TITLE

EPA eyes unused pharmaceuticals

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Cheryl A.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;2/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p259
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the plans of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to release a set of best practices for managing excess, expired and unwanted pharmaceuticals. It discusses that referring to a study EPA concluded that standard practice at many facilities are no longer standard. It reports that two critical hospitals in New York are now forbidden for dumping pharmaceutical wastes in toilets and sinks.
ACCESSION #
47923442

 

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