Refuse Bags

Abbott Associates offers 2 types of refuse bags for your disposal of medical waste.  We offer  both RED Opaque bags (w/optional printed Bio Hazard logo) and WHITE opaque refuse bags, folded and tied so they fit securely in a kit.  We can also provide optional colors and custom sizes to fit your needs.

  • Opaque White - 0.001 LDPE
  • Opaque Red - 0.00175 LDPE

Please Note* The RED bag is for specific types of hazardous material Only.  Always check your facility’s policies and procedures and adhere to your specific guidelines. Generally these types of waste may go into the RED bag including:

  • Visibly bloody gloves, plastic tubing, or personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Gauze, bandages or other items saturated with blood
  • Securely closed disposable sharps containers
  • Special handling, marking and local regulations may apply to these:

Special handling, marking and local regulations may apply to these:

  • Certain pathological waste
  • Trace chemotherapy

These are not permitted to be discarded in the RED bag:

  • Medications
  • Compressed gas cylinders (they’re hazardous waste, not bio hazards)
  • Loose sharps (they go in sharps containers)
  • Hazardous and chemical waste
  • Radioactive waste
  • Fixatives and preservatives
  • Biotech or food processing waste that does not contain a potentially infectious agent
  • Household waste, food, paper products, and other medical solid waste (unless potentially infectious)

Custom Products

Custom Products

Our Services

Our Services

Our Information

Our Information

Locate Us

Our Office

261A Pepes Farm Road
Milford
Connecticut
06460
203.878.2370
203.878.5065 FAX