FDA

Safe Disposal of Needles and Other Sharps Used At Home, At Work, or While Traveling

Best Way to Get Rid of Used Needles and Other Sharps

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Place all needles and other sharps in a sharps disposal container immediately after they have been used.

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Dispose of used sharps disposal containers according to your community guidelines.

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Sharps Disposal Containers Should Be:

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