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Chemical Handler's Manual

APPENDIX H – Summary of Requirements for Regulated Sellers and Mail-Order Distributors of Scheduled Listed Chemical Products

Information regarding this subject may be found at 21 U.S.C. §§ 830 and 844, and 21 C.F.R. part 1314.

Provisions of the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act (CMEA) and subsequent legislation regarding retail sales establish different requirements for the various types of sales of scheduled listed chemical products.

Summary of Requirements by Type of Seller

Requirements: Regulated sellers
(store)
Mobile retail vendors Mail-order distributors
Daily sales limit 3.6 gm/chemical 3.6 gm/chemical 3.6 gm/chemical
30 day sales limit NA 7.5 gm/chemical 7.5 gm/chemical
Blister packs Yes Yes Yes
Storage Behind the counter
Locked cabinet
Locked cabinet NA
Logbook Yes Yes NA
Customer ID Examine photo ID Examine photo ID Verify ID
Train employees Yes Yes Yes
Self-Certify Yes Yes Yes
Notice of misrepresentation Yes Yes NA
Monthly reports No No Yes
Theft and loss reports Yes Yes Yes

 

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