BS 7320:1990 - Specification for sharps containers
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BS 7320:1990

Specification for sharps containers

Status : Withdrawn, Superseded   Published : June 1990 Replaced By : BS EN ISO 23907:2012

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Requirements for containers intended to hold potentially infectious medical waste comprised largely of devices which can readily cause physical injury. Covers containers supplied complete by the manufacturer and those supplied as components intended to be assembled by the user.

Standard NumberBS 7320:1990
TitleSpecification for sharps containers
StatusWithdrawn, Superseded
Publication Date29 June 1990
Confirm Date15 December 2001
Withdrawn Date30 September 2012
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS EN ISO 23907:2012
Amended ByAMD 8093
DescriptorsLeak tests, Sharps containers, Colour, Performance, Marking, Containers, Impact testing, Symbols, Testing conditions, Waste disposal, Medical equipment, Drop tests, Handles, Penetration tests, Mechanical testing, Waste handling, Warning devices, Waste handling equipment, Biological hazards
Title in FrenchConteneurs pour instruments affilés. Spécifications
Title in GermanBehaelter zur Aufbewahrung medizinischer Instrumente mit Verletzungsgefahr
ISBN0 580 18481 1
File Size345.3 KB

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