|Document ID (ISN)||111109|
|Convention or series no.
||NIOSH Publication 2010-167
||NIOSH list of antineoplastic and other hazardous drugs in healthcare settings 2010
||Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, Sep. 2010. 11p. Illus. 20 ref.
||NIOSH_Publication_2010-167.pdf [in English]
||The area of new drug development is rapidly evolving as unique approaches are being taken to treat cancer and other serious diseases. This booklet presents the standard precautions to be taken when handling antineoplastic drugs safely. Contents: general approach to handling hazardous drugs; defining hazardous drugs; definition of hazardous drugs by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP); NIOSH revision of the ASHP definition; determining whether a drug is hazardous; how to generate your own list of hazardous drugs; where to find information related to drug toxicity; examples of hazardous drugs; sample list of drugs that should be considered hazardous.
||USA; antineoplastic drugs; limitation of exposure; hospitals; health care personnel
||safe working methods; public OSH institutions; list of chemical substances
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
||Commerce, services, offices
Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Health care services