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Management of Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals

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New Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals

EPA finalized regulations for the management of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals by healthcare facilities and reverse distributors in a rule published in the Federal Register on February 22, 2019. Learn more about the final rule.

Resources for Managing Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals

 

Guidance Documents

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Guidance Memos and Letters

Healthcare Environmental Resource Center

Pharmaceutical Collection Programs and Events