• Emergency Planning (Sections 301-303)
  • Emergency Release Notification (Section 304)
  • Community Right-to-Know Reporting Requirements (Sections 311-312)
  • Toxic Chemical Release Inventory Reporting (Section 313)
  • Emergency Planning (Sections 301-303)
  • stores, produces or uses a "hazardous chemical" (any chemical which is a physical hazard or a health hazard); and
  • releases a reportable quantity (RQ) of a substance contained in either of the following two tables published by the EPA in the Code of Federal Regulations:
  • list of extremely hazardous substances; and
  • list of CERCLA hazardous substances.
  • required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) under its Hazard Communication Standard to prepare or have available a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDA) for a hazardous chemical (See II above for definition): and
  • that has onsite, for any one day in a calendar year, an amount of a hazardous chemical equal to or greater than the following threshold limits established by the EPA:
    • 10,000 lbs for hazardous chemicals;
    • or lesser of 500 lbs or the TPQ for extremely hazardous substances.
  • it has 10 or more full-time employees;
  • is in a specified Standard Industrial Classification Code; and
  • manufactures more than 25,000 lbs/year of a listed toxic chemical; or
  • processes more than 25,000 lbs/year of a listed toxic chemical; or
  • otherwise uses more than 10,000 lbs/year of a listed toxic chemical.

Title 29, Part 1910 (29 CFR 1910), "Occupational Safety and Health Standards."

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