Some chemicals and types of facilities may be exemption from the reporting requirements. The following are excluded, per Section 311(e):
(1) Any food, food additive, color additive, drug, or cosmetic regulated by the Food and Drug Administration:
(I) Any substance present as a solid in any manufactured item to the extent exposure to the sub-stance does not occur under normal conditions of use;
(II) Any substance to the extent it is used for personal, family, or household purposes, or is present in the same form and concentration as a product packaged for distribution and use by the general public;
(III) Any substance to the extent it is used in a research laboratory or a hospital or other medical facility under the direct supervision of a technically qualified individual;
(IV) Any substance to the extent it is used in routine agricultural operations or is a fertilizer held for sale by a retailer to the ultimate customer.
Research Medical Exemptions (PDF 15 KB)