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REGULATIONS

Chemical Weapons Convention Regulations 

CWC Regulations


TITLE 15, CHAPTER VII, SUBCHAPTER B, PARTS 710-722

  Part 710 GENERAL INFORMATION AND OVERVIEW OF THE CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION REGULATIONS (CWCR)  
 710.1Definitions of terms used in the Chemical Weapons Convention Regulations (CWCR). 
 710.2Scope of the CWCR. 
 710.3Purposes of the Convention and CWCR. 
 710.4Overview of scheduled chemicals and examples of affected industries. 
 710.5Authority. 
 710.6Relationship between the Chemical Weapons Convention Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, and the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Regulations. 
 Supplement 1States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling, and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction 
 Supplement 2Definitions of Production 

  Part 711 GENERAL INFORMATION REGARDING DECLARATION, REPORTING, AND ADVANCE NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS, AND THE ELECTRONIC FILING OF DECLARATIONS AND REPORTS  
 711.1Overviews of declaration, reporting, and advance notification requirements. 
 711.2Who submits declarations, reports, and advance notifications. 
 711.3Compliance review. 
 711.4Assistance in determining your obligations. 
 711.5Numerical precision of submitted data. 
 711.6Where to obtain forms. 
 711.7Where to submit declarations, reports and advance notifications. 
 711.8How to request authorization from BIS to make electronic submissions of declarations or reports. 

  Part 712 ACTIVITIES INVOLVING SCHEDULE 1 CHEMICALS  
 712.1Round to zero rule that applies to activities involving Schedule 1 chemicals. 
 712.2Restrictions on activities involving Schedule 1 chemicals. 
 712.3Initial declaration requirements for declared facilities which are engaged in the production of Schedule 1 chemicals for purposes not prohibited by the CWC. 
 712.4New Schedule 1 production facility. 
 712.5Annual declaration requirements for facilities engaged in the production of Schedule 1 chemicals for purposes not prohibited by the CWC. 
 712.6Advance notification and annual report of all exports and imports of Schedule 1 chemicals to, or from, other States Parties. 
 712.7Amended declaration or report. 
 712.8Declarations and reports returned without action by BIS. 
 712.9Deadlines for submission of Schedule 1 declarations, reports, advance notifications, and amendments. 
 Supplement 1Schedule 1 Chemicals 
 Supplement 2Deadlines for Submission of Schedule 1 Declarations, Advance Notifications, Reports, and Amendments 

  Part 713 ACTIVITIES INVOLVING SCHEDULE 2 CHEMICALS  
 713.1Prohibition on exports and imports of Schedule 2 chemicals to and from States not Party to the CWC. 
 713.2Annual declaration requirements for plant sites that produce, process or consume Schedule 2 chemicals in excess of specified thresholds. 
 713.3Annual declaration and reporting requirements for exports and imports of Schedule 2 chemicals. 
 713.4Advance declaration requirements for additionally planned production, processing, or consumption of Schedule 2 chemicals. 
 713.5Amended declaration or report. 
 713.6Declarations and reports returned without action by BIS. 
 713.7Deadlines for submission of Schedule 2 declarations, reports, and amendments. 
 Supplement 1Schedule 2 Chemicals 
 Supplement 2Deadlines for Submission of Schedule 2 Declarations, Reports, and Amendments 

  Part 714 ACTIVITIES INVOLVING SCHEDULE 3 CHEMICALS  
 714.1Annual declaration requirements for plant sites that produce a Schedule 3 chemical in excess of 30 metric tons. 
 714.2Annual reporting requirements for exports and imports in excess of 30 metric tons of Schedule 3 chemicals. 
 714.3Advance declaration requirements for additionally planned production of Schedule 3 chemicals. 
 714.4Amended declaration or report. 
 714.5Declarations and reports returned without action by BIS. 
 714.6Deadlines for submission of Schedule 3 declarations, reports, and amendments. 
 Supplement 1Schedule 3 Chemicals 
 Supplement 2Deadlines for Submission of Schedule 3 Declarations, Reports, and Amendments 

  Part 715 ACTIVITIES INVOLVING UNSCHEDULED DISCRETE ORGANIC CHEMICALS (UDOCs)  
 715.1Annual declaration requirements for production by synthesis of unscheduled discrete organic chemicals (UDOCs). 
 715.2Amended declaration. 
 715.3Declarations returned without action by BIS. 
 715.4Deadlines for submitting UDOC declarations, No Changes Authorization Forms, Change in Inspection Status Forms, and amendments. 
 Supplement 1Definition of an Unscheduled Discrete Organic Chemical 
 Supplement 2Examples of Unscheduled Discrete Organic Chemicals (UDOCs) and UDOC Production 
 Supplement 3Deadlines for Submission of Declarations, No Changes Authorization Forms, Amendments for Unscheduled Discrete Organic Chemical (UDOC) Facilities, and Change in Inspection Status Forms 

  Part 716 INITIAL AND ROUTINE INSPECTIONS OF DECLARED FACILITIES  
 716.1General information on the conduct of initial and routine inspections. 
 716.2Purposes and types of inspections of declared facilities. 
 716.3Consent to inspections; warrants for inspections. 
 716.4Scope and conduct of inspections. 
 716.5Notification, duration and frequency of inspections. 
 716.6Facility agreements. 
 716.7Samples. 
 716.8On-site monitoring of Schedule 1 facilities. 
 716.9Report of inspection-related costs. 
 716.10Post-inspection activities. 
 Supplement 1Notification, Duration and Frequency of Inspections 
 Supplement 2[Reserved] 
 Supplement 3[Reserved] 

  Part 717 CWC CLARIFICATION PROCEDURES (CONSULTATIONS AND CHALLENGE INSPECTIONS)  
 717.1Clarification procedures; challenge inspection requests pursuant to Article IX of the Convention. 
 717.2Challenge inspections. 
 717.3Samples. 
 717.4Report of inspection-related costs. 
 717.5Post-inspection activities 

  Part 718 CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS INFORMATION  
 718.1Definition. 
 718.2Identification of confidential business information. 
 718.3Disclosure of confidential business information. 
 Supplement 1Confidential Business Information Declared or Reported 

  Part 719 ENFORCEMENT  
 719.1Scope and definitions. 
 719.2Violations of the Act subject to administrative and criminal enforcement proceedings. 
 719.3Violations of the IEEPA subject to judicial enforcement proceedings. 
 719.4Violations and sanctions under the Act not subject to proceedings under the CWCR. 
 719.5Initiation of administrative proceedings. 
 719.6Request for hearing and answer. 
 719.7Representation. 
 719.8Filing and service of papers other than the NOVA. 
 719.9Summary decision. 
 719.10Discovery. 
 719.11Subpoenas. 
 719.12Matters protected against disclosure. 
 719.13Prehearing conference. 
 719.14Hearings. 
 719.15Procedural stipulations. 
 719.16Extension of time. 
 719.17Post-hearing submissions. 
 719.18Decisions. 
 719.19Settlement. 
 719.20Record for decision. 
 719.21Payment of final assessment. 
 719.22Reporting a violation. 

  Part 720 DENIAL OF EXPORT PRIVILEGES  
 720.1Denial of export privileges for convictions under 18 U.S.C. 229. 
 720.2Initiation of administrative action denying export privileges. 
 720.3Final decision on administrative action denying export privileges. 
 720.4Effect of denial. 

  Part 721 INSPECTION OF RECORDS AND RECORDKEEPING  
 721.1Inspection of records  
 721.2Recordkeeping  
 721.3Destruction or disposal of records  

  Part 722 Reserved  

  Part 723-729 Reserved  

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