Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 439.021
Shipment to Foreign Countries


A consulting pharmacist of a nursing home may select, from a supply of drugs due for destruction, certain drugs to be used for shipment to a foreign country as provided by this subchapter.


The supply of drugs due for destruction are those drugs accumulated because of the death of a resident of the nursing home or because a physician has ordered the use of the drug to be discontinued.


Quarterly, before the drugs are destroyed, the consulting pharmacist may, in the pharmacist’s professional judgment, select the drugs to be used under this subchapter and seal them in a box for shipment.


The consulting pharmacist shall account to the department for all drugs selected for shipment under this subchapter.


This subchapter does not apply if the unused drug is a controlled substance as defined by Chapter 481 (Texas Controlled Substances Act).
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.1145, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 439.021 — Shipment to Foreign Countries, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­439.­htm#439.­021 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 439.021’s source at texas​.gov