Equipment and Components USP 800

Sterile Hazardous Compounding <800>

Equipment and Components
Sterile Hazardous Compounding <800>


Purpose/ ApplicabilityTo provide guidelines for proper storage and cleaning of equipment and components within the hazardous side of the cleanroom.


Scope: Applies to all sterile hazardous compounding / preparations.


Definition(s): N/A






Dedicated Equipment


  • Compounding with hazardous drugs will only be performed with dedicated equipment, including but not limited to:
    • Beakers, graduated cylinders, other vessels
      • *Currently we only utilize a beaker within the HD room
  • Each piece of equipment (that is reusable) used for HD compounding will be tagged or labeled in a manner that identified it as being dedicated to HD compounding
  • Each piece of equipment that is not reusable, will be disposed of properly within the HD room
    • Dispose in the blue sharps bin if it is a syringe, vial, adaptor, or anything that may have come into contact with drug
    • Dispose in the trash can if it is plastic, paper, or any outer wrapping that has not come into contact with drug
  • Any equipment utilized in the HD room must be sprayed down with alcohol before and after each use





  • Equipment / medications can be brought in or out through the pass through
  • Brought in :
    • Item should be sprayed down with alcohol before being placed in the pass through as well as once it is pulled out of the pass through to ensure sterility
    • Item must also be sprayed down with alcohol again prior to being introduced into the hood
  • Brought out :
    • Item from the hood (such as a medication) should be in a chemotherapy bag that is fully sealed prior to being placed in pass through
      • Item can be grabbed from anteroom side and brought out of cleanroom for use
    • Item from the negative pressure buffer room should be sprayed with alcohol prior to being placed in the pass through
      • If there is concern of chemotherapy contamination, item should be handled with non-sterile chemotherapy gloves while taking out of pass through into anteroom and out to where it needs to be handled
      • Do not handle items that have been exposed to chemotherapy without chemotherapy gloves

KeywordsEQUIPMENT, STORAGE   Doc ID130906
OwnerJenny C.GroupUofI College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital
Created2023-09-06 15:35:09Updated2023-09-07 15:37:57
SitesUniversity of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital
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