Quality and Peace of Mind
In the pharmaceutical field, sterile does not simply mean clean. Sterile is an exacting standard; a strict list of environmental conditions set out by our industry's ruling body, the United States Pharmacopeial Convention. Sterile is your assurance of safety and quality.
Safeway Compounding Pharmacy offers you a variety of customized sterile medications, including:
• Ophthalmics, Eye Drops
Sterile Compounding: Strict Policies and Procedures
These medications are compounded in our specially designed and constructed Clean Room. In this state of the art facility, Safeway Compounding pharmacy's skilled pharmacists prepare your medications according to Chapter 797, the regulatory standard for the compounding of sterile pharmaceutical preparations.
These procedures include:
Lab testing of finished products, both in-house and independently
Monitoring with environmental microbiology sampling
Monitoring the particle count of the sterile environment
Proper cleaning and maintenance routines
Bi-annual certification of our laminar flow hood by a third party
Bi-annual assessment of our pharmacy staff's sterile technique
Proper staff garbing and gowning before entering critical sterile areas
Sterile Compounding: A Measure of Our Commitment
Maintaining a sterile environment requires a constant, ongoing commitment to quality and safety. This is the commitment Safeway Compounding Pharmacy makes to you. Please contact us to learn more about Safeway Compounding Pharmacy sterile compounding.
Sterile Compounding Standards
A pharmacy preparing sterile preparations must design its facilities to provide for: minimization of interruption, avoidance of contamination, and an exclusive area for the compounding of sterile preparations.
Policies and procedures shall be established for periodic environmental testing to assure continued adequacy of the aseptic environment.
A.The pharmacy’s written policies and procedures outline mechanisms adequate
for minimizing interruption during compounding.
B.The pharmacy’s written policies and procedures outline mechanisms adequate
for avoiding contamination by dust and other particulates in the aseptic compounding area.
C.The pharmacy’s written policies and procedures outline mechanisms adequate to reduce the potential for contamination or adulteration of the compounded preparations.
D.Pharmacy policies and procedures outline procedures for periodic environmental testing of the aseptic environment.
E.Pharmacy meets state law requirements as to sterile compounding.
F.If the pharmacy practices aseptic sterile compounding, it has an appropriate area for compounding of aseptic preparations that meets or exceeds USP 797.
G.Consistent with Standard 9, Quality Assurance, pharmacy has policies and procedures
to monitor and test, as applicable according to USP 797, sterile compounded preparations for sterility, pyrogenicity and potency.
Safeway Compounding Pharmacy only dispenses and ships prescription drugs to the following states in which they are licensed to practice: CA, CO, HI, IL, MO, NV, RI, UT, WA WI, WY. Safeway Compounding Pharmacy does not currently dispense or ship prescription drugs to any other states.
Safeway Compounding Pharmacy only compounds and dispenses prescription drug products to patients upon receipt of a valid, patient-specific prescription.