Thermo Fisher Scientific Offers Safer Biohazardous Waste Disposal
Product News Sep 22, 2011
Thermo Fisher Scientific, has introduced Thermo Scientific Sterilin Indicator Autoclave Bags for disposal of biohazardous waste.
The bags contain a unique indicator strip that displays ”AUTOCLAVED” after completing an autoclave cycle. The new feature eliminates the need for autoclave tape and makes it easy to distinguish between autoclaved and un-autoclaved bags, making waste disposal safer.
The large 810x610mm Sterilin Indicator Autoclave Bags are supplied in ”tissue box”-style cartons of 200. The easy-to-use bags are suitable for high-temperature waste decontamination autoclave cycles up to 135°C.
A choice of cardboard or coated wire bag holders is available to support the bags while they are being filled.
The Sterilin Indicator Autoclave Bags also help laboratories meet Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations for waste that may contain hazardous chemicals or microorganisms, enabling easier separation of pre- and post autoclave waste.