Compliance

Ensuring Environmental Quality Control with USP 800

July 22, 2019

In order to comply with the new USP <800> ruling for hazardous waste handling, it’s critical to maintain quality control standards when it comes to the environment you’re working in.  With the deadline of the new USP <800> ruling for hazardous waste compliance drawing near, you and your staff should prepare your facility accordingly. Environmental …

The Risks of Hazardous Drug Exposure and How to Protect Yourself

July 17, 2019

Each year, more than 8 million U.S. health care personnel are potentially exposed to hazardous drugs (HDs).  The risk is real and can lead to serious health issues for you and/or your staff such as skin rashes, adverse reproductive outcomes, leukemia and other cancers.  That’s why it’s critical for every person who comes in contact …

Why USP General Chapter 800?

July 15, 2019

At Pharma Logistics, we understand how frustrating it can be to keep up with all the changing rules and regulations. That’s why we continue to provide helpful information to guide you through the turbulence and keep you and your staff safe and compliant. Here’s some information you need to know about the new ruling on …

10 Things You NEed To KNow About the New EPA Ruling on Hazardous Waste Material

What the New EPA Regulation on Hazardous Waste Means for You

March 11, 2019

The recently passed EPA regulation on hazardous waste pharmaceuticals may leave you with questions on what is now considered a creditable material vs a non-creditable material. At Pharma Logistics, our goal is to ensure your compliance while helping you get the credit you deserve on returnable materials. To help you understand the new EPA regulation …

Is Your Pharmacy a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator?

February 1, 2019

Among their many other critical duties, pharmacy staff are tasked with safely disposing of hazardous waste materials, including certain substances and drugs defined at the federal level. However, the many classifications and stipulations can make it difficult to track exactly what your liability is. Is your pharmacy a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG)? If …

Learn How to Help Keep Your Pharmacy in Compliance  

January 23, 2019

As a pharmacy professional, you operate a facility that plays a pivotal role in the nation’s drug supply chain: dispensing medications to the public. It almost goes without saying that a pharmacy is a highly-regulated business. Among the many regulations—state and federal—that govern the business activities of your pharmacy, are three critical laws pertaining to …

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How Can Your Organization Save Time on Compliance?   

January 21, 2019

 Pharmaceutical Waste Facts: Hospitals throw away 250 million pounds of unused drugs every year, costing them $30 billion. Pharmaceutical waste was detected in 80% of the streams sampled by the USGS in a 2002 study. Only 3.5 to 4% of all manufactured pharmaceutical products are returned through reverse distribution. With the upcoming Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) entering law after Nov. …

Video: Learn How Pharma Logistics Helps Pharmacies

October 9, 2018

To succeed, every pharmacy must optimize the two C’s of building a strong business: cash flow and compliance. With over 20 years of experience, Pharma Logistics has provided reverse distribution services to support pharmacy cash flow—while maintaining airtight legal and regulatory compliance. Learn how you can help improve your customer service with the Pharmacy Technician …