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PDFWAC 246-945-075

Suspicious transactions and reporting requirements.

(1) A manufacturer, wholesaler or distributor who sells, transfers, or furnishes a regulated product to any licensee shall report any suspicious transaction in writing to the commission.
(2) For the purpose of this rule, a regulated product is defined as a product specified in RCW 69.43.010(1) or WAC 246-945-065.
(3) For the purposes of this rule, a "suspicious transaction" is defined as any sale or transfer that meets any of the following criteria:
(a) Any sale or transfer that would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is likely to be used for the purpose of unlawfully manufacturing a controlled substance under chapter 69.50 RCW, based on such factors as:
(i) The amount of the substance involved;
(ii) The method of payment;
(iii) The method of delivery; or
(iv) Any past dealings with any participant in the transaction.
(b) Any sale or transfer involving payment for a regulated product in cash or money orders in a total amount of more than two hundred dollars.
(c) Any sale or transfer of a regulated product that meets the criteria identifying suspicious orders in the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration, Diversion Control Program Report of the Suspicious Orders Task Force. Copies of the publication are available upon request from the commission.
(d) Any individual sale or transfer of a regulated product that exceeds ten percent of the nonprescription drugs contained in the order.
(e) Any order which contains regulated products and has no additional nonprescription drugs is considered a suspicious transaction.
(4) The written report of a suspicious transaction shall contain, at a minimum, the following information:
(a) Name, address, and phone number of the manufacturer and/or wholesaler making the report;
(b) Washington state license number of the wholesaler;
(c) Washington state unified business identifier (UBI) number of the recipient of the suspicious transaction;
(d) Trade/brand name of regulated product;
(e) Generic name of regulated product's active ingredients;
(f) Name, address and phone number of the recipient of the suspicious transaction;
(g) Quantity of substance purchased, transferred, or furnished, by number of units and doses per unit;
(h) Date of purchase or transfer;
(i) Method of payment of the substance;
(j) Lot number if available; and
(k) National Drug Code number if available.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005, 18.64.080, 18.130.075, 18.64.043, 18.64.044, 18.64.045, 18.64.046, 18.64.370, 18.64.460, 69.50.310, 18.64.011, 18.64.245, 18.64.470, 18.64.255, 18.64.205, 18.64.253, 18.64.410, 18.64.500, 18.64.590. WSR 20-12-072, ยง 246-945-075, filed 6/1/20, effective 7/1/20.]
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