09-18-2017 09:12 AM - edited 09-18-2017 09:23 AM
When we move vials into our chemotherapy buffer area for storage, do the cardboard boxes they come in need to be removed prior to moving the vials in for storage since some of them are made from cardboard? Or if the cardboard is made from the waxy non-corrugated cardboard is this still acceptable to have in the buffer area?
09-18-2017 12:43 PM
Yes, you can leave the drug vial in the box. It will not spontaneously generate particles and it will protect the vial from light and breakage (if the box is dropped). You need to treat the box as yellow waste (drug residue). Hope this helps.