Sharpsguard Sharps Bin Yellow 1 Litre (1 Device)

£1.99

  • Aids safe disposal of needles
  • Easy to use
  • Buy With Confidence From UK Registered Pharmacy

SHARPSGUARD  yellow is ideal for use at home to safely dispose of needles used for injections. Its push-down, one-piece lid incorporates a vacutainer remover and is easy to use.

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Sharpsguard Sharps Bin 1 Litre yellow

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Sharps Bin

Use a Sharps Bin to dispose of used needles or sharps. A sharps bin is a specially designed box with a lid you can get on prescription (FP10 prescription form) from a GP or pharmacist. When full, the box may be collected for disposal by the local council.

Used needles are one of the main uses of a sharps bin. Used needles must not be bent or broken before disposal, and you must never try to recap a needle.

In order to safely dispose of a needle in a sharps bin, you’ll need to use a clipper to snap off the needle or the sharp parts of a syringe.

However, clips are not designed to remove lancet needles. Lancets are needles used by people with diabetes to check their blood glucose levels, and are designed to only be used once before disposal. If you have diabetes, clippers are free on prescription and will allow you to safely dispose lancets into a sharps bin.

Yellow Sharps Bin

Yellow Sharps Bin is ideal for use at home to safely dispose of needles used for injections. Its push-down, one-piece lid incorporates a vacutainer remover and is easy to use.

Each individual Yellow Sharps Bin is already supplied with the lid assembled. Details about how to lock the container and keep the users and contents safe can be found on the label.

This Yellow Sharps Bin is for disposal by incineration or other authorised processes designed 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.

  • Usable Capacity: 0.84 Litres
  • Container weight (g): 154.0
  • Container Size: H119mm x L204mm x W68mm
  • Aperture Dimensions: W70mm x L32mm
  • Carton contains: 30
  • Carton Dimensions: H365mm x L429mm x W314mm
  • Weight of carton and containers (kg): 5.04

Yellow Lidded Sharps Bins

Yellow Lidded Sharps Bins and other Sharpsguard containers are designed and manufactured with sharp-user safety in mind.  Since its launch in 2003, the Sharpsguard range has become one of the most trusted sharps containers on the market, with 75% of NHS Trusts choosing to use Yellow Lidded Sharp Bins and other colours.

Including Yellow Lidded Sharps Bins, all of the Sharpsguard range comply with the requirements of the Safe Management of Healthcare Waste guidance published by the Department of Health.

Yellow Lidded Sharps Bins are used for disposal of sharps that have been contaminated with medicinal products, but not cytotoxic or cytostatic.

Sharps Bin Colours

Sharps Bins all have different colour-coded Sharps Bin Colours for important reasons. Depending on the type of waste that needs disposing, the colour of the bin will change. The different Sharps Bin Colours ensure that the person who is handling the disposing of the waste knows exactly which container to use and why.

Alongside clear labelling and free audits, the different Sharps Bin Colours are one of the most effective ways to ensure the safe and effective management of waste in healthcare.

  • Purple
    • This range is for the disposal of sharps contaminated with cytotoxic and/or cytostatic medicinal products and their residues.
  • Yellow
    • Yellow is for the disposal of sharps contaminated with medicinal products and their residues other than cytotoxic and cytostatic medicines.
  • Orange
    • Sharpsguard orange is for the disposal of sharps not contaminated with medicinal products and their residues, such as needles used to take bloods, scalpel blades, or contaminated broken glass.
  • Red
    • The red range is for the disposal of anatomical waste, includes body parts or other recognisable anatomical items such as that may be offensive to those who come into contact with such items.
  • Blue
    • Otherwise known as Sharpsguard Eco Pharmi range, blue is for the safe collection, transportation and disposal of solid medicinal waste in its original packaging e.g., pills in a blister pack. Each container is made out of recycled plastic.

Sharp Bin Sizes

There are numerous different Sharp Bin sizes available, available in different colours, the yellow ranges have sizes ranging from 2.5 Litre to 22 Litre.

There will be different Sharp Bin Sizes for each colour-coded range. Some may have a bigger threshold than others.

Currently My Pharmacy only stocks one of the Yellow Sharp Bin sizes, 1 Litre. This is an ideal size for home use to safely dispose of needles used for injections.

What Goes In A Sharps Bin?

You may be asking yourself the question “What goes in a sharps bin?”

According to the Health and Safety Regulations 2013, the following items should be disposed properly in a sharps bin:

  • Hypodermic needles
  • Disposable scalpels and blades
  • Lancets
  • Syringes
  • Tattoo needles
  • Piercing needles
  • Contaminated broken glass
  • Sharp knives or scissors
  • Metal wire
  • Pins and staples

One the bins are full, they should be kept out of reach of patients, the public and any others who may be at risk due to the contents.

Wondering if the item you want to dispose of can be disposed of using a sharps bin? Please ask similar questions to “What goes in a sharps bin?” to a qualified doctor or pharmacist.

Can You Reopen A Sharps Bin?

A common question we see online is “Can you reopen a sharps bin?”

Typically, a sharps bin will have a permanent lock design, ensuring that the contents would stay locked and secure.

Accidently closed the lid on a brand-new sharp container? The only way to open it would be to forcibly open it will a hardware tool of some sort. This is not recommended by medical professionals and you could possibly cause damage to yourself and the contents.

If you have accidently dropped something in the sharps bin and locked it, please speak to a pharmacist or the person who comes to collect your sharps bins.

Have other similar questions to “Can you reopen a sharps bin?” please speak to our customer support team who will answer any other queries you may have.

Lloyds Pharmacy Sharps Bin

Whilst Yellow Sharps Bins are available from other commercial stores like Lloyds Pharmacy Sharps Bin, Superdrug, Boots Sharps Bin, My Pharmacy offers a free online consultation as well as free shipping on orders over £40 with next delivery options also available. From My Pharmacy you can purchase your prescription treatments online without ever having to leave your home, making it much easier for people to get the vital treatments they need safely and promptly.

Unlike Boots Sharps Bin, Lloyds Pharmacy Sharps Bin, Superdrug, My Pharmacy has an expert team of pharmacy professionals available to help via email, online chat and telephone should you have any questions regarding your current prescription or treatment. Our team will also be able to advise on any alternative treatments should the one you’re looking for not be available. See our thousands of 5 Star Ratings on Trustpilot from real customers.

As an independent pharmacy, My Pharmacy is able to get the best prices for both generic and brand name treatments. When compared to other retailers such as Superdrug, Boots Sharps Bin, Lloyds Pharmacy Sharps Bin, My Pharmacy can be as much as 50% cheaper to buy the same products.

Sharps Bin Disposal Near Me

Usually simply googling ‘Sharps Bin disposal near me’ will provide you with numerous results. County councils in the UK will list information and advice about the best to for you to Sharps Bin disposal.

For example, Burnley conducts a Sharps Bin disposal for sharp instruments on the first Thursday of every month, and clinical waste is a weekly Thursday collection.

Application for a Sharps Bin disposal near me can be sought by downloading a application form and returning it to the appropriate department, or alternatively you can call the number shown/email the address.

Find your local council.

Sharps Bin Collection

Arrangements for a sharp bin collection will vary depending on where you live.

If you have a medical condition, such as diabetes, and use needles at home, your local council may be responsible for your sharps bin collection.

More information can be found on your local council’s website. Local councils can charge for this service, but most do not.

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