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CAMEO Software

CAMEOfm home screen imageCAMEOfm is a database application where you can keep track of information (such as chemical inventories and contact information for facilities) to assist in emergency response and planning in your local community.  It is especially useful for managing data required under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). 

You can enter information into the CAMEOfm database manually and/or by importing a Tier2 Submit™ file (if the facilities and/or planners in your state use that program to complete Tier II forms under EPCRA).

CAMEOfm is part of the CAMEO® software suite, which is used widely to plan for and respond to chemical emergencies. From the main CAMEOfm screen, you can access all eight CAMEOfm data management modules—as well as opening the other programs in the suite (the CAMEO Chemicals hazardous chemical database, the ALOHA® hazard modeling tool, and the MARPLOT® mapping program).

Downloading CAMEOfm

Download CAMEOfm for Windows (Version 3.5.1, February 2019, 64 MB EXE)

Download CAMEOfm for Mac (Version 3.5.1, February 2019, 101 MB DMG)

The Windows version can be run on Windows 7 (Service Pack 1), Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 operating systems. The Macintosh version can be run on El Capitan (10.11), Sierra (10.12), and High Sierra (10.13) operating systems. Operating systems not listed here have not been tested and are not supported. In particular, CAMEOfm will not run on computers running macOS Mojave (10.14). 

Note for Mac users: Some users may see a message saying "'Tier2SubmitB' is not optimized for your Mac. This app needs to be updated by its developer to improve compatibility." This alert is displayed the first time a 32-bit application is opened, but the program will still work properly on your computer. Click OK to continue. 

If you already have an older version of CAMEOfm: Installing a new version of CAMEOfm will overwrite the data in your current version of CAMEOfm. To ensure that your data is successfully transferred to the new version, download and read the instructions for transferring data from earlier CAMEOfm versions.

Learning More About CAMEOfm

For an overview of all of the suite programs, download the CAMEO Suite fact sheet (PDF) to learn how these tools can be used to assist first responders and emergency planners. (2 pp, 720 KB, About PDF

Significant Changes in CAMEOfm Versions 3.5 and 3.5.1

  • Resolved an issue in which the program could not import an XML file if it was missing either a facility latitude or longitude, but not both (resolved in version 3.5.1)
  • Added ability to add documents to contact records through a new Documents tab in the Contacts module (v 3.5)
  • Updated options on FEMA tab in the Resources module with FEMA's latest resource typing definitions (v 3.5)
  • Added page breaks between records in reports for better readability (v 3.5)
  • Updated to allow import of Tier2 Submit 2018 files (v 3.5)
  • Updated state-specific fields (v 3.5)
  • Revised helps (v 3.5)
  • Made additional minor changes and bugs fixes (v 3.5)

Getting Help

You can report software bugs or obtain additional assistance by emailing the RMP Reporting Center (, or by calling the CAMEO help desk at (703) 227-7650 on weekdays from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Eastern Time.