How to Place Your Radioactive Materials Order


This article describes how to order radioactive materials for your department

Steps to Take

Gather Information for Your Order

  1. Get the RUA Number that you are designated to use from your principal investigator (PI)
  2. Check Supplier information:
    • Have the Supplier's Catalog Number ready
    • Check to make sure the Supplier is in Oracle, if they aren't, request that they be added
    • If necessary, convert the unit of measure into millicurie (mCi)

Log in to Oracle Procurement

  1. Go to
  2. Click the Company Single Sign-On button
  3. Log in with your Active Directory information
  4. In Procure to Pay, click Purchase Requisitions

Place Your Order in Oracle

  1. Conduct a search for your product using the Catalog Number or Item Description
  2. Once you have added your items to a shopping cart, proceed through the Oracle checkout process
    • Make sure to select the correct Shipping Address during checkout
    • Make sure to add your RUA Number in the RUA Number field
    • If you are not familiar with how to checkout, please refer to our separate KBA
  3. When receiving radioactive materials from another research institution or purchasing radioactive materials through a channel other than Oracle, use the following address: 

UCSD Radiation Safety

Campus Services Complex Bldg E- Rm 119

La Jolla, CA 92093-0035

Attn: (PI Name/RUA #)

Phone: (858) 534-6418 | Fax: (858) 822-5524 | Mail Code: 0035

Arrange for Receipt 

If you still have questions or need additional assistance, please submit a ticket or call the IPPS Solutions Team at (858) 534-9494