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Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Chattem Chemicals

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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 on or before March 11, 2019. Such persons may also file a written request for a hearing on the application on or before March 11, 2019.

ADDRESSES:

Written comments should be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 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/OALJ, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; and (2) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Attorney General has delegated his authority under the Controlled Substances Act to the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), 28 CFR 0.100(b). Authority to exercise 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 Diversion Control Division (“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 October 31, 2018, Chattem Chemicals Inc., 3801 Saint Elmo Avenue, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37409-1237 applied to be registered as an importer of the following basic classes of controlled substances:

Controlled substanceDrug codeSchedule
Methamphetamine1105II
4-Anilino-N-phenethyl-4-piperidine (ANPP)8333II
Phenylacetone8501II
Opium, raw9600II
Poppy Straw Concentrate9670II
Tapentadol9780II

The company plans to import the listed controlled substances to manufacture bulk controlled substances for sale to its customers.

The company plans to import an intermediate of tapentadol (9780), to bulk manufacture tapentadol for distribution to its customers.

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Dated: December 21, 2018.

John J. Martin,

Assistant Administrator.

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[FR Doc. 2019-01512 Filed 2-6-19; 8:45 am]

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