Improper disposal of unused and expired medications damages our environment. Measurable amounts of antibiotics, antidepressants and medications used to treat diabetes, cholesterol and blood pressure have all been found in U.S. lakes and rivers. The patented Deterra® Drug Deactivation System’s proprietary MAT12® Molecular Adsorption Technology is highly effective in adsorbing and firmly binding pharmaceuticals, rendering chemical compounds safe for landfills and reducing watershed contamination. The Deterra System is the only product that is independently lab-tested and scientifically proven to deactivate drugs.
Powered by proprietary MAT12 Molecular Adsorption Technology, the patented Deterra System deactivates prescription drugs, rendering them inert, unavailable for misuse and safe for the environment.
Waste management agencies, public safety organizations, healthcare providers, and other institutions across the country are using Deterra to safely deactivate the active chemicals in drugs which allows responsible disposal within your community.