639.498 - Destruction of certain controlled substances: Requirement; procedure

639.498. Destruction of certain controlled substances: Requirement; procedure

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2:

(a) At least once each month, the director or a licensed consulting pharmacist shall destroy, on the premises of the facility, the controlled substances described in subsection 1 of NAC 639.050.

(b) If the director destroys the controlled substances, the licensed consulting pharmacist shall witness the destruction of the controlled substances. If the licensed consulting pharmacist destroys the controlled substances, the director shall witness the destruction of the controlled substances.

2. The director may designate a nurse licensed pursuant to chapter 632 of NRS to carry out his or her duties pursuant to this section. The licensed consulting pharmacist may designate a pharmacist licensed pursuant to chapter 639 of NRS to carry out his or her duties pursuant to this section.

3. The controlled substances must be destroyed in accordance with 21 C.F.R. Parts 1300, 1301, 1304, 1305, 1307 and 1317 and any other provision of federal law governing the destruction or disposal of controlled substances.

Added to NAC by Bd. of Pharmacy, eff. 7-1-92; A by R002-15, eff. 12-21-2015

NRS 639.070

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