CLINICAL WASTE BAGS
Clinical Waste Bag
Clinical waste bags for disposal of infectious waste containing chemicals or pharmaceutical medicines. Suitable for category A waste including disposal of items contaminated with VHF type illnesses, including Ebola (rare in UK). Bags meet all UN, UK Department of Health and NHS requirements and must be securely sealed to minimise the risk of spillages during handling
What goes in the clinical waste bag?
Infectious waste including swabs & dressings, soiled cotton wool, tissues & blue roll/couch roll, soiled gloves and aprons, incontinence pads and nappies. IV lines and fluid bags contaminated with pharmaceutical medicines, syringe bodies and disposable metallic parts.
Not suitable for:
Non-infectious waste, anatomical waste, placental waste, Cytotoxic/ Cytostatic waste, domestic waste.