4729-9-04 Returned drugs.

(A) No drug that has been dispensed pursuant to a prescription or personally furnished by a prescriber and has left the physical premises of the terminal distributor of dangerous drugs shall be dispensed or personally furnished again except:

(1) Drugs dispensed for inpatients pursuant to paragraph (C) of rule 4729-17-01 of the Administrative Code or personally furnished to inpatients provided that:

(a) The drugs are packaged in unopened, single-dose or tamper-evident containers and

(b) The drugs have not been in the possession of the ultimate user.

(2) Non-controlled drugs dispensed by a government entity and delivered for outpatients to a psychiatric outpatient facility or to any service provider licensed with the state board of pharmacy provided that:

(a) The drugs are packaged in unopened, single-dose or tamper-evident containers and

(b) The drugs have not been in the possession of the ultimate user.

(B) Drugs that have not been dispensed, personally furnished or possessed in accordance with this rule are considered to be adulterated.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4729-9-04

Effective: 2/1/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/30/2016 and 02/01/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3715.69, 3719.28, 4729.26
Rule Amplifies: 3715.63, 3719.05
Prior Effective Dates: 9/10/76, 7/1/90, 7/1/91, 7/1/92, 1/17/97, 3/1/99, 2/1/02