|(a) Unless exempt under the Act, a distributor or recipient
of a precursor or apparatus must establish and maintain an inventory
under this section.
(b) A distributor or recipient must conduct an initial
inventory to include each precursor chemical laboratory apparatus
(PCLA) that is covered by this subchapter and in stock at the time
of the inventory. The distributor or recipient must conduct the initial
inventory not later than the 90th day after the date the department
issues the initial permit under this chapter.
(c) After the initial inventory, a distributor or recipient
must conduct another inventory not later than the 24th month following
the month of the last inventory.
(d) The department may deem a distributor or recipient
to be in compliance with the inventory requirements of this section
if the distributor or recipient:
(1) Is a business that routinely conducts an annual
inventory of all items; and
(2) Maintains a readily retrievable record of each
precursor or apparatus located during the inventory.