This summary information comes from Fass (Baxter, Fresenius Kabi and Pfizer).
Risk: The use of vitamins is not considered to have any environmental impact.
Fass environmental information for Cernevit (including cyanocobalamin) from Baxter (downloaded 2021-06-24).
Fass environmental information for Soluvit (including cyanocobalamin) from Fresenius Kabi (downloaded 2021-06-24).
Fass environmental information for Behepan (including cyanocobalamin) from Pfizer (downloaded 2021-06-24).
According to the European Medicines Agency guideline on environmental risk assessments for pharmaceuticals (EMA/CHMP/SWP/4447/00), vitamins, electrolytes, amino acids, peptides, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids proteins, vaccines and herbal medicinal products are exempted because they are unlikely to result in significant risk to the environment.
Author: Health and Medical Care Administration, Region Stockholm