Frequently Asked Questions
Why do I need Narcotic Tamper Evident Bags?
■To ensure an efficient narcotic accountability system due to Local, State, and Federal regulations.
■To eliminate diversion and reduce accidental breakage of narcotic vials.
■To ensure the public receives the correct narcotic and not a tampered or compromised vial of controlled drugs.
Where are Narcotic Tamper Evident Bags used?
■In pharmacies, paramedic units, and medic ambulances.
■Hospitals and convalescent homes.
■Veterinarian hospitals and outpatient clinics.
Who cares about Narcotic tracking?
■The Department of Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) requires strict accountability and accurate documentation of all narcotics.
■Emergency Medical Services (EMS) managers' hospital administrators have a zero-tolerance for theft and misuse of controlled
drugs; they want to stay off the front page of the local newspaper.
■The citizens in the communities are entitled to receive the proper narcotic and not saline or water for their emergency.
What can I do to prevent my staff from diverting narcotics?
■Purchase Narcotic Tamper Evident Bags because they increase security and accountability.
■Place all of your controlled drugs in a Narcotic Tamper Evident Bag to ensure that all narcotics are maintained and distributed
in a secure manner.
■Log each unique number on the bag in your Narcotic Log Book.