By Notice dated October 17, 2013, and published in the Federal Register on October 25, 2013, 78 FR 64014, Penick Corporation, 33 Industrial Park Road, Pennsville, New Jersey 08070, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as an importer of the following basic classes of controlled substances:
|Coca Leaves (9040)||II|
|Opium, raw (9600)||II|
|Poppy Straw (9650)||II|
|Poppy Straw Concentrate (9670)||II|
The company plans to import the listed controlled substances to manufacture bulk controlled substance intermediates for sale to its customers.
Comments and requests for hearings on application to import narcotic raw material 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 Penick Corporation 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 Penick Corporation 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 Start Printed Page 6633is granted registration as an importer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed.
Dated: January 15, 2014.
Joseph T. Rannazzisi,
Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-02209 Filed 2-3-14; 8:45 am]
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