, and in such form as prescribed by 21 CFR 1316.47.

Any such comments or objections should be addressed, in quintuplicate, to the Drug Enforcement Administration, Office of Diversion Control, Federal Register Representative (ODL), 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; and must be filed no later than January 3, 2011.

This procedure is to be conducted simultaneously with, and independent of, the procedures described in 21 CFR 1301.34(b), (c), (d), (e), and (f). As noted in a previous notice published in the Federal Register on September 23, 1975, Start Printed Page 75497(40 FR 43745-46), all applicants for registration to import a basic class of any controlled substance in schedule I or II are, and will continue to be, required to demonstrate to the Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration, that the requirements for such registration pursuant to 21 U.S.C 958(a); 21 USC 823(a); and 21 CFR 1301.34(b), (c), (d), (e), and (f) are satisfied.

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DATED: November 19, 2010.

Joseph T. Rannazzisi,

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

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[FR Doc. 2010-30338 Filed 12-2-10; 8:45 am]

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