Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments, 27017-27018 [E9-13195]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 107 / Friday, June 5, 2009 / Notices know of no electron microscope, or any other instrument suited to these purposes, which is being manufactured in the United States at the time of order of each instrument. Dated: June 1, 2009. Christopher Cassel, Acting Director, Subsidies Enforcement Office, Import Administration. [FR Doc. E9–13196 Filed 6–4–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration erowe on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Application(s) 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 Pub. L. 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 June 25, 2009. Address written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230. Applications may be examined between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 3720. Docket Number: 09–015. Applicant: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, 8301 MuirKirk Rd., Laurel, MD 20708. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL, Japan. Intended Use: This instrument will be used to study microorganisms and/or tissues colonized with microorganisms. It will also be used to study biological specimens with biological fixatives. Justification for Duty–Free Entry: No instrument of the same general category is manufactured within the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: April 6, 2009. Docket Number: 09–023. Applicant: Florida State University, Department of Biology, 119 Biology Unit I, 4370, 89 Chieftan Way, Tallahassee, FL 32306. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to perform research projects that require 3–D imaging capabilities and cryogenic VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:17 Jun 04, 2009 Jkt 217001 imaging capabilities. Justification for Duty–Free Entry: No instrument of the same general category is manufactured within the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: April 30, 2009. Docket Number: 09–024. Applicant: National Institutes of Health, 33 North Dr., BG 33 Room BE11B MSC 3210, Bethesda, Maryland 20895–3210. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used understand and characterize the structure and function of the vaccinia virus. Justification for Duty–Free Entry: No instrument of the same general category is manufactured within the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: April 30, 2009. Docket Number: 09–025. Applicant: University of Virginia, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, PO Box 800736, 1340 Jefferson Park Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22908. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to study the structures of proteins, macromolecular complexes and viruses. Justification for Duty–Free Entry: No instrument of the same general category is manufactured within the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 7, 2009. Docket Number: 09–026. Applicant: Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St., SHM C–206, New Haven, CT 06520. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to identify and characterize cell and subcellular structures as well as inorganic material. Specifically, it will be used to provide imaging of neurons, synapses and growth cones, membranes and membrane traffic, the cell cytoskeleton and other man–made materials. Justification for Duty–Free Entry: No instrument of the same general category is manufactured within the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 13, 2009. Dated: June 1, 2009. Christopher Cassel, Acting Director, IA Subsidies Enforcement Office. [FR Doc. E9–13189 Filed 6–4–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27017 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Application(s) 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 Pub. L. 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 June 25, 2009. Address written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230. Applications may be examined between 8:30 a.m and 5 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 3720. Docket Number: 09–021. Applicant: University of Chicago, Argonne, LLC, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Bldg. 201, Lemont, IL 60439. Instrument: Isolation Transformer. Manufacturer: Guth GmbH, Germany. Intended Use: The instrument will used as part of a project to provide neutron rich isotopes, with which r–process nucleosynthesis can be explored. The transformer will provide power to a high voltage platform which acts as the first stage of acceleration of the neutron rich nuclei. A unique feature of this instrument is that it is capable of providing 110kVA AC power to an injector platform, and will operate at a positive voltage of up to 250kVDC at continuous operation. Justification for Duty–Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category being manufactured within the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: April 28, 2009. Docket Number: 09–028. Applicant: University of Texas at Austin, 2200 Comal St., Austin, TX 78722. Instrument: Synchroslice. Manufacturer: Lohmann Research Products, Germany. Intended Use: This instrument will be used to identify structure–function relationships in neurons at different levels of analysis (e.g., the single neuron level and the neuronal circuit level). This instrument is capable of performing serial section transmission electron microscopy, which is required in order to analyze the detailed structural changes involved. Justification for Duty–Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1 27018 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 107 / Friday, June 5, 2009 / Notices category being manufactured within the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 21, 2009. Docket Number: 09–035. Applicant: University of Minnesota Medical School, 6–155 Jackson Hall, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics, 321 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455. Instrument: Muscle Research System. Manufacturer: Scientific Instruments, Germany. Intended Use: This instrument will be used to simultaneously measure the force and kinetic properties as a function of calcium concentration in muscle fibers and to determine if this is affected by muscle diseases of both skeletal and cardiac muscle. A unique feature of this instrument is that it requires a gradient maker and pump control in order to simultaneously measure the isometric force of skinned muscle fibers as a function of calcium concentration. Further, a laser system is needed to excite fluophores in order to simultaneously measure the force and measure the myosin ATPase. Justification for Duty–Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category being manufactured within the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 11, 2009. Dated: June 1, 2009. Christopher Cassel, Acting Director, IA Subsidies Enforcement Office. [FR Doc. E9–13195 Filed 6–4–09; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Princeton University erowe on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Notice of Decision on Applications for Duty–Free Entry of Scientific Instruments This is a decision pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651, as amended by Pub. L. 106–36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Room 3705, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. We know of no instruments of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instruments described below, for such purposes as this is intended to be used, that was being manufactured in the United States at the time of its order. 14:06 Jun 04, 2009 Jkt 217001 Dated: June 1, 2009. Christopher Cassel, Acting Director Subsidies Enforcement Office Import Administration. [FR Doc. E9–13194 Filed 6–4–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XO10 Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; SnapperGrouper Fishery off the Southern Atlantic States and Coral and Coral Reefs Fishery in the South Atlantic; Exempted Fishing Permit AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of receipt of an application for an exempted fishing permit; request for comments. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S VerDate Nov<24>2008 Docket Number: 09–013. Applicant: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544. Instrument: Electron Beam Evaporator. Manufacturer: Plassys, France. Intended Use: See notice at 74 FR 20459, May 4, 2009. Reasons: This instrument can make low–defect aluminum Josephson junctions, a necessary component of all quantum bits. This evaporator is unique in that it offers full state rotation, in–situ angle control for bilayer Josephson junction fabrication and controlled oxidation. Stage rotation is necessary to fabricated Josephson junctions in a single deposition process, which is essential in fabricating devises with long coherence. SUMMARY: NMFS announces the receipt of an application for an exempted fishing permit (EFP) from Patricia L. McNeese, on behalf of the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources Aquariums Division (NC Aquariums). If granted, the EFP would authorize NC Aquariums to collect, with certain conditions, various species of reef fish and live rock in Federal waters, along the North Carolina coast. The specimens would be used in educational exhibits displaying North Carolina native species at aquariums located on Pine Knoll Shores, Roanoke Island, and Fort Fisher, NC. DATES: Comments must be received no later than 5 p.m., Eastern standard time, on July 6, 2009. ADDRESSES: Comments on the application may be sent via fax to 727– 824–5308 or mailed to: Nikhil Mehta, PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Southeast Regional Office, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. Comments may also be submitted by e-mail. The mailbox address for providing e-mail comments is NCAquariums.EFP@noaa.gov. Include in the subject line of the e-mail document the following text: Comment on NC Aquariums EFP Application. The application and related documents are available for review upon written request to the address above or the email address below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nikhil Mehta, 727–824–5305; fax 727– 824–5308; e-mail nikhil.mehta@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The EFP is requested under the authority of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), and regulations at 50 CFR 600.745(b) concerning exempted fishing. This action involves activities covered by regulations implementing the Fishery Management Plan for the SnapperGrouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region. The applicant requires authorization to collect a variety of reef fish, including those in the snappergrouper complex, and live rock (Table 1). TABLE 1—COMMON NAME AND TOTAL NUMBER OF FISH, AND AMOUNT OF LIVE ROCK TO BE HARVESTED OVER A 2-YEAR PERIOD BY NC AQUARIUMS. 16 Speckled Hind 16 Red Hind 16 Rock Hind 16 Red Grouper 16 Gag 16 Scamp 26 Red Snapper 16 Red Porgy 9 Yellowfin Grouper 16 Yellowmouth Grouper 12 Snowy Grouper 2 Warsaw Grouper 9 Yellowedge Grouper 16 Graysby 16 Coney 84 Yellowtail Snapper E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Application(s) 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 Pub. 
L. 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 June 25, 2009. Address written comments 
to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 3720, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230. Applications may be examined between 
8:30 a.m and 5 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 3720.
    Docket Number: 09-021. Applicant: University of Chicago, Argonne, 
LLC, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Bldg. 201, Lemont, IL 60439. Instrument: 
Isolation Transformer. Manufacturer: Guth GmbH, Germany. Intended Use: 
The instrument will used as part of a project to provide neutron rich 
isotopes, with which r-process nucleosynthesis can be explored. The 
transformer will provide power to a high voltage platform which acts as 
the first stage of acceleration of the neutron rich nuclei. A unique 
feature of this instrument is that it is capable of providing 110kVA AC 
power to an injector platform, and will operate at a positive voltage 
of up to 250kVDC at continuous operation. Justification for Duty-Free 
Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category being 
manufactured within the United States. Application accepted by 
Commissioner of Customs: April 28, 2009.

Docket Number: 09-028. Applicant: University of Texas at Austin, 2200 
Comal St., Austin, TX 78722. Instrument: Synchroslice. Manufacturer: 
Lohmann Research Products, Germany. Intended Use: This instrument will 
be used to identify structure-function relationships in neurons at 
different levels of analysis (e.g., the single neuron level and the 
neuronal circuit level). This instrument is capable of performing 
serial section transmission electron microscopy, which is required in 
order to analyze the detailed structural changes involved. 
Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same 
general

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category being manufactured within the United States. Application 
accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 21, 2009.

Docket Number: 09-035. Applicant: University of Minnesota Medical 
School, 6-155 Jackson Hall, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular 
Biology & Biophysics, 321 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455. 
Instrument: Muscle Research System. Manufacturer: Scientific 
Instruments, Germany. Intended Use: This instrument will be used to 
simultaneously measure the force and kinetic properties as a function 
of calcium concentration in muscle fibers and to determine if this is 
affected by muscle diseases of both skeletal and cardiac muscle. A 
unique feature of this instrument is that it requires a gradient maker 
and pump control in order to simultaneously measure the isometric force 
of skinned muscle fibers as a function of calcium concentration. 
Further, a laser system is needed to excite fluophores in order to 
simultaneously measure the force and measure the myosin ATPase.

Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same 
general category being manufactured within the United States. 
Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 11, 2009.

    Dated: June 1, 2009.
Christopher Cassel,
Acting Director, IA Subsidies Enforcement Office.
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