Weapons of Mass Destruction

CFATS EO13650

On August 1, 2013, the EO 13650 directed the federal government to improve the safety and security of chemical facilities and reduce the risks of hazardous chemicals to workers and communities.  Under this order, CISA undertook a number of actions.

Resources EPA CISA

This fact sheet explains the chemical data available to law enforcement, first responders, and other stakeholders to help with planning, incident preparedness, and response efforts to chemical incidents in their communities.

CFATS CISA Gateway

This fact sheet explains how CISA uses the CISA Gateway to share certain Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) data with authorized federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government officials to improve coordination and information sharing.

CFATS Detect Delay

This printer-friendly fact sheet covers two overarching security objectives—detection and delay—which include the first seven Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Risk-Based Performance Standards (RBPS), and address a facility’s ability to deter, detect, and delay an attack.