10A NCAC 26E .0406       DISPOSAL OF UNUSED CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES FROM NURSING HOME

Controlled substances dispensed to a licensed nursing home which for any reason are unused shall be returned to the pharmacy from which they were received.  The pharmacist who receives these controlled substances shall return them to his stock or destroy them in accordance with the procedure outlined by the director and shall keep a record of this destruction available for a minimum of two years.  This record of destruction shall be kept on the form entitled "Controlled Substances Destruction Record Nursing Homes."  Controlled substances returned to stock must be in a hermetically sealed container or in an otherwise pure uncontaminated condition and be identifiable.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 90‑100; 143B‑210(9);

Eff. June 30, 1978;

Amended Eff. September 15, 1980; May 15, 1979;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.