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Importer of Controlled Substances Registration: Actavis Pharma, Inc.

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ACTION:

Notice of registration.

SUMMARY:

Actavis Pharma, Inc. applied to be registered as an importer of certain basic classes of controlled substances. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) grants Actavis Pharma, Inc., registration as an importer of those controlled substances.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

By notice dated May 28, 2014, and published in the Federal Register on June 4, 2014, FR 79 32315, Actavis Pharma, Inc., 2455 Wardlow Road, Corona, California Start Printed Page 2256292880-2882 applied to be registered as an importer of certain basic classes of controlled substances. No comments or objections were submitted for this notice.

The DEA has considered the factors in 21 U.S.C. 823, 952(a) and 958(a) and determined that the registration of Actavis Pharma, 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 investigated the company's maintenance of effective controls against diversion by inspecting and testing the company's physical security systems, verifying the company's compliance with state and local laws, and reviewing 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:

Controlled substanceSchedule
Amphetamine (1100)II
Methylphenidate (1724)II
Oxycodone (9143)II
Hydromorphone (9150)II

The company plans to import the listed controlled substances for analytical testing and clinical trials.

The import of the above listed basic classes of controlled substances will be granted only for analytical testing and clinical trials. This authorization does not extend to the import of a finished FDA approved or non-approved dosage form for commercial distribution in the United States.

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Dated: April 14, 2015.

Joseph T. Rannazzisi,

Deputy Assistant Administrator.

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[FR Doc. 2015-09349 Filed 4-21-15; 8:45 am]

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