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BIOMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT

Yellow

Anatomical waste, chemical waste, soiled waste, chemotherapy waste, discarded linen and medicines and laboratory waste

Type of Waste– Human /animal anatomical waste
– Expired and discarded medicine
– Cytotoxic waste
– Chemical Waste
– Cotton dressings, Plaster, Casts, Gauze pieces
– Discarded linens, mattresses, dressings soiled with blood or body fluids
– Routine masks and gown
– Microbiological, clinical and laboratory waste
Type of Bag / ContainerYellow-colored non-chlorinated bag
Disposal optionDeep Burial / incineration

Red

Contaminated plastic waste

Type of Waste– Contaminated plastic waste
– Recyclable
– Waste generated from tubings – Plastic Bottles, IV sets syringes, Catheters, Urine bags
– Syringes (without needles and fixed needle syringes)
– Vaccutainers with their needles cut and gloves
Type of Bag / ContainerRed colored – Non-chlorinated plastic bag
Disposal optionAutoclave / Microwave/ Incineration

White

Metal sharps

Type of Waste– Waste sharps including metals
– Includes used, discarded and contaminated sharps
Type of Bag / Container– Puncture-proof, Leakproof, tamperproof containers
Disposal optionChemical/ autoclave/ shredding / landfill

Blue

Glass waste and metallic implants

Type of Waste– Glassware – broken
– Contaminated glass, Medicine Vials, Ampoules etc.
– Metallic body implants
Type of Bag / Container– Cardboard boxes with blue colored marking
Disposal option– Chemical/ autoclave/ shredding/ landfill

Black

Hazardous and Other waste

Type of Waste– Hazardous and Other waste (Black)
– Used containers of disinfectants and pesticide,
– used CFL bulb/tube light, lithium ion /alkaline batteries etc.
Type of Bag / Container– Plastic bags, puncture proof containers
Disposal option– incineration/ chemical/landfill
04/12/2022
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