(a) Each regulated chemical distributor and retailer shall submit to the bureau:

(1) Any regulated transaction involving an extraordinary quantity of a regulated chemical, an uncommon method of payment or delivery, or any other circumstance that may indicate that the regulated chemical will be used in violation of this act.

(2) Any proposed regulated transaction with a person whose description or other identifying characteristic the bureau has previously furnished to the regulated chemical distributor or retailer.

(3) Any unusual or excessive loss or disappearance of a regulated chemical under the control of the regulated chemical distributor or retailer. The regulated person responsible for reporting a loss in-transit is the distributor.

(b) Each report submitted pursuant to subsection (a), whenever possible shall be made orally to the bureau at the earliest practicable opportunity after the regulated chemical distributor or retailer becomes aware of the circumstances involved and as much in advance of the conclusion of the transaction as possible. Written reports of these transactions shall subsequently be filed within 15 days after the regulated chemical distributor or retailer becomes aware of the circumstances of the event. A transaction may not be completed with a person whose description or identifying characteristics have previously been furnished to the regulated distributor by the bureau unless the transaction is approved by the bureau.

(c) This section shall not apply to any of the following:

(1) Any pharmacist, pharmacy or other authorized person who sells or furnishes a substance listed in K.S.A. 65-7003(1), and amendments thereto, upon the prescription or order of a practitioner as defined under K.S.A. 65-1626, and amendments thereto;

(2) any practitioner as defined under K.S.A. 65-1626, and amendments thereto, who administers, dispenses or furnishes a substance listed in K.S.A. 65-7003(1), and amendments thereto, to such patients within the scope of a practitioner’s professional practice. Such administration or dispensing shall be in the patient record;

(3) any sale, transfer, furnishing or receipt of any drug that contains any substance listed in K.S.A. 65-7003(1), and amendments thereto, and that is lawfully sold, transferred or furnished over-the-counter without a prescription pursuant to the federal food, drug and cosmetic act or regulations adopted thereunder; and

(4) a regulated chemical retailer who only sells or distributes regulated chemicals that are nonprescription, over-the-counter medicines with less than three grams of base ingredient in the package in the following manner:

(A) Blister packs of not more than two dosage units per blister;

(B) liquid cold or cough medicines;

(C) liquid cold or cough gel capsules; and

(D) nasal drops or sprays.