Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments, 52760 [2013-20753]

Download as PDF 52760 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 165 / Monday, August 26, 2013 / Notices Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Department’s presumption that reimbursement of the antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties. This notice also serves as a final reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written notification of the return/destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation that is subject to sanction. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: August 19, 2013. Gary Taverman, Senior Advisor for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2013–20756 Filed 8–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD 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 September 16, 2013. Address written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 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: 13–025. Applicant: University of Virginia, Wilsdorf Hall, P.O. Box 400745, 395 McCormick Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22904–4745. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to identify the VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:45 Aug 23, 2013 Jkt 229001 different phases in materials such as metals and alloys, semiconductors, polymers, and biological specimens, as well as the compositions of certain parts of these materials, the cause of failure in some, and the morphology and/or crystallography of specimens fabricated by various processes. The instrument will be used to analyze the specimens in a high, medium, or low vacuum. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: May 24, 2013. Docket Number: 13–026. Applicant: Yale University, 850 West Campus Drive, Bldg. ISTC, Room 213C, West Haven, CT 06516. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to develop novel platforms based on self-assembled DNA nanostructures for studying cell biology. DNA nanostructures will be designed by computer-aided design software, and the correctly formed nanostructures will be confirmed using the instrument. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 3, 2013. Docket Number: 13–027. Applicant: United States Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, 3100 Ricketts Point Road, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010–5400. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to define the various pathologies associated with exposure to chemical warfare agents, to define a window of opportunity for medical intervention and to assess the success of treatments and countermeasures. The instrument will provide a means of studying the morphology and ultrastructural pathology/cellular morphology of and for characterization of the elemental composition of experimental samples. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 19, 2013. Docket Number: 13–029. Applicant: Arizona State University, P.O. Box 875212, Tempe, AZ 85287–5212. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to observe and understand physical and chemical processes at the most fundamental atomic level. Phenomena to be studied PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 will include oxidation, reduction, corrosion and nanoparticle growth. The instrument will allow time-resolved in situ studies of the dynamic behavior of nanostructured materials, such as complex oxides and metal particle catalysts during exposure to reactive gas environments and elevated temperatures. The instrument is also capable of electron holography, which is a technique that allows nanoscale electric and magnetic fields to be measured and quantified with subnanometer resolution. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 9, 2013. Docket Number: 13–032. Applicant: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 4000 Jones Bridge Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to examine the ultrastructural organization of complex biological structures to help elucidate the function of biological specimens such as protein complexes, noninfectious virus, and small cells. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 23, 2013. Docket Number: 13–033. Applicant: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3500 Terrace Street, Biomedical Science Tower, S–225, Pittsburgh, PA 15261. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to study viruses, bacteria, cells, tissues, and biomaterials to examine their ultrastructure, as well as immunologic studies of biological samples analyzing changes in morphology of particles or tissue or localization of proteins within cells and tissues. Justification for DutyFree Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 25, 2013. Dated: August 15, 2013. Gregory W. Campbell, Director of Subsidies Enforcement, Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–20753 Filed 8–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1

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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 September 16, 2013. Address 
written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 3720, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 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: 13-025. Applicant: University of Virginia, Wilsdorf 
Hall, P.O. Box 400745, 395 McCormick Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22904-
4745. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the 
Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to identify the 
different phases in materials such as metals and alloys, 
semiconductors, polymers, and biological specimens, as well as the 
compositions of certain parts of these materials, the cause of failure 
in some, and the morphology and/or crystallography of specimens 
fabricated by various processes. The instrument will be used to analyze 
the specimens in a high, medium, or low vacuum. Justification for Duty-
Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category 
manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner 
of Customs: May 24, 2013.
    Docket Number: 13-026. Applicant: Yale University, 850 West Campus 
Drive, Bldg. ISTC, Room 213C, West Haven, CT 06516. Instrument: 
Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The 
instrument will be used to develop novel platforms based on self-
assembled DNA nanostructures for studying cell biology. DNA 
nanostructures will be designed by computer-aided design software, and 
the correctly formed nanostructures will be confirmed using the 
instrument. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments 
of the same general category manufactured in the United States. 
Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 3, 2013.
    Docket Number: 13-027. Applicant: United States Army Medical 
Research Institute of Chemical Defense, 3100 Ricketts Point Road, 
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010-5400. Instrument: Electron 
Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The 
instrument will be used to define the various pathologies associated 
with exposure to chemical warfare agents, to define a window of 
opportunity for medical intervention and to assess the success of 
treatments and countermeasures. The instrument will provide a means of 
studying the morphology and ultrastructural pathology/cellular 
morphology of and for characterization of the elemental composition of 
experimental samples. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no 
instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United 
States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 19, 2013.
    Docket Number: 13-029. Applicant: Arizona State University, P.O. 
Box 875212, Tempe, AZ 85287-5212. Instrument: Electron Microscope. 
Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The 
instrument will be used to observe and understand physical and chemical 
processes at the most fundamental atomic level. Phenomena to be studied 
will include oxidation, reduction, corrosion and nanoparticle growth. 
The instrument will allow time-resolved in situ studies of the dynamic 
behavior of nanostructured materials, such as complex oxides and metal 
particle catalysts during exposure to reactive gas environments and 
elevated temperatures. The instrument is also capable of electron 
holography, which is a technique that allows nanoscale electric and 
magnetic fields to be measured and quantified with sub-nanometer 
resolution. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments 
of the same general category manufactured in the United States. 
Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 9, 2013.
    Docket Number: 13-032. Applicant: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 
4000 Jones Bridge Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815. Instrument: Electron 
Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: 
The instrument will be used to examine the ultrastructural organization 
of complex biological structures to help elucidate the function of 
biological specimens such as protein complexes, noninfectious virus, 
and small cells. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no 
instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United 
States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 23, 2013.
    Docket Number: 13-033. Applicant: University of Pittsburgh School 
of Medicine, 3500 Terrace Street, Biomedical Science Tower, S-225, 
Pittsburgh, PA 15261. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: 
JEOL Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to study 
viruses, bacteria, cells, tissues, and biomaterials to examine their 
ultrastructure, as well as immunologic studies of biological samples 
analyzing changes in morphology of particles or tissue or localization 
of proteins within cells and tissues. Justification for Duty-Free 
Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category 
manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner 
of Customs: July 25, 2013.

    Dated: August 15, 2013.
Gregory W. Campbell,
Director of Subsidies Enforcement, Import Administration.
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