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Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine – Disposal Guidance


More good vaccine news on the disposal front.   Based on a preliminary review of currently available data, the Janssen…

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DEA Pharmaceutical Wastage


The DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) regulates the disposal of DEA controlled substances for DEA registrants. Often, a common question from…

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2020-2021 Flu Vaccine – Disposal Guidance


Be careful.  Some flu vaccines are considered hazardous waste by the EPA when being disposed.  Vaccines that contain thimerosal as…

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Update Your Drug Formulary For Compliance!


Are you concerned with USP <800> compliance?  USP <800> pertains to the handling criteria of hazardous drugs as defined by…

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Not All Hazardous Drugs Are Created Equal


Has your facility accurately identified all of their hazardous drugs?  To accurately answer that question, further context is needed.  What…

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MODERNA COVID-19 VACCINE – Disposal Guidance


Good Vaccine News!   Based on a preliminary review of currently available data, the MODERNA COVID-19 VACCINE is preservative free…

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Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine – Disposal Guidance


A review of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (BNT162b2) SDS indicates no preservative. This is consistent with other literature produced by…

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New EPA Regulations for Pharmaceutical Waste


The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has passed new regulations surrounding the handling and disposal of pharmaceutical waste at healthcare facilities…

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What is EPA’s Subpart P for Pharmaceutical Waste?


EPA passed regulations (40 CFR 266 Subpart P) that will affect everywhere pharmaceuticals are sold or administered. These sector specific…

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Non-Creditable HWP’s Simplified


Under EPA’s Subpart P, they define a non-creditable hazardous waste pharmaceutical (NCHWP) as a hazardous waste pharmaceutical that cannot be…

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