Sharpsguard Yellow 5L General-Purpose Sharps Container (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 Yellow 5L General-Purpose Sharps Container (Case of 48) conforms to BS EN ISO 23907:2012, enabling the safe storage of sharps for incineration.
Please note that the Yellow 5L Sharps Container is suitable for sharps contaminated by medicinal products, excluding those contaminated by cytotoxic and cytostatic waste.
The Sharpsguard Yellow 5L Sharps Container has been designed to provide a safer method of storing sharps for incineration in larger capacities. The solid structure features a side handle to stop the container from rolling away, and also enables easier transportation and disposal.
It also includes a yellow 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.
Ideal for Versatile Use
As the Yellow 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 sharps is required, and will also be useful for carrying to and from needle exchange points and clinics in between use.
The Sharps Container conforms to BS EN ISO 23907:2012 ‘Sharps injury protection – Requirements and test methods – Sharps containers’. This means that it meets the specifications required by the standard for the disposal of sharps.
Conforming to the standard will help provide assurance that the Sharpsguard Yellow 5L is a safe and reliable option for storing sharps for incineration in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
Technical Specifications of the Sharps Container
- Capacity: 5L litres
- Material: Polypropylene
- Weight: 378g
- Overall dimensions (HxL): 285L x 176mm
- Complies with BS EN ISO 23907 for England, Wales, and Northern Ireland