Sharpsguard 2.5L Placenta Waste Container with Bag for Scotland (Case of 48)


  • Reliable container designed for the disposal of waste via the yellow stream
  • Label and red lid to help ensure the correct container is used
  • Supplied with one bag per container to prevent spillages
  • Conforms to SHTN 3 to provide assured quality


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Sharpsguard 2.5L Placenta Waste Container with Bag for Scotland (Case of 48)

As hospitals and other medical environments can often generate a lot of clinical and potentially harmful waste, it is important to ensure that correct storage and disposal systems are in place. The Sharpsguard 2.5L Placenta Waste Container for Scotland with Bag (Case of 48) conforms to SHTN 3, enabling the safe disposal of placenta waste via the yellow stream.

Safer Design

The Sharpsguard 2.5L Placenta Waste Container has been designed to provide a safer method of storing waste for disposal via the yellow stream. The solid structure provides a reliable container, and will help to secure waste during transportation.

The container also includes a red lid to allow for colour coding. This will provide a visual prompt for eliminating the chance of objects being placed in the incorrect containers. The label on the front of the container will also provide improved safety, with space for writing information including the container’s location, department, and start date.

Larger Capacity

As the 2.5L Sharps Container is larger in size to enable maximum capacity, it can be used in a wide range of situations. It is ideal for hospitals and wards where the frequent disposal of waste is required, and will also be useful for carrying to and from wards in between use.

The container comes with one bag per container, which will help to eliminate the risk of any spillages or leaking occurring both when the container is static and in transit.

Standards Conformity

The Placenta Waste Container conforms to the Scottish Health Technical Note 3: NHSScotland Waste Management Guidance. This means that it meets the specifications required by the standard for the disposal of medicinal waste.

Conforming to the standard will help provide assurance that the Sharpsguard Container is a safe and reliable option for the disposal of waste via the yellow stream in Scotland.

Technical Specifications of the Placenta Waste Container

  • Capacity: 2.5 litres
  • Material: Polypropylene
  • Weight: 234g
  • Overall dimensions (HxL): 163 x 176mm
  • Complies with SHTN 3

Please note that each container comes with one bag, totalling forty-eight bags per case. The container can be seen in the bottom left of the image above.

Please contact the Medical Supplies Customer Care Team by telephone on +44 7985 753735 for enquiries pertaining to the Delivery of this product.

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