Expiry date guidelines for a centralized IV admixture service

Can J Hosp Pharm. 1986 Jun;39(3):57-9, 66.


Expiry date guidelines for a centralized pharmacy-based IV admixture program are documented. These guidelines form part of an overall quality assurance program for the IV admixture service. Factors affecting IV admixture expiry times include drug compatibility with the vehicle(s) and container, microbiological parameters, and established standards of practice for pharmacy-based IV admixture programs.

MeSH terms

  • Drug Storage / standards*
  • Ontario
  • Parenteral Nutrition, Total / standards*
  • Pharmacy Service, Hospital / standards*
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care*
  • Time Factors