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Question Number: 5, 1998 EPCRA 313 Q&A: Definition of Facility; Facility Construction

5. A recently constructed facility which has not begun production but is in a covered SIC code has used several listed toxic chemicals in preparing a reactor bed and distillation columns for manufacturing. Is the facility required to report these chemicals if they exceed the threshold levels?
Yes. Once a covered facility has been constructed, any toxic chemicals used to prepare production equipment for manufacturing activities must be included towards the threshold determinations that reporting year. This includes start-up activities.