Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)

What is Chemical-Terrorism Vulnerability Information?

As enumerated by 6 CFR § 27.400(b), CVI includes, among other things:

  • Top-Screens;
  • Security Vulnerability Assessments (SVAs);
  • Site Security Plans (SSPs) and Alternate Security Programs (ASPs);
  • CFATS records required to be retained under the regulation (e.g., training, security incidents, etc.);
  • DHS-issued initial and final tier determination letters; and
  • Inspection and audit findings.

CVI does not include, among other things, information developed and/or submitted to a government agency pursuant to a law or regulation other than CFATS (e.g., EPA RMP).