Frequently Asked Questions

What does NIOSH have to do with USP 800?

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) curated a list of defined hazardous drugs those exhibiting “one or more of the following characteristics in humans or animals: carcinogenicity, teratogenicity or developmental toxicity, reproductive toxicity, organ toxicity at low doses, genotoxicity, or structure and toxicity profiles of new drugs that mimic existing hazardous drugs.”* USP 800 details safe handling practice for this NIOSH-listed Hazardous Drugs to keep you safe. *

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