Month: May 2014

USP 800/Containment Segregated Compounding Area Products

USP 800 COMPLIANCE FOR HOSPITAL and PHARMACIES USP 800 also known as USP Chapter <800> will update the current USP 797 regulations regarding the handling of hazardous drugs in compounding pharmacies, hospital pharmacies and medical centers. These new regulations and guidelines will offer more protection to pharmacists and workers to ensure safe handling of chemotherapy and other hazardous …

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Local compounding pharmacy receives national accreditation.

Smart Pharmacy is the fourth pharmaceutical company with a Jacksonville location to receive national accreditation by the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board. The distinction is considered the gold seal standard for pharmacies specializing in compounding, an increasing trend in the industry in which pharmacists mix ingredients to fit the unique needs of a patient. http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2014/05/09/local-compounding-pharmacy-receives-national.html