Pennsylvania Code & Bulletin

• No statutes or acts will be found at this website.

The Pennsylvania Bulletin website includes the following: Rulemakings by State agencies; Proposed Rulemakings by State agencies; State agency notices; the Governor’s Proclamations and Executive Orders; Actions by the General Assembly; and Statewide and local court rules.

PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 11-1192



Approval of Drugs Which May Be Used by Certain Optometrists

[41 Pa.B. 3941]
[Saturday, July 16, 2011]

 Under the Optometric Practice and Licensure Act (act) (63 P. S. §§ 244.1—244.12), and specifically as the act was amended by the act of December 16, 2002 (P. L. 1950, No. 225) (Act 225), the Secretary of Health (Secretary) has the authority to approve drugs for use in the practice of optometry as the ''practice of optometry'' is defined in Act 225. The State Board of Optometry resubmitted a request to the Secretary by letter received on June 2, 2011, and requested that the Secretary approve the use of the following drug. Act 225 requires that the Secretary, within 90 days of the receipt of the list of drugs, and in consultation with the Physician General, approve or disapprove for good cause each drug. The Secretary has found good cause to approve the use of the following drug in the practice of optometry:

 alcaftadine ophthalmic solution 0.25%.

 The approval of the use of this drug is effective upon publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 Persons with a disability who require an alternative format of this notice (for example, large print, audiotape or Braille) should contact the Bureau of Community Program Licensure and Certification, 132 Kline Plaza, Suite A, Harrisburg, PA 17104, (717) 783-8665, for speech and/or hearing impaired persons V/TT (717) 783-6514, or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Services at (800) 654-5984 (TT).


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 11-1192. Filed for public inspection July 15, 2011, 9:00 a.m.]

No part of the information on this site may be reproduced for profit or sold for profit.

This material has been drawn directly from the official Pennsylvania Bulletin full text database. Due to the limitations of HTML or differences in display capabilities of different browsers, this version may differ slightly from the official printed version.