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Importer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Registration; Johnson Matthey, Inc.

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By Notice dated November 19, 2012, and published in the Federal Register on November 27, 2012, 77 FR 70824, Johnson Matthey, Inc., Pharmaceutical Materials, 2003 Nolte Drive, West Deptford, New Jersey 08066-1742, 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
Coca Leaves (9040)II
Thebaine (9333)II
Opium, raw (9600)II
Noroxymorphone (9668)II
Poppy Straw Concentrate (9670)II

The company plans to import the listed controlled substances as raw materials, to be used in the manufacture of bulk controlled substances, 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 952(a), and determined that the registration of Johnson Matthey, 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 Johnson Matthey, 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.

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Dated: March 20, 2013.

Joseph T. Rannazzisi,

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

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[FR Doc. 2013-07150 Filed 3-27-13; 8:45 am]

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