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Leftover and unused pharmaceuticals certainly are a hazard for abuse and misuse particularly by young people, stated Senator Sheldon Whitehouse . I applaud CVS and their partners for providing consumers with an easy avenue to safely get rid of unwanted medications. CVS/pharmacy's start of the TakeAway Environmental Come back System is part of the Company's on-going commitment to safe medicine disposal solutions, including participation in neighborhood medication take-back events throughout the United States and helping the DEA's annual National Prescription Medication Take-Back Day. With an estimated 200 million pounds of unwanted medications being disposed of every year improperly, the availability of this envelope come back system at CVS/pharmacy provides patients with a safe and convenient method to help protect the environment and themselves..The two companies have joined alongside the objective to provide innovative dual chamber syringes for the global pharmaceutical marketplace. This type of device, called Lyo-DCPS, will be delivered in standard nests and tubs to adhere to the industrial standard for aseptic filling of nested syringes. The abbreviation Lyo-DCPS means lyophilized dual chamber prefillable syringe. Nested Dual Chamber Syringes for Filling and Freeze Drying on Common Filling LinesLike standard mono chamber syringes Lyo-DCPS will be delivered in standardized nests and tubs and can be filled on widely used nested syringe fillers.