WHAT TYPES OF REGULATED MEDICAL WASTE ARE ACCEPTED
Blood, Blood Products, Body Fluids
Fluids must be contained in a sealed container to avoid seepage.
Needles and syringes, scalpel blades, glass pipettes, slides, etc. must be placed in a sharps container.
Cultures and stocks, test tubes.
Trace-Contaminated Chemotherapy Waste
Empty drug vials, syringes and needles, spill kits, IV tubing and bags, contaminated gloves and gowns. Chemo sharps should first be put into a sharps container prior to placing them in the medical waste box.