From: "Dodge, Janice" <JDDodge**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] ? re Iodine Rules
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:36:27 +0000
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Hi Monique,

You are correct in your reading of the DEA regulations for iodine.  The paperwork requirements for iodine purchases do not apply to the researcher who is the end user.  Vendors like Sigma (the regulation applies to them) may send a form asking for a signature of someone at your institution who can certify that the user (the researcher) is authorized to use it.  I have signed these, or the department chair can sign. 

You can find this information in the federal register at the DEA website but it isn't easy.

Janice Dodge
Laboratory Safety Officer
Florida State University
(850) 644-8916 

From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] on behalf of Wilhelm, Monique [mwilhelm**At_Symbol_Here**UMFLINT.EDU]
Sent: Friday, March 28, 2014 4:01 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] ? re Iodine Rules

Hello Everyone,


I am looking to this very knowledgeable group on interpretation of regs in 21CFR 1300 - 1321.


I just received an email from one of my colleagues in Biology.  He is concerned that there are changes to DEA iodine rules that would cause problems in his microbiology labs.  Has anyone heard such a change? 


The last notes I have regarding iodine indicate that it is not on the DHA, EPA, or OSHA 1910.1003 lists and that DEA registration does not apply to me because I am not distributing anything to anyone else.  I do see that iodine is listed as a List I chemical.  But, my understanding is that list I and list II rules would not apply to my teaching labs as I am not selling or distributing anything to anyone else.  Is this correct?


I thank you all for any input you can provide,


Monique Wilhelm

Laboratory Supervisor/Adjunct Lecturer/Chem Club Co-Advisor

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

University of Michigan-Flint

Flint, MI 48502



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