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DEA Establishes 2015 Import Limits for Three List I Chemicals

Monday, September 08, 2014
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The Justice Department’s Drug Enforcement Administration has issued a notice setting the initial specific limits on the quantity of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine and phenylpropanolamine that can be imported into or produced in the U.S. in 2015. Pursuant to the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005, this notice sets forth the DEA’s initial assessment of the quantities of these three List I chemicals that are needed for medical, scientific, research and industrial needs; for lawful export requirements; and for the establishment and maintenance of reserve stocks. These quotas do not include imports for use in industrial processes.

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