SHARPSGUARD® eco yellow 2.5

Our SHARPSGUARD® eco yellow 2.5, for the disposal of sharps contaminated with medicine, is a general-purpose container for use in a ward or department setting.

This is the next evolution of the SHARPSGUARD® container, offering a sustainable alternative made from 44% recycled plastic.

Product Code: DD472YLR

NHS Supply Chain Code: FSL311

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Product Description

Our SHARPSGUARD® yellow 2.5 is a general purpose sharps container providing maximum capacity in the minimum working space, it is ideal for use in a ward or department setting.

This is the next evolution of the SHARPSGUARD® container, offering a sustainable alternative made from 44% recycled plastic.

This container is for the disposal of sharps that have been contaminated with medicinal products.

Whilst in use this container can be positioned safely at the point of use in a tray, small wall bracket or trolley bracket from our POUDS® range, suitable accessories 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 01 09, 18 02 01, 18 02 02*, 18 02 08.

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

Usage

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

To watch the video of how to assemble this container, please click here

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.

Specification

Certified for UN3291 Clinical Waste
Certified to ISO 23907-1: 2019
Made from 44% recycled plastic

Product Specification

  • Usable Capacity: 2.21 Litres
  • Container weight (g): 232.0
  • Container Size: H166mm x L176mm dia
  • Aperture Dimensions: W77mm x L46mm

 

Packed Carton Specification

  • Carton contains: 48
  • Carton Dimensions: H346mm x L663mm x W343mm
  • Weight of carton and containers (kg): 11.68