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Importer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Registration

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By Notice dated August 11, 2011, and published in the Federal Register on August 18, 2011, 76 FR 51398, Cambrex Charles City, Inc., 1205 11th Street, Charles City, Iowa 50616-3466, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as an importer of the following basic classes of controlled substances:

DrugSchedule
Phenylacetone (8501)II
Opium, raw (9600)II
Poppy Straw Concentrate (9670)II

The company plans to import the listed controlled substances to manufacture a bulk intermediate for sale to its customers. With regard to the Phenylacetone, the company plans to use it as a base material in the bulk manufacture of another controlled substance.

No comments or objections have been received regarding Phenylacetone.

Comments and requests for hearings on applications to import narcotic raw material are not appropriate, in accordance with 72 FR 3417 (2007).

DEA has considered the factors in 21 U.S.C. 823(a) and 952(a), and determined that the registration of Cambrex Charles City, Inc. to import the basic classes of controlled substances is consistent with the public interest, and with United States obligations under international treaties, conventions, or protocols in effect on May 1, 1971. DEA has investigated Cambrex Charles City, 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. 952(a) and 958(a), and in accordance with 21 CFR 1301.34, the above named company is granted registration as an importer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed.

Dated: January 26, 2012.

Joseph T. Rannazzisi,

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

[FR Doc. 2012-2584 Filed 2-3-12; 8:45 am]

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