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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 3.6, December 2019, 65 MB EXE)

Download CAMEOfm for Mac (Version 3.6, December 2019, 149 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 the 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) or Catalina (10.15). 

Note for Mac users: CAMEOfm is a 32-bit program, so you may see a system alert the first time you open program that it is “not optimized” for your Mac. Click OK; the program will still work properly on your computer as long as it is one of the approved operating systems listed above.

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 Version 3.6

  • Updated options on FEMA tab in the Resources module with FEMA's latest resource typing definitions.
  • Added Chemical Carrier option to Contact Types.
  • Updated to allow import of Tier2 Submit 2019 files.
  • Updated state-specific fields.
  • Revised helps.
  • Made additional minor changes and bug fixes.

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.