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NIOSH List of Antineoplastic and Other Hazardous Drugs in Healthcare Settings 2010

September 2010
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2010-167
cover of 2010-153

In this Alert, NIOSH presents a standard precautions or universal precautions approach to handling hazardous drugs safely: that is, NIOSH recommends that all hazardous drugs be handled as outlined in this Alert. Therefore, no attempt has been made to perform drug risk assessments or propose exposure limits. The area of new drug development is rapidly evolving as unique approaches are being taken to treat cancer and other serious diseases.