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SHARPSGUARD® eco orange 22 xa

Our SHARPSGUARD® eco orange 22xa, for the disposal of sharps not contaminated with medicine, is designed for disposing of larger items, it has a hinged door mechanism minimizing both handling and contamination.

This is the next evolution of the SHARPSGUARD® container, offering a sustainable alternative made from 46% recycled plastic.

Product Code: DD439OLR

NHS Supply Chain Code: FSL058

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Product Description

Our SHARPSGUARD® eco orange 22xa is ideal for areas where larger items need to be disposed. Its hands free hinged door can stay open at 45 and 90 degrees providing a large aperture for the safe disposal of large items. The robust pail handle enables simple and safe transportation.

This is the next evolution of the SHARPSGUARD® container, offering a sustainable alternative made from 46% recycled plastic.

This container is for the disposal of sharps that have not been contaminated with medicinal products.

Whilst in use, this container can be positioned safely in one of our Point of Use accessories in our POUDS® range, accessories available for this container are detailed below.

It is for disposal by incineration or other authorised process and is for the consignment of waste categorised by EWC codes: 18-01-01, 18-01-03*, 18-02-01, 18-02-02*.

Imogen is the Product Manager for our SHARPSGUARD® range, and our Marketing Manager for the UK & Ireland.


How to assemble the lid

1) Place lid on container with the aperture at the front in line with the label.

2) Press lid firmly on sides of container, listen for an audible click

3) Press lid firmly on front and back of container, listen for an audible click

4) Check all around the lid to ensure its assembled correctly

Details on how to lock the container and keep the users and contents safe can be found on the label.

Completing the label


Once container is assembled, fill in the completion area on the label with site, area, and name and start date

When container is locked, ready for disposal, finalise the completion area with name and close date


How to dispose of a sharps


Dispose of sharps by dropping them into the container with the needle facing away from you



Lid Operation


Door in open position


Aperture in “temporary closure” position


Door in “fully locked” position


Training & Education

For further training and education please visit our FAQs or download our training materials.


Certified for UN3291 Clinical Waste
Certified to ISO 23907-1: 2019
Made from 46% recycled plastic

Product Specification

Usable Capacity: 16.98 Litres
Container weight (g): 1036.0
Container Size: H348mm x L325mm dia
Aperture Dimensions: W230mm x L78mm

Packed Carton Specification

Carton contains: 7
Carton Dimensions: H326mm x L1080mm x W323mm
Weight of carton and containers (kg): 8.03