Many residents and business in the health care industry have expired or unused pharmaceutical products and don’t know what to do with them.
We provide an environmentally sound disposal approach for DEA Pharmaceutical Waste & VSQG Non-DEA Disposal Program that meets all regulatory requirements and reduces generator liability and administrative burden.
We can tailor a recycling program depending upon the amount of DEA & VSQG NON-DEA pharmaceutical waste that you need to dispose of. We’ll help you analyze your current waste streams, assist with setting up a collection program and educate your staff on the benefits of proper disposal.
Our DEA pharmaceutical waste program are for the shipment of non-hazardous wastes and only those hazardous wastes generated by very small quantity generators (VSQG). Aggregate limit of 2.2 lbs of a acutely toxic hazardous waste as defined in 40 CFR 261.33. and is prohibited for use in AK, CA, HI, MN and PR.
The DEA Pharmaceutical Waste Pails are designed for use by DEA registered entities only for the return and disposal of DEA regulated pharmaceuticals including un-used, expired or off-spec pharmaceuticals including drugs and medicines. Approximately 90% of all pharmaceuticals may be placed into the pail including non-hazardous and toxic pharmaceuticals. RCRA DEA Pharmaceutical Waste: Approved for VSQG generators except in the following states: AR, CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT. These states require manifesting of VSQG. Prohibited for small and large quantity generators. We know this can be confusing so if you have pharmaceuticals that meet the definition of a hazardous waste under 40 CFR 262.11, please call customer services at 888-669-9725.