From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA:
I am just migrating to the U.S. and I am not aware of the regulations for the disposal of insulin syringes and pen needles. Can I use an incinerating device like a disintegrator or needlyzer to burn the sharps and throw the burned items into the general waste?
Please see Disposal of Medical Sharps on the Environmental Protection Agency's web site.
Original posting 29 Jun 2007
Posted to Other
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:12
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. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2016. Comments and Feedback.