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Date: September 17, 2021
Each year, over 13.5 million in-home injection users in the United States generate over 7.8 billion sharps—the knowledge and resources for these individuals is an important step to ensuring proper and safe disposal.
Failure to comply with proper sharps disposal puts our communities and healthcare workers at risk for accidental needle stick injuries and the potential spread of blood-borne diseases such as hepatitis and HIV.
In order to properly and safely dispose of sharps at home, there are a few steps to consider:
Proper Disposal Checklist
While options other than an FDA-cleared sharps container exist for some states, using an FDA-cleared sharps container is the safest method.
Another convenient option is our patented and proprietary UltiGuard® Safe Pack. It is the only all-in-one solution to conveniently dispense and safely contain sharps in an FDA-cleared sharps container. UltiGuard Safe Pack is available in a variety of sizes for both pen needles and insulin syringes, and is compliant with sharps disposal guidelines in all 50 states.
Choosing UltiGuard Safe Pack helps protect our community, safeguard children and pets from needlestick injuries, and remove medical waste from the environment. Since 2015, UltiGuard Safe Pack has kept over 493 million
pen needles and syringes out of the public waste stream, protecting our community and healthcare workers from accidental needlestick injuries and the potential spread of infectious disease.
Sources: PRWeb and SafeNeedleDisposal.org
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