Liquids

Liquid regulated medical waste includes bulk biological liquids such as culture media and clinical specimens.
 

Collection

Lab staff are responsible for providing containers for collection of liquid biohazardous waste.
 

Treatment and Disposal

Liquids can be treated by:
  • Mixing with household bleach to make a 10% bleach solution.  Allow 30 minutes contact time and dispose into the laboratory sink, flushing with cool water.