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California State Board of Pharmacy

USP <797> Requirements Related to Use of Personal Protective Equipment (BPC section 4126.8)

Waive USP <797> requirements related to the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) as related to Business and Professions Code section 4126.8, in that a PPE mask and gown may be reused by staff performing sterile compounding under the following conditions:

Effective:  March 17, 2020

Expiration:  May 31, 2021, or until 30 days after the emergency declaration is lifted, whichever is sooner.