Chemical Security and U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Chemicals of Interest are identified to be of concern by DHS due to potential for release, theft or diversion, and sabotage, or contamination.  Chemicals of Concern include those listed in the Chemical Weapons Convention, chemicals that have potential for mass destruction, explosives and precursors of improvised explosive devices, and chemicals of high acute toxicity (rated as Category 1 in the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals), or the synthetic precursors of high acute toxicity materials.

The National Academy of Sciences has published a brief outline for maintaining a safe and secure laboratory environment.

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Phone: 336.758.EHAS (3427)
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