Drug Destruction

Unwanted or out of date controlled drugs should be denatured first using drug destruction kits suitable to the amount of unused or unwanted drugs requiring destruction. Destroying controlled drugs correctly means you are ensuring they cannot be retrieved or reused.

Drug destruction kits render drugs harmless within seconds and are considered one of the most reliable methods used to destroy unwanted or out of date drugs. Rendering controlled drugs harmless they can then be deposited into Pharmaceutical containers for collection and incineration.

The misuse of Drugs Act 2001 requires all controlled drugs to be managed and destroyed in compliance with the act. Using the correct method to render drugs safe and using a licensed carrier you can rest easy knowing you are complying with legislation and have all the correct documentation from start to finish we have you covered.

Denaturing kits are recognised as the safest method to denature drugs, Kits are quick, easy and safe to use, and are recommended by the PSNC (Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee) as an effective and appropriate means of destroying drugs.

Drug Destruction kits are available in a range of sizes:

  • 250ml
  • 500ml
  • 1000ml
  • 2000ml
  • 5000ml

For larger containers please call us to discuss further, we can offer drug destruction kits in any size or quantity to meet your requirements.

Pharmaceutical Containers /Theatre Bins:
Drug destruction kits are generally deposited into pharmaceutical containers or theatre bins depending on the quantity ready for collection and safe disposal. We have a range of bins and containers to meet all requirements large and small.

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As a waste producer do you know if you are compliant? Do you know how effective or if your waste disposal service represents value for money? Not sure? then talk to Principal Hygiene we can help you with advice and support ensuring you have the right services in place that delivers value for money, is compliant and meets your waste disposal needs.

Get a Clinical quote today or call us to discuss further, If you are unsure about the type of container you should be using or you have a mixed waste stream call us, we are on hand to provide advice and support.

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