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Information for Institutions

Existing regulations and safe disposal methods

Safe disposal of drugs

DEC recommends that institutions always try to return expired medications to manufacturers.

For NY State Department of Health Class 3a Institutional Dispensers, Limited

See DEC's letter to NYS DOH Class 3a Institutional Dispensers regarding recommendations for disposal of pharmaceuticals (PDF, 301 KB)


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