Chemical inventories deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 1



The deadline to submit 2020 chemical inventories to Environmental Safety is 5 p.m. Feb. 1.

If you manage a campus laboratory or other office that stores hazardous materials, paints, solvents, developers or other chemicals, you must c complete the annual chemical inventory.

These include laboratories with a wet lab, flammable cabinets and those that work with chemicals, including those in chemistry, bioengineering and Research and Education Centers.

Non-laboratory areas that are under Environmental Safety Hazard Communication regulations also must comply, such as housing, custodial facilities, golf maintenance, Athletics, Student Life and Campus Recreation.

Find forms for laboratory chemical inventories and non-laboratory chemical inventories at

The inventory must include all chemical storage locations, including trucks, storage closets, sheds, rooms, shared spaces and storage tanks.

Submit the completed inventory forms to and include the responsible principal investigator or supervisor and department name in the email subject line.

Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions at

Please note:

  • Only one graduate student per area or responsible principal investigator should submit a chemical inventory sheet to prevent duplicate submissions.
  • Be sure to use the correct form.
  • Do not edit, delete or add columns between columns A and J on the universal form. Additional information may be placed after column J on the form.
  • Read the instructions page that is under the first tab in the inventory forms.

Teaching and research laboratory locations/RECs that submit through BioRAFT need to review their information in the system to verify that it is up to date. Inventory submitted last year was input into BioRAFT in January and you do not need to complete the chemical inventory form.

Information on how to access BioRAFT can be found at The deadline to verify and correct information in BioRAFT also is 5 p.m. Feb. 1.

Clemson University is required by state and federal law to compile these annual inventories.

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