Drug Enforcement Administration December 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Thomas Neuschatz, M.D.; Decision and Order
Document Number: 2013-29956
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Schedules of Controlled Substances: Placement of Perampanel into Schedule III
Document Number: 2013-28778
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-02
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
With the issuance of this final rule, the Deputy Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) places the substance perampanel [2-(2-oxo-1-phenyl-5-pyridin-2-yl-1,2-dihydropyridin-3-yl) benzonitrile], including its salts, isomers, and salts of isomers, into schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). This scheduling action is pursuant to the CSA which requires that such actions be made on the record after opportunity for a hearing through formal rulemaking. This action imposes the regulatory controls and administrative, civil, and criminal sanctions applicable to schedule III controlled substances on persons who handle (manufacture, distribute, dispense, import, export, engage in research, conduct instructional activities with, or possess) or propose to handle perampanel.