Issuance Date: 10/05/1987
Issuing Office: Marketplace
I. REFERENCES AND RELATED POLICIES
A. UCSD Policy and Procedure Manual (PPM)
523-4 Low-Value (MBA) Purchases from Outside Vendors
526-1 Central Stores Functions and Services
II. RELATED PROCEDURES
Storehouse Catalog (current edition)
Storehouse Requisition, FO 2107
The Central Gas Procurement and Cylinder control program functions under the direction of the Central Stores. Under this program, user departments, except the following, are required to order all compressed gases from the Central Stores:
University Hospital (Main Building)
Nimitz Marine Facility
Marine Physical Laboratory (Point Loma Facility)
The procedure for the procurement of compressed gases by these activities is included in Section IV. below.
The Central Storehouse will maintain a stock of common industrial and medical gases. Upon receipt of Requisitions from user departments, issues will be made from stock or orders for specialty mixes placed with the supper. Customer owned cylinders (those owned outright by departments) will be refilled under this program. Liquified gases (cryogenics) WILL NOT be controlled or handled under this program.
Central Stores will maintain cylinder control records by user department, budget number, cylinder tag number, type of gas, location, date of delivery to user department, and date of return by user department to the Central Storehouse. The user department will be billed for any demurrage charges in excess of 30 allowable free days.
Central Storehouse is responsible for all pick-ups and deliveries of gas cylinders at all on-campus and off-campus locations except as noted above.
A. Central Stores
Note that safety requires that empty cylinders be returned with caps in place.
B. Campus User Departments
a. Gas cylinder customers may be asked to participate in periodic inventory with Storehouse personnel to verify cylinder counts.
b. Reconcile demurrage charges and Storehouse cylinder control records.
C. University Hospital (Main Building)
1. Follow Hospital directives for order of gas and return of cylinders.
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