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From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA:

I am just migrating to the U.S. and I am not aware of the regulations for the disposal of insulin syringes and pen needles. Can I use an incinerating device like a disintegrator or needlyzer to burn the sharps and throw the burned items into the general waste?


Please see Disposal of Medical Sharps on the Environmental Protection Agency's web site.


Original posting 29 Jun 2007
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