10.34.03.14

.14 Drug Recalls.

A. The director of pharmacy or designee shall develop and implement a drug recall procedure that can be readily activated to assure that drugs which have been recalled are returned to the pharmacy for proper disposition.

B. If a recall has been initiated for a drug that has been purchased by the institution, the director of pharmacy or designee shall issue a notice in a timely manner informing affected departments of the institution that the drug shall be returned to the pharmacy for proper return or disposal.

C. The institutional pharmacy is responsible for the timely retrieval of affected drugs.