Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments, 44968 [E8-17702]

Download as PDF 44968 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 149 / Friday, August 1, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651, as amended by Public Law 106–36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments on the question of whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, for the purposes for which the instruments shown below are intended to be used, are being manufactured in the United States. Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the regulations and be postmarked on or before August 21, 2008. Address written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 2104, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230. Applications may be examined between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 2104. Docket Number: 08–022. Applicant: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 1617 Cole Blvd., Golden, CO 80401. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model Quanta 600 FEG. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to study the microstructure and composition of material used in photovoltaic (solar cell) applications (mostly semiconductor materials). It will also be used to characterize a variety of nano-structured materials such as quantum dots and carbon nanotubes. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 8, 2008. Docket Number: 08–025. Applicant: Oklahoma State University, 203 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078–3011. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model Quanta 600 FEG. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: This instrument will be used to study the basic properties of various types of nanomaterials. Specifically, the instrument is intended to be used to investigate microbial interactions with geologic media, including the role of microbial nanowires in geoelectrical properties of biostimulated sediments. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 9, 2008. Docket Number: 08–028. Applicant: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 1617 Cole Blvd., Golden, CO 80401. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model NOVA 630 NanoSEM. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:39 Jul 31, 2008 Jkt 214001 used to study the microstructure and composition of material used in photovoltaic (solar cell) applications, mostly semiconductor materials. It will also be used to characterize a variety of nano-structured materials such as quantum dots and carbon nanotubes. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 12, 2008. Docket Number: 08–031. Applicant: University of Rochester Medical Center, 575 Elmwood Avenue, Box 626, Rochester, NY 14642. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Hitachi H–7650. Manufacturer: Hitachi HighTechnologies Corp., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to perform nanotoxicology experiments on biological tissues and cells. Specifically, the instrument will be used to find and confirm the presence of nanoparticle elements in biological tissue. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 19, 2008. Docket Number: 08–035. Applicant: Washington State University, French Administration Building, 220, P.O. Box 641020, Pullman, Washington 99164– 1020. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model FEI Quanta 200. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used for several purposes, including the following: Researching the cell biology of certain plant tissue (e.g., the phloem) and studying plant systematics and evolution, researching particle and microbial material surface interactions, and studying the physical chemistry of polymers and composites. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 3, 2008. Docket Number: 08–037. Applicant: Duke University, 2351 Erwin Rd., Durham, NC 27710. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model JEM–1400. Manufacturer: JEOL, Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used for ultra structural analysis and immunolocalization of proteins. The experiment aims at defining the ultra structures of normal and diseased tissues of the visual system and at the localization of specific proteins important for function within the tissues, in an effort to preserve and restore sight. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 18, 2008. Dated: July 29, 2008. Faye Robinson, Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff. [FR Doc. E8–17702 Filed 7–31–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Initiation of Five-year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: In accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) is automatically initiating a five-year review (‘‘Sunset Review’’) of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders listed below. The International Trade Commission (‘‘the Commission’’) is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Fiveyear Review which covers the same orders. AGENCY: EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1, 2008. The Department official identified in the Initiation of Review section below at AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20230. For information from the Commission contact Mary Messer, Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission at (202) 205–3193. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Department’s procedures for the conduct of Sunset Reviews are set forth in its Procedures for Conducting Fiveyear (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 63 FR 13516 (March 20, 1998) and 70 FR 62061 (October 28, 2005). 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments

    Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and 
Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89-651, as amended 
by Public Law 106-36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite 
comments on the question of whether instruments of equivalent 
scientific value, for the purposes for which the instruments shown 
below are intended to be used, are being manufactured in the United 
States.
    Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the 
regulations and be postmarked on or before August 21, 2008. Address 
written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 2104, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230. Applications may be 
examined between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the U.S. Department of 
Commerce in Room 2104.
    Docket Number: 08-022. Applicant: National Renewable Energy 
Laboratory, 1617 Cole Blvd., Golden, CO 80401. Instrument: Electron 
Microscope, Model Quanta 600 FEG. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech 
Republic. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to study 
the microstructure and composition of material used in photovoltaic 
(solar cell) applications (mostly semiconductor materials). It will 
also be used to characterize a variety of nano-structured materials 
such as quantum dots and carbon nanotubes. Application accepted by 
Commissioner of Customs: May 8, 2008.
    Docket Number: 08-025. Applicant: Oklahoma State University, 203 
Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078-3011. Instrument: Electron Microscope, 
Model Quanta 600 FEG. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. 
Intended Use: This instrument will be used to study the basic 
properties of various types of nanomaterials. Specifically, the 
instrument is intended to be used to investigate microbial interactions 
with geologic media, including the role of microbial nanowires in 
geoelectrical properties of biostimulated sediments. Application 
accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 9, 2008.
    Docket Number: 08-028. Applicant: National Renewable Energy 
Laboratory, 1617 Cole Blvd., Golden, CO 80401. Instrument: Electron 
Microscope, Model NOVA 630 NanoSEM. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech 
Republic. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to study 
the microstructure and composition of material used in photovoltaic 
(solar cell) applications, mostly semiconductor materials. It will also 
be used to characterize a variety of nano-structured materials such as 
quantum dots and carbon nanotubes. Application accepted by Commissioner 
of Customs: June 12, 2008.
    Docket Number: 08-031. Applicant: University of Rochester Medical 
Center, 575 Elmwood Avenue, Box 626, Rochester, NY 14642. Instrument: 
Electron Microscope, Hitachi H-7650. Manufacturer: Hitachi High-
Technologies Corp., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to 
be used to perform nanotoxicology experiments on biological tissues and 
cells. Specifically, the instrument will be used to find and confirm 
the presence of nanoparticle elements in biological tissue. Application 
accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 19, 2008.
    Docket Number: 08-035. Applicant: Washington State University, 
French Administration Building, 220, P.O. Box 641020, Pullman, 
Washington 99164-1020. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model FEI 
Quanta 200. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: 
The instrument is intended to be used for several purposes, including 
the following: Researching the cell biology of certain plant tissue 
(e.g., the phloem) and studying plant systematics and evolution, 
researching particle and microbial material surface interactions, and 
studying the physical chemistry of polymers and composites. Application 
accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 3, 2008.
    Docket Number: 08-037. Applicant: Duke University, 2351 Erwin Rd., 
Durham, NC 27710. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model JEM-1400. 
Manufacturer: JEOL, Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument is 
intended to be used for ultra structural analysis and 
immunolocalization of proteins. The experiment aims at defining the 
ultra structures of normal and diseased tissues of the visual system 
and at the localization of specific proteins important for function 
within the tissues, in an effort to preserve and restore sight. 
Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 18, 2008.

    Dated: July 29, 2008.
Faye Robinson,
Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff.
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