Authorized Users

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

Authorized users must:

  • Complete and submit the DEA-based questionnaire to the DEA Registrant
  • Sign Autorized 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 Unit Registrant

Links: 
Mandatory DEA-Related Questionnaire 
Using Controlled Substances for Research Training Module