Application Note: Purair Ductless Technology and USP 800 Compliance
30 June 2017

Provisions outlined in the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapter 800 (USP 800) outline the best practices to maintain the highest quality standards for the handling of hazardous drugs. These practices promote patient safety, worker safety and environmental protection at all phases of drug handling. This application note discusses the design and construction features of a set of engineering controls, collectively known as containment primary engineering controls (C-PECs), for hazardous drugs in healthcare settings that meet the USP 800 requirements.