November 5, 2015: Comment Period Extended for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals

The comment period for the EPA’s proposed rule concerning the management and disposal of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals has been extended to December 24, 2015. In an effort to improve compliance and enhance the health of the public and the environment, the EPA is proposing several revisions to existing regulations. The revisions include tailoring regulations to focus on specific issues experienced by hospitals, pharmacies and other health care facilities, and clarifying the current regulation concerning the reverse distribution mechanism used for unused or expired pharmaceuticals.

Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–RCRA–2007–0932