Authorized Users

Authorized users are University employees authorized to use controlled substances by the department’s registrant.

Authorized users must:

  • Sign Authorized Users signature log
  • Take the online tutorial
  • PI/Lab Manager must submit a protocol in eProtocol and amend it when research changes 
  • Comply with the directions for using controlled substances given by the Registrant
  • Maintain accurate records of the acquisition, use, and disposition of controlled substances
  • If authorized to purchase controlled substances, follow pharmacy purchasing guidelines
  • Use proper personal protective equipment and adhere to safe practices while using controlled substances
  • Report any significant volume discrepancies to the departmental DEA Registrant
  • Complete a biennial inventory and attach it to the controlled substances protocol