APC Webinar: Hazardous Drug Decontamination Understanding its Purpose and Valid
August 18, 2022
Webinar: 2:00 PM EDT
APC Webinar: Hazardous Drug Decontamination – Understanding its Purpose and Validating Best Practices with Abby Roth. Compounders working with hazardous drugs (HD) face the daily challenge of surface contamination, as HD poses a threat of unintended exposure unless proper removal from work surfaces takes place. Despite practice and quality standards set out by USP Chapter <800>, confusion remains among the compounding community with HD removal, particularly decontamination. Further recognizing the risks of HD exposure and the significance of decontamination can facilitate staff safety and policy compliance, thereby reducing residual surface contamination and hence risk of potentially life-threatening exposure.