Facilities that produce, process, or consume scheduled chemicals and facilities that produce unscheduled discrete organic chemicals (DOCs) are subject to inspections.
Types of Inspections
|Type of Facility
||Verification Threshold Limits
||All declared facilities are subject to inspection
||Produced, processed or consumed during any of the previous three calendar years or anticipated to produce, process or consume in the next calendar year more than:
- 10 kilogrammes of a Schedule 2A* chemical;
- 1 tonne of a Schedule 2A chemical; or
- 10 tonnes of a Schedule 2B chemical
||Produced in the previous calendar year or anticipated to produce in the next calendar year in excess of 200 tonnes aggregate of any Schedule 3 chemical
|Unscheduled Discrete Organic Chemicals (DOCs)
||Produced more than 200 tonnes of DOCs during the previous calendar year
Challenge inspections are designed for clarifications and resolving questions or doubts concerning possible non-compliance with the Convention. A Member State is obligated to accept the challenge inspection and seek to clarify or resolve any doubts to prove its compliance during the inspection.