Prescription and over-the-counter medications can help people and animals. But when used, stored, or disposed of wrongly, they can become harmful.
Date: 8/2/2017 Size: 99KB
The AVMA has a number of policies regarding disposal of animal waste, carcasses, medical waste, and pharmaceuticals as well as policies encouraging
Date: 12/13/2016 Size: 91KB
It may seem easy – "waste" is everything that no longer has a use or purpose and needs to be disposed of, right?
Date: 6/6/2017 Size: 118KB
Because of the varied nature of the products that require disposal in veterinary practices, more than one federal agency is involved in regulating the disposal
Date: 10/14/2016 Size: 105KB
Waste is regulated at the federal and state levels. In general, state regulations supersede federal regulations in that they may be more stringent.
Date: 3/19/2016 Size: 92KB
Appropriate disposal of waste may seem straightforward at first, but differences in handling an item may contribute to factors that change its waste stream
Date: 5/26/2015 Size: 102KB
A third of states and the District of Columbia require reports from veterinarians when they dispense controlled substances
Date: 1/19/2017 Size: 103KB
A report now available from the AVMA Task Force for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Companion Animal Practice provides a framework for
Date: 1/19/2017 Size: 73KB