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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 110. Board of Pharmacy
Chapter 50. Regulations Governing Wholesale Distributors, Manufacturers, Third-Party Logistics Providers, and Warehousers
8/12/2022

18VAC110-50-50. Storage.

A. All prescription drugs and devices shall be stored at appropriate temperatures and under appropriate conditions in accordance with requirements, if any, in the labeling of such drugs, or with requirements of USP-NF.

B. If no specific storage requirements are established for a drug or a device, it may be held at controlled room temperature, as defined in USP-NF, to help ensure that its identity, strength, quality, and purity are not adversely affected.

C. Appropriate manual, electromechanical, or electronic temperature and humidity recording equipment, or logs shall be utilized to document proper storage of prescription drugs.

D. Packaging of the prescription drugs should be in accordance with USP-NF standards.

E. Schedule II-V controlled substances shall be separated from Schedule VI prescription drugs and stored in a secure area in accordance with DEA security requirements and standards.

F. Any facility shall be of adequate size and construction and have the proper equipment necessary for the proper storage of prescription drugs and devices as set forth in this section.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3307 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 24, eff. September 6, 2006.

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