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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2007

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Storage of medicines and medical, nursing or veterinary waste

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39.—(1) Storing in secure containers at a pharmacy, pending its recovery there or elsewhere, medicines included in 18 01 08*, 18 01 09, 20 01 31* or 20 01 32 or hypodermic syringes included in 18 01 01 or 18 01 03*, which have been returned to the pharmacy from households or by individuals if—

(a)the total quantity of such waste at the pharmacy does not exceed 5 cubic metres at any time;

(b)any medicine or hypodermic syringe so returned to the pharmacy is not stored there for longer than 6 months; and

(c)the medicines and hypodermic syringes are stored separately.

(2) Storing in secure containers at the premises of a medical, nursing or veterinary practice waste of a kind described in sub-paragraph (3) produced in carrying on that practice if—

(a)the total quantity of that waste at the premises does not at any time exceed 5 cubic metres; and

(b)no such waste is stored at those premises for longer than three months.

(3) The kinds of waste referred to in sub-paragraph (2) are—

(a)hypodermic syringes and sharps included in 18 01 01, 18 01 03*, 18 02 01 or 18 02 02*;

(b)body parts and organs included in 18 01 02;

(c)general healthcare waste (other than hypodermic syringes and sharps) included in 18 01 03*, 18 01 04, 18 02 02* or 18 02 03;

(d)chemicals not consisting of or containing dangerous substances included in 18 01 07 or 18 02 06; and

(e)medicines included in 18 01 08*, 18 01 09, 18 02 07*, 18 02 08, 20 01 31* or 20 01 32.

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