TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER d: LABORATORIES AND BLOOD BANKS
PART 450 ILLINOIS CLINICAL LABORATORIES CODE
SECTION 450.1200 HANDLING AND DISPOSAL OF HIV CONTAMINATED BLOOD AND HUMAN TISSUE


 

Section 450.1200 Handling and Disposal of HIV Contaminated Blood and Human Tissue

 

a) Any blood or components, organs, semen or other human tissue showing exposure to HIV as evidenced by two of three reactive ELISA test results (according to the package insert product circular) or any other identified causative agent of AIDS or originating from a patient diagnosed with AIDS or AIDS-Related Complex (ARC) as defined in 77 Ill. Adm. Code 693.20, shall be disposed of in accordance with the provisions of this Section, unless a research facility licensed by the State requests, in writing, the use of such blood for AIDS research. (Section 3.1 of the Blood Labeling Act.) Any such blood or human tissue shall be disposed of in accordance with Section 450.1200 (b) when no longer being used for research purposes.

 

1) A research facility, for the purposes of this Section, shall mean any clinical laboratory licensed under the Act, any blood bank licensed under the Blood Bank Act or any hospital licensed under the Hospital Licensing Act.

 

2) Any person delivering such blood or blood components, organs, semen or other human tissue to research facilities pursuant to such a request shall file with the Department a report which shall include at least the following information:

 

A) a copy of the request for blood or human tissue:

 

B) the quality of blood or human tissue delivered:

 

C) the name and location of the research facility to which the blood or human tissue was delivered; and

 

D) the date and time of delivery. (Section 620-3.1 of the Act.)

 

b) Any such blood and blood components or human tissue, or any materials or paraphernalia exposed to or contaminated by such blood and blood components or human tissue shall be disposed of in accordance with the provision of Section 450.330.

 

(Source: Amended at 13 Ill. Reg. 11573, effective July 1, 1989)