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4.10.1 Proper drug storage
Drugs are stored in a specially designed secure area or space of a building in order to:
• Avoid contamination or deterioration,
• Avoid disfiguration of labels,
• Maintain integrity of packaging and so guarantee quality and potency of drugs during shelf life,
• Prevent or reduce pilferage, theft or losses,
• Prevent infestation of pests and vermin.