On May 9, the EPA issued its “unified agenda,” which included the statuses of all regulations in process.
Previously, the Hazardous Pharmaceutical Waste Rule was scheduled to be finalized in July 2018. Following the agenda, the latest target for finalization is October 2018.
The rule would work to remedy the compliance difficulties some healthcare facilities have when discarding hazardous waste, including:
To facilitate compliance and to respond to these concerns, the EPA is considering a final Hazardous Pharmaceutical Waste Rule to revise the regulations to improve management and disposal of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals.
Visit our website for more information on how Clean Earth can help your business remain compliant with the latest hazardous waste regulations.
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