4729-9-17 Storage of adulterated drugs.

To prevent their use, adulterated drugs shall be stored in a separate and secure area apart from the storage of drugs used for dispensing and administration.

(A) Adulterated drugs shall be stored no longer than one year from the date of adulteration or expiration by those holding a terminal distributor of dangerous drugs license or two years by those holding a wholesale distributor of dangerous drugs license only.

(B) Drugs, other than controlled substances, may be destroyed utilizing proper methods of disposal and following the record keeping requirements noted in rule 4729-9-22 of the Administrative Code, or may be donated to a pharmacy school pursuant to sections 3715.88 to 3715.92 of the Revised Code.

(C) Drugs that are controlled substances may be disposed of pursuant to rule 4729-9-06 of the Administrative Code.

(D) Methods of disposal shall prevent the possession of the drugs by unauthorized persons.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/22/2011 and 11/15/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3715.91, 3719.28, 4729.26
Rule Amplifies: 3715.88, 3715.89, 3715.90, 3715.92, 3719.05, 3719.06, 4729.53, 4729.55
Prior Effective Dates: 3/21/88, 7/1/93, 1/1/09