Acutely Hazardous Pharmaceutical Drugs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that numerous chemicals pose significant risk to human health or the environment. Among these materials it has been determined that some are "acutely hazardous" and further restrictions related to their accumulation and disposal. These chemicals are commonly referred to as "P-Listed" materials. P-listed materials present a greater risk than other Hazardous Waste materials due to their toxicity, likelihood to react violently, or a combination of the two. Within the P-listed materials, 10 are commonly used Pharmaceutical drugs. These unused materials and their empty containers require disposal through the Safety and Environmental Services office. Please contact x3524 for questions and requested related to disposal of these material, their empty containers, or any other environmental, health and safety issues.

 

Waste Name CAS # Hazardous Waste Number
Arsenic trioxide

1327-53-3

PO12

Epinephrine (Adrenaline)

51-43-3

PO42

Nicotine

54-11-5

PO75

Nitroglycerine

55-63-0

PO81

Phentermine (CIV)

122-09-8

PO46

Physostigmine

57-47-6

P204

Physostigmine salicylate

57-64-7

P188

Sodium Azide

26628-22-8

P105

Strychnine

57-54-9

P108

Warfarin >.3%

81-81-2

P001

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