Overview of scheduled chemicals and examples of affected industries.
The following provides examples of the types of industries that may be affected by the CWCR ( parts 710 through 729 of this subchapter). These examples are not exhaustive, and you should refer to parts 712 through 715 of the CWCR to determine your obligations.
(a) Schedule 1 chemicals are listed in Supplement No. 1 to part 712 of the CWCR. Schedule 1 chemicals have little or no use in industrial and agricultural industries, but may have limited use for research, pharmaceutical, medical, public health, or protective purposes.
(b) Schedule 2 chemicals are listed in Supplement No. 1 to part 713 of the CWCR. Although Schedule 2 chemicals may be useful in the production of chemical weapons, they also have legitimate uses in areas such as:
(1) Flame retardant additives and research;
(2) Dye and photographic industries (e.g., printing ink, ball point pen fluids, copy mediums, paints, etc.);
(3) Medical and pharmaceutical preparation (e.g., anticholinergics, arsenicals, tranquilizer preparations);
(4) Metal plating preparations;
(5) Epoxy resins; and
(6) Insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, defoliants, and rodenticides.
(c) Schedule 3 chemicals are listed in Supplement No. 1 to part 714 of the CWCR. Although Schedule 3 chemicals may be useful in the production of chemical weapons, they also have legitimate uses in areas such as:
(1) The production of:
(vi) Cyanic acid;
(vii) Toiletries, including perfumes and scents;
(viii) Organic phosphate esters (e.g., hydraulic fluids, flame retardants, surfactants, and sequestering agents); and
(2) Leather tannery and finishing supplies.
(d) Unscheduled discrete organic chemicals are used in a wide variety of commercial industries, and include acetone, benzoyl peroxide and propylene glycol.
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