21 CFR 1313.34 - Distribution of the international transaction declaration.
The required three copies of the DEA Form 486 will be distributed as follows:
(a) Copies 1 and 3 shall be retained on file by the broker or trader as the official record of the international transaction. Declaration forms involving List I chemicals shall be retained for List II chemicals shall be retained for four years; declaration forms for two years.
(b) Copy 2 is the Drug Enforcement Administration copy used to fulfill the notification requirements of Section 1313.32.