Tag: hazards of pharmaceutical compounding

Powder Containment Hoods for Capsule Filling & Pharmaceutical Compounding

Pharmaceutical Compounding has multiple methods of practice. Examples include manual handling, capsule-filling (or tablet encapsulation) machines, and sieving and granulation methods. All of these methods have the potential to produce hazardous dust that can be inhaled by pharmacists and technicians. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) explains that, “although the intent of compounding medications… Read more »