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How To Dispose of Sharps:

Mail-Back Sharps Waste Container

a. Request a mail-back sharps waste container
b. Put sharps in container and seal it
c. Place filled sharps container in ship-back box included in original shipment
d. Drop packaged container in any USPS outgoing mail with prepaid, preaddressed shipping label

  • Hypodermic, pen, and intravenous needles, lancets and other devices used to penetrate the skin.
  • Medical devices not used to penetrate the skin, herbal remedies, vitamins, supplements, cosmetics, other personal care products, batteries, Mercury-containing thermometers, illegal drugs and pet pesticide products.


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