Restricted Commodities Orders


Automate the processes for orders for Restricted Commodities such as chemicals, lab animals, infrastructure materials, special equipment and other designated items.


  • Self-service online forms prompt users in drafting complete, error-free order requisitions.
  • Forms can inform users they are placing an order for restricted items.
  • The order is automatically routed for proper review.
  • A purchasing agent receives automatic notification to review the requisition.
  • If required, the requisition may be routed to the requester’s manager (and/or other gatekeepers) for approval.
  • Forms and workflows are easily designed and edited using TAP’s intuitive interface.
  • If needed, submitted or approved requisitions can also be routed through Accounting and Receiving or other departments.


  • Automating the requisition process ensures security and governance for Restricted Commodities while still expediting orders through reduced errors and delays.
  • Reduction of errors and increased efficiency drive cost savings.
  • Central dashboard provides visibility and close monitoring of all purchase requests, including regulated items.
  • Centralized archiving of workflow data allows immediate or historical review of this request and others, and helps satisfy Sarbanes Oxley compliance.