pictogram on container label

R20.50 Ex VAT

There a number of options available for use as sharps containers:

  • Plastic. purpose-made sharps boxes
  • Thick cardboard sharps boxes which have been made water resistant
  • Plastic disc to place on a drinks can
  • Re-use a local container

Plastic. purpose-made sharps boxes:

  • Bright yellow or red with hazard symbols
  • Come in varying sizes
  • Can be wall-mounted
  • Usually for needle and syringe together
  • Can be sealed after use
  • Too expensive for many countries