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Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Johnson Matthey Inc.

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ACTION:

Notice of application.

DATES:

Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic classes, and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration in accordance with 21 CFR 1301.34(a) on or before November 17, 2016. Such persons may also file a written request for a hearing on the application pursuant to 21 CFR 1301.43 on or before November 17, 2016.

ADDRESSES:

Written comments should be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/DRW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All requests for hearing must be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Administrator, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All requests for hearing should also be sent to: (1) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Hearing Clerk/LJ, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; and (2) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: DEA Federal Register Representative/DRW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. Comments and request for hearings on applications to import narcotic raw material are not appropriate. 72 FR 3417, (January 25, 2007).

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Attorney General has delegated her authority under the Controlled Substances Act to the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), 28 CFR 0.100(b). Authority to Start Printed Page 71767exercise all necessary functions with respect to the promulgation and implementation of 21 CFR part 1301, incident to the registration of manufacturers, distributors, dispensers, importers, and exporters of controlled substances (other than final orders in connection with suspension, denial, or revocation of registration) has been redelegated to the Assistant Administrator of the DEA Office of Diversion Control (“Assistant Administrator”) pursuant to section 7 of 28 CFR part 0, appendix to subpart R.

In accordance with 21 CFR 1301.34(a), this is notice that on September 5, 2016, Johnson Matthey Inc., Pharmaceutical Materials, 2003 Nolte Drive, West Deptford, New Jersey 08066-1742, applied to be registered as an importer of the following basic classes of controlled substances:

Controlled substanceDrug codeSchedule
Coca Leaves9040II
Thebaine9333II
Opium, raw9600II
Noroxymorphone9668II
Poppy Straw Concentrate9670II
Fentanyl9801II

The company plans to import Thebaine derivatives and Fentanyl as reference standards. The company plans to import the remaining listed controlled substances as raw materials, to be used in the manufacture of bulk controlled substances, for distribution to its customers.

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Dated: October 11, 2016.

Louis J. Milione,

Assistant Administrator.

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[FR Doc. 2016-25126 Filed 10-17-16; 8:45 am]

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