Frequently Asked Questions: Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings

These are the questions for which USP has provided answers:

What is the purpose of General Chapter <800>?
Does General Chapter <800> apply to me?
What is a hazardous drug?
What is the status of the General Chapter <800> and when will General Chapter <800> become official?
Will USP consider a delayed official date for <800>?
Can I still access a copy of the proposed <800>?
Can I submit comments on <800>??

For responses to the above questions on USP 800, go to: http://www.usp.org/frequently-asked-questions/hazardous-drugs-handling-healthcare-settings#question 2