Sharps are generally defined as any Item that can prick, slice, or penetrate the skin or can puncture waste bags and cardboard boxes that could potentially spread infectious agents- specifically Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
Generally, Sharps that have been used or are intended to be used for human or animal patient care in medical, research, or industrial laboratories, including:
- Hypodermic needles
- Pasteur pipettes
- Syringes with and without needles
- Scalpel blades
- Lancets/“fingerstick” devices
- Infusion sets
- Exposed ends of dental wires
- Root canal files
- Connection needles/sets
- Razor blades
- Suture needles
- Acupuncture needles
- Blood vials
- Culture dishes and slides
- Trauma scene waste that can cut, slice or pierce
- Broken glass from the laboratory including slides and slide covers and more
Medical Waste Pros offers sharps disposal services from reputable local providers. From supplying containers and mail-back systems for the safe disposal and transport of sharps to regularly scheduled pickups, our professional contractors will help ensure you’re compliant with all local, state, and federal laws.
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Sharps Disposal, including pickup and mail-back service
Sharps Containers, which usually include one-time usage and reusable containers
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Medical Waste Pros will connect you with a safe, reliable local Sharps disposal provider to help you purchase a Sharps Disposal Container or schedule pickup and disposal for Sharps items. They can recommend the best disposal system for your needs, from a mail-back system to regularly scheduled pickups. To get started, fill out the form to the right, or give us a call at (888) 755-6370. Within minutes, we’ll get you free, no obligation quotes within minutes!