Yellow lidded sealed units

For non-soft infectious or potentially infectious clinical waste contaminated with chemicals or pharmaceutical/medicinal wastes e.g. IV giving sets.

Available in sizes; 30L, 50L and 60L.

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Blue lidded sealed units

Non-hazardous medicines, out of date stock, ward or patient returns - NOT cytostatic or cytotoxic.

Available in sizes; 30L, 50L and 60L.

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Red lidded sealed unit

Anatomical waste including recognisable body tissues, blood samples, placenta, limbs etc.

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Purple lidded sealed unit

Non-sharps cytotoxic / cytostatic waste, including IV giving sets and left over preparations.

Available in sizes; 30L, 50L and 60L.

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Remember...

  • Do not use for the disposal of free liquids
  • Do not use for the disposal of sharps
  • Sealed units should never be filled with more than 10kg of glass
  • Sealed units should be filled to maximum of three-quarters full OR to the fill-line marked on the container OR to the maximum weight of 20kg, whichever is reached first



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