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Rule 4729:5-17-01 | Medical Oxygen, Nitrous Oxide, Medical Gases and Dialysis Solutions - Definitions.


As used in Chapter 4729:5-17 of the Administrative Code:

(A) "Licensed health professional authorized to prescribe drugs" or "prescriber" has the same meaning as in rule 4729:5-1-02 of the Administrative Code but shall be limited to a prescriber practicing within the prescriber's applicable scope of practice.

(B) "Medical oxygen" means oxygen that meets the definition of a dangerous drug pursuant to section 4729.01 of the Revised Code.

(C) "Peritoneal dialysis solution" or "dialysis solution" means a commercially manufactured, unopened, sterile dangerous drug solution that is intended to be instilled into the peritoneal cavity during the medical procedure known as peritoneal dialysis.

(D) "Readily retrievable" means that records maintained in accordance with this chapter shall be kept in such a manner that, upon request, they can be produced for review no later than three business days to an agent, officer or inspector of the board.

(E) "Responsible person" has the same meaning as defined in rule 4729:5-2-01 of the Administrative Code and is responsible for the supervision and control of dangerous drugs and medical gases as required in division (B) of section 4729.55 of the Revised Code, adequate safeguards as required in division (C) of section 4729.55 of the Revised Code, security and control of dangerous drugs and medical gases, and maintaining all drug records otherwise required.

(F) "Tamper-evident" means a package, storage container or other physical barrier is sealed or secured in such a way that access to medical gases or dangerous drugs stored within is not possible without leaving visible proof that such access has been attempted or made.

(G) The provisions of this chapter do not apply to a person or facility licensed as a terminal distributor of dangerous drugs that is specifically defined and required to comply with another chapter of this division (EMS organization, veterinary clinic, prescriber clinic, pain management clinic, animal shelter, etc.).

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4729.26, 4729.70
Amplifies: 4729.70
Five Year Review Date: 9/1/2024