Selecting smaller size syringes (3, 5 mL) for peripheral lines:
This graphic illustrates the number of syringes that it takes to fill up a 5 Qt. sharps container.
Data show that you can fit more than twice as many BD PosiFlush 3 mL size syringes
into a 5 quart in-room sharps collector as you can by using a standard 12 mL syringe*
Other Disposal Cost Solutions
BD PosiFlush pre-filled saline and heparin syringes are just one way your facility can reduce its landfill usage.
BD ecoFinity Life Cycle Solution is an innovative sharps recycling program that can recover and recycle up to 70% of your facility's sharps waste stream.
Learn more about this service offered by two sustainability leaders: BD and Waste Management.
* Data on file at BD