Focus On Planning & Aid
Title III - Community Right-To-Know
Toxic Chemical Release (section 313)

Annual Report
Manufacturing facilities which are
  • in Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes 10xx, 12xx, 20xx-39xx, 4911, 4931, 4939, 4953, 5169, 5171, or 7389;
  • employ ten or more people (the equivalent of 20,000 employee hours); and
  • surpass the thresholds for any chemical on the toxic chemicals list,

must annually submit EPA Form R by July 1.

The list consists of over 600 chemicals and 20 chemical categories that are considered to have highly toxic characteristics when released. The threshold amounts are 10,000 lbs./year for usage and 25,000 lbs./year for manufacturing, importing or processing.