Ohio Admin. Code 3745-266-503 - Standards for healthcare facilities that manage potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals

Current through all regulations passed and filed through September 3, 2021

(A) Hazardous waste determination for potentially creditable pharmaceuticals. A healthcare facility that generates a waste that is a potentially creditable pharmaceutical shall determine whether the potentially creditable pharmaceutical is a potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceutical (i.e., listed in rules 3745-51-30 to 3745-51-35 of the Administrative Code or exhibits a characteristic identified in rules 3745-51-20 to 3745-51-24 of the Administrative Code). A healthcare facility may choose to manage the healthcare facility's potentially creditable non-hazardous waste pharmaceuticals as potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals in accordance with rules 3745-266-500 to 3745-266-510 of the Administrative Code.
(B) Accepting potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals from an off-site healthcare facility that is a very small quantity generator. A healthcare facility may accept potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals from an off-site healthcare facility that is a very small quantity generator in accordance with rule 3745-52-14 of the Administrative Code, without a permit or without having a permit by rule, provided the receiving healthcare facility meets all of the following:
(1) Is under the control of the same "person," as defined in rule 3745-50-10 of the Administrative Code, as the very small quantity generator healthcare facility that is sending the potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals off-site, or has a contractual or other documented business relationship whereby the receiving healthcare facility supplies pharmaceuticals to the very small quantity generator healthcare facility.
(2) Is operating in accordance with rules 3745-266-500 to 3745-266-510 of the Administrative Code for the management of the healthcare facility's potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals.
(3) Manages the potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals that the healthcare facility receives from off-site in compliance with rules 3745-266-500 to 3745-266-510 of the Administrative Code.
(4) Keeps records of the potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals shipments the healthcare facility receives from off-site for three years after the date that the shipment is received.
(C) Prohibition. Healthcare facilities are prohibited from sending hazardous wastes other than potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals to a reverse distributor.
(D) Biennial reporting by healthcare facilities. Healthcare facilities are not subject to biennial reporting requirements in accordance with rule 3745-52-41 of the Administrative Code with respect to potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals managed in accordance with rules 3745-266-500 to 3745-266-510 of the Administrative Code.
(E) Recordkeeping by healthcare facilities.
(1) A healthcare facility that initiates a shipment of potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals to a reverse distributor shall keep the following records (paper or electronic) for each shipment of potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals for three years after the date of shipment:
(a) The confirmation of delivery.
(b) The shipping papers prepared in accordance with 49 C.F.R. Part 172 subpart C, if applicable.
(2) The periods of retention referred to in this rule are extended automatically during the course of any unresolved enforcement action regarding the regulated activity, or as requested by the director.
(3) All records shall be readily available upon request by an inspector.
(F) Response to spills of potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals at healthcare facilities. A healthcare facility shall immediately contain all spills of potentially creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals and manage the spill cleanup materials as non-creditable hazardous waste pharmaceuticals in accordance with rules 3745-266-500 to 3745-266-510 of the Administrative Code.

[Comment: For dates of non-regulatory government publications, publications of recognized organizations and associations, federal rules, and federal statutory provisions referenced in this rule, see rule 3745-50-11 of the Administrative Code titled "Incorporated by reference."]

Notes

Ohio Admin. Code 3745-266-503
Effective: 10/5/2020
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: Exempt
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3734.12
Rule Amplifies: 3734.12

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