Clinical waste sacks are for the disposal of hospital and medical waste. These sacks are primarily used by healthcare and clinical waste collection companies in compliance with European legislation for the collection, transport, and disposal of appropriate wastes from natal care, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of disease in humans. All of our heavy duty waste sacks come as standard in yellow and flat packed for incineration disposal. These sacks are printed in compliance with all mandatory regulation and requirements for the sealing of hazardous or infectious waste. This product should be ordered alongside our printed clinical waste ties for complete traceability.
European Waste Catalogue (EWC) classification
Orange sacks with printing: for treatment at a licensed or permitted facility – EWC no. 18 01 03* UN number UN3291. Waste whose collection and disposal is subject to special requirements in order to prevent infection.
Disposal method: licensed or permitted treatment facility.
Yellow sacks with / without printing: for transporting and incinerating category A waste, categorised as hazardous under the EU Transportation of Hazardous Goods regulations and required to be transported in bags or containers that comply with UN packaging requirements.
Disposal method: incineration.
You can read more regarding disposal regulation by reading the NHS SOP for clinical waste disposal.
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This product should be used in combination with our clinical waste ties, which come printed with sequential numbering, hospital/ward name or any other customisable text.
You can purchase these in a range of sizes including Waste Ties – 200mm, Waste Ties – 300mm and Waste Ties – 370mm.