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How do I dispose of unused TYLAN??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by StephanieD, Mar 22, 2011.

  1. StephanieD

    StephanieD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do I dispose of Tylan that has been diluted in a one gallon jug? I did not use it all and want to get rid of it safely and properly. Thanks
     
  2. chickengrl

    chickengrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, that is a very responsible question! It would be bad for that to end up in our lakes and rivers. I would think that maybe a veterinary clinic might know what to do with that type of hazardous waste. Also, maybe your local pharmacy? Sorry, not much help for a very good question. [​IMG]
     
  3. StephanieD

    StephanieD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What does everyone do with Tylan they no longer can use?
     
  4. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    You could try and ask a local Hospital if they wouldn't mind you dropping it in their many Medical waste dispensers.

    AL
     
  5. Rin

    Rin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    your local pharmacist should definitely know. When working in the back of one I overheard mine describing some sort of procedure with kitty litter for a patients' meds... they deal with pet and people medications all the time and are best trained in how to handle and dispose of. [​IMG]

    Just call your local CVS/Walgreens/other pharmacy and they should definately answer you completely free of charge... do share though what they tell ya XD
     
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  6. StephanieD

    StephanieD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just called two local vets, with not much help from them. One vet office said it should be fine to pour down the sink, since it's only 1/2 gallon. The other vet office referred me to the sherrif's office. Call the local sheriff's office and they do not accept any liquids. So.....any other ideas?
     
  7. Rin

    Rin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:This is why I said pharmacies... chemists know more about chemicals and drugs than your own doctors or vets do [​IMG]
     
  8. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try a no kill animal shelter
     
  9. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Dilute it and dump down drain--poor it VERY slowly down drain while running water full force at the same time. it should be fine-
     
  10. chickengrl

    chickengrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't put it down the drain though. IMHO There is a problem with it getting into the water supply. I know it seems miniscule, but over many, many years of folks doing it we supposedly have small amounts of some drugs in drinking water. Now if you poured it into kitty litter that clumps real hard, it couldn't get into the water supply and can't see how it could hurt person or animal. Then just dump it in the trash. [​IMG]
     

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