From: Samuella B Sigmann <sigmannsb**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Inventory
Date: February 5, 2013 10:00:25 PM EST
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Hi Kyle - We looked at about 6 systems when we were hunting for a system.  We ended up going with Sivco (Chematix).  This was partly cost, partly what they offered.  As I recall, the ones that we reviewed ranged from $18,000 to $150,000.  Some were one time costs, some were annual subscriptions.  None of them were perfect.  We are fairly happy with the Chematix.  It does take time to populate the CAD (chemical database).  Uploads from excel are easy.  We integrated MSDS Online with Chematix.  I think that CISPro (ChemSW) has their own MSDS links.  I am going on memories that are 4+ years old so factor that in.

For such a small college, it may not be worth the cost. 

Sivco is at
Cispro is at


On 2/5/2013 7:28 PM, Strode, Kyle wrote:

We are using a self-built Excel spreadsheet that is terrible.  As a smallish private college with 1500 students, we have only around 1800 chemical entries, and one main storage location along with four minor locations. 

Two questions:

How much does this commercial system cost?

Does anyone have a link to the company’s website?


I’m very interested in learning more.




Kyle Strode
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Carroll College
1601 N. Benton Ave.
Helena, MT 59625-0002




From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Rekart, Theodore
Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2013 3:30 PM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Inventory




We’ve been using the software for about six years and are very happy with it.  The reports are very flexible and easy to create.

The software support is fantastic!


Ted Rekart

HSE Manager/IRMR

Air Liquide Delaware Research & Technology Center



From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Lavin, Anne Marie
Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2013 4:45 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] FW: Chemical Inventory




From: Lavin, Anne Marie
Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2013 4:36 PM
Cc: Garcia, Rigoberto
Subject: Chemical Inventory


Dear Members,


We are reviewing the ChemSW  CISPro Inventory system for our University.


We would like some input (pro & cons) from anyone using this system.  



Thanks for your help,




Anne Marie Lavin, BA MT

Laboratory Supervisor/Compliance Officer/CHO

School of Science

Monmouth University

400 Cedar Avenue

West Long Branch, NJ  07764

Phone: 732-571-4439

Fax:      732-263-5243




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