Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chemotherapy Waste?

Chemotherapy wastes are defined by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) as a 'hazardous chemical waste' (and therefore must be handled as biomedical waste) it's usually the by-product of drug therapy administered to patients (such as chemotherapy) although typically divided into two streams trace and bulk chemotherapy waste. Chemotherapy waste must be disposed of in either a trace chemotherapy container, or a hazardous waste container.

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