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

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By Notice dated November 4, 2013, and published in the Federal Register on November 18, 2013, 78 FR 69130, 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.

Comments and requests for hearings on applications to import narcotic raw material are not appropriate. 72 FR 3417, (January 25, 2007).

In reference to the non-narcotic raw material, no comments or objections have been received. The company plans to import gram amounts to be used as reference standards for distribution to its customers.

The 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. The 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: February 19, 2014.

Joseph T. Rannazzisi,

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

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[FR Doc. 2014-05488 Filed 3-12-14; 8:45 am]

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