ASHP Member Compounding Resources

ASHP is the leading provider of sterile compounding, nonsterile compounding, and hazardous drugs resources. We are dedicated to providing timely and important information to our members and customers. Below you will find news, updates, guidance documents, and resources to help you and your staff prepare and implement the new compounding standards and best practices for handling hazardous drugs.

2023 USP Chapter <797> and <795> Revisions

ASHP has compiled the following resources and documents to help inform pharmacies on the USP <797> and <795> changes and as assets to be used during implementation of the new standards to ensure compliance prior to the November 1, 2023 deadline.


USP Chapter <800> Assessment of Risk Toolkit

The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) released Chapter <800> Hazardous Drugs: Handling in Healthcare Settings in February 2016, and all facilities must be in compliance by December, 1 2019. To provide expert guidance and practical advice to pharmacists, technicians and other health professionals involved in the compounding and handling of hazardous drugs, ASHP has published the Chapter <800> Answer Book.  In addition to these resources, a toolkit has been generated to assist with difficult to address or implement areas of USP Chapter <800>.  As these toolkits for different areas are developed, they will be added to the resource center to help support pharmacists and other health care professionals in the implementation of USP Chapter <800>.

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