University of California, San Diego
February 26, 2007
ALL ACADEMICS AND STAFF AT UCSD (including UCSD Medical Center)
Attached is a new policy on Controlled Substances for Research, Teaching and Veterinary Care, PPM 516-7, which sets forth policy and responsibilities applicable to the authorization, procurement, receipt, security, storage, control, biennial inventory, and disposal of Controlled Substances, List I and Precursor Chemicals for research, teaching and veterinary care. This policy does not apply to controlled substances dispensed by a practitioner to a patient.
The Controlled Substances Program Manager maintains delegated authority and responsibility for overall coordination of this policy and specific responsibility for the approval, receipt, and delivery of controlled substances to authorized personnel. There are substantial penalties for violation(s) of this policy. All individuals who purchase, handle, store, dispose, and/or utilize controlled substances should become familiar with this policy. This policy is available at the following web address:
If you have any questions concerning these policies, please contact Wendy Scott, Controlled Substances Program Manager, at (858) 534-1362 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Steve Benedict Director Environment, Health and Safety Risk Management