Revised on
10/11/18 12:09pm

Chemical Inventory System (CIS)

Contact information

Please Note: CIS is being retired on Dec. 31. 

A replacement tool called Chemicals is being rolled out systemwide and full details (timeline, FAQs, training, and more) are posted on the Chemical Inventory Migration page


The Chemical Inventory System (CIS) is a web based system that facilitates the collection and storage of information related to chemical types and amounts within campus laboratories and facilities. This system meets the CalEPA requirement to begin using the internet to file required Unified Program information and additionally assists UC in compliance with: Cal/EMA, California Fire Code, Cal/OSHA and CUPA Hazardous Materials Business Plan reporting needs.


*Requires campus authentication using your UC Davis username and password. If you do not have or have forgotten your official UC Davis login information, please visit the UC Davis Computing Account Services at to create your account or re-establish your username and/or password. If you have any difficulties please consult with a CIS System Administrator at

CUPA Self-Audit Program Summary
Why a Chemical Inventory Is Necessary

To access training resources, log in at with your UC Davis username and password. The CIS User Guide and CIS training video can be found under the Resources tab.

If you need assistance with the Chemical Inventory System or have questions about the program, contact your local campus EH&S CIS Administrator at For technical support contact the ERM Service Desk at:

Important features of the CIS system include:
  • Single Sign-on
  • Secure management of chemical inventories
  • Ability to export any data to Excel
  • Pre-populated chemical library
  • Summary, Chemical Inventory and First Responder reporting capabilities
  • Easy to manage database for administrators
  • Ability to print customized door placards