Sharps Units

It is important to correctly identify and segregate your waste in order to protect people and the environment - and to avoid the risk of fines.

Yellow lidded sharps units

For sharps contaminated with medicinal products (Not cytotoxic or cytostatic)

Yellow-stream waste must be sent for incineration at a suitably authorised facility.

Available in 1L, 4L, 7L, 13L, 24L and 30L sizes.

Orange-lidded sharps units

For sharps not contaminated with medicinal products, for example phlebotomy sharps and blood sample vials.

Orange-stream waste can be sent for disinfection by alternative treatment at a suitably authorised facility.

Available in 1L, 4L, 7L, 13L, 24L and 30L sizes.

Purple-lidded sharps units

For cytotoxic and cytostatic sharps, e.g. chemotherapy drugs, Depo-Provera, Chloramphenicol.

 

Available in 1L, 4L, 7L, 13L, 24L and 30L sizes.

Yellow lidded sharps units

For sharps contaminated with medicinal products (Not cytotoxic or cytostatic)

Yellow-stream waste must be sent for incineration at a suitably authorised facility.

Available in 1L, 4L, 7L, 13L, 24L and 30L sizes.

Orange-lidded sharps units

For sharps not contaminated with medicinal products, for example phlebotomy sharps and blood sample vials.

Orange-stream waste can be sent for disinfection by alternative treatment at a suitably authorised facility.

Available in 1L, 4L, 7L, 13L, 24L and 30L sizes.

Purple-lidded sharps units

For cytotoxic and cytostatic sharps, e.g. chemotherapy drugs, Depo-Provera, Chloramphenicol.

 

Available in 1L, 4L, 7L, 13L, 24L and 30L sizes.

REMEMBER...

Do not use for the disposal of free liquids.
Do not use for the disposal of sharps or rigid items likely to puncture the bag.
Clinical waste bags should be filled no more than two thirds full OR to a maximum weight of 8kg, whichever is reached first.
Clinical waste disposal bags should be sealed at the point of production using the swan-neck method.

Put your trust in a leading UK specialist waste partner

All of our waste containers are UN approved and we have our own fleet of vehicles and dedicated waste disposal facilities - this means that we can offer you  compliant, fully trackable and auditable end-to-end specialist waste solutions that will help you protect your business, your employees and your clients.