Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal
As a medical practice, any business, or individual that produces pharmaceutical waste it is your legal duty to ensure the proper and safe disposal of these wastes. Failure to do so will lead to legal action against your practice or your business.
We can be your partner in the proper disposal of pharmaceutical waste. We will collect, protect, and dispose it properly for you.
What is Pharmaceutical Waste?
Pharmaceutical waste is any waste that contains medicinal drugs that are expired, unused, contaminated damaged or no longer needed.
What are considered pharmaceutical waste and non pharmaceutical waste?
Example of Pharmaceutical Waste
- Blister packs or pill bottles in direct contact with acutely hazardous waste drugs such as Coumadin, nicotine, and physostigmine.
- Medicines in capsule or tablet form
- Medicinal dermal patches
- Medicinal gums or lozenges
- Medicinal liquids, ointments, lotions, or gels
- Medicinal shampoos
- Vials containing excess drugs
Non pharmaceutical waste
- IV bags or tubing
- Radioactive waste
- Potentially infectious waste such as sharps, bloody bandages, body fluids, or human tissues.
Did you know? That you can face heavy fines for non compliance. Violations of pharmaceutical / hazardous waste disposal regulations may be subject to civil ($27,500 per day) or criminal penalties ($50,000 per day and up to 5 years in jail).
Benefits of MP1 Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Program
Secure – MP1 Kit returns system includes items that you’ll need to confidently ship and dispose unwanted or expired pharmaceuticals including controlled substances (DEA Schedules II-V) securely. The kit is designed for shipment of both controlled substances as well as non-controlled pharmaceutical drug products.
Affordable – MP1 maintains cost effective methods in disposing your pharmaceutical wastes, therefore, giving you an affordable option and immediate savings. Don’t get confronted with increasing cost of pharmaceutical waste disposal.
Convenience – MP1 Kit returns system includes items that you’ll need to confidently ship and dispose unwanted or expired pharmaceuticals including controlled substances (DEA Schedules II-V) securely. The kit is RCRA compliant with containers, closures, labels, and shipping instructions. Once your kit is filled, you can choose from different options to ship it to us or you can have it picked-up.
MP1 Solution has the industry’s most current and cost-effective solution for returning potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals from a healthcare facility to a reverse distributor for evaluation. MP1 Solution as a Reverse Distributor is permitted/licensed/notified under RCRA (EPA 40CFR) DOT 49CFR, DEA 21 CFR and complies with FDA and NIOSH protocols for all hazard classes.
MP1 Solution manages all aspects of the cradle-to-grave process for packaging, labeling, transportation, processing, and evaluation for credit or disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous pharmaceutical products generated by the Very Small Quantity Waste Generator are all included in our removal system.
MP1 Solutions provides auto-replacement of shipping containers, access via secure online portal to documentation and certificates of disposal, transaction history for audit purposes, and tracking of the waste throughout the process.