flag redOracle System Upgrade Impact on Controlled Substances Ordering

Oracle will be down July 31st until August 6th for upgrades.
The Oracle system upgrade will begin July 31, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. The Oracle system will be UNAVAILABLE during the upgrade until August 6, 2014. Financial Affairs has established processing deadlines for certain transactions for the month of July to allow for the system downtime.

The deadline for placing controlled substance orders in the Oracle System is 5:00 pm Monday July 28, 2014.

Controlled Substances

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Controlled substances (CS) are drugs or chemicals whose manufacture, possession and use are regulated by the state and federal governments. This may include illegal drugs, prescription medications or chemicals used to manufacture drugs.

UAB currently maintains federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registrations governing the use of controlled substances for teaching purposes, veterinary care, and all non-human research. Research using controlled substances in human trials are not administered through this program.

Follow the links below for more information on the use of controlled substances for teaching purposes, veterinary care and non-human research.

Determine if a chemical is a CS
Controlled Substances Use Authorization (CSUA)
CSUA Web Application
Ordering CS
Managing Your Inventory
Storage Requirements
Disposal of CS
Policies and Regulations
Frequently Asked Questions