2014 NIOSH Hazardous Med List

PLEASE NOTE:   Posts made to this forum should not be considered as the expressed opinions of, nor should be considered endorsed by, the Medication Safety Officer’s Society (MSOS) or the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP). 

1 post / 0 new
Karen Thompson
Karen Thompson's picture
Last seen: 1 week 1 day ago
Joined: 05/03/2009 - 02:30
2014 NIOSH Hazardous Med List

Phenytoin and fosphenytoin are now considered "hazardous" by NIOSH on their 2014 list... It is currently stocked in ADCs in our emergency room and critical care areas. Are people removing phenytoin/fosphenytoin from ADCs and mixing all doses in a chemo hood? Is anyone making an expection in their hazardous drug handling policy for STAT meds?