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Controlled Substances Import and Export Information Collections Under Review

Monday, June 13, 2016
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Justice Department’s Drug Enforcement Administration is accepting comments through Aug. 12 on the following information collections.

- DEA Forms 161 and 161r, Application for Permit to Export Controlled Substances/Export Controlled Substances for Reexport: These forms are used to apply for the required DEA export permit by persons who wish to export or reexport controlled substances in schedules I and II, any narcotic substance listed in schedules III or IV, any non-narcotic substance in schedule III that the DEA has specifically designated by regulation in 21 CFR 1312.30, or any non-narcotic substance in schedule IV or V that is also listed in schedule I or II of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances.

- DEA Form 236, Controlled Substances Import/Export Declaration: This form enables the DEA to monitor and control the importation and exportation of controlled substances and assists in the identification of suspected points of diversion.

- DEA Forms 486 and 486A, Import/Export Declaration for List I and List II Chemicals: Persons importing, exporting and conducting international transactions with such chemicals must establish a system of recordkeeping and report certain information regarding those transactions to the DEA. The chemicals subject to control are used in the clandestine manufacture of controlled substances.

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