SHARPSGUARD® eco yellow 22 ra

Our SHARPSGUARD® eco yellow 22ra, for the disposal of sharps contaminated with medicine, has a restricted access opening for use in public areas.

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

Product Code: DD440YLR

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Product Description

Our SHARPSGUARD® yellow 22ra is useful for high use areas where the public has access, the restricted access lid retains and restricts the ability to retrieve the contents. 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 been contaminated with medicinal products.

Whilst in use this container can be positioned safely at the point of use on a large wall 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.


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.


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

Product Specification

Usable Capacity: 17.26 Litres
Container weight (g): 1035.0
Container Size: H343mm x L327mm dia
Aperture Dimensions: W148mm x L58mm

Packed Carton Specification

Carton contains: 5
Carton Dimensions: H326mm x L1148mm x W323mm
Weight of carton and containers (kg): 5.96