Questions and Answers About Medical Waste

Q: Is Medical Waste Hazardous Waste?

Answer: Medical waste includes: domestic waste of medical institutions, uncontaminated infusion bottle bags, medical waste, medical waste water, etc. They can be classified: 1. The supervision of domestic waste in medical institutions is consistent with that of urban domestic waste; 2. The uncontaminated infusion bottle bags are comprehensively utilized by the recycling enterprises designated by the relevant department; 3. Medical wastewater needs to be disinfected, and it is not classified as hazardous waste after disinfection.

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Q: What Is the Difference Between Medical Waste, Pharmaceutical Waste and Waste Drugs?

Answer: Medical wastes mainly come from infectious, damaging, pathological, chemical and pharmaceutical wastes generated by medical institutions, which belong to the HW01; while pharmaceutical wastes mainly come from chemical raw material drug manufacturing, veterinary drug manufacturing, and biological drug manufacturing, belonging to the HW02; waste drugs refer to the invalid, deteriorated, unqualified, eliminated, fake and shoddy chemicals and biological products generated during the sales and use of non-specific industries, such as expired drugs in pharmacies, belonging to HW03.

Q: How Long Does Medical Waste Need to Be Removed?

Answer: The temporary storage time of medical waste shall not exceed 48 hours.


Q: What Are the Safe and Commonly Used Disposal Methods for Medical Waste?

Answer: At present, the commonly used medical waste treatment methods in the world include high temperature incineration method, plasma method, high temperature sterilization method, chemical disinfection method, electromagnetic wave sterilization method and sanitary landfill method.

Q: Does A Medical Shredder Need to Be Used for Medical Waste Treatment?

A: Of course. Crushing is an important part of the medical waste treatment process, especially for larger medical wastes, crushing has the effect of disfigurement and volume reduction. The plastic crusher or metal crusher can crush hard materials and soft materials at the same time to ensure that the particle size of the crushed particles is not greater than 5cm. If the primary shearing double shaft shredder cannot meet the particle size requirements, a fine plastic crusher for secondary crushing can be equipped. In order to ensure the safety of the processing process, it is usually sterilized first and then crushed, or sterilized and crushed at the same time.

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