August 1, 2023 By Cara Zamboni

USP 800: Section 15 – Deactivating, Decontaminating, Cleaning & Disinfecting

Today, I’d like review Section 15 of USP General Chapter 800 and how ChemoGlo’s Hazardous Drug Clean (HDClean) Wipes are the ideal solution for deactivating, decontaminating, and cleaning hazardous drugs from surfaces. But first, a reminder about who these safety standards are meant to protect. USP 800 hazardous drug compounding and safe handling standards have been developed to protect the health of clinical pharmacists and pharmacy technicians along with other healthcare workers including nurses, physicians, surgeons, physician assistants, respiratory therapists, home health aides, nurses’ aides, healthcare facility housekeeping, janitorial services, and environmental services.

July 1, 2023 By Cara Zamboni

USP 800: Section 6 – Environmental Quality and Control

Did know that USP 800 hazardous drug compounding and safe handling standards become enforceable on November 1, 2023? Are you prepared to meet the standards outlined within USP 800? In this blog post, I’m going to address one element of USP General Chapter 800 – Section 6 which deal with “Environmental Quality & Control.” This is one specific area where using the ChemoGLO Wipe Kit is an easy way to establish and maintain compliance. But before we go into more detail about the Wipe Kits, here’s some information about Section 6:

June 21, 2023 By Cara Zamboni

USP 800 Deadline Approaching

At ChemoGLO, we are seeing many healthcare organizations (cancer centers, pharmacies, hospitals) preparing for the impending November 1, 2023 deadline when the hazardous drug compounding and safe handling standards (USP 800) become official and enforceable.

March 27, 2023 By Cara Zamboni

ChemoGLO Below the Surface: Did You Know?

ChemoGLO has been a leader in hazardous drug detection and removal for 12+ years. In that time, we have partnered with companies, institutions, hospital systems, and labs to research hazardous drug contamination and ways to address this growing concern. As a result, we have the largest reference database of hazardous drug sampling results in the world, and we would like to share our research and knowledge with all of you.

December 15, 2022 By Cara Zamboni

Healthcare Heroes Deserve a Safe Workplace

During the pandemic, healthcare organizations across the country publicly celebrated their employees as heroes. Yet, healthcare workers continue to face the daily risk of exposure to hazardous drug contaminants in the workplace. If we’re going to treat our employees like heroes, let’s make sure they have a safe environment to work in.

December 1, 2022 By Cara Zamboni

See you in Vegas!

The ChemoGLO team is excited to join 20,000+ pharmacy professionals in Las Vegas for ASHP’s 2022 Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition. It’s our first time back together in person since 2019 and promises to be five days of networking, education, and fun connecting with colleagues and peers.

October 15, 2022 By Cara Zamboni

Protecting Healthcare Workers From Chemotherapy

In my last post, I introduced our Chief Scientific Officer, Bill Zamboni. Continuing with my effort to introduce our leaders, in this post I am sharing a video of Dr. Stephen Eckel, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, one of our founders and our Chief Pharmacy Officer. Stephen talks about our reason for being – the “why” behind ChemoGLO’s existence and the importance of monitoring and managing the risks associated with hazardous drugs.

October 10, 2022 By Cara Zamboni

The ChemoGLO Origin Story

During the pandemic, like many organizations, we found it necessary to adapt. One of the things we changed was the way in which we communicate and share information with our customers and other stakeholders.

September 1, 2022 By Cara Zamboni

Welcome to Our New Blog

Welcome! After more than two years being physically separated from our industry friends, customers, and colleagues, we are taking steps to actively reconnect with all of you. This blog is one step we’re taking to share knowledge, offer insights, and update you all with what’s happening at ChemoGLO.

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