Hazardous Drug Compounding Tips & Best Practices


hazardousdrug_tipsheet.jpgUSP Chapter 800 Hazardous Drugs — Handling in Healthcare Settings will increase protection for compounding personnel and other healthcare workers who come in contact with hazardous drugs, including all the antineoplastic and other hazardous
drugs on the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) list.

Pharmacy OneSource and CriticalPoint have put together a best practices guide for hazardous drug compounding, including tips on:

  • Hand Hygiene and Garbing
  • Containment Primary Engineering Controls (C-PECs) and Containment Secondary Engineering Controls (C-PECs)
  • Decontamination, Cleaning and Disinfection in Hazardous Drug Sterile Compounding Environments

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