Articles 19 of Chapter 7 of the General Requirements for Laboratory Biosafety of the People's Republic of China (GB19489-2008) concerning biological waste disposal are as follows:
7.19 Waste disposal
7.19.1 The management of hazardous waste treatment and disposal in the laboratory shall comply with the requirements of national or local regulations and standards, and the relevant authorities shall be consulted and recommended.
7.19.2 Hazardous waste should be disposed of and disposed of in accordance with the following principles:
a) minimize the risk of handling, collecting, transporting, handling and disposing of waste;
b) minimize its harmful effects on the environment;
c) that hazardous waste can only be disposed of and disposed of using recognized technologies and methods;
d) Emissions meet the requirements of national or local regulations and standards.
Biohazard Waste Can
Constructed of polyethylene (PE), which are resistant to most chemical compounds.
One-piece, blow-molded construction has no seams to develop leaks.
Self-closing lid stays closed when not in use.
Convex lugs moves easily from workstation to workstation.
Foot lever opens lid to 60 degrees(max.) for hands-free access.
Labeled for easy identification.
Comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.125 and UL
7.19.3 There should be measures and capabilities to safely handle and dispose of hazardous waste in the laboratory.
7.19.4 There should be policies and procedures for the handling and disposal of hazardous waste, including provisions for emission standards and monitoring.
7.19.5 The risks of the hazardous waste treatment and disposal methods themselves should be assessed and avoided.
7.19.6 Waste should be disposed of and disposed of according to relevant standards according to the nature and hazard of hazardous waste.
7.19.7 Hazardous waste should be disposed of in specially designed, dedicated and labeled containers for the disposal of hazardous waste in quantities not exceeding the recommended loading capacity.
7.19.8 Sharps (including needles, knives, metal and glass, etc.) should be disposed of directly in a durable container.
7.19.9 Hazardous waste should be disposed of by trained personnel and appropriate personal protective equipment should be worn.
7.19.10 Garbage and laboratory waste should not be accumulated. Store in a designated safe place before sterilization or final disposal.
7.19.11 Laboratory waste that does not meet the relevant transport or discharge requirements should not be removed from the laboratory or discharged.
7.19.12 Waste containing active highly pathogenic biological factors should be sterilized in the laboratory.
7.19.13 If the regulations permit, as long as the packaging and transportation methods meet the transportation requirements for hazardous waste, untreated hazardous waste can be transported to the designated agency for disposal.