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§ 1715.6. Reporting Drug Loss.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 17. California State Board of Pharmacy
Article 2. Pharmacies (Refs & Annos)
16 CCR § 1715.6
§ 1715.6. Reporting Drug Loss.
(a) The owner shall submit to the Board a report containing the information in subdivision (b) no later than thirty (30) days after the date of discovery of the following:
(1) Any loss of a controlled substance in one of the following categories that causes the aggregate amount of unreported losses discovered in that category, on or after the same day of the previous year, to equal or exceed:
(A) For tablets, capsules, or other oral medication, 99 dosage units.
(B) For single-dose injectable medications, lozenges, film, such as oral, buccal and sublingual, suppositories, or patches, 10 dosage units.
(C) For injectable multi-dose medications, medications administered by continuous infusion, or any other multi-dose unit not described in subparagraph (A), two or more multi-dose vials, infusion bags, or other containers.
(2) Any loss of a controlled substance, regardless of the amount, attributed to employee theft, in addition to the reporting requirements and time frames mandated by Business and Professions Code section 4104.
(3) Any other significant loss as determined by the pharmacist-in-charge, including but not limited to losses deemed significant relative to the dispensing volume of the pharmacy.
(b) All reports under this section shall specify the identity, amount and strength of each controlled substance lost, and date of discovery of the loss, for all losses that have made the report necessary.
Note: Authority cited: Section 4005, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 4081, 4104 and 4332, Business and Professions Code.
1. New section filed 5-18-78; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 78, No. 20).
2. Amendment filed 1-4-82; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 82, No. 2).
3. Change without regulatory effect amending Note filed 9-11-2002 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2002, No. 37).
4. Amendment of section and Note filed 2-24-2022; operative 4-1-2022 (Register 2022, No. 8).
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
16 CCR § 1715.6, 16 CA ADC § 1715.6
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