The Covidien 8970 Red Sharps 2 Gallon Container With Rotor Lid is a multi-purpose and puncture-resistant sharps container used for the proper and safe disposal of injurious sharps including catheters, needles, and other surgical instruments and tools. It features a lock mechanism that keeps the contents secure when the container is not in use. A safety lock provided secures the contents for a safe final disposal. The lid of the sharps container has an adjustable rotating lid that can be opened as much as required to accommodate the particular shape and size of the sharp for a safe disposal.
The Red 2 Gallon Sharps Container is primarily used to dispose of harmful and infectious instruments like used needles, syringes, catheters etc. It also minimizes their exposure and renders the contents inside inaccessible to everyone. The sharps containers are stackable which saves space and makes them easy to store while storing multiple containers for future use. The containers are designed to be mounted on a wall which is why they are equipped with holders and brackets.
The maximum accessible capacity of the container is two gallons or about eight-liters which makes it suitable for use in areas where sharps are very commonly used like hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing care centers etc. To alert the general public of the hazards of the disposed of contents, the container is labeled with a Biohazard Waste sticker on the front for precaution.
Product Features and Benefits
- Comes with locks for final disposal
- Nestable, saves valuable storage space
- Features temporary and permanent closure
- Can be used on countertops or mounted on wall
- Adjustable rotor opening accepts variety of shapes sizes
- Pigments and plastics are secure to incinerate or autoclave
- Manufacturer: Covidien
- Dimensions: 10 Inch (Height) x 10.5 Inch (Length) x 7.25 Inch (Breadth)
- Placement: Free Standing
- Sterility: Non Sterile
- Model: 8970