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Drug Enforcement Administration, Justice 

§ 1310.04 

transaction as specified in § 1310.05 of 
this part. 

[54 FR 31665, Aug. 1, 1989, as amended at 56 
FR 8277, Feb. 28, 1991; 61 FR 14023, Mar. 29, 
1996; 67 FR 14861, Mar. 28, 2002; 68 FR 57804, 
Oct. 7, 2003; 70 FR 294, Jan. 4, 2005] 

§ 1310.04

Maintenance of records. 

(a) Every record required to be kept 

subject to § 1310.03 for a List I chem-
ical, a tableting machine, or an encap-
sulating machine shall be kept by the 
regulated person for 2 years after the 
date of the transaction. 

(b) Every record required to be kept 

subject to Section 1310.03 for List II 
chemical shall be kept by the regulated 
person for two years after the date of 
the transaction. 

(c) A record under this section shall 

be kept at the regulated person’s place 
of business where the transaction oc-
curred, except that records may be 
kept at a single, central location of the 
regulated person if the regulated per-
son has notified the Administration of 
the intention to do so. Written notifi-
cation must be submitted by registered 
or certified mail, return receipt re-
quested, to the Special Agent in Charge 
of the DEA Divisional Office for the 

area in which the records are required 
to be kept. 

(d) The records required to be kept 

under this section shall be readily re-
trievable and available for inspection 
and copying by authorized employees 
of the Administration under the provi-
sions of 21 U.S.C. 880. 

(e) The regulated person with more 

than one place of business where 
records are required to be kept shall 
devise a system to detect any party 
purchasing from several individual lo-
cations of the regulated person thereby 
seeking to avoid the application of the 
cumulative threshold or evading the 
requirements of the Act. 

(f) For those listed chemicals for 

which thresholds have been estab-
lished, the quantitative threshold or 
the cumulative amount for multiple 
transactions within a calendar month, 
to be utilized in determining whether a 
receipt, sale, importation or expor-
tation is a regulated transaction is as 
follows: 

(1) List I chemicals: 
(i) Except as provided in paragraph 

(f)(1)(ii) of this section, the following 
thresholds have been established for 
List I chemicals. 

Code 

Chemical 

Threshold by base weight 

8522 ....................

N-Acetylanthranilic acid, its esters, and its salts ....................................

40 kilograms. 

8530 ....................

Anthranilic acid, its esters, and its salts .................................................

30 kilograms. 

8256 ....................

Benzaldehyde ..........................................................................................

4 kilograms. 

8735 ....................

Benzyl cyanide ........................................................................................

1 kilogram. 

8675 ....................

Ergonovine and its salts ..........................................................................

10 grams. 

8676 ....................

Ergotamine and its salts .........................................................................

20 grams. 

8678 ....................

Ethylamine and its salts ..........................................................................

1 kilogram. 

6695 ....................

Hydriodic acid ..........................................................................................

1.7 kilograms (or 1 liter by vol-

ume). 

8704 ....................

Isosafrole .................................................................................................

4 kilograms. 

8520 ....................

Methylamine and its salts .......................................................................

1 kilogram. 

8502 ....................

3,4–Methylenedioxyphenyl-2-propanone ................................................

4 kilograms. 

8115 ....................

N–Methylephedrine, its salts, optical isomers, and salts of optical iso-

mers.

1 kilogram. 

8119 ....................

N–Methylpseudoephedrine, its salts, optical isomers, and salts of opti-

cal isomers.

1 kilogram. 

6724 ....................

Nitroethane ..............................................................................................

2.5 kilograms. 

8317 ....................

Norpseudoephedrine, its salts, optical isomers, and salts of optical iso-

mers.

2.5 kilograms. 

8791 ....................

Phenylacetic acid, its esters, and its salts ..............................................

1 kilogram. 

2704 ....................

Piperidine and its salts ............................................................................

500 grams. 

8750 ....................

Piperonal (also called heliotropine) .........................................................

4 kilograms. 

8328 ....................

Propionic anhydride .................................................................................

1 gram. 

8323 ....................

Safrole .....................................................................................................

4 kilograms. 

(ii) For List I chemicals that are con-

tained in scheduled listed chemical 
products as defined in § 1300.02 of this 
chapter, the thresholds established in 

paragraph (g) of this section apply only 
to non-retail distribution, import, and 
export. Sales of these products at retail 

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