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Nov 11, 2021: Safety Bulletin - Improving the Safety of Pharmaceutical Compounding Using CAS Numbers

After the death of a young boy because of a compounding error, ISMP Canada recommended that manufacturers include a unique identification number on the label of repackaged active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) used in compounding. The Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number is a globally recognized, unique numeric identifier assigned to every chemical substance. Read more ...