EPA FAQ: Who is affected by this rulemaking?

EPA FAQ: Who is affected by this rulemaking?

Frequent Questions about the Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals Proposed Rule

Question: Who is affected by this rulemaking?

Answer: Healthcare facilities and pharmaceutical reverse distributors that generate and manage hazardous waste pharmaceuticals will follow these new, tailored standards for managing their hazardous waste pharmaceuticals instead of the industry-oriented hazardous waste generator regulations.

This rule does not apply to pharmaceutical manufacturing, production facilities or other generators of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals.


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