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49 Pa. Code § 27.603. Pharmacist responsibilities.

§ 27.603. Pharmacist responsibilities.

 (a)  As in the dispensing of all prescription drugs, the pharmacist has the responsibility for all of the following:

   (1)  Inspection and approval or rejection of all components, bulk drug substances (that is, active pharmaceutical ingredients), drug product containers, closures, in-process materials and labeling.

   (2)  Preparation and review of all compounding records to assure that errors have not occurred in the compounding process.

   (3)  Proper maintenance, cleanliness and use of all facilities and equipment used in compounding practice.

 (b)  If errors have occurred, the pharmacist is responsible for conducting a full investigation, and creating and maintaining a record of the investigation which must include conclusions and corrective action.


   The provisions of this §  27.603 issued under sections 4(j) and 6(k)(1) and (9) of the Pharmacy Act (63 P.S. § §  390-4(j) and 390-6(k)(1) and (9)).


   The provisions of this §  27.603 adopted June 21, 2019, effective June 22, 2019, 49 Pa.B. 3210.

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