Medication Disposal Compliance

Medication Disposal Compliance July 7, 2022 | Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Are you in compliance with disposal of drug waste?   In recent years, there has been a shift to stricter laws regulating pharmaceutical disposal. Practices such as flushing or putting medication waste down the drain are now illegal for DEA registrants. …

What To Know About Medical Waste Disposal

What To Know About Medical Waste Disposal May 27, 2022 | Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Who generates medical waste?  Medical Waste is generated from hospitals, pharmacies, dentists, animal services, and more. A medical waste generator is typically a person or business involved in the following activities, listed by the City and …

Navigating Nevada’s Medical Waste Regulations

Controlled Substance Disposal in Hospitals and the Opioid Crisis April 6, 2022 | Controlled Substance Disposal Compliance The state of Nevada can be considered quite diverse, with areas like Reno and Las Vegas, the two largest gambling meccas in the U.S. combined with sparsely populated areas. Whether a Nevada resident …

The Impact of Improper Drug Disposal

The hazards of improper drug disposal are catastrophic, impacting the environment, animal health and human health through poisonings and drug abuse.  When facilities or consumers dispose of medications improperly either by throwing in the trash or flushing down the drain, the negative impacts are numerous and costly.  Improper drug disposal …

Pharmaceutical Management At Healthcare Facilities

Pharmaceuticals make their way through the supply chain, landing at healthcare facilities as the last stop.  Medications are necessary to improve quality of life for  people with many conditions. Managing the supply chain of pharmaceuticals at the facility level is critical to the quality of health care that patients receive. …

How Can I Order the Rx Destroyer System for My Facility?

Rx Destroyer™ is the safe and easy to use pharmaceutical waste disposal system that meets the needs of many industries where prescription medications are used.  No longer can facilities flush most medications down the drain as a means to dispose of expired or unused prescriptions. Facilities that dispose of pharmaceuticals …

Waste Management in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Managing pharmaceutical waste is an integral component of the pharmaceutical industry, whether referring to pharmaceutical manufacturing companies, pharmacies, or healthcare facilities where physicians manage pharmaceuticals. Pharmaceutical waste comes in many different forms including chemicals from manufacturing, expired products such as pills, strips, patches and lozenges and liquid medications. Even individual …

Controlled Substance Destruction Matters: Here’s Why

When disposing of or destroying unused controlled substances, the method of controlled substance destruction matters for a couple of especially important reasons. Prior to regulations issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration, DEA, and the Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, flushing unused or expired medications down the drain was a typical practice …

Effective Pharmaceutical Waste Segregation at Source

Hospitals, healthcare facilities of all types, and even veterinary clinics that manage pharmaceuticals must have a plan for proper waste disposal that meets all regulatory concerns.   The EPA and the DEA regulate the proper handling of pharmaceutical waste on the federal level, although each facility is responsible for meeting all …

Compliant Portable Drug Disposal System

Properly disposing of pharmaceutical waste including controlled substances is critical to prevent environmental contamination and serious safety risks to health care workers and patients.  Hospitals and long-term care facilities are the largest contributors to improper pharmaceutical waste disposal and drug diversion.  It is estimated that more than 130 people die …

Legal Implications of an Inadequate CS Waste Program

It is important for all healthcare facilities to follow a proper controlled substance (CS) waste program to prevent drug diversion and environmental contamination.  Drugs defined as controlled substances are proven to have the potential for dependence or abuse and are regulated by the DEA with the Controlled Substances Act.  This …

CS Waste in the OR Setting

    Pharmaceutical waste management in hospital ORs is a challenging and complex topic that requires careful planning, procedures and compliance to many regulations.  Managing pharmaceutical waste in hospitals is critical to prevent drug diversion, environmental contamination and to protect staff and patient safety. There are three key issues to …

What’s the DEA’s position on disposal of pharmaceutical wastage?

Answer: DEA Disposal of Controlled Substances Brief: “Existing DEA regulations do not specify a standard to which controlled substances must be destroyed. With this final rule, the DEA is implementing a standard of destruction—nonretrievable—for registrants that destroy controlled substances, and procedures for the destruction of controlled substances. 21 CFR 1300.05 …

NEW PRO-Series line of products

C2R Global Manufacturing, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of RxDestroyer PRO-Series™ Customers asked and our development team delivered. All-Purpose and Liquids versions of RxDestroyer™ are now available in our professional series packaging and dispensing system. New features include: Tethered Cap: Never drop or lose the cap again Site …

Quality of Product Confirmed Through Testing

”I applaud RxDestroyer’s initiative to have quality testing performed and am very appreciative that you provide customers with this information.” Brittney Lodato, MPH Administrative Director JDJ Consulting JDJ Consulting is a pharmacy consulting company that serves the states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland assisting Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Outpatient …