Greater oversight of precursor chemicals at retail level needed to reduce threat from IEDs

Policymakers' efforts to reduce threats from improvised explosive devices (IEDs) should include greater oversight of precursor chemicals sold at the retail level - especially over the Internet - that terrorists, violent extremists, or criminals use to make homemade explosives, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. While retail sales of these precursor chemicals present a substantial vulnerability, they have not been a major focus of federal regulations so far.

Greater oversight of precursor chemicals at retail level needed to reduce threat from IEDs

Policymakers' efforts to reduce threats from improvised explosive devices (IEDs) should include greater oversight of precursor chemicals sold at the retail level - especially over the Internet ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

Greater oversight of precursor chemicals at retail level needed to reduce threat from IEDs, Tue 14 Nov 17 from Eurekalert

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