DEA License Information
Here are the University of Maryland, each investigator who wish to use controlled substances must apply for a state and federal license.
How to Apply
Documents for application are available on the respective registration websites:
Maryland (see "CDS Application")
Federal (see "Registration")
Documents are also available by contacting the IACUC office.
Apply for a Maryland State Controlled Dangerous Substances Registration (CDS) with the Office of Controlled Substances Administration (OCSA).
- Complete the OCSA Researcher Questionnaire
- Complete the 3-year practitioner application form
Be sure to:
- select Research and appropriate schedule (I - V)
- complete c Fee Exempt Details - Check State and get this signed by the "certifier" Denise Clark, Associate VP for Research
- provide physical address where drugs will be used
- list federal DEA license as "pending"
- fill out all other requested information
As a researcher, you are not a "prescriber" and do not need to register with the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.
Once approved, apply for a Federal DEA license (you will need your state license number)
First-time applications for Researchers should complete DEA form 225 and submit by mail, in order to apply the signature required to have fees waived for the federal application. (Again, Denise Clark is the signatory.) Please see form 225 and Instructions for 225.
You will be asked to complete the Federal DEA Researcher Questionnaire after you have submitted the application.
Common Controlled Substances
|Controlled Substance||Schedule||DEA Code|
|Pentobarbital (e.g., Nembutal)||II N||2270|
|Phenytoin/pentobarbital (trade name Beuthanasia-D)||III N||2271|
|Methyltestosterone (17alpha-methyl-17betahydroxyandrost-4-en-3-one)||III N||4000|
Controlled Substances on Maryland List (Not on DEA List of Controlled Substances)
|Dihydrocodeinone < or = 15mg per dosage unit||C-III|
|Opium < or = 100mg per 100Gm or 100ml or not more than 5mg per dosage unit||C-III|
|Mazindol||C-III (DEA C-IV)|
|Pentazocine||C-III (DEA C-IV)|
|Butalbital, Acetaminophen, caffeine||C-III Fioricet|