Validation of Autoclavability of Biohazardous Waste Containers

    [ Oct 29, 2019 7:00:00 AM / by Christina Czeszewski posted in Biohazard Waste Containers, Disinfecting Medical Equipment

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Disinfection Guidelines, “of all the methods available for sterilization, moist heat in the form of saturated steam under pressure is the most widely used and the most dependable… Like all sterilization processes, steam sterilization has some deleterious effects on some materials...”. 

    Since autoclaving is the most common form of sterilization, a good alternative to the environmentally damaging practice of waste incineration, and likely the method many of our customers are using, we tested the autoclavability of Whitney’s BIOHAZARD Bench-Top Keeper and BIOHAZARD Safe-Keeper.

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    Biohazard Waste Disposal Guide

    [ Jul 19, 2018 8:30:00 AM / by Barbara Mott posted in Biohazard Waste Containers

    To maintain compliance and safety for staff and patients in a variety of environments, it’s necessary to properly dispose of biohazard waste. This comprehensive guide will cover the different types of biohazard waste, along with the containers you should utilize for safe disposal.

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    The Safety and Economic Value of Single Use Biohazard Waste Containers

    [ Oct 26, 2017 8:30:00 AM / by Barbara Mott posted in Biohazard Waste Containers

    The work of medical laboratories, whether they are microbiology, virology, hematology or the dozens of other types of labs, often involves the handling and disposal of contaminated waste. It is inevitable and not something to be treated lightly. There are a number of important factors to consider including Regulatory Procedures such as those outlined in OSHA guidelines, DOT regulations and the various disposal options available to properly dispose of biohazardous waste. In addition to those, you must determine what types of biohazardous waste containers fit your needs. When making that decision, there are a couple of significant factors to consider.

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