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Dangerous Waste Pharmaceuticals Guide

 
Publication number Date Published Date Revised
20-04-049October 2020May 2021
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Author(s) Washington State Department of Ecology
Description This guide outlines the basic requirements for health care facilities managing dangerous waste pharmaceuticals in Washington state.

Health care facilities must comply with the state’s Dangerous Waste Regulations. Ecology’s rule, WAC 173-303-555: Special requirements for the management of dangerous waste pharmaceuticals, went into effect in October 2020.
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Keywords dangerous waste management, pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical waste, hazardous waste management, hospital waste, dangerous waste pharmaceuticals, hazardous waste pharmaceuticals, health care facilities, special requirements, long-term care facilities
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