Pharmaceutical waste disposal that’s compliant and hassle-free
In the heavily regulated world of pharmaceutical waste, it’s critical that you have highly trained professionals to rely on.
Our drivers are certified hazardous materials technicians and certified emergency medical technicians. In fact, US Bio-Clean has the most skilled and trusted workforce in the industry. And we help hospitals, physicians, dentists, veterinary clinics and medical offices manage hazardous and non-hazardous pharmaceutical waste disposal in Arizona. Our pharmaceutical waste services will help your business safely and legally dispose of:
- Partially used medicines
- Unused pharmaceutical drug samples
- Expired medications
- Chemotherapy waste
- RCRA hazardous waste
- Non-hazardous pharmaceutical waste
Our Pharmaceutical Waste Management Services Ensure Total Compliance
Our pharmaceutical waste disposal service programs are designed to properly characterize, segregate, transport and dispose of pharmaceutical waste, including chemotherapy waste. We can help you develop a simple, cost-effective program that complies with federal and state regulations for all types of pharmaceutical waste.
We provide all pharmaceutical waste disposal customers with:
- Comprehensive guidance in waste characterization and segregation.
- Expert customer service staff for ongoing training and support.
- Knowledgeable drivers, who have extensive training in hazardous materials.
- Specially designed containers that meet state and federal regulations.
- Flexible and customizable pickup scheduling.
We’ll Help You Meet Regulatory Requirements
The proper disposal of pharmaceutical waste is required by federal and state regulations. Some pharmaceuticals are classified as hazardous waste by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and fall under the EPA’s Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Other pharmaceuticals are not regulated under RCRA and are often called nonhazardous pharmaceuticals.
All pharmaceuticals should be disposed of by incineration. They should never be placed into red bags or sharps containers because such waste is treated by methods other than incineration. Separation of these items into dedicated pharmaceutical waste containers helps to ensure proper disposal.
It’s ultimately your organization’s responsibility (the waste generators) to determine whether such pharmaceuticals are RCRA hazardous waste, chemotherapy agents or DEA-controlled substances. And that’s where we come in. US Bio-Clean can help you determine which regulations are applicable to your business and develop a pharmaceutical waste disposal program to meet the necessary regulatory requirements.