Expect More Stringent Requirements for Handling Non-Chemo Hazardous Meds

There's buzz about the new United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapter <800> standards for handling hazardous meds.

We know chemo agents (doxorubicin, methotrexate, etc) are hazardous...and must be handled in ways that minimize exposure.

Chapter <800> will broaden our focus to include safe handling of hazardous NON-chemo meds...estradiol, fluconazole, phenytoin, and others.

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