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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Managing Pharmaceutical Waste

Title:
Managing Pharmaceutical Waste

Abstract:
This portion of the Washington State Department of Ecology web site focuses on environmentally responsible management of pharmaceutical waste. Sections include a link to a fact sheet; information on conditional exclusion for the disposal of controlled substances, legend drugs and over-the-counter drugs; FAQs; best management practices; defining dangerous waste; a flowchart to assist in pharmaceutical waste management decisions; and resources for further information. The best management practices section includes material on the following specific wastes: cough syrups; empty syringes; inhalers; injectable liquids; IV liquids; mixed solutions, suspensions, ointments and creams; mercury-containing pharmaceuticals; tablets and capsules; and vitamin and mineral preparations.

URL:
https://ecology.wa.gov/Regulations-Permits/Guidance-technical-assistance/Dangerous-waste-guidance/Common-dangerous-waste/Pharmaceutical-waste

Source:
Washington State Department of Ecology

Resource Type:
Website

Date of Publication:
Not Available

Associated Sectors:

  P2Rx

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