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Don’t wait for USP 800.
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The reason you need it

New, stricter guidelines on Hazardous Drugs Handling in a Healthcare Setting — USP 800 — applies to “all healthcare personnel” with no exceptions! Get the FACTS on keeping yourself and your healthcare team safe.

8 million

US healthcare workers are exposed to hazardous drugs annually1

17%

of nurses experienced unintentional skin and eye exposure to chemotherapy agents2

EXPOSURE TO CHEMO INCREASES YOUR RISK

+Chromosomal damage
+Cancers
+Adverse reproductive
outcomes, including 2 to 3.5X greater risk of miscarriages3

50+ STUDIES

Since the 1990s the presence of hazardous drugs in the urine of healthcare workers has been documented, indicating actual exposure.4

NEW CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS ARE BEING INTRODUCED ALL THE TIME

Of the 115 chemo drugs on the 2016 NIOSH list, 19 were introduced just since 2014.5

HOW TESTED IS YOUR PPE?

HALYARD* gowns & gloves are tested against 52 Chemotherapy Drugs compared to 10 or fewer for most available gowns & gloves.6

2 PAIRS OF CHEMO GLOVES

Two Pairs of chemotherapy-tested gloves should be worn whenever administering chemotherapy. ARE YOU FOLLOWING INDUSTRY GUIDELINES?7

CHEMO DOESN’T DISCRIMINATE

Chemotherapy drugs can affect the caregiver just as easily as the patient. Protect yourself from accidental exposure!

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