DEA Training and Certification to Sell SLCPs

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Businesses must receive training and certification to sell scheduled listed chemical products (SLCPs). The Drug Enforcement Administration requires this to combat methamphetamine production.

SLCPs include ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine. These chemicals are found in many cough, cold, and allergy medications. Businesses selling cough, cold, and allergy medications containing SLCPs may include:
  • Retail vendors, like convenience or grocery stores
  • Mobile retail vendors, like mobile health clinics, or,
  • Mail-order vendors
The Controlled Substances Registration may also be needed. Click the following link for more information on this requirement.


For more information, contact:

U.S. Department of Justice
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
Office of Diversion Control – Regional Office
99 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
Phone: (800) 882-9539
DEA.Registration.Help@usdoj.gov
Website: https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/

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