By Notice dated October 9, 2012, and published in the Federal Register on October 18, 2012, 77 FR 64142, Noramco, Inc., 500 Swedes Landing Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19801-4417, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as an importer of the basic classes of controlled substances:
|Opium, raw (9600)||II|
|Poppy Straw Concentrate (9670)||II|
The company plans to import raw Opium (9600) and Poppy Straw concentrate (9670) to manufacture other controlled substances. The company plans to import Tapentadol (9780) in intermediate form for the bulk manufacture of Tapentadol (9780) for distribution to its customers. The company plans to import Phenylacetone (8501) in bulk for the manufacture of a controlled substance.
Comments and requests for hearings on applications to import narcotic raw Start Printed Page 17231material are not appropriate. 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 Noramco 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, at this time. DEA has investigated Noramco, 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: March 12, 2013.
Joseph T. Rannazzisi,
Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-06321 Filed 3-19-13; 8:45 am]
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