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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

18VAC110-50-51. Disposal of drugs by authorized collectors.

Any manufacturer, wholesale distributor, or reverse distributor wishing to accept for return a previously dispensed drug in Schedules II through V for the purpose of destruction from an ultimate user, or a person lawfully entitled to dispose of an ultimate user decedent's property, shall first be authorized by the DEA as a collector. The process used to collect and destroy drugs, along with any required recordkeeping, shall comply with federal and state law.

1. Prior to collecting drugs, an authorized collector shall submit in writing to the board:

a. The name, address, and license number, if applicable, of the facility;

b. The intended method or methods of collection (i.e., collection receptacle or mail-back program); and

c. Signature of the responsible party.

2. If an authorized collector chooses to cease acting as a collector, the responsible party shall notify the board within 30 days.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 12, eff. March 24, 2016.

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