Our SHARPSGUARD® orange EXTRA 8.5, for the disposal of sharps not contaminated with medicine, is an ideal solution for the management of sharps in high public access areas, its rotating chamber prevents access to the contents.

Product Code: SC580OS

NDC Single Container: 097962

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Product Description

Our SHARPSGUARD® orange EXTRA 8.5 is an ideal solution for the management of sharps in high public access areas where children may be present, its rotating chamber prevents access to the content of the container.

Additionally, the rotary mechanism offers a ‘full’ warning, preventing it being overfilled.

The robust pail handle enables simple and safe transportation.

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 at the point of use on a small 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*, 18-02-01, 18-02-02*.


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 horizontally with the needle facing away from you, the barrel will turn and drop the sharp into the container

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

Product Specification

Usable Capacity: 7.59 Litres
Container weight (g): 816.0
Container Size: H269mm x L360mm x W161mm
Aperture Dimensions: W192mm x L46mm

Packed Carton Specification

Carton contains: 15
Carton Dimensions: H412mm x L1034mm x W374mm
Weight of carton and containers (kg): 13.55