By Notice dated May 11, 2012, and published in the Federal Register on May 21, 2012, 77 FR 30026, Stepan Company, Natural Products Dept., 100 W. Hunter Avenue, Maywood, New Jersey 07607, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as a bulk manufacturer of the following basic classes of controlled substances:
|Cocaine (9041) II||II|
|Ecgonine (9180) II||II|
The company plans to manufacture the listed controlled substances in bulk for distribution to its customers.
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 Stepan Company to manufacture the listed basic classes of controlled substances is consistent with the public interest at this time.
DEA has investigated Stepan Company 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(a), and in accordance with 21 CFR § 1301.33, the above named company is granted registration as a bulk manufacturer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed.
Dated: August 17, 2012.
Joseph T. Rannazzisi,
Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-21279 Filed 8-28-12; 8:45 am]
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