USP <800> Frequently Asked Questions
- USP Compounding Compendium
- Live Webcast: USP General Chapter 800 Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings
- Contact a PCCA team member - we’d love to hear from you
Get the inside track on USP <800> training
Our member pharmacies have exclusive access to a number of ways to help them stay complaint with USP <800>. Here are just a few.
- USP <800> Practical Application Training is incorporated into our Comprehensive Compounding Course (C3) and Aseptic Technique Compounding Course.
- Cleanroom Design Services: Whether you’re building from the ground up or redesigning a lab, our design specialists will help you create an efficient and safe lab for your employees and patients
- In-house Pharmacy Compliance Services: Get first-hand guidance from our compliance specialists who will audit your pharmacy to determine its compliance with USP <797>, <795> and <800>
Helping you stay complaint: It’s just another benefit of membership.
|API||Active pharmaceutical ingredient|
|CACI||Compounding aseptic containment isolator|
|C-PEC||Containment primary engineering control|
|C-SEC||Containment secondary engineering control|
|HEPA||High-efficiency particulate air|
|NIOSH||National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health|
|SOP||Standard operating procedure|
This general FAQ is not designed to be an all-inclusive review of USP. PCCA provides this as a factual reference to the chapter. This FAQ is prepared with the general compounding pharmacy audience in mind and assumes a working knowledge of pharmacy compounding. We recommend fully reading the chapter, reviewing all materials provided by USP, and watching the most recent USP webinar regarding the chapter.