Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team

From Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

I have been using the same sharps disposal unit for seven years, and I know these are not to be opened. However, since the company I originally got this from discontinued it, I have been opening it, emptying the contents into a two liter plastic pop bottle and then disposing of the pop bottle. This unit sits on the back of the toilet and is very handy. Do you know where I might be able to get one of these, or a refill unit in my area?


I don't know where you can get that sharps container but I do know that BD (Becton-Dickinson) has improved their sharps container with a larger opening to accommodate pen needles. Maybe you should try one and see if it meets your needs.


[Editor's comment: See Syringes and Injection Products. SS]

Original posting 8 Feb 2003
Posted to Community Resources


  Home Return to Top

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:42
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.