Comment by July 31: USP’s draft new chapter on hazardous drugs

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), which is a scientific, nonprofit organization that sets various standards for medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements worldwide, seeks comments from the veterinary profession on a draft new chapter, <800> Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings, … read more >

AVMA Supports Proposed NIOSH Study

In a discussion with the CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the AVMA learned of a study that the agency is proposing and that should benefit the veterinary profession.  If approved, the study will involve working with … read more >

Looking for the poster on Best Management Practices for Pharmaceutical Disposal?

It’s been moved to the members-only webpage on Disposal of Pharmaceuticals, which is just one of the topics within the “Drug and Chemical Disposal” category of the “Clinical Resource” section of AVMA’s microsite on waste disposal.     Also on this … read more >

Need help with your hazardous drugs?

Several products and even some drugs used in veterinary medicine are regulated as hazardous substances, and employers are legally obligated to have safeguards in place to help protect their employees from such workplace hazards.  Employee training, immediate access to SDSs, … read more >