Schedule 8 Drugs also known as ‘Controlled Drugs’ have strict legislative controls including how they are stored and handled. Controlled Drugs must be stored in a Vault with security monitoring devices such as cameras and PIR detectors. The Vault should also require two persons to gain access and be time delayed.
A Controlled Drugs register must be maintained, and records must be audited regularly. Disposal of Controlled Drugs must be done in accordance with local state/territory requirements.
Schedule 9 drug require specific licences per product for a facility to store. Schedule 9 are also required to be stored in a Vault with additional security measures.