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What is Bulk Chemotherapy Waste

The term “bulk” chemotherapy is defined as chemo waste that exceeds 3% by volume and is considered a RCRA hazardous waste. Full bags or bottles and P-listed chemotherapy drugs fall under RCRA hazardous waste regulations and must be disposed of as hazardous waste. This must be disposed of as a hazardous waste and no in a Chemosmart chemotherapy container. Bulk Chemotherapy Waste includes - Any non-empty containers of chemotherapy medicine, including IV bags, bottles and tubing. - Chemotherapy waste that is designated as RCRA hazardous waste or State-only dangerous waste. - All containers or IV bags and tubing once containing a P-Listed RCRA material, including Arsenic Trioxide. - Any materials used to clean up a chemotherapy spill.

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