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Cablegate: Blue Lantern Pre-License End Use Check On

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UNCLAS STATE 096345

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FOR ECON MATTHEW J. EASTER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC SN
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN PRE-LICENSE END USE CHECK ON
APPLICATION 050185283

1. This is an action message. See paragraphs 2-4.

2. The Department's Office of Defense Trade Controls
Compliance (PM/DTCC) requests post assistance in conducting a
pre-license check for the export of air purification blowers
to Singapore. Post is requested to complete this Blue
Lantern check within 30 days. Lack of response to a Blue
Lantern check will affect pending and future licenses
involving parties to this license.

3. Reason for request: the Foreign End User, KK Women's and
Children's Hospital, has no licensing history with our
office. The requested commodity is a military grade device
used in conjunction with other equipment for protection
against chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear
(CBRN/NBC) contamination. The Purpose statement supplied
with the license application is vague about use of the
commodity.

4. ACTION: Please visit the Foreign End User, KK Women's and
Children's Hospital. Confirm the hospital's request for the
quantity and type of the commodity listed below. Make
inquiries to ascertain intended use of the commodity. Ask
hospital officials to show where the blowers will be utilized
and explain their use in conjunction with what other
protective equipment. Are the blowers intended for
protection of all hospital staff, or only for use by
personnel within a specific office or department? END ACTION.

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5. License Information:

DDTC Case Number 050185283

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

05 C420 Blower w/Bladder, 3-Speed, P/N M-60082-001

LICENSE VALUE: USD 1,375.00

APPLICANT/SOURCE:

TVI Corporation
7100 Holladay Tyler Road
Glenn Dale, Maryland 20769 USA

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

Unicorn International Pte Ltd.
249 Jalan Boon Lay 619523
SINGAPORE

FOREIGN END USER:

KK Women's and Children's Hospital
100 Bukit Timah Road 229899
SINGAPORE
Tel: (65) 6293 4044

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

To be used by hospital staff for respiratory protection in
the event of chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear
airborne contamination.

6. Additional documentation submitted in support of license
application:

A) Unicorn International Pte Ltd. purchase order number
2517, dated 07 August 2009, signed by Ang T Tien, Deputy
General Manager, and Marc Chan, Senior Manager.

B) Unicorn International Pte Ltd. end-use purpose letter,
dated 13 August 2009, signed by Jordie Seah, Senior Marketing
Executive.

7. Please slug reply for PM/DTCC - BLUE LANTERN COORDINATOR
and include the words "Blue Lantern" and the DDTC Case Number
in the subject line. POC on this case is Peter Sabatini,
PM/DTCC, phone: 202-663-2819; ClassNet email:
sabtinipj@state.sgov.gov; OpenNet email: sabatinipj@state.gov
The most current Blue Lantern Guide Book is available on
OpenNet at http://fsi.state.gov/fsi/spas/default.asp?ID= 1588
Department thanks Post for its assistance in this matter.
CLINTON

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