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Importer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Registration; Catalent CTS., Inc.

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By Notice dated April 10, 2013, and published in the Federal Register on April 19, 2013, 78 FR 23594, Catalent CTS., Inc., 10245 Hickman Mills Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64137, 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
Marihuana (7360)I
Poppy Straw Concentrate (9670)II

The company plans to import a finished pharmaceutical product containing cannabis extracts in dosage form, to package for a clinical trial study. In addition, the company also plans to import an ointment for the treatment of wounds, which contains trace amounts of the controlled substance normally found in poppy straw concentrate for packaging and labeling for clinical trials.

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

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 Catalent CTS., Inc., to import the basic classes of controlled substance 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 Catalent CTS., 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: June 18, 2013.

Joseph T. Rannazzisi,

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

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[FR Doc. 2013-15588 Filed 6-28-13; 8:45 am]

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