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Hypodermic Syringes and Needles, Certificate of Need to Possess


State Health, Department of

Businesses and people that need hypodermic syringes for professional reasons need a certificate. The certificate comes from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH).

Needles can be used for healthcare, educational, industrial, commercial, or agricultural activities. Personal users and pet owners are not eligible.

Farmers engaged in livestock production or persons supplying farmers engaged in livestock production are not required to hold a Certificate of Need.

NYS Department of Health (DOH)

Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement
Riverview Center
150 Broadway
Albany, NY 12237
Phone (866) 811-7957
Fax (518) 402-0709
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