Top Ten Reasons for Labs to Acquire CDD Vault Inventory

Appreciate all of the benefits of CDD Inventory

  1. Improves research efficiency
  2. Saves time and money
  3. Assures user compliance
  4. Uses a familiar user interface
  5. Ensures Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) Compliance
  6. Integrates with laboratory operations
  7. Customizes to lab procedures
  8. Enhances Laboratory safety
  9. Ensures emergency preparedness
  10. Is an affordable solution

1. Improves research efficiency

  • Needed supplies can be located quickly and easily, at local or remote sites
  • Purity, amount available, & properties can be checked before retrieving material
  • Quickly find out who in the lab has experience with materials you need to use

2. Saves time and money

  • Why order a chemical if it is already available in the labs?

3. Assures user compliance

  • Barcode interface makes registration/retrieval of batches easy
  • Intuitive user interface makes it easy for busy scientists to keep inventory up-to-date

4. Uses a familiar user interface

  • CDD Vault uses common GUI for all chemical and biological information handling
  • Property, similarity & other searches can easily be performed for inventory materials

5. Ensures Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) compliance

  • CDD Vault Inventory reports can ensure GLP compliance for all materials used
  • GLP compliance is required for data submitted to FDA
  • Government laboratory inspectors expect accountability for all chemicals
  • CDD Vault Inventory can track controlled substances as required by federal regulations
  • CDD Vault Inventory can use sample expiration dates to initiate removal of stale materials and link to proper disposal practices

6. Integrates with laboratory operations

  • Same CDD Vault system for inventory, compound/batch registration, sample/plate handling,
    assay data handling, structure searching, property calculations, reports, etc.

7. Customizes to lab procedures

  • Business rules can be defined to control access to particular materials
  • Routine reports on inventory consumption are easily created

8. Enhances laboratory safety

  • CDD Vault Inventory can flag hazardous materials (flammable, toxic, explosive, etc.) and ensure they are housed appropriately (in cabinets, fume hoods, etc.)
  • CDD Vault Inventory can link chemicals to their material safety data sheets (MSDS) to ensure proper handling

9. Ensures emergency preparedness

  • In case of fire or accident, fire marshals require a list of all materials, their quantity, location, and flammability index; CDD Vault Inventory can quickly produce such reports

10. Is an affordable solution

  • No separate server hardware or software required, no IT support for maintenance and security needed
  • Full maintenance of this cloud-based application is provided by CDD

From the desk of Peter Gund, CDD Advocate


This blog is authored by members of the CDD Vault community. CDD Vault is a hosted drug discovery informatics platform that securely manages both private and external biological and chemical data. It provides core functionality including chemical registration, structure activity relationship, chemical inventory, and electronic lab notebook capabilities!

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