Friday, July 27, 2012
August Meeting Agenda of Texas Board of Pharmacy Includes Recall Procedure Amendments Again
To view the August 2012 agenda for the Texas Board of Pharmacy meeting, click here. On the agenda again in August for discussion are the amendments relating to the recall of compounded preparations
Introduction: THESE AMENDMENTS ARE SUBMITTED TO THE BOARD FOR CONSIDERATION AS ADOPTED RULES
Short Title: Recall Procedures
Rule Numbers: §§291.131, 291.133
Statutory Authority: Texas Pharmacy Act, Chapter 551-566 and 568-569, Occupations Code:
(1) Section 551.002 specifies that the purpose of the Act is to protect the public through the effective control and regulation of the practice of pharmacy; and
(2) Section 554.051 gives the Board the authority to adopt rules for the proper administration and enforcement of the Act.
Purpose: The amendments, if adopted, clarify the requirements for the recall of compounded preparations.
Background: Board staff presents these recommendations to clarify the recall procedures for pharmacies compounding sterile and non-sterile preparations.
The Board reviewed and voted to propose the amendments during the May 8, 2012, meeting. The proposed amendments were published in the June 22, 2012, issue of the Texas Register at 37 TexReg 4523.