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Precursor Chemical and Laboratory Apparatus

Effectively controlling the diversion of chemicals and equipment
used in illegal drug manufacturing....

The Precursor Chemical Laboratory Apparatus program processes one-time and annual applications, renews annual permits, records sales transactions, gathers intelligence from law enforcement contacts throughout the country, networks with business representatives and assists law enforcement investigators nationwide by providing current information relating to methods, ingredients, places of purchase, contacts, etc., related to covert laboratory activity.

In 1989, the statute was amended and requires anyone who sells, transfers, furnishes, or purchases certain precursor chemicals or certain laboratory apparatus to be regulated by DPS.