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CMEA (Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005)

Title VII of Public Law 109-177

The Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005

Sales of Scheduled Listed Chemical Products

Required Training and Self-Certification

Law Enforcement Queries Regarding Self-Certification

Import and Production Quotas for the List I Chemicals Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylpropanolamine

Importation, Exportation, and International Transactions Involving all Listed Chemicals


The Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005

USA Patriot Improvement and Reauthorization Act 2005 (Public Law 109-177) (PDF)

General Information Regarding the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005 or PDF Version

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Sales of Scheduled Listed Chemical Products

Implementation of the Methamphetamine Production Prevention Act of 2008 (December 1, 2011)

Interim Final Rule - Self-Certification and Employee Training of Mail-Order Distributors of Scheduled Listed Chemical Products (April 26, 2011)

Interim Final Rule - Retail Sales of Scheduled Listed Chemical Products; Self-certification of Regulated Sellers of Scheduled Listed Chemical Products (September 26, 2006)

News Release - DEA Issues Regulations to Implement the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005 (September 19, 2006)

Questions & Answers

Alternate Forms of Identification (PDF)

Preventing the Retail Diversion of Pseudoephedrine (2008) (PDF)

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CMEA Required Training & Self-Certification

For questions contact Help Desk - 1-800-882-9539

Self-Certification (Training Required Prior to Self-Certification)

$21 self-certification fee established for regulated sellers of scheduled listed chemical products (SLCPs) that are not DEA pharmacy registrants

Training Required to Sell Drug Products Containing Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylpropanolamine

Retail Vendors (Only one certificate per Retail Store is required)

Mobile Retail Vendor (Self-certification required for each location)

Mail-Order Vendors

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Law Enforcement Queries Regarding Self-Certification

Law Enforcement Officials should contact the Webmaster at deadiversionwebmaster@usdoj.gov for access to the CMEA database.


Import and Production Quotas for the List I Chemicals Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylpropanolamine

Final Rule - Import and Production Quotas for Certain List I Chemicals (December 3, 2008)

Interim Final Rule: Import and Production Quotas for Certain List I Chemicals (July 10, 2007)

Procedures for Establishment of Individual Import, Manufacturing, and Procurement Quotas; Assessment of Annual Needs - Questions and Answers

Quota Applications

DEA Form 189 - Application For Individual Manufacturing Quota

DEA Form 250 - Application For Procurement Quota

DEA Form 488 - Application for Import Quota for Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, Phenylpropanolamine

Notice of proposed revised 2008 assessment of annual needs for the list I chemicals ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine. (June 23, 2008)

Registration Requirements for Importers and Manufacturers of Prescription Drug Products Containing Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, or Phenylpropanolamine (January 18, 2008)

Established Assessment of Annual Needs for the List I Chemicals Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylpropanolamine for 2008 (December 27, 2007)

Assessment of Annual Needs for the List I Chemicals Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylpropanolamine for 2008: Proposed (September 20, 2007)

Established Assessment of Annual Needs for the List I Chemicals Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylpropanolamine for 2007 (September 20, 2007)

Assessment of Annual Needs for the List I Chemicals Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylpropanolamine for 2007: Proposed (October 19, 2006)

2005 Ephedrine / Pseudoephedrine Legitimate Medical Use Methodology and Final Report (PDF) (July 3, 2007)

Methodology Used in Developing Preliminary Estimates of Ephedrine and Pseudoephedrine 2005 Legitimate Use (PDF)

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Importation, Exportation, and International Transactions Involving all Listed Chemicals

Spot Market

Interim Rule: Implementation of the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005; Notice of Transfers Following Importation or Exportation  (April 9, 2007)

DEA Form 486 (PDF)

DEA Form 486A (PDF)

Interim Rule: Implementation of the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005; Notice of Transfers Following Importation or Exportation; Temporary Stay of Certain Provisions (May 22, 2007)

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