AS/NZS 4261:1994 Reusable containers for the collection of sharp items used in human and animal medical applications

Abbreviation
AS/NZS 4261:1994
Amendment
A1 - incorporated, published 04/12/1997.
Valid from
4/12/1994

Information provider
Standards New Zealand
Author
Standards New Zealand, Standards Australia
Information type
New Zealand Standard
Format
PDF


Description

This Standard sets out requirements for reusable containers intended for the safe collection and transport of sharp items used in human and animal medical applications. The containers are intended to be emptied and rendered safe for reuse.

Appendices include methods for determining handle integrity, impact resistance, integrity of the closure device and leakage, and resistance to penetration.

Scope

The Standard is not applicable to containers manufactured for non-reusable purposes and which are disposed of with their contents, i.e. used sharp items (see AS 4031). This Standard is also not applicable to the collection of radioactive and cytotoxic wastes, including sharp items, in reusable containers.

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AS/NZS 4261:1994 Reusable containers for the collection of sharp items used in human and animal medical applications

Description

This Standard sets out requirements for reusable containers intended for the safe collection and transport of sharp items used in human and animal medical applications. The containers are intended to be emptied and rendered safe for reuse.

Appendices include methods for determining handle integrity, impact resistance, integrity of the closure device and leakage, and resistance to penetration.

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AS/NZS 4261:1994 Reusable containers for the collection of sharp items used in human and animal medical applications
Description

This Standard sets out requirements for reusable containers intended for the safe collection and transport of sharp items used in human and animal medical applications. The containers are intended to be emptied and rendered safe for reuse.

Appendices include methods for determining handle integrity, impact resistance, integrity of the closure device and leakage, and resistance to penetration.

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AS/NZS 4261:1994 Reusable containers for the collection of sharp items used in human and animal medical applications

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