The 2011 USP <797> Compliance Study
October 2011 : Cleanrooms & Compounding - Vol. 8 No. 10 - Page #8

Seven years after the initial publication of USP Chapter <797> and three years after the first revision, many facilities have made significant improvements to their sterile compounding safety. Nonetheless, all too often we operate without clear data to properly evaluate our practice. Because the risks to patients from receiving tainted CSPs can be significant indeed, it is imperative that the profession regularly measures its success in complying with sterile compounding requirements. Equally important is ensuring access to the right tools to assist us in continually improving our sterile compounding practices. With this in mind, we bring you the results from the inaugural USP Chapter <797> Compliance Study.

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