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.

Authored by Eric S. Kastango, MBA, BSPharm, FASHP and Pharmacy OneSource, this best practice guide for hazardous drug compounding, includes 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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Simplifi 797® is a comprehensive web-based quality management system that helps to meet the requirements of both USP Chapters <797> and <800> for compounding sterile preparations. It facilitates the ongoing compliance of training, procedures and documentation essential to patient safety and risk mitigation. 

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