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32-1941. Third-party logistics providers; permit required; designated representative; fingerprinting requirements
A. A third-party logistics provider that engages in the logistics services of prescription or over-the-counter dangerous drugs or dangerous devices into, within or from this state shall hold a third-party logistics provider permit in this state.
B. A third-party logistics provider shall comply with storage practices, including all of the following:
1. Maintain access to warehouse space of suitable size to facilitate safe operations, including a suitable area to quarantine a suspect product.
2. Maintain adequate security.
3. Have written policies and procedures to:
(a) Address the receipt, security, storage, inventory, shipment and distribution of a product.
(b) Identify, record and report confirmed significant losses or thefts in the United States.
(c) Correct errors and inaccuracies in inventories.
(d) Provide support for manufacturer recalls.
(e) Prepare for, protect against and address any reasonably foreseeable crisis that affects a facility's security or operation, such as an employee strike, fire or flood.
(f) Ensure that any expired product is segregated from other products and returned to the manufacturer, repackager or agent of the manufacturer or repackager or is destroyed.
(g) Maintain records reflecting the receipt and distribution of products and supplies and records of inventories.
(h) Quarantine or destroy a suspect product if directed to do so by the respective manufacturer, wholesale distributor or dispenser or an authorized governmental agency.
C. A third-party logistics provider shall make its facility available to the board for inspection during regular business hours to ensure compliance with this section.
D. A third-party logistics provider shall have a designated representative at each facility who has not been convicted of any felony violation under any federal, state or local law relating to wholesale or retail prescription or over-the-counter dangerous drugs or dangerous devices distribution or the distribution of controlled substances.
E. A third-party logistics provider shall provide the board on the board's request with a list of all manufacturers, wholesale distributors and dispensers for whom the third-party logistics provider provides services at a facility.
F. A third-party logistics provider's designated representative shall have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to title 41, chapter 12, article 3.1, which shall be submitted with the completed application. If the third-party logistics provider changes its designated representative, the new designated representative shall have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to title 41, chapter 12, article 3.1 and submitted to the board before the change in representation is made.