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Help Your Patients Dispose of Unused
Medications with Seal&Send.

Stericycle makes the disposal of unused medication safe and easy with a solution
that is fully complaint with the DEA.

25 Years' Experience Years’
Experience [1]
1.7B Medical Waste Properly Managed Medical Waste
Properly Managed [2]
70M Pharmaceutical Waste Safely Disposed Pharmaceutical Waste
Safely Disposed [3]
99.5% Percent On-Time Service Percent On-Time
Service [4]
1M in Commercial Liability Protection in Commercial
Liability Protection [5]

Seal&Send Controlled Substance Solution for Ultimate Users

Our Seal&Send Controlled Substance Solution is a DEA-compliant method designed for your patients (the ultimate users) to dispose of their unused controlled substances. Simply have your patients follow the instructions inside the envelope for use and assured destruction – fill it, seal it, and place it in the mailbox (USPS). Each pack includes 50 envelopes.
Seal&Send is:

  • A convenient turnkey system

  • Appropriate for medication cards and vials

  • Compliant with applicable regulations

Not for use by CESQG/SQG/LQG generator facilities. This is meant for ultimate user waste ONLY. Do not place expired medications, samples, etc. generated by your facility in the Seal&Send envelopes.


Pharmaceutical Waste Facts:

  • A vast array of pharmaceuticals have been found in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 Million Americans.*

  • Twice as many Americans abuse Rx controlled substances than the number of those using cocaine, hallucinogens, heroine & inhalants combined.**

  • 174 – Number of Americans that die every day from drug-related overdoses.***

*Associated Press Study “Pharmawater I” — 2015

**DEA Releases New Rules That Create Convenient But Safe and Secure Prescription Drug Disposal Options — DEA, September 8, 2014

***NCHS Dec. 2017 – No. 294 – Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States, 1999 – 2016.

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Comply with USDA requirements related to wastes covered by Animal and Plant Inspection Services (APHIS).

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1) Founded in 1989. 2) Based on 2016 data. 3) Based on 2016 data, this includes RCRA and non-RCRA pharmaceutical waste. 4) Based on missed stops report for medical waste YTD through August 2017. 5) Based on June 2016 Commercial General Liability policy with a limit of $1M each occurrence.