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This document specifies requirements for single-use sharps containers intended to hold potentially hazardous sharps medical waste with or without sharps protection features, e.g. scalpel blades, trocars, hypodermic needles and syringes.

It is applicable to single-use sharps containers that are supplied complete by the manufacturer and to those that are supplied as components intended to be assembled by the user.

It is not applicable to reusable sharps containers or to the outer containers used in the transportation of filled single-use sharps containers.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2019-01
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 12
  • :
    ISO/TC 84
    Devices for administration of medicinal products and catheters
  • 11.040.99
    Other medical equipment

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