Bloodborne Pathogens Disposal Container
Appropriate disposal containers must be:
- closable, puncture-resistant, and leak-proof on sides and bottom;
- accessible, maintained upright, and not allowed to overfill;
- labeled or color coded:
- colored red or labeled with the biohazard symbol.
- labeled in fluorescent orange or orange-red, with lettering and symbols in a contrasting color. Red bags or containers may be substituted for labels.