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Title 21Chapter IIPart 1317Subpart B → §1317.55


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 1317—DISPOSAL
Subpart B—Disposal of Controlled Substances Collected From Ultimate Users and Other Non-Registrants


§1317.55   Reverse distributor and distributor acquisition of controlled substances from collectors or law enforcement.

(a) A reverse distributor is authorized to acquire controlled substances from law enforcement that collected the substances from ultimate users. A reverse distributor is authorized to acquire controlled substances collected through a collection receptacle in accordance with §§1317.75 and 1317.80.

(b) A distributor is authorized to acquire controlled substances collected through a collection receptacle in accordance with §§1317.75 and 1317.80.

(c) A reverse distributor or a distributor that acquires controlled substances in accordance with paragraph (a) or (b) of this section shall:

(1) Acquire the controlled substances in the manner authorized for reverse distributors in §1317.15(b)(1) and (2);

(2) Dispose of the controlled substances in the manner authorized for reverse distributors §1317.15(c) and (d); and

(3) Securely store the controlled substances in a manner consistent with the security requirements for Schedule II controlled substances until timely destruction can occur.

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