San Antonio Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Services
There can be serious consequences for the environment when pharmaceutical waste isn’t properly disposed of. Texas has a set of strict regulations which must be adhered to in the management and disposal of pharmaceuticals.
Medical Waste Pros San Antonio can make the search for your pharmaceutical waste disposal services much easier by using our extensive network of providers to find the best match for your needs. We take into consideration all factors in finding the right service, from affordability to convenience to service plans.
Whether you need containers, a mailback service, or scheduled pickups, Medical Waste Pros San Antonio can find a service to cover exactly what you need.
To get started, call us at (210) 460-6609 or fill out the form on the right to receive your Free quotes. You’ll receive quotes from in your area within minutes from professional and highly qualified contractors.
Pharmaceutical Waste and Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal in San Antonio Defined
The Environmental Protection Agency and the State Health Department regulate expired pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical waste. Pharmaceuticals are intended to treat the ill, though they can also be hazardous to the environment if not disposed or stored properly.
Most pharmaceuticals contain high concentrations of the active ingredients which do not degrade over time. It is easy to see that if not managed properly, these pharmaceuticals can contaminate its surrounding areas.
Is My Pharmaceutical Waste Hazardous Waste?
Pharmaceuticals must meet these requirements in order to be classified as hazardous:
- The sole active ingredient must be listed by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) as a hazardous waste
- Contains ingredients that result in the pharmaceutical exhibiting characteristics of hazardous waste (ignitable, corrosive, reactive/explosive, or toxic/radioactive)
- The material is already regulated by your state environment agency
If any of these classifications are met for your pharmaceutical waste, proper disposal protocol must be executed in order to ensure that the regulations of your location are met. We can provide you with a service provider in your area to help set up a regulated and personalized waste management program.
Medical Waste Disposal for Pharmaceuticals Throughout San Antonio
Medical Waste Pros San Antonio covers a wide range of industries, but our local experts focus on the following organizations:
Pharmacies – Retail pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies require adequate disposal protocol when it comes to pharmaceuticals and with the help of our experts, the entire process can be taken care of for you
Hospitals – pharmaceutical waste management for all hospital settings, surgery centers, laboratories, blood banks, and more
Long-Term Care/Hospice Facilities – long-term care facilities require some specialized features in the pharmaceutical waste protocol and our service providers can help you understand and execute all procedures
Clinics – private practices and retail clinics can find affordable and efficient pharmaceutical waste management
Pharmacists must comply with the Medication Management Standards mandated by the Joint Commission. Medical Waste Pros San Antonio can help connect you with a local service provider with the knowledge and experience to keep you and your business compliant and operating smoothly.
Contact Medical Waste Pros Now
Medical Waste Pros San Antonio provides you with the highest quality contractors who can make your pharmaceutical disposing needs quick and easy. With a large network of providers in your area, you are guaranteed to find the best service that accommodates all your needs.
To get Free, No Obligation Quotes in minutes, fill out the form on the right or give us a call at (210) 460-6609. We’ll contact you within minutes to find the best option for your home or business.