OPCW, Syria, and Chlorine

The July OPCW EC decision about which I posted yesterday contains what I think is an unprecedented provision. Recall the requirement that Syria

(b)  declare to the Secretariat all of the chemical weapons it currently possesses, including sarin, sarin precursors, and chlorine that is not intended for purposes not prohibited under the Convention, as well as chemical weapons production facilities and other related facilities;

I am unaware of any case in which the OPCW or any other international organization has required a state to disclose stocks of an unscheduled chemical .

*Update:* See this post.

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