Drug Mailback Program
DEA registrants wishing to become controlled substances “mail-back collectors” must obtain authorization from the DEA prior to conducting a mail-back program. They must also have the ability to destroy the returned substances onsite. DEA-registered mail-back collectors must also obtain an authorization from the USPS director, Product Classification prior to the implementation of any mail-back program.
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Regulated medical waste and sharps medical waste as defined in 346.12 and and containing materials classified as Category B infectious substances are permitted for mailing provided that all applicable requirements specified in are met. For packaging instructions for medical professional packages, refer to 346.322– .
Required prior written Authorization must be obtained from:
- Director, Product Classification
475 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Room 4446
Washington, DC 20260