DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
[Filed January 22, 2021, 7:07 a.m.]
NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF A POLICY STATEMENT
Title of Policy Statement: Regulation of the Handling of Hazardous Drugs. Policy Number 60.1.
Issuing Entity: Pharmacy quality assurance commission.
Subject Matter: This policy establishes the approach of the pharmacy quality assurance commission as it relates to direct conflicts between United States Pharmacopeia chapters <797> and <800>. This policy also attempts to clarify uncertainty related to USP 797, USP 800 and the Washington state department of labor and industries' general occupational health standards rules on hazardous drugs (WAC 296-62-500 et al).
Effective Date: October 1, 2020.
Contact Person: Lindsay Trant, Rules and Legislative Consultant, Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission, Washington State Department of Health, 360-236-2932, PharmacyRules@doh.wa.gov.