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Title 15Subtitle BChapter VIISubchapter C → Part 745


Title 15: Commerce and Foreign Trade


PART 745—CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION REQUIREMENTS


Contents
§745.1   Advance notification and annual report of all exports of Schedule 1 chemicals to other States Parties.
§745.2   End-Use Certificate reporting requirements under the Chemical Weapons Convention.
Supplement No. 1 to Part 745—Schedules of Chemicals
Supplement No. 2 to Part 745—States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling, and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction
Supplement No. 3 to Part 745—Foreign Authorized Agencies Responsible for Issuing End-Use Certificates Pursuant to §745.2

Authority: 50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.; E.O. 12938, 59 FR 59099, 3 CFR, 1994 Comp., p. 950); Notice of November 8, 2016, 81 FR 79379 (November 10, 2016).

Source: 64 FR 27143, May 18, 1999, unless otherwise noted.

§745.1   Advance notification and annual report of all exports of Schedule 1 chemicals to other States Parties.

Pursuant to the Convention, the United States is required to notify the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) not less than 30 days in advance of every export of a Schedule 1 chemical, in any quantity, to another State Party. In addition, the United States is required to provide a report of all exports of Schedule 1 chemicals to other States Parties during each calendar year. If you plan to export any quantity of a Schedule 1 chemical controlled under the EAR and licensed by the Department of Commerce or controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and licensed by the Department of State, you are required under this section to notify the Department of Commerce in advance of this export. You are also required to provide an annual report of exports that actually occurred during the previous calendar year. The United States will transmit the advance notifications and an aggregate annual report to the OPCW of exports of Schedule 1 chemicals from the United States. Note that the notification and annual report requirements of this section do not relieve the exporter of any requirement to obtain a license from the Department of Commerce for the export of Schedule 1 chemicals subject to the EAR or from the Department of State for the export of Schedule 1 chemicals subject to the ITAR.

(a) Advance notification of exports. You must notify BIS at least 45 calendar days prior to exporting any quantity of a Schedule 1 chemical listed in supplement no. 1 to this part to another State Party, except that notifications for exports of 5 milligrams or less of saxitoxin (for medical or diagnostic purposes only) must be submitted to BIS at least 3 calendar days prior to the date of export (see 15 CFR 712.6(a)). This is in addition to the requirement to obtain an export license under the EAR for chemicals controlled by ECCN 1C350 or 1C351 for any reason for control, or from the Department of State for Schedule 1 chemicals controlled under the ITAR. Note that such notifications may be sent to BIS prior to or after submission of a license application to BIS for Schedule 1 chemicals controlled subject to the EAR and under ECCNs 1C350 or 1C351 or to the Department of State for Schedule 1 chemicals controlled on the ITAR. Such notices must be submitted separately from license applications.

(1) Such notification should be on company letterhead or must clearly identify the reporting entity by name of company, complete address, name of contact person and telephone and fax numbers, along with the following information:

(i) Common Chemical Name;

(ii) Structural formula of the chemical;

(iii) Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) Registry Number;

(iv) Quantity involved in grams;

(v) Planned date of export;

(vi) Purpose (end-use) of export;

(vii) Name of recipient;

(viii) Complete street address of recipient;

(ix) Export license or control number, if known; and

(x) Company identification number, once assigned by BIS.

(2) Send the notification either by fax to (202) 482-1731 or by mail or courier delivery to the following address: Information Technology Team, Treaty Compliance Division, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4515, 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. Attn: “Advance Notification of Schedule 1 Chemical Export”.

(3) Upon receipt of the notification, BIS will inform the exporter of the earliest date the shipment may occur under the notification procedure. To export the Schedule 1 chemical, the exporter must have applied for and been granted a license (see §§742.2 and 742.18 of the EAR, or the ITAR at 22 CFR part 121.

(b) Annual report of exports. (1) You must report all exports of any quantity of a Schedule 1 chemical to another State Party during the previous calendar year, starting with exports taking place during calendar year 1997. Reports for exports during calendar years 1997 and 1998 are due to the Department of Commerce August 16, 1999. Thereafter, annual reports of exports are due on February 13 of the following calendar year. The report should be on company letterhead or must clearly identify the reporting entity by name of company, complete address, name of contact person and telephone and fax numbers along with the following information for each export:

(i) Common Chemical Name;

(ii) Structural formula of the chemical;

(iii) CAS Registry Number;

(iv) Quantity involved in grams;

(v) Date of export;

(vi) Export license number;

(vii) Purpose (end-use) of export;

(viii) Name of recipient;

(ix) Complete address of recipient, including street address, city and country; and (x) Company identification number, once assigned by BIS.

(2) The report must be signed by a responsible party, certifying that the information provided in the annual report is, to the best of his/her knowledge and belief, true and complete.

(3) Send the report either by fax to (202) 482-1731 or by mail or courier delivery to the following address: Information Technology Team, Treaty Compliance Division, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4515, 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. Attn: “Annual Report of Schedule 1 Chemical Export”.

[64 FR 27143, May 18, 1999, as amended at 64 FR 28909, May 28, 1999; 65 FR 12923, Mar. 10, 2000; 73 FR 38910, July 8, 2008; 83 FR 13855, Apr. 2, 2018]

§745.2   End-Use Certificate reporting requirements under the Chemical Weapons Convention.

Note: The End-Use Certificate requirement of this section does not relieve the exporter of any requirement to obtain a license from the Department of Commerce for the export of Schedule 3 chemicals subject to the Export Administration Regulations or from the Department of State for the export of Schedule 3 chemicals subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.

(a)(1) No U.S. person, as defined in §744.6(c) of the EAR, may export from the United States any Schedule 3 chemical identified in supplement no. 1 to this part to countries not party to the Chemical Weapons Convention (destinations not listed in supplement no. 2 to this part) unless the U.S. person obtains from the consignee an End-Use Certificate issued by the government of the importing destination. This Certificate must be issued by the foreign government's agency responsible for foreign affairs or any other agency or department designated by the importing government for this purpose. Supplement no. 3 to this part includes foreign authorized agencies responsible for issuing End-Use Certificates pursuant to this section. Additional foreign authorized agencies responsible for issuing End-Use Certificates will be included in supplement no. 3 to this part when known. End-Use Certificates may be issued to cover aggregate quantities against which multiple shipments may be made to a single consignee. An End-Use Certificate covering multiple shipments may be used until the aggregate quantity is shipped. End-Use Certificates must be submitted separately from license applications.

(2) Submit a copy of the End-Use Certificate, no later than 7 days after the date of export, either by fax to (202) 482-1731 or by mail or courier delivery to the following address: Information Technology Team, Treaty Compliance Division, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4515, 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. Attn: “CWC End-Use Certificate Report”.

(b) The End-Use Certificate described in paragraph (a) of this section must state the following:

(1) That the chemicals will be used only for purposes not prohibited under the Chemical Weapons Convention;

(2) That the chemicals will not be transferred to other end-user(s) or end-use(s);

(3) The types and quantities of chemicals;

(4) Their specific end-use(s); and

(5) The name(s) and complete address(es) of the end-user(s).

[64 FR 27143, May 18, 1999, as amended at 64 FR 49381, Sept. 13, 1999; 66 FR 49525, Sept. 28, 2001; 73 FR 38910, July 8, 2008]

Supplement No. 1 to Part 745—Schedules of Chemicals

   C.A.S. Registry No.
Schedule 1
A. Toxic chemicals:
(1) O-Alkyl (≤C10, incl. cycloalkyl) alkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr)-phosphonofluoridates
e.g. Sarin: O-Isopropyl methylphosphonofluoridate107-44-8
Soman: O-Pinacolyl methylphosphonofluoridate96-64-0
(2) O-Alkyl (≤C10, incl. cycloalkyl) N,N-dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) phosphoramidocyanidates
e.g. Tabun: O-Ethyl N,N-dimethyl phosphoramidocyanidate77-81-6
(3) O-Alkyl (H or ≤C10, incl. cycloalkyl) S-2-dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr)-aminoethyl alkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) phosphonothiolates and corresponding alkylated or protonated salts
e.g. VX: O-Ethyl S-2-diisopropylaminoethyl methyl phosphonothiolate50782-69-9
(4) Sulfur mustards:
2-Chloroethylchloromethylsulfide2625-76-5
Mustard gas: Bis(2-chloroethyl)sulfide505-60-2
Bis(2-chloroethylthio)methane63869-13-6
Sesquimustard: 1,2-Bis(2-chloroethylthio)ethane3563-36-8
1,3-Bis(2-chloroethylthio)-n-propane63905-10-2
1,4-Bis(2-chloroethylthio)-n-butane142868-93-7
1,5-Bis(2-chloroethylthio)-n-pentane142868-94-8
Bis(2-chloroethylthiomethyl)ether63918-90-1
O-Mustard: Bis(2-chloroethylthioethyl)ether63918-89-8
(5) Lewisites:
Lewisite 1: 2-Chlorovinyldichloroarsine541-25-3
Lewisite 2: Bis(2-chlorovinyl)chloroarsine40334-69-8
Lewisite 3: Tris(2-chlorovinyl)arsine40334-70-1
(6) Nitrogen mustards:
HN1: Bis(2-chloroethyl)ethylamine538-07-8
HN2: Bis(2-chloroethyl)methylamine51-75-2
HN3: Tris(2-chloroethyl)amine555-77-1
(7) Saxitoxin35523-89-8
(8) Ricin9009-86-3
B. Precursors:
(9) Alkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) phosphonyldifluorides
e.g. DF: Methylphosphonyldifluoride676-99-3
(10) O-Alkyl (H or ≤C10, incl. cycloalkyl) O-2-dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr)-aminoethyl alkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) phosphonites and corresponding alkylated or protonated salts
e.g. QL: O-Ethyl O-2-diisopropylaminoethyl methylphosphonite57856-11-8
(11) Chlorosarin: O-Isopropyl methylphosphonochloridate1445-76-7
(12) Chlorosoman: O-Pinacolyl methylphosphonochloridate7040-57-5
Schedule 2
A. Toxic chemicals:
(1) Amiton: O,O-Diethyl S-[2-(diethylamino)ethyl] phosphorothiolate and corresponding alkylated or protonated salts78-53-5
(2) PFIB: 1,1,3,3,3-Pentafluoro-2-(trifluoromethyl)-1-propene382-21-8
(3) BZ: 3-Quinuclidinyl benzilate6581-06-2
B. Precursors:
(4) Chemicals, except for those listed in Schedule 1, containing a phosphorus atom to which is bonded one methyl, ethyl or propyl (normal or iso) group but not further carbon atoms,
e.g. Methylphosphonyl dichloride676-97-1
Dimethyl methylphosphonate756-79-6
Exemption: Fonofos: O-Ethyl S-phenyl ethylphosphono-thiolothionate944-22-9
(5) N,N-Dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) phosphoramidic dihalides
(6) Dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) N,N-dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr)-phosphoramidates
(7) Arsenic trichloride7784-34-1
(8) 2,2-Diphenyl-2-hydroxyacetic acid76-93-7
(9) Quinuclidine-3-ol1619-34-7
(10) N,N-Dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) aminoethyl-2-chlorides and corresponding protonated salts
(11) N,N-Dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) aminoethane-2-ols and corresponding protonated salts
Exemptions: N,N-Dimethylaminoethanol and corresponding protonated salts108-01-0
N,N-Diethylaminoethanol and corresponding protonated salts100-37-8
(12) N,N-Dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) aminoethane-2-thiols and corresponding protonated salts
(13) Thiodiglycol: Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)sulfide111-48-8
(14) Pinacolyl alcohol: 3,3-Dimethylbutane-2-ol464-07-3
Schedule 3
A. Toxic chemicals:
(1) Phosgene: Carbonyl dichloride75-44-5
(2) Cyanogen chloride506-77-4
(3) Hydrogen cyanide74-90-8
(4) Chloropicrin: Trichloronitromethane76-06-2
B. Precursors:
(5) Phosphorus oxychloride10025-87-3
(6) Phosphorus trichloride7719-12-2
(7) Phosphorus pentachloride10026-13-8
(8) Trimethyl phosphite121-45-9
(9) Triethyl phosphite122-52-1
(10) Dimethyl phosphite868-85-9
(11) Diethyl phosphite762-04-9
(12) Sulfur monochloride10025-67-9
(13) Sulfur dichloride10545-99-0
(14) Thionyl chloride7719-09-7
(15) Ethyldiethanolamine139-87-7
(16) Methyldiethanolamine105-59-9
(17) Triethanolamine102-71-6

Supplement No. 2 to Part 745—States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling, and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction

List of States Parties as of June 1, 2016

Afghanistan   Liberia
Albania   Libya
Algeria   Liechtenstein
Andorra   Lithuania
Angola   Luxembourg
Antigua and Barbuda   Macedonia
Argentina   Madagascar
Armenia   Malawi
Australia   Malaysia
Austria   Maldives
Azerbaijan   Mali
Bahamas   Malta
Bahrain   Marshall Islands
Bangladesh   Mauritius
Barbados   Mauritania
Belarus   Mexico
Belize   Micronesia
Belgium   Moldova (Republic of)
Benin   Monaco
Bhutan   Mongolia
Bolivia   Montenegro
Bosnia-Herzegovina   Morocco
Botswana   Mozambique
Brazil   Namibia
Brunei Darussalam   Nauru
Bulgaria   Nepal
Burkina Faso   Netherlands (Kingdom of the) *  *  *
Burma   New Zealand
Burundi   Nicaragua
Cambodia   Niger
Cameroon   Nigeria
Canada   Niue
Cape Verde   Norway
Central African Republic   Oman
Chad   Pakistan
Chile   Palau
China*   Panama
Colombia   Papua New Guinea
Comoros   Paraguay
Congo (Democratic Republic of the)   Peru
Congo (Republic of the)   Philippines
Cook Islands   Poland
Costa Rica   Portugal
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)   Qatar
Croatia   Romania
Cuba   Russian Federation
Cyprus   Rwanda
Czech Republic   Saint Kitts and Nevis
Denmark   Saint Lucia
Djibouti   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Dominica   Samoa
Dominican Republic   San Marino
Ecuador   Sao Tome and Principe
El Salvador   Saudi Arabia
Equatorial Guinea   Senegal
Eritrea   Serbia
Estonia   Seychelles
Ethiopia   Sierra Leone
Fiji   Singapore
Finland   Slovak Republic
France   Slovenia
Gabon   Solomon Islands
Gambia   Somalia
Georgia   South Africa
Germany   Spain
Ghana   Sri Lanka
Greece   Sudan
Grenada   Suriname
Guatemala   Swaziland
Guinea   Sweden
Guinea-Bissau   Switzerland
Guyana   Syria
Haiti   Tajikistan
Holy See   Tanzania
Honduras   Thailand
Hungary   The United Arab Emirates
Iceland   Timor-Leste
India   Togo
Indonesia   Tonga
Iran   Trinidad and Tobago
Iraq   Tunisia
Ireland   Turkey
Italy   Turkmenistan
Jamaica   Tuvalu
Japan   Uganda
Jordan   Ukraine
Kazakhstan   United Kingdom
Kiribati   United States
Kenya   Uruguay
Korea (Republic of)   Uzbekistan
Kuwait   Vanuatu
Kyrgyzstan   Venezuela
Laos (P.D.R.)   Vietnam
Latvia   Yemen
Lebanon   Zambia
Lesotho   Zimbabwe

***For CWC purposes only, the Netherlands (Kingdom of) includes: Aruba, Curaçao, and Sint Maarten (the Dutch two-fifths of the island of Saint Martin).

*For CWC purposes only, China includes Hong Kong and Macau.

[64 FR 27143, May 18, 1999]

Editorial Note: For Federal Register citations affecting part 745, supplement 2, see the List of CFR Sections Affected, which appears in the Finding Aids section of the printed volume and at www.govinfo.gov.

Supplement No. 3 to Part 745—Foreign Authorized Agencies Responsible for Issuing End-Use Certificates Pursuant to §745.2

Israel

Chemical, Environment Technology Administration, Ministry of Industry & Trade, 30 Agron Street, Jerusalem 94190, Israel

Contact: Josef Dancona, Deputy Director, Telephone: 972-2-6220193, Fax: 972-2-6241987

Taiwan1

1Two of the three offices (Export Processing Zone Administration and the Science-Based Industrial Park Administration) are in special economic zones and are responsible for the activity in their respective zones.

Board of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs, 1 Hukou St., Taipei, Tel: (02) 2351-0271, Fax: (02) 2351-3603

Export Processing Zone Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs, 600 Chiachang Rd., Nantze, Kaohsiung, Tel: (07) 361-1212, Fax: (07) 361-4348

Science-Based Industrial Park Administration, National Science Council, Executive Yuan, 2 Hsin-an Rd., Hsinchu, Tel: (03) 577-3311, Fax: (03) 577-6222

[64 FR 27143, May 18, 1999, as amended at 64 FR 43982, Sept. 13, 1999]

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