[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 136 (Wednesday, July 16, 1997)]
[Page 38122]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-18705]

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Drug Enforcement Administration

Importer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Registration

    By Notice dated March 14, 1997, and published in the Federal 
Register on March 28, 1997, (62 FR 14947), Stepan Company, Natural 
Products Department, 100 W. Hunter Avenue, Maywood, New Jersey 07607, 
made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration to 
be registered as an importer of coca leaves (9040), a basic class of 
controlled substance listed in Schedule II.
    No comment or objections have been received. DEA has considered the 
factors in Title 21, United States Code, Section 823(a) and determined 
that the registration of Stepan Company to import coca leaves is 
consistent with the public interest and with United States obligations 
under international treaties, conventions, or protocols in effect on 
May 1, 1971, at this time. Therefore, pursuant to Section 1008(a) of 
the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act and in accordance with 
Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations, Sec. 1301.34, the above firm is 
granted registration as an importer of the basic class of controlled 
substance listed above.

    Dated: July 2, 1997.
John H. King,
Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug 
Enforcement Administration.
[FR Doc. 97-18705 Filed 7-15-97; 8:45 am]