A 'Controlled Substance' is generally a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession, or use is regulated by a Government body.
Due to the potential for abuse, controlled substances have specific regulatory requirements for their acquisition, storage, security, inventory / record keeping, disposal, importing and exporting.
The University has produced guidance to ensure that the management of controlled substances is compliant with legislation and the appropriate standards.
Guidance has been produced for the following:
Controlled Substance Guidance
Appendix 1: Radioactive Substances
Appendix 2: Explosives
Appendix 3: Explosive Precursor Chemicals
Appendix 4: Scheduled Chemicals: Chemical Weapons Convention
Appendix 5: Controlled Drugs
Appendix 6: Drug Precursor Chemicals
Appendix 7: Scheduled Poisons
Appendix 8: Scheduled Agents: Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001
Appendix 9: Dangerous Pathogens and Genetically Modified Organisms